Is Walmart Straight Talk GSM or CDMA?

Straight Talk Wireless is an alternative carrier, or Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO), that offers prepaid wireless service through a partnership with TracFone and Walmart. Straight Talk offers support for both CDMA and GSM devices, as it piggybacks on the T-Mobile, Sprint, AT, and Verizon’s networks.

Will an unlocked CDMA phone work with straight talk?

With Straight Talk’s Keep Your Own Phone program, you can get Straight Talk service on your current phone, as long as it is compatible with our KYOP program. Compatible phones include AT Compatible phones, T-Mobile Compatible phones, Sprint Compatible Phones, as well as most GSM and CDMA Unlocked phones.

How does Walmart Straight Talk work?

How It Works. Because there are no long-term contracts required, getting started with Straight Talk is very easy. You simply pick your phone, transfer your existing cell phone number over or get a new one, and pick your plan. The two key decisions are picking the cell phone and the best plan.

How do I know if my Straight Talk phone is GSM or CDMA?

Look up the model number You can use those same About settings to find your model number on both iPhone and Android devices. Model numbers are also often printed on the back of your phone. Once you’ve got your model number you can use a simple Google search to find out if it’s a GSM or CDMA phone.

What is the difference between Straight Talk GSM and CDMA?

The major difference between the two is that if a phone uses GSM network technology, it requires a sim card to store data from the network while CDMA does not require any sim card to store your data from the network. CDMA and GSM have created several network subdivisions like 2G and 3G.

How can I tell what network my Straight Talk phone is on?

If you have the original SIM card take a look at the number. If the 6th through the 10th characters are all zeros then it’s Verizon. If there are only 19 instead of 20 numbers, or the 20th number is an X then it is T-Mobile.

What is the unlock code for Straight Talk?

Obtaining an Unlock Code. Call Straight Talk. Contact the customer service department at 1-877-430-CELL (2355) between 8:00 am and 11:45 pm, 7 days a week. If you did not buy your phone through Straight Talk, it is likely unlocked already, and no code is needed.

Is Straight Talk a CDMA or GSM carrier?

Straight Talk is a service (registered trademark) of TracFone Wireless, and they have MVNO agreements with all the four top US carriers. Which means that they can provide CDMA or GSM service-it depends on the phone you want to use on them (either one they sell or bring your own) and which SIM you get from them.

What isstraight talk’s referral and rewards program?

Straight Talk offers its subscribers a referral and rewards program. Customers that refer friends can earn reward points. The reward points can then be used to purchase a phone plan or a new phone. The reward point system operates on a sliding scale. A subscriber that refers one friend earns 5,000 points for the referral.

How do I get Started with Straight Talk service?

To use Straight Talk Service, you must first purchase a Straight Talk phone or a Straight Talk SIM Kit (“SIM Kit”) that can be used to activate a phone that is compatible with Straight Talk Service under the Bring Your Own Phone program. To activate your phone, you must also purchase and redeem a Straight Talk wireless plan (“Plan”).

How much data does straight talk call unlimited?

*= If you are interested in a plan that Straight Talk calls unlimited you need to be aware that Straight Talk considers unlimited to be equal to 60GB of high-speed data. Once you consume 60GB of data during your billing cycle, Straight Talk reserves the right to shut off your data for the rest of your cycle.