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All About Mobile Hotspots

Learn about how mobile hotspots work and the options available through Straight Talk.

Straight Talk isn’t just about competitively priced prepaid phone service – we have other features, too, like our mobile hotspots. These convenient devices ...

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5 Ways To Speed Up Your Smartphone

Try these tips and tricks for a better smartphone experience.

If you’re an active smartphone user, you’ve probably dealt with speed issues before. They can be caused by a variety of problems, from overburdened storage to an outdated operating...

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Choosing Your Smartphone Vol. I: The Casual User

Discover what really matters when you’re looking for a new phone.

Purchasing a smartphone isn’t all that different from buying a new car. There are lots of different brands to choose from, and many people have passionate preferences. At the s...

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How To Use The Straight Talk Transfer Wizard App

Easily transfer content to your new phone with a convenient app.

If you’re looking for a convenient way to transfer content from an old phone to a new one, Straight Talk’s Transfer Wizard has you covered. This convenient app allows you to e...

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How Much Time Do We Really Spend On Our Smartphones?

The amount of time the average phone owner spends with a device has grown steadily for years.

Think back to the last time you took a look at your phone. Odds are, you’re not having a tough time remembering. Why? Studies show that the average Am...

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Discover How Smartphone Location Features Can Help Keep You Safe

Sharing your location with friends and family can make finding one another that much easier in the event of an emergency.

Alongside the many helpful innovations that now come standard with nearly every mobile device on the market, location sharin...

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Your Guide To Smartphone Apps

Learn about the basics of smartphone apps and how to download them.

Since the debut of the smartphone, mobile apps have become an essential part of everyday life for phone owners around the world. But if you’re still new to smartphones, you may...