zte groove

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The new ZTE Groove is Crickets latest full featured entry level smartphone. It comes with a 3.5” HVGA touchscreen, Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS and also includes great features like a 3.2MP rear-facing camera/camcorder and a VGA front-facing camera for video conferencing. The Groove has lots of great features including Muve music, WiFi and Hotspot capability, and access to the millions of available applications on the Google Play market. With 1 GB of internal memory and support for up to 32GB of SD memory you can enjoy all of your favorite music, videos, pictures, and applications.

key features
3G
3G
Camera
Camera
Bluetooth
Bluetooth®
Muve Music
Muve Music
Tri-band
Tri-band
Web Browsing
Web Browsing
Mobile Web
Mobile Web
 
Top Features
3G
Yes
3.2 MP Camera
Yes
3.5" Touch Display
Yes
VGA Front Camera
Yes
Phone Features
3G
Yes
Camera
Yes
Bluetooth
Yes
Smartphone
Yes
Muve Music
Yes
Tri-band
Yes
Web Browsing
Web Browsing
Android
Yes
Touch Screen
Yes
Operating System
Android Gingerbread (2.3)
Video Phone
Yes
Mobile Web
Yes
Cricket Services Supported
Cricket Navigator
Yes
MyAccount
Yes
Camera
Video support
Yes
Video
Yes
Zoom
Yes
Music
Muve Music™ Phones
Yes
Supported Music Formats
CMX, MP3, MIDI, AMR, OGG, AAC, AAC+, eAAC, WAV, M4A
Dedicated Music Player
Muve Music Player
Connectivity
Mobile Hotspot
Yes
Bluetooth Enabled
Yes
Memory
Removable Memory Format
microSD®
Removable Memory Format
Muve Music Micro SD
Storage Capacity
Up to 32GB
Battery
Battery Type
Lithium-ion
Capacity
1500 mAh
Standby Time
Up to 350 hours
Talk Time
Up to 400 minutes
Productivity
Text and Picture Messaging
Yes
Predictive Text Input
Yes
Calendar, Alarm, Calculator
Yes
Speakerphone
Yes
Voice Activated Dialing
Yes
Phone Specs
Bar Phone
Bar Phone
Touchscreen
Touchscreen
Weight (w/ standard battery)
4.5 oz
Data Port
Micro USB
Color
Black
Main Display
Resolution
480 x 320
Screen Size
3.5"
Screen Type
3.5" HVGA
General
Language
Multiple
Wireless Network Capability
Mode
Tri-Band
 

included accessories

  • Standard lithium ion battery
  • Phone charger
  • 4GB Micro SD Memory Card

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Quick Start Instructions

Chare your battery overnight. Once your device is fully charged and powered on, simply follow these steps to activate your ZTE Groove:

  1. Begin the activation process from the "home screen" of your phone.
  2. Next, click on the phone icon located in the lower left corner of the screen.
  3. Now dial *228 and click “Connect”.
  4. Once successfully activated, you’ll hear the message, “Your phone is
    now programmed, thank you for calling Cricket.”
  5. If you are unable to activate your phone, you may try manual programming (see below).

 

Manually Programming your Cricket phone

Manual Programming:

  1. Charge your battery overnight.
  2. Read these instructions and have a pen ready before you call to set up service.
  3. Once your battery is charged, call 1-800-CRICKET (1-800-274-2538) from a different phone to speak with a Cricket representative.
  4. The Cricket representative will give you the numbers below, so make sure you’re ready to write them down, as you will need them later:
    • Your 10-digit Cricket Phone Number
    • Your 10-digit Cricket MIN (Mobile Identification Number)
    • Your 1 to 5 digit Cricket System ID Number.
  5. Turn on your phones using the power button.
  6. On the phone dial pad enter ##626* (##NAM*) to access Number Assignment Module (NAM) Programming.
  7. Touch the Entry Box and the keypad will appear. Enter NAM Option Code, which you’ll do by entering 333333 (3 six times) and pressing [OK].
  8. From the Menu select “MDN”.
  9. Enter your new 10-digit Cricket phone number that you received from the Cricket representative and hit [OK].
  10. From the Menu select “MIN Number”.
  11. Enter the 10-digit Cricket Mobile Identification Number that you received
    from the Cricket representative and tap [OK].
  12. From the Menu select “CDMA Home SID”.
  13. Enter the 1 to 5-digit CDMA System ID that you received from the Cricket representative and tap [OK].
  14. You will automatically return to the Program Settings Screen.
  15. Press the Back Arrow button and your phone will automatically restart.
  16. Once manual programing is complete you are ready to make basic calls. Please try Over The Air Programming (Quick Start Instructions above) again to activate all features. If you're still unable to activate your ZTE Groove, please call 1-800-CRICKET (1-800-274-2538).

 

 

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Cricket is upgrading its CDMA network to 4G GSM and expects to stop offering CDMA wireless service as early as March 2015. THIS CDMA PHONE WILL NO LONGER WORK ON OUR WIRELESS NETWORK AFTER WE COMPLETE THIS UPGRADE.

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