So, my wife and I are currently T-Mobile customers, but its just not working out. The price is okay, but the service is just too spotty. I can sit in the same spot and they signal will cycle between everything for 2G up to LTE, then to no signal. To get better service, I'm thinking of switching to the AT&T side of Straight Talk. Just want to be sure things will work the way I want them to before I make the switch and I'm hoping you all can help. Lots of questions - any help would be greatly appreciated.
I have a Nexus 5 and she has an iPhone 5s - both are in the process of being carrier unlocked.
1) Any issues using GSM unlocked iPhone 5s or Nexus 5 on the AT&T side of Straight Talk?
2) If we switch to Straight Talk, will we be able to MMS without issues? I see stuff from as recent as a few months ago talking about MMS problems so I'm not sure.
3) I see that Straight Talk lets you bring your old number over, but its limited to "local number porting." My number is local, but hers is from another state. Is that actually an issue? Or is there some workaround? She really doesn't want to change her number again.
4) If there is an issue with porting her out of state number to Straight Talk, can she port her number to Google Voice instead and still use MMS? I've seen that MMS doesn't seem to work with Google Voice, so I'm wondering if she can change her default MMS app (maybe to Google Hangouts?) in some settings somewhere. She wants to be able to send MMS messages right from the camera/gallery app rather than having to open another app. I know I can do that on my Nexus, but I don't have her phone in front of me to try it out.
Thanks for any help!
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