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    mobster01
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    hi i have a sprint phone and i heard that u could flash them to boost unlimited can any one help me on how to flash it

    thanks


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    Re: how to flash sprint phones to boost unimited

    I don't think that is possible. I'm pretty sure that all boost phones require a sim card



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    Re: how to flash sprint phones to boost unimited

    actually my boost unlimited does not have a sim card so i would hope someone could help me in this matter as well. i would like to have another phone cause i do not like this 1 there are very few choices for boost unlimited in phones so i would love to have a new cooler one. thanks for your help.....DaSeOnE



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    Re: how to flash sprint phones to boost unimited

    Heard that someone does that in UK, not sure what was the email address, once I find it I will come back to you.



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    Re: how to flash sprint phones to boost unimited

    Boost uses an iDen network while sprint uses CDMA networks, the two are not compatable or interchangeable, if your looking to go unlimited metro or cricket flashing will work for your phone since they are unlimited CDMA networks - not sure if i can let you know how to get it done here without breaking the rules but yourcellular.net has an informative page on flashing.



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    Re: how to flash sprint phones to boost unimited

    Quote Originally Posted by lou1s View Post
    Boost uses an iDen network while sprint uses CDMA networks, the two are not compatable or interchangeable, if your looking to go unlimited metro or cricket flashing will work for your phone since they are unlimited CDMA networks - not sure if i can let you know how to get it done here without breaking the rules but yourcellular.net has an informative page on flashing.
    Yeah you better off to go with metro or cricket.



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    Re: how to flash sprint phones to boost unimited

    i know i am late..but i noticed she asked how to flash sprint (cdma phones) to boost UNLIMITED (cdma phones)...The boost UNLIMITED is not a gsm and does not require a sim card...boost unlimited is cdma...i also heard there is a way to flash sprint phones and put them on a boost unlimited network..sprint is the service provider for boost mobile and is a part of the boost company



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    Re: how to flash sprint phones to boost unimited

    it can be done i have had it done before i got a sprint rumor flashed to boost.



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    Re: how to flash sprint phones to boost unimited

    Boost is both CDMA and IDEN just like Sprint. Its the same exact network. I know because I am with Boost and my phone is a W385 which is a CDMA phone not an IDEN. The coverage is excellent and the experience has been way better then when I was with AT&T. I use to have Nextel before they merged with Sprint and (back then) I found IDEN solid and reliable when you actually got a signal. Today, I would stay away from IDEN until Sprint does more to improve the network. A problem since Boost recently came up with the $50 a month plan because the only new phones they sell right now are IDEN.



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    Re: how to flash sprint phones to boost unimited

    Quote Originally Posted by lou1s View Post
    Boost uses an iDen network while sprint uses CDMA networks, the two are not compatable or interchangeable, if your looking to go unlimited metro or cricket flashing will work for your phone since they are unlimited CDMA networks - not sure if i can let you know how to get it done here without breaking the rules but yourcellular.net has an informative page on flashing.


    Actually, let me explain why this statement is not 100% correct. Boost initially started their unlimited program with 4 phones and called it "Unlimited by Boost". About a year or so later, Sprint put Nextel up for sale and after it did not get the bids they wanted, Sprint decided to move the Nextel or iDen network over to Boost and cancel out the CDMA phone side but still servicing, dropping all phones thus making the new plans "Boost Monthly Unlimited". Even though they were servicing the CDMA side, if a phone would break, they would try and switch you to the new phones on the iDen network because they did not offer any more of the CDMA phones. Close to 5 months after this happening, Sprint/Boost got enough heat from clients that they decided to at least sale 1 CDMA phone the W385. CDMA is better because it covers more areas due to it being the oldest network. This is the network Verizon operates on and is why Sprint and Verizon are the best coverage carriers over AT&T's GSM or Sprints iDen networks. Boost will allow for CDMA flashed phones, you just need to make sure its flashed correctly otherwise you will only get calls or text and nothing else will work. You must verify with Boost that the flashed phone you have can be activated on their system.



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