ZTE Majesty


The ZTE Majesty is a 3G Android Jelly Bean candy bar with 4.5” capacitive touch screen multi touch and Google browser. Offering Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and a Qualcomm chipset enough to make your internet high-speed. ZTE Majesty comes with a 5.0MP camera, an expandable memory including a 4GB MicroSD card. ZTE Majesty allows users to use aGPS, browse the internet, take memorable pictures, send SMS, MMS, IM, and emails. Sold Wal-Mart stores with no contract and unlimited data.

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Customer Reviews

Wi-Fi Issues Review by Jeri
Phone NEVER stays connected! I must have connectivity 24/7 and it may stay connected 10 minutes at most! Is there a fix for this? Also, I just read there's not much storage and I need storage! Other than that, I love the phone and really want to keep it! (Posted on 3/21/2015)

straight talk service sucks Review by m
I don't know if its the phone or service but lots of WiFi issues. Shitty reception, phone calls constantly break up even with a strong signal. Can't updates to my phone. I'm going to t-mobile and I'm done with androids. (Posted on 2/27/2015)

junk Majesty Review by eddie
I don't love my ZTE Majesty, I don't even like my ZTE Majesty, in fact i HATE my ZTE Majesty. I believe i could have built a better phone myself out of scrap materials. MONEY WASTED!!!!!LESSON LEARNED. IT'S CAMERA?? YOU'RE JOKING RIGHT?? (Posted on 2/26/2015)

grrr Review by sam
I just got my phone and I download music and pics and a couple hours later there no where to. Be found I don't understand this is the second time its done it in two days plase help my email is allennsam33@gmail.com if u know how to Solve the issued please send me an email thanks (Posted on 2/25/2015)

Don't Let The Size Fool You!! Review by Dogfart
I've never been more disappointed in a retail purchase in my life. In comparison to the other StraightTalk phones in the price range, this one had the largest screen and appeared to be loaded with features. Since day one it has been randomly restarting while using apps. Phone locks up and app closes during use about 25% of the time. Streaming videos? Forget about it. This POS will buffer 5 minutes on a 30 second clip while connected to wifi. I'm looking forward to it completely imploding so that I can use it for target practice in place of a clay pigeon. (Posted on 1/27/2015)

POS Review by Thomas
Had this device for a year. Now it decides to take a sh*t and not connect to my pc, reacts far too slowly to opening and closing apps, and randomly restarts when sending or recieving SMS messages. Honestly I was okay with it until I couldn't connect it to my pc. F*cking piece of sh*t. And yes, I did censor myself for your benefit. (Posted on 1/27/2015)

wifi doesnt even come on . Review by Ryan
phone is great in every way except for the wifi. i cant get it to even turn on to locate a signal. call customer service and the guy in india couldnt help me either. great phone but bad experience with the wifi. they need to offer to fix it.
(Posted on 1/12/2015)

GREAT phone Review by DON
I would not recommend trying but I have majesty and was ice fishing in five foot of water. I was playing on phone when a fish bit. I pulled up on the pole as my phone slipped off my knee. No time to stop it from finding the only hole in the ice for a hundred yards. After five minutes while I fished it out with a heavy treble hook I was able to hook five dollar amazon case. Phone was still on when I got it out of water took battery out blew through the phone sat it in front of heater in ice shanty and over night at house. Phone works better than it ever has love this phone. Icy in Michigan

(Posted on 1/12/2015)

I like this phone Review by Paul
I Like the ZTE Majesty Z796C Smartphone it can do a lot set up a new Gmail account on my PC. and my apple ID account I give this phone five stars. It takes crisp pictures. apps work great. I never had any problems with it. hard to find a case of choice. I like my phone. (Posted on 12/30/2014)

garbage don't buy! Review by L train
Worst phone I've ever had! Freezes and shuts down more than any phone I've ever seen! Sometimes stuff doesn't even work other times it keeps going to the same app and all your trying to do is hit the home button! Phone is worthless! I had better luck with the old nextel bricks! I'd give their whole company 0stars if I could. (Posted on 12/21/2014)

POS Review by Zapdog
Absolute junk. Reboots constantly. Not enough storage or memory to updade basic apps. Apps freeze and close at-will. Not isolated, wifes does this also. (Posted on 12/14/2014)

Horrible Review by Bruce
Worst phone I've ever owned. No storage to speak of, slow as can be, crappy camera, and random reboots almost every day. JUNK. (Posted on 11/25/2014)

un happy Review by william
i cant update my storeg card like my phone says to do (Posted on 11/20/2014)

1st good android experience! Review by judith
I'm pretty pleased with my majesty! It is actually my very first descent android experience!! Ive had a cuple few different android phones but this is the only 1 I that allows me many MANxY downloaded apps. & still works great! It does get pretty warm at times & the battery drains pretty quik, but I am constantly playin wit it so.... the most negative thing I can say is, wen I forget to turn it off for a long time, it eventually reminds me, acting a lil crazy, doing &/or not doing some things properly! Even still, so far I'm LOVING my majesty!! (Posted on 9/30/2014)

1st good android experience! Review by judith
I'm pretty pleased with my majesty! It is actually my very first descent android experience!! Ive had a cuple few different android phones but this is the only 1 I that allows me many MANY downloaded apps. & still works great! It does get pretty warm at times & the battery drains pretty quik, but I am constantly playin wit it so.... the most negative thing I can say is, wen I forget to turn it off for a long time, it eventually reminds me, acting a lil crazy, doing &/or not doing some things properly! Even still, so far I'm LOVING my majesty!! (Posted on 9/30/2014)

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Design Type Smartphone
Form Factor Candy Bar
Height 5.31”
Width 2.64”
Depth 0.42”
Weight 5.29 oz
Color Black
Display Physical Size 4.5"
Resolution: Width 480
Resolution: Height 854
Technology Capacitive Touch w/ Mutli Touch
Platform OS Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)
Camera Main Resolution 5.0 MP
Features Auto Focus, Zoom, MMS supported
Video Capture 2592 x 1944
Front-Facing Resolution 0.3MP
Processor CPU 1.2GHz Qualcomm MSM8625
Battery Capacity 2000 mAh
Wireless Charging No

*Actual times vary because some features & applications may use more power

Memory Internal 4GB ROM, 768MB RAM
Expandable MicroSD, up to 32GB
Networks Frequencies CDMA EVDO
Connectivity Bluetooth 4.0
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Mobile Hotspot No
GPS Available
Headset Jack 3.5mm
Audio & Video Audio Format MP3/AAC
Video Format H.263, H.264, MPEG-4
Messaging Features SMS, MMS, IM, Email
Accessory Compatibility Hearing Aid Compliance M4/T4
Text Telephone (TTY) Compatibility Yes

Support Overview

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How can I back up my data?

You can back up your data with your Google account or you can use third party PC software. Note: Regarding third party PC software, please contact your software supplier for details.

How can I back up and restore contacts on the phone? How can I add, edit, or delete contacts in a batch?

Here are two ways:
1. You can sync with your internet Gmail account. Touch the menu key at the lower right of the phone, touch "System settings", then scroll down and touch "Backup & Reset" under PERSONAL. Put a check in the box for "Backup my data". (If you haven't already set up your phone with your Gmail account or you don't already have an account, choose Gmail on the applications screen and follow the prompts.)
2. You can Import/Export between the internal phone memory and the SD card. In People (Contacts), touch the menu key at the bottom right of the phone, touch "Import/export", then choose to export to or import from the SD card.

How can I share my contacts with another phone?

In the "People" (Contacts) application, touch the Menu key at the bottom right of the phone, then choose "Multi-Select" from the menu. Select the contact(s) you want to share, touch "Share" and then one of any of the following: "Bluetooth", "Email", "Gmail", or "Messaging".

How can I install applications onto my phone?

Since the Android operating system is an open-source operating system, you can directly search for and download compatible applications from the Play Store application.

How can I install applications onto the SD card?

There are two ways to install applications to the SD card:
1. First install an application from the Play Store. Its installation directory will be in phone memory. Move the application to the SD card by going to Settings, scroll down and touch "Apps" under DEVICE, touch the newly installed application, then touch "Move to SD card".
2. You can install applications directly to the SD card using third party software.
Note 1: Not all applications can be moved to the SD card.
Note 2: After it has been moved, there will still be a few program files left in the ROM of the phone.
Note 3: Regarding third party PC software, please contact your software supplier for more details.

How can I install applications from computer to phone?

To install applications from a computer to your phone (including MicroSD card), you can use the following methods:
1.Copy the application that you want to install to the MicroSD card (.apk format), then open File Manager to find it and run the application by tapping on its name.
2. You can install applications through third party PC software (contact your software supplier for more details). After connecting the phone to the computer and the phone is detected by the PC software, you can directly install the application.

How can I uninstall an application?

Open Settings, then scroll down and touch "Apps" under DEVICE. Touch the application that you want to delete, then touch "Uninstall". Please note that the system programs cannot be uninstalled.
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How can I have my music file be my incoming call ringtone or my notification ringtone?

First copy an MP3 file to the SD card. Locate the file in File Manager, touch the bottom right corner of it to bring up a menu, scroll down and touch "Set audio as", then choose either "Phone ringtone" or "Notification ringtone".

How can I set a specific ringtone, music file or sound recording for a certain contact in my phone?

Open the contact in the People (contacts) application, touch "Edit", then scroll down and touch the ringtone. You can then choose from the list of ringtones that is displayed or you can touch "MUSIC" or "RECORD" at the top of the screen to display your music files or sound recordings and choose from those.

How can I quickly quiet an incoming call and enable vibration?

Press the volume down key down all the way until the phone vibrates and the icon changes. Another way is to press the power key until a pop up menu is displayed and you can choose vibrate or silent mode there.
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Where are the pictures and videos taken with the camera saved?

Open the File Manager application. Drop down the menu at the top left of the screen and choose the external SD card memory or the internal phone memory. Touch the folder named "DCIM" and then "Camera".

How can I use the phone as a USB drive? How can I export photos stored on the SD card to a PC?

1. Connect your phone to your personal computer with a USB data cable. You'll see the driver automatically being installed on the PC.
2. On the phone, pull down the notification menu from the top edge of the screen and touch "Connected to install driver", then select "Media device (MTP)".
3. You'll see a menu appear on your computer. If you choose "Open device to view files using Windows Explorer", you'll see "Z796C" displayed in Windows Explorer. Now you can drag and drop files, including pictures, between your PC and the phone using Windows Explorer. For MAC OS you can go to www.android.com/filetransfer to read the information you need for transferring.
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How can I save battery power and maximize standby time?

You can turn off some things you aren't using that use up power.
1. You can disable the data connection to prevent producing unnecessary network traffic when you don't need to connect to the internet. Open Settings, touch "Mobile networks", then uncheck the box for "Data enabled".
2. You can turn off the automatic synchronization of your email account(s). To do this, open Settings, scroll down to ACCOUNTS and touch the account category. Touch the name of the account whose sync settings you wish to change and then uncheck the appropriate box.
3. You can disable GPS by opening Settings, then scroll down and touch "Location Services" under PERSONAL and uncheck "GPS satellites".
4. You can disable applications which you don't use very frequently, thus saving power, releasing memory and improving the running speed of applications. To stop an application that is running in the background, open Settings, scroll down and touch "Apps" under DEVICE, touch the name of the application and then "Force stop".
5. You can stop the LED from blinking when there are missed calls or unread messages. To do this, in Settings touch "Display" and uncheck "Pulse notification light".
6. You can prevent the browser from displaying pictures. In the browser, touch the menu key at the bottom right of the screen, touch "Settings", then "Bandwidth management", and then uncheck the box next to "Load images".
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How can I connect to WiFi?

Open Settings and slide the WiFi button to ON. Next, touch "WiFi" and it will automatically look for available networks. Select the desired wireless network, input the password if needed and touch Connect.

Will the phone switch to network mode if the WiFi signal disappears?

Yes, the phone will automatically switch to the mobile network when the WiFi signal is weak or disappears. If are worried about paying for data, you can disable data in Settings so that it won't do data traffic over the mobile network.

How can I turn on data so that I can log in to the internet?

How First, please make sure you have data in your plan with your mobile phone carrier. Open Settings, touch "Data usage" under WIRELESS & NETWORKS, then slide the on/off button next to "Mobile data" to ON.

How can I transfer files to another mobile phone over Bluetooth?

First, turn on Bluetooth in Settings and pair with the other phone. Next, open the File Manager application and locate the file(s) that you want to transfer. Touch the menu key in the lower right of the phone to pop up a menu, touch Multi-Select, select the file(s), touch Share, then touch "Bluetooth" and follow the prompts.

Why is my phone not being detected by other devices even though I have Bluetooth turned on?

In Settings, touch "Bluetooth" and then make sure there is a checkmark in the checkbox for "Visible to all nearby Bluetooth devices".


ZTE Majesty Quick Start Guide (English- PDF - 2.93MB)


ZTE Majesty Quick Start Guide (Spanish - PDF - 4.49MB)


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