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LG Optimus Elite

This great-looking device is loaded with powerful features. Experience Android on a large 3.5" screen, tap to pay with Google Wallet, and choose from hundreds of thousands of apps in Google Play. All that, combined with Unlimited Data and Messaging, puts the Optimus Elite a cut above the common smartphone.
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Questions & Answers for LG Optimus Elite

Question
Does this have a front camera
asked 2 years, 2 months ago
by
Charnel
on LG Optimus Elite
1 answer
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answer 1
No, but is does have a mirror on the back side. The camera is 5 MP, with an LED Flash.
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
by
Jenny F.
Question
does this phone have a front-facing camera?
asked 1 year, 7 months ago
by
gummyb
on LG Optimus Elite
1 answer
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answer 1
No. See the Apple iPhones, HTC Evo V, Samsung Galaxy S II, Motorola Triumph, and the Samsung Galaxy Reverb for phones with front-facing cameras.
answered 1 year, 7 months ago
by
Dan L.
Question
Do I have to re buy apps if i swap to this phone?
asked 2 years, 2 months ago
by
va_hunter
VA
on LG Optimus Elite
5 answers
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answer 1
No all you need to do once you buy it is go into the app store select "my apps" and slide over to "all" and then it will have all the app's you ever installed using you're goggle account. You won't have to rebuy anything, and it also saves all the contacts you've had saved to your Google account.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
by
telee
answer 2
No, if you use the same Google Account on this phone, you won't have to repurchase apps.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
by
DV
answer 3
You shouldn't have to. Purchases in the app market are registered to your google account. So as long as you sign in with the account you used on your previous phone, you shoudn't have to re buy apps.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
by
Matt T
answer 4
No those are all based on your Gmail account.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
by
scotty boy
md
answer 5
App purchases are tied to your Google Account. As long as your account exists, you can re-download 'em to your phone
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
by
Jon
Question
Does the Optimus Elite phone come with a SD card or do u have to buy your own?
asked 1 year, 11 months ago
by
Cassaundra
on LG Optimus Elite
2 answers
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answer 1
Not included.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
by
Dan L.
answer 2
No the Elite does NOT come with an SD card so you will have to buy one separately. That shouldn't be too much of a problem as SD cards are fairly inexpensive from my experience. However, you want to make sure you don't go too high as the Elite will only support so much. Don't quote me but I believe it will hold up to 16GB. Double check with VM or a sales associate should you purchase in-store.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
by
Danielle N.
Question
Can you use the camera flash as a flash light?
asked 1 year, 10 months ago
by
Travis
on LG Optimus Elite
2 answers
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answer 1
Yes, if you install a flashlight app (it's not pre-installed).
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
by
GaryNY
NY
answer 2
no
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
by
Dan L.
Question
Are the buttons on the bottom real buttons or touch screen type-ish ?
asked 2 years, 2 months ago
by
Sarah
on LG Optimus Elite
2 answers
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answer 1
They are capacitive touch buttons rather than physical ones. They are very responsive as is the touch screen. The only disadvantage of this is that the power button becomes the only way to wake the phone. It's not a problem, but takes some getting used to coming from a phone with physical buttons.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
by
Dennis
TX
answer 2
They're touchscreen buttons. Not actual buttons.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
by
Austin
Question
Does this phone have 3 way calling?
asked 1 year, 10 months ago
by
JO
on LG Optimus Elite
2 answers
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answer 1
► System Update: 3 Way Calling
There's no additional charge to use the 3 Way Calling feature, however you'll be charged standard rates for both calls while you're connected to both calls.
For example, if you're on the Pay As You Go plan, and you're talking to a friend, you're being charged $0.10/min for that call. If you make a second call without dropping the first call (to use the 3 Way Calling feature), you'll be charged $0.20/min since you're on two calls at the same time ($0.10 per min, per call).
If you're on the Monthly plan with a limited number of minutes, a minute will be used for each call for each minute of talk time. http://virginmobileusa.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/5756/

• System Update: 3-Way Calling Supported Phones

The phones below will support 3-Way Calling:

Phone Date Available
iPhone (Virgin Mobile) Immediate

Samsung Galaxy SII (Virgin Mobile) 1Q13

http://virginmobileusa.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/5754
Note that you will need a Beyond Talk plan ($35, $45, or $55 per month) to use any of the above phones.
See the Beyond Talk plans and phones at: http://www.virginmobileusa.com/cell-phone-plans/beyond-talk-plans/overview/#overview

• 3 Way Calling is not supported on any other Virgin Mobile, payLo, or Beyond Talk phones at this time.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
by
Dan L.
answer 2
No, 3-way calling is not available on Virgin Mobile USA with any plan nor any phone.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
by
Dan L.
Question
Does the cam have a built in flash?
asked 2 years, 2 months ago
by
G Estrada
Tx
on LG Optimus Elite
2 answers
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answer 1
It has a 5MP back camera with video and flash.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
by
DV
answer 2
Did you look on the ABOUT tab, it has a camera and aa flash
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
by
Bubba
Question
Is swype the only way you can text or do you have options?
asked 2 years, 2 months ago
by
Sharnell
on LG Optimus Elite
2 answers
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answer 1
Swype is never the only way. All Androids come with the Stock Android Keyboard. Which is a regular push to select qwerty keyboard. There are many more customization keyboard apps available on the Google Play Store.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
by
DV
answer 2
You can download free keyboard apps from the Android Market such as Go Keyboard.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
by
Abby
Question
Can you download nexflix and Instagram on this phone?
asked 2 years, 2 months ago
by
HerMommy
on LG Optimus Elite
2 answers
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answer 1
Yes you can. Both apps work just fine on this phone.
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
by
Mary K.
answer 2
Both Netflix and Instagram are available for free download on the Google Play Store after connecting your Google account.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
by
DV
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