I'm a new ST customer as of today. My first real complaint is that I continue to get a text message from ST (# is 55330) over and over and over. I am hoping it will stop eventually, but maybe there is something I need to do to make it stop, I don't know. The message reads:
Straight Talk Msg: To update your settings on an Android device, please visit http://bit.ly/st_apn!
First of all, that URL is broken. The reason it is broken is the trailing exclamation point. That should be removed from the URL. Once you remove that, the bit.ly service redirects you to https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tracfone.straighttalk.stdatasettings
which is a nice little Android app that helps you set up your APN. This worked great. Previously I followed the instructions given to me at activation time and everything seemed to work great except for MMS. Following the instructions on the app actually fixed that (the activation instructions left out the "APN Type" info).
Regardless, the most important thing to me here is that these text messages stop coming to my phone, so how can we make that happen? But hopefully someone at ST can take up the other issues (with insufficient APN data being handed out and the superfluous exclamation point) too. Thanks!