Using Your Samsung Galaxy S7 with Straight Talk Wireless

So you have a Samsung Galaxy S7 and you’d like to use it with Straight Talk Wireless. Well in most cases you can if you sign up for one of Straight Talk’s Bring Your Own Phone or BYOP plans. Here is what you need to know about using your Galaxy S7.

The AT&T Galaxy S7 model is the SM-G930A. The Verizon Galaxy S7 model is the SM-G930V. The T-Mobile Galaxy S7 model is the SM-G930T. The Sprint Galaxy S model is the SM-G930P

Most people that want to bring their Samsung Galaxy S7 to Straight Talk Wireless originally bought and used their phone with either AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile or Sprint. When you sign up for Straight Talk Wireless your phone will be placed on either Straight Talk’s AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile or Sprint networks. Most people choose the matching network for their Samsung Galaxy S7 when they sign up for Straight Talk.

To best serve BYOP customers as well as offer nation wide cellular service across the US, Straight Talk uses the AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, and Sprint networks. When you sign up, your phone will use one of these four networks.

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Using Your AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, or Sprint Galaxy S7 with the matching Straight Talk network

For most BYOP customers bringing a Galaxy S7 from AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, or Sprint choosing the matching Straight Talk network is the best option because your phone is fully compatible with that network and that network should have coverage in your area.

AT&T Galaxy S7 With Straight Talk’s AT&T network

Your AT&T S7 works with Straight Talk’s AT&T network. The phone does not need to be unlocked.

T-Mobile Galaxy S7 with Straight Talk’s T-Mobile network

Your T-Mobile S7 works with Straight Talk’s T-Mobile network. The phone does not need to be unlocked.

Verizon Galaxy S7 with Straight Talk’s Verizon network

To use your Verizon S7 with Straight Talk’s network, you’ll have to check your phone’s serial number or MEID to make sure the phone is compatible. By compatible Straight Talk means that they are able to register the serial number of your S7 on their Verizon network. All Verizon Galaxy S7 phones were sold unlocked.

Sprint Galaxy S7 with Straight Talk’s Sprint network

To use your Sprint S7 with Straight Talk’s Sprint network, you’ll have to check your IMEI / MEID (serial number) with Straight Talk to make sure your phone is compatible. You’ll also need to have the Sprint SIM card that came with your Galaxy S7. By compatible Straight Talk means that they are able to register the serial number of your S7 on their Sprint network. Your phone does not need to be unlocked.

Using Your AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, or Sprint Galaxy S7 with a different Straight Talk network

Not everybody with an AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile Galaxy S7 wants to use the phone with the matching Straight Talk network. For example, maybe you bought a used Verizon S7 or someone gave you a phone but you prefer the AT&T network because it have better coverage in your area.

In some cases, the Galaxy S7 model from one carrier is fully or partially compatible with one or more of the other cellular networks too.

AT&T Galaxy S7 (SM-G930A)

Your SM-G930A is fully compatible with Straight Talk’s T-Mobile network supporting 3 of the 3 LTE Bands T-Mobile uses. The phone only supports 1 of the 2 3.5G Bands however but shouldn’t be a big deal. The SM-G930A needs to be unlocked to use it with Straight Talk’s T-Mobile network.

The SM-G930A is not compatible with Straight Talk’s Verizon or Straight Talk’s Sprint network.

T-Mobile Galaxy S7 (SM-G930T)

Your SM-G930T is partially compatible with Straight Talk’s AT&T network supporting 2 of the 4 LTE Bands AT&T uses. The SM-G930T does support all the 2,2.5,3G, and 4G bands used by AT&T. The SM-G930T needs to be unlocked to use it with Straight Talk’s AT&T network. The SM-G930T needs to be unlocked to use it with Straight Talk’s AT&T network.

The SM-G930T is not compatible with Straight Talk’s Verizon or Straight Talk’s Sprint network.

Verizon Galaxy S7 (SM-G930V)

Your SM-G930V is partially compatible with Straight Talk’s AT&T network. It supports 2 out of the 4 LTE Bands used by AT&T. It is fully compatible with all the 2G, 2.5G, 3G, and 3.5G bands used by AT&T. Your SM-G930V is also partially compatible with Straight Talk’s T-Mobile network. It supports 2 of the 3 LTE bands used by T-Mobile. It supports all of the 2G bands used by T-Mobile and 1 or 2 3G and 3.5G Bands. The SM-G930V is already unlocked.

Technically, the SM-G930V is fully compatible with the Sprint network. However, to use it with Straight Talk’s Sprint network requires a Sprint SIM card and checking the MEID / IMEI to see if the phone is eligible for Straight Talk’s Sprint network so it’s unlikely you could be it to work.

Sprint Galaxy S7 (SM-G930P)

Your SM-G930P is partially compatible with Straight Talk’s AT&T network. It supports 2 out of the 4 LTE Bands used by AT&T. It is fully compatible with all the 2G, 2.5G, 3G, and 3.5G bands used by AT&T. Your SM-G930P is also partially compatible with Straight Talk’s T-Mobile network. It supports 2 of the 3 LTE bands used by T-Mobile. It supports all of the 2G bands used by T-Mobile and 1 of the 2G, 3G and 3.5G Bands used by T-Mobile

The SM-G930P is fully compatible with Straight Talk’s Verizon network. Check your S7’s MEID / IMEI to see if the phone can be registered on Straight Talk’s Verizon network.

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