I don't know, not experience except with AT&T, but was the complicated
experience starting from scratch? or when you had a sim card you could
take out of an old phone that was activated on Tracfone, and put it in
the new phone?
With my used ebay phone, if I wanted it activated from scratch, I'd
have to buy a plan that included data, but since I already had a basic
phone that couldn't even handle data, not even to download a ringtone,
putting its sim card in my new smart phone activated it, and without
any data. (except what I can get from wifi, which is free) So now
I'm still prepaid and I buy 100 dollars at a time, which expires in a
year if I don't buy more before the year is up.
You can buy a USB blutooth dongle (mine was less than 10 bucks) and
transfer files from your phone (including photo files) to your computer
via bluetooth....or you can save your photos on the SD card and put
that in your computer card reader,... or you can use a cable.
On Thu, 20 Sep 2012 22:30:22 -0500, firstname.lastname@example.org
Bluetooth is the same as a cable without the cable. It's good for 3
or 4 feet iirc. Maybe more.
I bought both of these two almost exactly a year ago.
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One worked and the other didnt' seem to, but since they were $1.80 and
2.15 I didn't mind much I didn't spend much time on the first one
after the second one worked immediately. Just plug it in.
Now they are cheaper, under a dollar and under two dollars, including
shipping, I think it was the one without the CD that worked. But
if it was the other one, I still didn't need the CD with XP (or
higher, I assume) All I did is plug it in to a USB jack. The
computer sees it and installs it.
Smart guy. Facebook is run by people who didn't have faces, so now
they use their membes' Sort of like zombies.
I think your best bet with TracFone is to call their sales dept. The phones
they sell in your area will depend on the carrier they use there. A lot of
the replies here are fine in a generic way, but Tracfone likes to break the
rules. My Samsung phone has a usb connection and bluetooth but provides no
way to get a picture out of the phone and the same is true of my wife's LG
When I first used TracFone their customer service was worse than dismal but
they're top notch now, and their reps seem to have a lot of leeway (a sales
rep might stay on a call with you when you're transferred to tech support,
for instance). Since you have specific needs in a phone I suggest giving
them a call to learn if they have a model that will work for you.
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