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Smartphonematters is the source for helping consumers with smartphones and prepaid wireless plans. We help readers make informed decisions with picking and choosing the right prepaid wireless plan for their needs. Smartphonematters provides hands on reviews of prepaid wireless services

ATT Prepaid Wireless GoPhone Review


Introduction I recently signed up for ATT’s Prepaid Wireless GoPhone service with a Bring Your Own Plan to see how well the service works. After reviewing many other prepaid wireless services that use the ATT network I have finally decided

Resetting the APN Settings to Default on Your Android Phone


Many readers contact me and ask for help with their APN settings for their Android phone after they tried setting their APN setting but it didn’t work. The first thing I recommend is to try a Reset To Default and

Help with Straight Talk APN for iPhone

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If you recently signed up for Straight Talk Wireless and are having trouble getting your Cellular Data Connection, MMS Picture Messaging, or Group Text Messages working the problem may be that your APN settings are not set correctly. I recommend

I Upgraded My iPhone 6 to iOS 8.2


I upgraded my iPhone 6 to iOS 8.2 yesterday. So far I haven’t noticed any issues with my Straight Talk att service. It’s too early to say if there are any other issues. I checked to make sure that voice

AT&T Prepaid GoPhone Wireless SpeedTest Results – Part 1


I recently signed up for ATT’s Prepaid Wireless GoPhone service to do a review for smartphonematters. I am still working on a review but I’d thought I’d share some SpeedTest results. I compared the results with Straight Talk’s ATT network

Problems with Straight Talk and Net10’s TMobile network


I have had several comments from Straight Talk and Net10 customers stating that their data and / or MMS have suddenly stopped working. I don’t have a solution, or know what the problem is. I’m posting this article and I

Mophie JuicePack Plus for iPhone 5 – Stuff I Use

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In this video, I’ll be talking about the Mophie Juice Pack Plus for the iPhone 5 and 5s. The Juice Pack Plus is a combination extended battery and iPhone case. The Juice Pack Plus will extend the battery life of

Straight Talk Wireless Now Supports Verizon’s 4G LTE Network!


Straight Talk is now offering 4G LTE on its verizon-compatible network. Previously, they only offered 3G CDMA service and many Verizon 4G LTE phones like the iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, and iPhone 5 were not eligible and could not be