The phone is unlocked to work on all the carriers here in canada and abroad. Your transfer of a Straight Talk Number when upgrading to a New Straight Talk phone may take up to 24 hours. My brother found the phone 2 months later, the phone just sat, fast forward almost a year ahead I need to use the phone due to mines being broke. I hope to get a response. I do it all of the time. But we gave the phone that was the replacement back? Im sure that the person has got another phone, is this one still usable?? You may need to use a paperclip in order to open the tray. Once the stolen phone is powered on it will download to that phone and will begin triangulating its location.
My overwhelming concern is if i start a process then it all goes wrong, I could lose my phone number in the madness. I have just purchased a used straight talk phone off of ebay and have run into the same problem. My main question is can i have it flashed to metro pcs still or have it unlocked to use with different carriers? Such an example is the iPhone 5 from Verizon. Its great too have in case something like that happen s. Likewise, many of them come factory unlocked, even if one of the major providers sold the phone.
The activation process should take about 10 minutes minimum and one hour maximum. They cant tell me why after 8 months exactly the reason, stolen or nonpayment, because its not my account. This makes me wonder how important the eligibility is from the straight talk site. The carrier should go after that person through other means like collections to get it back not add the phone to blacklist. This phone is for parts only! I understand I will lose what ever remaining balance I have on the the old non data plan.
Who waits 8 months to report it stolen and in a day and age that everything is electronically managed how do multiple companies with an agreement as Verizon sprint and T-Mobile do, not see instantly that this is contracted to another person on another network that is not free to sell it. You will be on immediately. Daniel matches your request with our community of online experts. In recent months, we have been contacted by hundreds of persons asking for help. Other Unlocked Phones Unlocked phones will almost always work on Straight Talk as long as they support the bands needed to communicate with the Straight Talk towers. I was surprised to hear that.
How about doing the honest thing and ask the carrier to notify the person who it's associated with so they can get their phone back? When I tried to activate it, transferring my from another straight talk phone, they said the phone had never been scanned. I told her I was 100% sure the phone was stolen. No way to beat that. This is used in programing the phone to the system on which it runs the provider. I have a samsung 3 galax y phone that I purchased from Walmart Straight talk tells me that it was not scanned properly and the meid number is invalid I have tried to get Walmart to rescann but I have misplaced my reciept and they won t rescann and straight will not activate the phone any suggestions??? If this was helpful please click thumbs up!! Step 5 Once you are sure that your iPhone works like a regular phone, you should start data activation.
The option for Cellular Data network should be there. Make sure to check out Verizon prepaid at Walmart. The easiest models to activate are the iPhone 3g, iPhone 3gs, iPhone 4 and the iPhone 4s. International long distance service is available to select destinations only, which are subject to change at any time. Card benefit expires 180 days after last use or 30 days after your service is suspended, whichever occurs first. But I do want it to work in all other aspects ie, connect to wifi, stream videos, listen to music, use apps, etc. It will work, and is livable if you aren't worried about high speed.
Found out that bell mobility here canada offers insurance to customers. Checking the other 4 against TracFone also resulted in the same message. T-mobile is making it harder to do that these days as now they have an unlock app on the android phones. Explain to them what happened, that you bought it from craigslist. If your are able to make and receive calls, your Straight Talk phone is active.
Can I get this phone activated? Actual availability, coverage and speed may vary. Narrowed it down to 5 yards. She had told me it was paid in full and definitely not stolen. Both phones were purchased from Amazon not straight talk. Other terms and conditions apply. Your transfer of a Phone Number from your current wireless carrier to a New Straight Talk may take up to 7 days and in the case of landline numbers, transfers may take up to 30 days. When I tried to activate it, transferring my from another straight talk phone, they said the phone h.
Okay, so I am wanting to switch to Straight Talk. Does anyone ever go to jail for stealing and selling to unsuspecting buyers another persons property? Then 6 months later when we broke up she called into Rogers and black listed my phone that I owned way befor I went on her family plan contract through roger!!! I wish that they would just allow the phones to be released once they have been dormant for a month or so. You need to go to Google play store and download an ap called plan b. All other trademarks, service marks, and trade names referenced in this site are the property of their respective owners. We recommend that a Gmail account be created, if they don? Any thoughts on this madness? Straight Talk® is a registered trademark of TracFone Wireless, Inc. Can I unlock them with unlockscope and a new sim card? This is the hardest concept for consumers.