help please att phone locked....

i have an att phone but have recently purchased a straight talk sim to ativate it under straight talk carrier...however everythiNg works but the internet and no one will help me... att says its not there place straight talk says its atts place and evey where else says straight talk...dont understand much about the whole ''locked'' thing...please help any ideas on what to is model number GW370...

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Phone not locked

If you have service at all with the new ST SIM card, then the phone isn't locked. If it were locked you wouldn't have voice or SMS.

To configure it for data (provided your ST plan includes it), use the following settings: (*click on 'update data settings' and follow the instructions)


Don't call ATT since they aren't your carrier. ST is a Tracfone entity (MVNO) which is a reseller of ATT service ST should be able to support you online for sure, phone may be sketchy though. They would be the appropriate persons to deal with a data outage in your particular area. They would be able to check to see if ATT has a cell site down in your area if that's what the problem is and not simply bad configuration on your handset.

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Hi Gin2012, this is Sara from Straight Talk Wireless. Our apologies for the trouble that we had caused you. We are willing to help you to get your issue resolved. You may email us your account information which includes your name, phone number, serial number of your phone, and your alternate contact number for us to call you in the event that we need to troubleshoot your phone. Just send it to Thank you.

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I'm curious

Why wouldn't ST simply spend more time/money on handling their CS calls properly via traditional channels instead of having to troll third party forums such as this one?

More importantly, how does the OP know for certain that you are actually representing ST and not a ruse? (hint: there's no secure web site/URL listed, only a simple email address()

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Please don't make rash assumptions and immediately assume that the Gin2012's response to the OP wasn't offered by a legitimate ST rep. If Gin2012 had posted a spam link, it would have been dealt with as such.

It is the OP's choice to respond to and not anybody else's choice.

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