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If I use my home access for internet, does that interfere with my unlimited package?
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If you buy the Straight Talk home phone with a new number, can you later change to your existing home phone number?
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Do I need a hot spot or devise to go with this?
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Can I buy a new factory unlocked iPhone 5s 32 GB phone and use the $45 straight talk plan with the same number I have now through Verizon on a Droid?
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will this phone work where I live in Addison Maine? Are their roaming charges?
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Questions & Answers for Straight Talk Straight Talk Broadband 1GB $15 (Email Delivery)

Question

does this product work with straight talk hotspot only?

asked 10 months ago
By
dee
on Straight Talk Broadband 1GB $15 (Email Delivery)
1 answer
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answer 1
Yes, exactly. Currently, there is only one product that it will work with and that is the UMX U240C.

http://www.walmart.com/ip/Straight-Talk-WiFi-Mobile-HotSpot-3G/30824075

Hopefully in the future, Straight Talk will offer more hotspot devices.
answered 10 months ago
By
richardarr
Question

How can you determine how much data remains on prepaid card?

asked 9 months ago
By
Dad
on Straight Talk Broadband 1GB $15 (Email Delivery)
2 answers
Answers
answer 1
straight talk web site
answered 3 months, 3 weeks ago
By
spinmasterka
answer 2
There are two methods. One is through the UMX 192.168.1.1 status page and the other is through your account page at Straight Talk.

Here is the description on how to use each method (copy-and-paste):

http://straighttalkhotspot.com/how-to-check-straighttalk-hotspot-balance/

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answered 4 months, 1 week ago
By
richardarr
Question

What if all the data is NOT used before the 30 days is up? Can I keep the data?

asked 9 months ago
By
Amatthews
on Straight Talk Broadband 1GB $15 (Email Delivery)
2 answers
Answers
answer 1
data expires after 30 days
answered 3 months, 3 weeks ago
By
spinmasterka
answer 2
Unfortunately, you will lose any unused data left if not used within 30-days. It's a "whichever comes first" situation.

...service ends at 30-days or 1 GB of data used, whichever comes first.
answered 9 months ago
By
richardarr
Question

what carrier network do these use

asked 7 months ago
By
bobkat
on Straight Talk Broadband 1GB $15 (Email Delivery)
2 answers
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answer 1
Various, apparently most common in area
answered 2 months, 2 weeks ago
By
LakeStl
answer 2
These cards provide service for the Straight Talk Hotspot which uses the Verizon network.

You first must purchase the hotspot (currently there is only one model available) for $79 (copy-and-paste):

http://www.walmart.com/ip/Straight-Talk-WiFi-Mobile-HotSpot-3G/30824075
answered 7 months ago
By
richardarr
Question

how does the card get connected to my straight talk phone?

asked 8 months ago
By
Dave
on Straight Talk Broadband 1GB $15 (Email Delivery)
2 answers
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answer 1
Dave, it does not connect to straight talk phone, this card is for a the wifi mobile hotspot. I bought it to use in an area where I did hot have wifi, tried it and worked well for my laptop and table, no blazing speed but was able to watch a netflix video, not sure how much data that used. would be nice if it was easy to find that out. if you get the mobile hotspot and your phone can connect to wifi you can connect it to the hotspot device.
answered 7 months ago
By
prprpr
answer 2
Dave, this service card will not work nor is not intended to be used with cell phones. It can only be used with Straight Talk hotspots. Currently, there is only one hotspot that Straight Talk sells. It is this one (copy-and-paste):

http://www.walmart.com/ip/Straight-Talk-WiFi-Mobile-HotSpot-3G/30824075
answered 8 months ago
By
richardarr
Question

Does this include high speed internet suitable for streaming?

asked 3 months, 4 weeks ago
By
Concerned
on Straight Talk Broadband 1GB $15 (Email Delivery)
2 answers
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answer 1
I stream with this
answered 3 months, 3 weeks ago
By
spinmasterka
answer 2
This item is designed to streaming.
answered 3 months, 3 weeks ago
By
CommunityAnswer
Question

What is the typical useage for a laptop on this type of card?

I am wondering on a 1GB card how much you can run a laptop on? The internet service providers offer unlimited therefore I am unaware of the typical usage, is this a product to replace a service provider? Thank you for your prompt response.
asked 5 months, 3 weeks ago
By
Donna
on Straight Talk Broadband 1GB $15 (Email Delivery)
2 answers
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answer 1
The length of time the 1 GB card will last depends on your individual internet usage.
answered 5 months ago
By
CommunityAnswer
answer 2
Donna, it is virtually impossible to give you an exact amount/time 1GB will last as every user will have different habits and there really isn't a "typical" usage.

If a person is downloading a lot of large files, streaming a lot of videos or music, uploading and downloading large numbers of photos, spending hours playing online games, etc., they could go through 1GB in one day or less.

If a person just occasionally gets on the internet during the day for an hour or so just to surf the internet, do online banking, do internet shopping, doing short stints on social media, etc. ...or those activities that do not require large amounts of bandwidth, 1GB could last for a week or more.

It will all depend on what you are doing on the internet and how long you are doing those activities. If you are a retired person that's online the majority of the day sending, uploading, or downloading photos and watching YouTube videos for hours, your usage will be very different from the person who comes home from work and spends an hour a night on the internet doing online banking and checking baseball standings ...etc.

Here is a interactive tool from Verizon Wireless that may help you determine how much data various activities will use ...choose the "3G Mobile Broadband" setting as that is what the Straight Talk Hotspot is running; Verizon's 3G mobile broadband (copy-and-paste):

https://www.verizonwireless.com/b2c/splash/datacalculatorPopup.jsp

Should the Straight Talk Hotspot replace your internet service provider at home? Probably not. The reason I say this is that if you do "typical" activities that most do at home and have multiple users, you will go through quite a few of these data service cards and it will become expensive.

Personal or mobile hotspots are really designed to be used by those who want their own wi-fi connection to take with them, on the go, to supply an internet connection for a laptop, tablet, smartphone, etc. so they won't have to search for a public wi-fi source such as Starbucks, hotel, airport, etc. to do internet surfing, research, light social media use, transferring small files, etc. (or for those activities associated with being mobile). So using a mobile hotspot is taking your own internet wi-fi source with you while on the go.
answered 5 months, 2 weeks ago
By
richardarr
Question

is this product also working on phones (iphone 4)

Hello

I'll be traveling in the States.
But I only need data for my iphone I dont need to
talk/text etc. so this would be perfect.
is it working on phones too?
asked 3 months, 3 weeks ago
By
blueberryhutch
on Straight Talk Broadband 1GB $15 (Email Delivery)
2 answers
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answer 1
blueberryhutch, I think you're misinterpreting the purpose of this card. This service card ONLY supplies service to the Straight Talk Wireless Hotspot. You first have to purchase the Hotspot that you can see here (copy-and-paste):

http://www.walmart.com/ip/Straight-Talk-WiFi-Mobile-HotSpot-3G/30824075

This card will NOT supply service or add data to your iPhone directly. The only manner in which you can use the data given by this card for your iPhone is to first purchase the hotspot and then connect your iPhone to the Hotspot through WiFi (wireless connection between the Hotspot and your iPhone).

In a nutshell ...NO! This card will NOT work or supply data directly to any phone --ONLY to the Straight Talk Hotspot.
answered 3 months, 2 weeks ago
By
richardarr
answer 2
This product can connect up to 5 WiFi devices, including your IPhone 4.
answered 3 months, 2 weeks ago
By
CommunityAnswer
Question

Does this card work on an Adroid tablet?

asked 6 months ago
By
Tonya
on Straight Talk Broadband 1GB $15 (Email Delivery)
2 answers
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answer 1
yes
answered 3 months, 3 weeks ago
By
spinmasterka
answer 2
Tonya, this card only supplies service to Straight Talk Hotspots (currently, there is only one available). Therefore, you first have to purchase the hotspot. The hotspot will then provide wifi for your tablet to use.

The hotspot provides wifi for any device that can accept wifi. So not only your tablet can use it but your smartphone or laptop, etc. It's purpose is to enable you to have your own wifi to take with you so you don't have to hunt for public wifi such as Starbucks, hotel, airport, etc.

To purchase the Straight Talk hotspot here at Walmart for $79, go to this link (copy-and-paste):

http://www.walmart.com/ip/Straight-Talk-WiFi-Mobile-HotSpot-3G/30824075
answered 5 months, 3 weeks ago
By
richardarr
Question

Do I have to activate as soon as I buy or can I wait till I need it

asked 4 months, 1 week ago
By
Ad
on Straight Talk Broadband 1GB $15 (Email Delivery)
2 answers
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answer 1
I did not activate for 2 weeks was waiting for the hotspot
answered 3 months, 3 weeks ago
By
spinmasterka
answer 2
You can start the service when you like.
answered 4 months ago
By
CommunityAnswer
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