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What Phones Work with the Straight Talk & Net 10 Bring Your Own Phone BYOD Programs

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We last updated this article on November 26, 2022 to bring you the latest and greatest information!

Bring your own phone to Straight Talk with Straight Talk SIM and save thousands on your cell phone bill.

Want to get unlimited talk, texting and data on Straight Talk or Net 10 for $45 a month?

You can keep your existing phone and take it to Straight Talk or Net 10 to get great service at a great price. You’ll still use the towers of AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile and Sprint, but you’ll pay Straight Talk instead of your current carrier (even though you’re still using their towers).

Below we will tell you which phones you can use and which plans you can pick from.

Be sure to read the details, as just being on the list below is not good enough – your phone must also be unlocked or locked to postpaid Verizon, AT&T, Sprint or T-Mobile.

Also, if your phone is not on the list below it may still work if it is unlocked or locked to postpaid Verizon, AT&T, Sprint or T-Mobile. This is not an exhaustive list of all phones that work.

If you are unsure, ask us in the comment section below!

Straight Talk and Net 10 Bring Your Own Phone Plans

Here are some of the plans you can choose from:

5 GB Fast DataStraight TalkUnlimitedUnlimited5GB$35, $34 with Auto-Refill
25 GB Fast DataStraight TalkUnlimitedUnlimited25GB Fast
Unlimited 2G
$45, $44 with Auto-Refill
Ultimate Unlimited PlanStraight TalkUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimited*
Includes 10GB Hotspot Data
$55, less with Auto-Refill
1GB Fast DataNet 10UnlimitedUnlimited1GB Fast
Unlimited 2G
4GB Fast DataNet 10UnlimitedUnlimited4GB Fast
Unlimited 2G
$35, $31.50 with Auto-Refill
8 GB Fast DataNet 10UnlimitedUnlimited8GB Fast
Unlimited 2G
$40, $36 with Auto-Refill
10GB Fast DataNet 10UnlimitedUnlimited10GB Fast
Unlimited 2G
$50, $45 with Auto-Refill

Other plans are available – check Phone Bill Cut to compare all your options.

If you aren’t familiar with Straight Talk, take a moment to read our writeup about some of the advantages and disadvantages of choosing Straight Talk’s prepaid, no contract required cellular service.

When you’re ready to purchase your SIM, please be sure to see our money-saving tips below to save even more!

Keep reading to find out which phones will and won’t work with Straight Talk & Net 10 SIM:

Phones that will work with Straight Talk SIM / Bring Your Own Phone

(1) Look below at the list of phones & make sure your phone is unlocked or locked to Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile or Sprint, it will work on Straight Talk or Net 10 SIM.

(2) If your phone is not on the list, it may still work if it is unlocked, or locked to AT&T, locked to Verizon, locked to Sprint, or locked to T-Mobile. Also, please make sure your phone is not on the list of “Phones that won’t work” at the bottom of this article.

(3) If you still aren’t sure, leave us a comment below and we’ll try to help as much as we can!

If your phone won’t work, or you just need a new phone, consider purchasing a phone from the list below, or a low-cost phone from Straight Talk if you are in this situation.

Popular Phones that work with Straight Talk SIM / Bring Your Own Phone

Below is a list of popular phones that will work with Straight Talk SIM Bring Your Own Phone. If the original carrier for these phones was not AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint or Verizon, the phone will likely need to be unlocked to work with Straight Talk. You can ask your current carrier to unlock your phone for you, or check out Amazon’s books on phone unlocking.

Click on the phone for more information or to purchase the phone.

Apple iPhone 5
Apple iPhone 5C
Apple iPhone 5S
Apple iPhone 6
Apple iPhone 6S / Plus
Apple iPhone 7 / Plus
Apple iPhone 7 Plus
Apple iPhone 8
Apple iPhone 8 Plus
Apple iPhone SE
Apple iPhone 10 / X
Apple iPhone XS
Apple iPhone XS Max
Apple iPhone XR
Apple iPhone 11
Apple iPhone 11 Pro
Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max
Apple iPhone SE (2nd)
Apple iPhone 12 All – Mini, Pro, Pro Max
Apple iPhone 13 All – Mini, Pro, Pro Max
Apple iPhone SE (3rd)
Apple iPhone 14 All – Plus, Pro, Pro Max
Apple iPhone 15 / Plus / Pro / Pro Max
BLU Advance A4
(No 4G)
BLU Advance 5.2 HD
(No 4G)
BLU Studio Mega 2018
(No 4G)
BLU Studio X8 / HD
(T-Mobile only, No 4G)
CAT Rugged Phone – S60, S61, S50, S40, S41, S30, B25, B15, B100
Google Nexus One
Google Nexus S
Google Nexus 4
Google Nexus 5
Google Nexus 6
Google Nexus 5X
Google Nexus 6P
Google Pixel
Google Pixel 2 / 2 XL
Google Pixel 3 / XL / 3a / 3a XL
Google Pixel 4 / XL / 4a
Google Pixel 5 / 5a
Google Pixel 6 / 6 Pro / 6a
Google Pixel 7 / 7 Pro / 7a
Google Pixel 8 / 8 Pro
HTC Amaze 4G
HTC Inspire 4G
HTC myTouch 4G Slide / 4G / 3G Slide
HTC One – M7, M8, M9
HTC 10 / Evo
Huawei Honor 6x
Huawei Honor 7x
Huawei Honor 8 / 8x / 8x Max
Huawei Mate 10 / Pro
Huawei Mate SE
Huawei P9
Huawei P20 / Pro
Huawei P30 / Pro
Honor 7X
Honor 9A
Honor 9C
Honor Enjoy Z 5G
Honor X10 5G
Honor 30 / 30 Pro
HTC Thunderbolt
LeEco Le S3
Lenovo G5 Plus
LG Nexus 4
LG Nexus 5 – D820
LG Nexus 5x
LG Arena – GT950
LG G6 / G6+
LG G7 Fit / ThinQ / Plus ThinQ
LG G8 ThinQ / G8S ThinQ / G8X ThinQ
LG Optimus G Pro – E975, E980
LG Optimus L9 – P769
LG Stylo 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6
LG V20
LG V30
LG V35
Motorola Atrix 2
Motorola Atrix 4G
Motorola Backflip – MB300
Motorola Cliq – MB200
Motorola Droid 2 Global
Motorola Droid Maxx
Motorola Moto E
Motorola Moto E2
Motorola Moto E3 / Power
Motorola Moto E4 / Plus
Motorola Moto E5 / Play / Plus / Cruise / SUPRA
Motorola Moto E6 / Play / Plus
Motoro Moto E7 / Plus
Motorola Moto E Plus
Motorola Moto G2
Motorola Moto G3
Motorola Moto G4 / Play/ Plus
Motorola Moto G5 / Plus
Motorola Moto G5s Plus
Motorola Moto G6 / Play / Forge
Motorola Moto G7 / Play / Plus / SUPRA
Motorola Moto G7 Optimo / Maxx
Motorola Moto G8 / Play / Plus / Power Lite
Motorola Moto G9 Play / Plus
Motorola Moto G Play / Plus / Power
Motorola Moto X
Motorola Moto X 2nd Generation
Motorola Moto X Play
Motorola Moto X Pure Edition
Motorola Moto X4
Motorola Moto Z – All Models
Motorola Moto Z2 – All Models
Motorola Moto Z3 – All Models
Motorola Moto Z4
Nokia 6
Nokia 6.1
Nokia 7.1
Nokia Lumina 800
Nokia Lumina 900
OnePlus 5
OnePlus 5t
OnePlus 6
OnePlus 6t
OnePlus 7 / Pro
OnePlus 7T / Pro
Pantech Burst – P9070
Samsung Captivate
Samsung Convoy
Samsung Focus – i917
Samsung Galaxy Express – SGH-1437
Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 – i8160
Samsung Galaxy A01 Core
Samsung Galaxy A02s
Samsung Galaxy A03
Samsung Galaxy A04
Samsung Galaxy A5
Samsung Galaxy A6+
Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy A8+
Samsung Galaxy A8s
Samsung Galaxy A10
Samsung Galaxy A10s
Samsung Galaxy A11
Samsung Galaxy A13
Samsung Galaxy A20e
Samsung Galaxy A21
Samsung Galaxy A21s
Samsung Galaxy A23
Samsung Galaxy A30
Samsung A32
Samsung Galaxy A40
Samsung Galaxy A40s
Samsung Galaxy A41
Samsung Galaxy A51
Samsung Galaxy A70
Samsung Galaxy A70s
Samsung Galaxy A71
Samsung Galaxy A72
Samsung Galaxy A82 5G
Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime
Samsung Galaxy J2 / Prime / Pro / Pure
Samsung Galaxy J3
Samsung Galaxy J7
Samsung Galaxy Note – SGH-I717
Samsung Galaxy Note 2 – GT-N7100
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 – SM-N900V
Samsung Galaxy Note 4
Samsung Galaxy Note 5
Samsung Galaxy Note 6
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Texting may not work, call ST)
Samsung Galaxy Note 9
Samsung Galaxy Note 10
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite
Samsung Galaxy Note 10+
Samsung Galaxy On5 – G550T
Samsung Galaxy S II – SGH-T989, SGH-i777
Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket
Samsung Galaxy S4 – i9500, SCH-i545, SCH-1337
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active – i537, M919, I9295
Samsung Galaxy S5 Active / Mini
Samsung Galaxy S6 Active
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge – SM-G925
Samsung Galaxy S6+ Plus
Samsung Galaxy S7 – G930F
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge – G935F
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active – G891A
Samsung Galaxy S8
Samsung Galaxy S8 Active
Samsung Galaxy S8+ Plus
Samsung Galaxy S9
Samsung Galaxy S9+ Plus
Samsung Galaxy S10
Samsung Galaxy S10+ Plus
Samsung Galaxy S20
Samsung Galaxy S20+
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
Samsung Galaxy S III – i9300
Samsung Galaxy S III Mini – i8190
Samsung Google Nexus S – GT i9020
Samsung Galaxy Sky
Samsung Infuse 4G
Sony Xperia L1
Sony Xperia 1 / II / Professional Edition
Sony Xperia SL – LT26II
Sony Xperia P – LT22i-RD
Sony Xperia S – LT26i-WH
Sony Xperia Z – C6602
(No 4G)
Sony Xperia 5
Sony Xperia XA
Sony Xperia XA1
Sony Xperia XZ
Sony Xperia 8 Lite
Xgody d22
(GSM Only)
Xgody y13
(No 4G)
Xgody y19
(No 4G)
Xgody X200
(No 4G)
Xiaomi Redmi 8 / 8A / Note 8 / Note 8 Pro
Xiaomi Redmi 9 / 9T / 9 Lite / Note 9 Pro
Xiaomi 10 / Note 10 / Plus / II
ZTE Axon 7
ZTE Axon 7 Mini

Once you have found the phone that suits you, head over to Straight Talk and buy your Straight Talk SIM!

Buying a New or Used Phone for Straight Talk SIM Bring Your Own Phone

If you are looking to get a phone for use with Straight Talk’s Bring Your Own Phone program, here’s what I would recommend:

Your best bet is going to be to look for a true unlocked phone, one that was unlocked from the beginning. Use any of the links above to find unlocked versions of those phones.

However – you may also be able to save some money by buying a used, locked phone from Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile or Sprint. Only buy a locked phone on these carriers, any other locked phone will not work!

Phones that won’t work with Straight Talk SIM Bring Your Own Phone

Phones on these carriers will not work unless they are first unlocked:

  • US Cellular Phones
  • C Spire Wireless Phones
  • nTelos Wireless Phones
  • Metro PCS Phones
  • Verizon Prepaid Phones
  • AT&T Go Phones
  • Total Wireless Phones
  • TracFone Phones
  • SafeLink Phones
  • NET10 Phones
  • Straight Talk Phones
  • Boost Mobile Phones
  • Virgin Mobile Phones
  • Cricket Phones
  • Republic Wireless Phones
  • PagePlus Phones
  • Jitterbug Phones
  • Greatcall Phones
  • BlackBerry Phones (may not work even if unlocked)
  • Nextel Phones (may not work even if unlocked)

Some phones, particularly international / imported phones will also not work on Straight Talk, even if they are unlocked, as they do not support the correct frequency bands. Check Frequency Check if you have one of these types of phones, to verify that it will work on the network that you wish to use on Straight Talk.

Purchasing Your Straight Talk / Net 10 SIM

To purchase your Straight Talk SIM, simply head over to Straight Talk and place your order. The purchase wizard will walk you through selecting the proper SIM for your phone.

To purchase your Net 10 SIM, simply head over to Net 10 and place your order. The purchase wizard will walk you through selecting the proper SIM for your phone.

When purchasing a SIM, you will need to make a choice about which SIM kit you want to use. Below is a brief guide that describes what the various kits do. Any of them can worked with unlocked phones if the phone is compatible with the network and available in your area.

Bring Your Own Phone Sim KitNetworkBest for
Red / VerizonVerizon CDMAVerizon Locked Phones
Yellow / SprintSprint CDMASprint Locked Phones
Blue / AT&TAT&T GSMAT&T Locked Phones
Pink / T-MobileT-Mobile GSMT-Mobile Locked Phones

If you’re not sure what kit to get, contact Straight Talk customer support.


If you have a question on whether another phone not listed here will work on Straight Talk or Net 10 SIM, leave a question below in the comments, and I’d be happy to help you. Be sure to include the following in your question: (1) Phone name, (2) Phone model number, (3) Carrier the phone is running on now, (4) If the phone is locked or unlocked.

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  • Can I use an unlocked dual sim card with just one sim card in it since I will only be using it in my state of Texas? I think the dual is more for overseas to get a signal from different towers. Also does the TV feature work on the phone with Stright Talk for when Im at the Drs. waiting? And besides the android apps, can you also get the itune apps via the internet service ? Thanks for a reply.

    • Beverlee, I believe you can use just one Straight Talk SIM card if your phone supports dual SIM and it should work fine.

      TV features are generally provided by mainstream carriers and it may not work on Straight Talk. You can use Android applications & watch YouTube videos, but streaming TV is prohibited by the Straight Talk terms of service. You cannot use iTunes on Straight Talk, but Google Music can be used.

  • Will a tmobile 4g work? I tried my brothers sim card out of his straight talk phone in mine and it said network locked

    • Kara, The Pantech Breakout is a CDMA phone, so it will not work with Straight Talk SIM. If you would like a smartphone on the Verizon network, check out the Samsung Galaxy Proclaim – it is an incredible value.

      Otherwise you can get any other AT&T / T-Mobile (or unlocked GSM) phone and you can use it with Straight Talk SIM.

      Thanks for your question

  • Will my Pantech breakout smartphone work with the straight talk Sim card? Some sights say yes and others say no! This is driving me crazy…

  • I have a Garmin Phone and a samsung comeback. Both are from T Mobile and I was wondering if these phones will work with straight talk.

  • I have a droid pro xt610. The pro is on your list but it’s unclickable. Do I need to unlock it & how do I know which sim to buy? It’s rooted would that be a problem?

    • Stephanie, The Droid Pro should be able to be used on Straight Talk because it has a GSM radio inside. However, it could be a bit tricky to get it to work and you most definitely DO need it to be unlocked. You would purchase the “generic” SIM From Straight Talk SIM. The worst thing that could happen is that you are out $60 for 1 month of service and the SIM, and you have to sell the Droid and use the SIM with another phone.

    • Anna, The Samsung Droid Charge I510 will not work with Straight Talk SIM as it is a CDMA phone. You can check out Page Plus, who offers prepaid service for CDMA, or your could sell your phone on eBay or Craigslist and pick up another Straight Talk phone. I recommend the Samsung Galaxy Proclaim, it is a great phone that works on the Verizon nationwide network.

  • i have an HTC VIVID that i was using with ATT and i was wondering if it works with stright talk? and would i be able to have unlimited talk, text, and web? also how fasst is it? does the LTE feautre still stay on my phone even though i won’t have the ATT service?

    • dom, If your HTC VIVID works with ATT it should work fine with Straight Talk. Yes, you should be able to have unlimted talk, text and web. Straight Talk SIM should preform at nearly the same speeds as the AT&T network, since it uses the AT&T network. The LTE feature may or may not stay on your phone depending on the area you are in. At the least you should receive 3G speeds.

    • Kristy, It appears that the Samsung Sidekick will work with Straight Talk SIM. Please note that you may need to unlock the phone unless it is locked to AT&T or T-Mobile.

    • Kristy, It appears that the Samsung Galaxy S Blaze will work with Straight Talk SIM. Is that the phone you were referring to? Please note that you may need to unlock the phone unless it is locked to AT&T or T-Mobile.

  • Hey I was wondering if my Samsung infuse would work on straight talk?
    Does it need to be unlocked or can I just purchase a sim card and insert it?
    Please hurry and. reply

    • Mike, Yes it appears that the Samsung Infuse will work with Straight Talk SIM. If the phone is locked to AT&T or T-Mobile you do not need to unlock the phone. Otherwise you do.

    • Jennifer, Yes, the LG Thrill supports the required bands and should work with Straight Talk SIM. You will need to get the phone unlocked unless it is an AT&T or T-Mobile locked phone.

  • Will a samsung blur work with straight talk sim and do you need to jailbreak/unlock to make the sim work?

    • Angela,

      Yes the Sony Ericsson Xperia Ray should work fine with Straight Talk SIM. If it is with AT&T or T-Mobile you can order your SIM right now. If it is with another carrier, you will need to have the phone unlocked first.

  • I am looking into buying a phone and going to strait talk, and I am not sure of the dual sims that I am finding (they are the only affordable andriods that I can find), will they work with Strait Talk? Thanks! Julie

    • Julie, Any GSM phone that fits the criteria in the article above will work with Straight Talk SIM. It doesn’t matter how many SIM card slots that it has.

  • So I’m going to buy my girlffriend a Galaxy s 4G. She had the Galaxy precedent but broke it. Once I get the phone all she has to do is buy a straight talk sim card and have her old number transferred? Will I have to unlock that phone or will the MMS and internet and calls work once she puts the sim card in?

    • Pablo, the Galaxy S 4G will work if it is a GSM variant. If it is a GSM variant, you first need to check if the phone is either unlocked or locked to AT&T/T-Mobile. If it does not fall into one of those categories, you will need to get it unlocked first. Then, you can get a Straight Talk SIM card and insert it into the phone.

  • Actually I’m going to get her a samsung eternity. It accepts sim cards so that means it will be compatible?

    • Pablo, The Samsung Eternity specifications show that it supports both the 850 and 1900 Mhz GSM bands. If the phone is locked to AT&T or T-Mobile or is unlocked, it should work well with Straight Talk SIM.

  • I have a T-mobile Samsung Exhibit 4G…I got it unlocked and the T-mobile APN address deleted so that Straight Talk’s APN was the only option…I still am not able to get on the internet or send/ receive picture messages….any idea how I can fix this?

    • Ashleyy,

      Yes you can use another version of the LG Optimus Black. I’m not sure of the SIM Card size, you might want to wait until you get it and manually verify before ordering.

  • I have a tmobile sidekick 3 will this one work with straight talk. And if so will talk txt and data be functional?

  • I was wondering if a dell streak 5 would work? And by work I mean all features working (mms,web…etc,etc) any info would be greatly appreciated thanks

    • Just wondering, The Dell Streak 5 should work if it is unlocked. You should be able to get everything working. MMS can be a bit tricky to setup but I think it could also be setup as well.

  • I can’t figure out how to change the APN settings for my iPhone – I just activated my SIM and its working on straight talk, but the lady said that I have to change the APN settings…can’t find where or how?

  • Hi, thanks for the great article. I bought a Galaxy Nexus and have been using it with Straight Talk for two months now. Everything has been great. I convinced a friend to make the switch. He has a T-Mobile Nexus S. Do you think there will be any problem if he buys the AT&T SIM. From what I understand the Nexus S comes unlocked. But since he activated the Straight Talk SIM he has been getting Edge speeds wherever he goes. Everything else works fine but the data isn’t as fast as it should be. Do you have any idea why this is happening?


    • Drodzand,

      I believe the T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy Nexus phone has the wrong bands to get 3G coverage from the AT&T towers. He is likely getting 2G EDGE speeds only because of this. He might have better success with a T-Mobile SIM. Please report back with an update.

  • Straight talk states that you can bring any att or tmobile unlocked phone including smartphones over to their new sim program. We bought a 3g pantech 7000 and only text and phone will work. No picture messaging nor internet. Called Straight talk and they said phone is no good. Went to 2 walmarts and no help there. Went to see a friend at an ATT store and she could not change the settings. Bought a Pantech 810 smartphone and same thing. NO one knows how to change the APN settings on the phone. Once again the phone and text works. Can these phones not be used on the new straight talk service? If they will work, can you email me where to go on the phone to change the settings. Downloaded both manuals and no help there. Thanks

  • I have seen unlocked phones online for great prices, and they say “GSM 850/900/1800/1900″ but often the fine print says they work only with 1900 mHz. Will this keep the phone from working with Straight Talk sim cards?

    • Anida,

      If you get a phone that only works on the 1900Mhz band, you are at risk of losing significant coverage areas. Look for a phone that really supports both the 850 and 1900 Mhz GSM bands.

  • Hi! I have a Motorola Atrix Smart phone through at&t…How can I make it work on Straightalk? I need step by step instructions, I am NOT savy when it comes to phones 🙁 Any info on the above situation is WELCOME! THANK YOU!!

    • Adri,

      Go to Straight Talk SIM by clicking on the word “SIM Cards” in my previous article on this topic.

      Then, purchase an AT&T SIM Card from Straight Talk SIM. Wait for it to come in the mail, and then insert it into your phone in place of the existing SIM.

      If you need any more help, post back here and I’ll try and walk you through it.

    • zh,

      Yes, the HTC One V should work with Straight Talk as it is a GSM phone that supports the 850 & 1900 Mhz bands. Just make sure it meets all the other requirements above.

  • I am having a T-Mobile HTC HD2. The 2 year contract with T-Mobile expired and I am looking to replace it with a SIM card that works with AT&T. The HD2 is unlocked as I used it with European Carriers SIM cards.

    My Question is will I be able to connect to the AT&T network with 3G speeds as they are available in my area. The T-Mobile coverage is not good enough in my area as they just drops too many calls for my liking.

    • Darhien, The Droid 2 Global has a GSM radio even though it is a Verizon phone and is the exception to the rule that Verizon phones won’t work with Straight Talk SIM. The phone MUST be unlocked and possibly rooted to make it work. Do you have proof that it will not work in this situation?

  • Hi,

    I have a B1000+ Android Cell Phone, Brand CECT, Dual Sim, Unlocked, GSM 850/900/1800/1900 (Quadband)can be used all over the world except the 3G and CDMA network. It is new, never been used. I assume if it is compatible with Straight Talk, it would required the standard sim cards, correct? Please advise. Thanks!!

    • Greg,

      You must get a new SIM from Straight Talk if you want to use a non-Straight Talk phone with Straight Talk service.

      The RAZR v3 will work with Straight Talk SIM if you purchase an new SIM.

  • Will a ZOPO ZP500 phone using Dual Sims running OS:Android 4.0 and GSM 850/900/1800/1900 Unlocked work with StraightTalk BYOP ? I
    am currently a Tracfone and Straighttalk customer.

  • I have a Motorola Global 2 Droid cell phone and am having difficulty connecting it with straight talk. It is supposed to be unlocked. Haow do I get it to work in the US with an AT&T striaght talk SIMM CARD? Is there another simm card I should be using?

  • I was told the samsung sidekick t 839 when unlocked will accept a sim card to be used off the verizon towers in my area,ther is poor recepyion here from att.my zip is 65536…..HELP! What do I do?

  • With Straight Talk a person cannot go into roaming, which means that the ST phone will only use the towers it is programmed to use. If I were to purchase a Quad Band GSM/WCDMA Android Smartphone, would that phone have the capability of using alternate tower signals in order to roam?

    • Yolanda,

      You can roam with Straight Talk. Straight Talk does support roaming on their phones that use the AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon networks. This is not true on many other prepaid carriers.

      If you purchase a quad band phone it would give you the potential to access additional towers; however the WCDMA coverage won’t do you any good. Overall I would say the benefit would be extremely marginal.

  • I have an htc status and I purchased the proper sim card, but my phone is saying no service. Am I not able to use this phone, does it have to be unlocked, or is something wrong with the phone?

  • So, I’ve been reading some comments but im’ still not completely sure. Will the Samsung Captivate Glide run off of the Straight Talk sim card? I read somewhere else that it won’t work with the sim and I really want that phone seeing as it has touch screen and qwerty.

    • Kristen,

      The Samsung Captivate Glide should work fine with Straigtt Talk SIM, so long as the other above requirements are met and you purchase a Straight Talk SIM Card.


  • I bought a pantech breakout phone model number ADR8995 from a friend of mine! I am not happy with the verizon prepaid plan! If I get it unlocked will I be able to use it with Tmobile prepaid or any other company that uses a sim card?

  • will strait talk work with att samsung rugbury? do i need to stay connected to att before i change phone service for strait talk to keep same number?

    • Neraida –

      Yes, the AT&T Samsung Rugby will work fine with Straight Talk. Generally if you desire to keep the same number you should keep your service active until the number has been ported, at which point your old service will terminate.

  • I have a samsung galaxy skyrocket i purchased a micro sim from straight talk because i had the htc one x would the micro sim still work in the skyrocket even tho it takes a regular sim card

  • A friend of mine offered to give me her ATT HTC Vivid, however my carrier is Verizon. If I get a Straight Talk SIM for the HTC Vivid, will I be able to use it as a Verizon phone? Thanks!

  • My samsung infuse was a contract att phone. Not on contract anymore. I am using a att sim card. Will straight talk work on my infuse?

  • I’ve been checking out new prepaid phones and virgin mobile’s HTC EVO is definitely the phone I want, but they have terrible data. Can I use this phone on straight talk?

  • I’m also wondering if phones from overseas would work? I’m hesitant to buy but would much rather get the “android” branded MTK6575 N8000. The bands are both there and it says unlocked, but I’d really like some reassurance since I can only afford to buy one phone.

  • Hi I was wondering if my LG Nitro HD would work on straight talk? Does it need to be unlocked or can I just purchase a sim card and insert it?

    • Clara M,

      The LG Nitro HD should work fine on Straight Talk SIM. If you had it with AT&T or T-Mobile you can buy a SIM an use it right away. If it was with another carrier then you should unlock the phone first.

  • hi, i have a samsung focus flash that does appear on the compatibility list.

    Do I buy micro SIM or full size SIM card from StraightTalk?

  • Will this work on the Straight Talk network
    This phone will only work with GSM+WCDMA network
    GSM 850/900/1800/1900 WCDMA 2100MHz.

  • I have a Samsung Rugby 2 that i got free from a family member, do I have to change any APN settings to get the MMS and Internet to work?

  • Hi, I would like to know which smart phone or phones you would recommend that can be used on a STRAIGHT TALK plan (using a SIM card purchased from them) that has a slide out qwerty keybord a must… and with these would great:
    1.hd screen
    2. 5 meg or better camera
    3. ability to access internet with laptop

    • Hi Scott,

      A great phone for you to try would be the Samsung Galaxy S III (Follow the link above to locate a prime deal from a reputable seller on amazon.com)

      Please note that Straight Talk does not permit accessing the Internet from any device but your smartphone – you may not use it as a WiFi hotspot.

  • I have a straight talk phone now. I want to get an at&t HTC Vivid will that work with the sim card? If so which one would I need to buy. And can I keep my old straight talk number? Thanks

    • Adrian,

      The AT&T HTC Vivid will work with Straight Talk SIM. You will need to get a SIM Card for it from Straight talk. You probably can port your number, you will need to call Straight Talk to take care of that.

  • I too am having a problem getting service for the Motorola Droid 2 Global. I was told by Straight Talk customer service, when trying to purchase a sim card, that the phone will not work with their system. As language skills made it difficult for us to understand each other I did not debate the issue with him. The phone is unlocked, if I just buy the proper fitting sim card and call to activate will the phone work? I’m ignorant of the phone terms how would I know if the phone is “rooted”?

  • I too am having a problem getting Straight Talk service with my Motorola Droid 2 Global. The customer service rep insisted it would not work, since we were having language skill problems with each other I did not debate the issue. If I just buy the correct sim card and call to activate will the phone work? I’m not familiar with cell phone terms, how would I know if the phone is “rooted”?

  • can stright talk work for Samsung Galaxy Note N7000, I plan on buying this phone internationally. what if I plan on using WiFi, will that help with data issues?

    • Luna,

      Yes, the Samsung Galaxy Note N7000 will work great with Straight Talk SIM.

      Wi-Fi is often better than 3G service. Therefore yes, if you use Wi-Fi instead of Straight Talk whenever possible it should provide you with superior speed. However I think you will also find that you get adequate speed through the Straight Talk 3G network when you are away from Wi-Fi.

      Also, when you are on Wi-Fi you may use all of the items that are restricted in the Straight Talk Terms of Service, such as streaming music, video, etc

  • i have the samsung captivate i897 galaxy s phone and i didnt pay the bill so at&t disconnected the phone. my question is will the straight talk sim card work on this phone? if so, do i purchase the sim card with the plan or do i need to purchase the plan seperately? thanks guys!

    • Hi Amy J,

      Yes, the Samsung Captivate i897 Galaxy S will work on Straight Talk SIM. Just go to Straight Talk SIM using the links above to take advantage of special offers, and then order the SIM Card. It will walk you through the correct SIM to purchase in your situation. If you have any more questions, please let us know.