Straight Talk Wireless is a mobile phone service provider. The company is partnered with TracFone, as well as Wal-Mart, offering its service plans exclusively through the retailer's stores.
As of 2014, there are a number of good Straight Talk phones, including the Motorola Moto E, the Samsung Galaxy S4, the LG Ultimate 2 and the Apple iPhone 6. Different Straight Talk phones are better for different customer needs and at different price points.
A customer can use any phone from Straight Talk on the company's pay-as-you-go plan. The phones that are available on Straight Talk vary depending on a customer's location. Phones that may be available as of July 2015 include the Samsung Galaxy S5, ZTE Whirl, LG Optimus Dynamic and Huawei Pronto.
The best phones that can be used with Straight Talk as of 2015 include Motorola Moto E, Samsung Galaxy S4, LG Ultimate 2 and Apple iPhone 6, according to Android Central. Straight Talk can be used with various different phones and has a wide range of coverage.
There is no legal way to receive free Straight Talk minutes. Straight Talk has no section for promotional codes or coupons on its website, and its retail partner, Walmart, does not discount its Straight Talk plans.
To add time to your Straight Talk phone, you must purchase a Straight Talk service card. Then you must add the card to your phone by going to the prepaid menu and selecting the Add Airtime option. You can also open the browser and select the option Refill My Account.
Straight Talk phone service activates within minutes of purchase. Occasionally, the request process takes up to an hour, and if the process takes longer, customers may contact the Customer Care Center at 1-877-430-2355 for further assistance.
Straight Talk Wireless is on the Verizon network. It and other carriers that use larger companies' networks, such as Virgin Mobile and Boost Mobile, are termed mobile virtual network operators. As such, they have business arrangements with the larger companies and are not true competitors.
Users who want to get service with Straight Talk but already have a compatible device are able to simply purchase a SIM card through Straight Talk and get a new number without buying a phone. Users who have compatible phones also have the option to keep their existing phone numbers and still sign up
Straight Talk is a prepaid mobile phone service that is sold at Wal-Mart stores in the United States and operated jointly by TracFone Wireless and Wal-Mart. Straight Talk offers both CDMA and GSM support powered by the networks of Sprint, Verizon, T-Mobile and AT&T.