Straight Talk Phone Number

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800-876-5753
Customer service
Current Wait: 24 mins (14m avg)
Hours: Mon-Sun: 8am-12am EST; best time to call: 8:15am
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Reasons customers like you called recently

NEED A PUK CODE TO UNLOCK PHONE
2h ago
My straight talk phone has been out of service for a year now and I wanted to reactivat...
3h ago
I can't call out or recieve calls or text. My wifi is the only thing that works. My num...
4h ago
My daughters phone is broke I want to get her a new one for christmas however it says o...
5h ago
My boyfriend won't leave me alone I block * number and he uses a text app
5h ago
Everytime my power goes off I lose phone service like now my power flickered and now I...
8h ago
Since the purchase of this I have not been been able to use my hotspot! Please buy me a...
9h ago
My sons phone was stolen no. **********, it was put in the black list the phone has bee...
12h ago
terrible customer service, out dated systems, no way to cancel online, customer service...
13h ago
Added a service card and phone still isn't working. Tried ****** and shutting the phon...
13h ago
I need * iPhones * plus if they are available in a recondition ? looking for a decent price.
15h ago
Need to talk with someone about opening up a Straight Talk account
19h ago
I want to add another monthly phone plan to my phone
a day ago
Can I keep my same number?
a day ago
can I take my cricket chip out my Android and put it in a straight talk iPhone
a day ago
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Our Editor's Notes on Straight Talk's Phone-Based Customer Care

Straight Talk is a low-cost, prepaid wireless and home phone service provider that is affiliated with TracFone. Walmart is the exclusive retailer of Straight Talk service, although it is possible to purchase Straight Talk service and devices through the company's website or telephone-based customer support.

Why Do People Need Straight Talk Customer Service?

Straight Talk users call the company's customer service department for a range of reasons, including:

  • Purchasing a new phone or device
  • Upgrading a phone or device
  • Starting new service
  • Changing or canceling service
  • Billing questions and inquiries
  • Addressing phone theft issues

Ways to Call Straight Talk

Straight Talk offers toll-free customer service numbers, though there are different numbers depending on the type of service or device a customer uses: Hotspot, home phone, cell phone and "bring-your-own device" plan users each have a different number to call.

When to Call Straight Talk

Straight Talk offers phone-based customer service between 8 am and 11:45 pm Eastern time seven days a week.

Getting the Best Service From Straight Talk Customer Care

Straight Talk suggests having your Straight Talk device phone number and Straight Talk MEID DEC / Serial Number in front of you when you call to ensure getting quick and efficient service.

How do Customers Feel About Straight Talk Customer Service?

Many consumers have expressed frustration with Straight Talk's phone-based customer service. Typical issues include long wait times, customer service representatives who are unable or unwilling to offer solutions to typical user problems and language barriers.

Concerns about data usage are often reported by users. Some customers claim that Straight Talk throttles data too quickly and that there can be discrepancies between

J.D. Power and Associates has ranked Straight Talk customer care significantly lower than most full-service prepaid and postpaid carriers, though Smart Talk does rank ahead of some limited-service, prepaid brands.

Media Reports

In 2015, the Federal Trade Commission took action against Straight Talk's parent company, TracFone due to TracFone's poor management of data throttling. Many customers received refunds from the company.

What Kind of Issues can Straight Talk Customer Support Solve?

Straight Talk customer care can address many of the most common customer service issues experienced by wireless service users. These include:

  • Billing issues
  • Phone theft issues
  • Questions about data usage and calls made
  • Recommendations regarding appropriate calling and data plans
  • Starting, changing and ending service
  • Purchasing and upgrading devices

Issues That Can't Be Resolved Over the Phone

Issues involving devices that must be repaired or replaced will have to be resolved either at a Walmart store or by mailing a device to Straight Talk's repair services. Straight Talk represents will, however, be able to provide you instructions for getting your device replaced or serviced.

What if I Can't Resolve my Issue with Straight Talk Over the Phone?

Unfortunately, not everyone can resolve issues by talking with Straight Talk's customer service representatives over the phone. If you have attempted in good faith to discuss your concerns with Straight Talk customer service but are unhappy with the outcome of your conversation, don't give up.

Here are some ways of getting the resolution you want even when Straight Talk's phone-based customer service has let you down:

Call back: The truth is that not all customer service representatives have the same personality, level of training or experience. Calling Straight Talk back may result in you getting a representative who is able to help you.

Contact Straight Talk via live chat: Straight Talk offers a live chat option that might be an improvement over phone-based customer service. Live chat also provides you with a record of your conversation, something that can be useful if you have to escalate your concerns.

Contact Straight Talk via social media: Another text-based option is to contact Straight Talk through its Twitter or Facebook accounts. As with Live Chat, you'll have the advantage of being able to keep a record of your interactions with your customer service representative.

Visit Walmart: Walmart sells Straight Talk phones and plans in its stores. Visiting a store and speaking to one of its specialists may help you reach a resolution with your issue. Be sure to call the store ahead of time to find out when Straight Talk specialists will be on duty.

Send a letter: It is also possible to write and send a letter to Straight Talk. While this is a slow method of achieving a resolution, it is an option for those who prefer to communicate this way. It may also be a good "last-ditch" effort before escalating your complaint to a consumer protection agency.

Tip for resolving issues: Before trying again to resolve your issue via phone-based customer service, live chat, or social media platforms, jot down some notes about your problem, your experience trying to resolve it and what you'd like to happen next.

By having this information in front of you during a chat or call, you may be better able to communicate your situation and achieve your desired outcome.

Customer Number 800-876-5753 - by the Numbers

Phone number to dial
800-876-5753
Call-back available
YES
Call picked up by a real person
YES
Department you're calling
Customer Service
Call center hours
Mon-Sun: 8am-12am EST
Best time to dial
8:15am
Navigate phone maze to a human
Press 1 then 1 then 5 then 2 then 5 then 2 then 3 then 0# each time it asks for a phone number
Average wait
14
Current wait
24
Rank (among phone numbers)
1
Rank (overall)
1
Alternate methods
phone or chat or email or twitter or web or facebook
Quality of communication
54%
Quality of help
57%
Customer votes
4,320
Information last updated
Tue Dec 10 2019 10:00:00 GMT+0000 (UTC)

Straight Talk's Best Toll-Free/800 Customer Phone Number

This is Straight Talk's best phone number, the real-time current wait on hold and tools for skipping right through those phone lines to get right to a Straight Talk agent. This phone number is Straight Talk's Best Phone Number because 115,920 customers like you used this contact information over the last 18 months and gave us feedback. Common problems addressed by the customer care unit that answers calls to 800-876-5753 include Transfer Phone Number, Lost or Stolen Phone, Device Support, Account Access, SIM Card Transfer and other customer service issues. The Straight Talk call center that you call into has employees from Florida and is open Mon-Sun: 8am-12am EST according to customers. In total, Straight Talk has 4 phone numbers. It's not always clear what is the best way to talk to Straight Talk representatives, so we started compiling this information built from suggestions from the customer community. Please keep sharing your experiences so we can continue to improve this free resource.

Contacting Straight Talk - by phone or otherwise

While 800-876-5753 is Straight Talk's best toll-free number, there are 10 total ways to get in touch with them. The next best way to talk to their customer support team, according to other Straight Talk customers, is by calling their 877-430-2355 phone number for their Member Services department. Besides calling, the next favorite option for customers looking for help is via Live Chat for Customer Service. If you think this information is inaccurate or know of other ways to contact Straight Talk please let us know so we can share with other customers. And you can click here if you want to compare all the contact information we've gathered for Straight Talk.

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