Activate your Straight Talk Wireless service through the activation page on the official Straight Talk website. Choose the Activate My Straight Talk Service option, and follow the prompted instructions.
As of 2015, Straight Talk Wireless offers prepaid cell phones, service plans and mobile hot spots. It also offers landline phone service, vehicle monitoring and home security alert hardware.
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 2015, Straight Talk Wireless reviews are mixed. ConsumerAffairs.com reported an average of one star out of five from approximately 1,500 reviewers. PrepaidReviews.com rated Straight Talk as excellent with an average of 4.5 stars out of five. Viewpoints.com gave it 3.4 stars out of five.
The terms and conditions for Straight Talk prepaid wireless include agreeing to arbitration for all disputes with the company, not using Straight Talk phones on other carriers and adhering to Straight Talk's restrictions on unlimited data usage. The full terms are available to view on Straight Talk'
Users can either go into their phone's "Prepaid" menu to enter a Straight Talk Wireless prepaid card, log into the website or call (877) 430-2355 for assistance. Most newer Straight Talk Wireless phones have a prepaid option to allow customers to redeem cards straight from their phones.
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.
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.
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.
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.