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    Straight Talk offers SafeLink service

    https://www.straighttalk.com/covid/

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    Interesting. If you get a Straight Talk phone, I wonder which carrier's SIM will come with it?

    Currently, people are reporting that SafeLink comes with a TMO SIM. Years ago, in MA, SafeLink phones came with an AT&T SIM. Now, when a regular Straight Talk phone is purchased, it usually is a "DL" model, but comes with a Verizon SIM.

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    I was checking to see what the service provider was for ST and came up with VZ.

    When I had a SafeLink cell, it was Net10 underlying and the phone was a ZTE zFive G gsm/AT&T sim. I'm in California. I'm sure the service provider depends on location.

    SafeLink allows BYOD and maybe ST will allow it. If a person could use any ST branded phone, probably a fairly good range of choices.

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    In NYC my friends original Safelink Wireless LG flip phone I believe used AT&T. This SW account was soon after transferred to a Tracfone branded Luna (not pro), and then finally, a TF branded iPhone SE (which recently unlocked as a result of a year of this) all using vzw.

    There is another recent thread here about the Safelink Wireless service provided by Tracfone which touches on some state differences:

    https://www.howardforums.com/showthr...ess-yay-or-nay

    California in particular seems to be a special case.
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    Many of the Tracfone related companies are offering/promoting the Tracfone provided Safelink Wireless on their COVID-19 response pages:

    Simple Mobile:

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    Walmart family mobile

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    And net10 etc

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    SafeLink Wireless btw is also giving 5GB extra data for both March and April as part of their response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Added: now they are also giving unlimited talk and text till end of April.

    My friend did receive 5GB extra for March for a total of 8GB.
    Last edited by tomseys; 03-30-2020 at 12:57 PM.

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    The Tracfone companies realize many people are losing their jobs and income and may run out of funds to purchase airtime.
    They wisely chose to direct their customers over to the Safelink site before a competitor got them signed up for the free service.
    Tracfone needs to reach everyone directly by text and e-mail and make them aware of Safelink before an ambitious competitor snatches them away.

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    How do you sign up for Safelink without a computer?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lisme View Post
    How do you sign up for Safelink without a computer?
    You may be able to do it over the phone: 1-800-723-3546


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    https://www.safelinkwireless.com/Enr...ml#!/contactUs

    Added: according to a chat agent, you can enroll through that phone number.

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