1. nekibo's Avatar
    Never owned a smartphone before, so I'm not exactly sure how it works. But if I purchased the S5 for full price from AT&T outright, would I be able to switch to Straight Talk immediately after?
    04-02-2014 06:18 PM
  2. maverick96's Avatar
    Never owned a smartphone before, so I'm not exactly sure how it works. But if I purchased the S5 for full price from AT&T outright, would I be able to switch to Straight Talk immediately after?
    No, I don't believe so because even if purchased outright from AT&T the device is not SIM unlocked.
    04-02-2014 06:28 PM
  3. nekibo's Avatar
    No, I don't believe so because even if purchased outright from AT&T the device is not SIM unlocked.
    According to an article posted here not too long ago, it says the AT&T device doesn't need to be unlocked to take advantage of Straight Talk.

    Straight Talk now offering AT&T LTE with supported phones | Android Central

    "You'll need a compatible phone from AT&T and a 30 day $45 "unlimited" plan, and a new SIM card from the company, but after that you should be good to go -- there's no need to unlock your phone."
    04-02-2014 06:36 PM
  4. marvin williams2's Avatar
    AT&T compatible locked or unlocked will work you just need straight talks AT&T SIM.I have at&t s5 it work fine
    08-17-2014 06:30 PM
  5. jthestripper's Avatar
    Hi,
    I am buying an unlocked ATT s5 and will use it on straight talk. Will I be able to use the tethering (mobile hotspot)?
    11-15-2014 06:01 PM

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