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How to Flash A Cell Phone: Ways to Change Carriers While Keeping Your Phone

Updated on March 18, 2015

Most people today have cell phones already, but don't stick with the same cell phone carrier forever.

When you change carriers you need a phone that will work on your new network.

You have several choices:

  • Buy a phone from your new carrier—you know it will work, but it costs money, and may lock you into a one- or two-year contract.
  • Use your current CDMA phone on a new CDMA network by “flashing” it, that is, by replacing its software.
  • Use your current CDMA phone on a new CDMA network by buying a PIN number for it; big phone carriers may make this difficult or expensive.
  • Use your current GSM phone on a new GSM network by replacing its SIM card; big phone carriers may make this difficult or expensive.
  • Buy a SIM card or PIN number to make your phone work on an MVNO or other network.

Types of Phone Networks: CDMA versus GSM

Mobile phone networks in the US use two different technologies to communicate with mobile phones: GSM (Global System for Mobile Communications) and CDMA (Code Division Multiple Access). GSM phones, used at AT&T and Sprint, contain a removable SIM card (SIM stands for Subscriber Identification Module); CDMA phones, used at networks including Verizon and Sprint, do not.

Technology
Networks That Use It
How You Switch a Phone From One Carrier to Another
GSM
AT&T, T-Mobile
Replace SIM card
CDMA
Verizon, Sprint, Cricket, MetroPCS, Page Plus
Change your software ("flash the phone"), or buy a pin

What Is Cell Phone Flashing?

Flashing is the process of loading carrier-specific files to handsets from other carriers in order to connect the phone to the new carrier.

Is Flashing Legal?

You can legally move a CDMA phone to many networks by using free software, or buying a PIN. "Cloning" a phone, that is, copying an ESN (electronic serial number, unique phone identifier) from one phone to another is illegal; fortunately, you do not have to do that to flash a phone.

How Difficult is It?

Almost anyone with basic computer knowledge can flash or reprogram a CDMA cell phone for use on other CDMA carriers. You can look on the Internet for a flashing program and instructions specific to the kind of phone you have. Watch out for viruses though...Once you have this information, and the hardware below, you should be able to complete the process in about ten to fifteen minutes.

See the video below for an example (in this case, a Motorola B3M phone being flashed to Cricket). Or, for another example, see how to flash a BlackBerry.

What Do I Need to Flash My Phone?

1. Flashing software (which you download )
2. A USB cable for the phone you're flashing
3. A computer with Windows 2000 or newer, a USB Port, 800+MHz, 256MB RAM
4. A CDMA cell phone (see below)

In addition, you will need an account with the CDMA carrier you wish to sign up with.

Video: Flashing a Motorola B3M Phone to Cricket

Comparing Carriers

Before you change carriers, you should make sure the coverage you are going to is at least as good as your current provider. Enter your zip code at http://www.cellreception.com to get ratings, tower locations, and user comments for cellular service in your area. You can research prices, plans, phones, and companies at myrateplan.com or wirelessadvisor.com.

The MVNO Option: Buy a SIM Card or PIN

Many MVNOs like Straight Talk have come up as alternatives to the Big Four (Sprint, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon). The FCC has allowed MNVO's to operate so that the Big Four do not monopolize the industry.

An MVNO (Mobile Virtual Network Operator) enters into an agreement with a mobile network operator like AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon, or Sprint to buy network services at wholesale rates, then sets retail prices independently. An MVNO may use its own customer service, billing support systems, marketing and sales personnel, but it uses one or more of the major providers' networks. Thus the coverage may be as good as or better than a Big Four provider, without the contracts the Big Four often require.

MVNO Networks Compared

MVNO
Technology
Network Used
Features
Monthly price
Notes
Simple Mobile
GSM
T-Mobile
 
$40 (1G of 4G), $60 (5G of 4G)
Not compatible with BlackBerry. Affiliated (as of 2012) with TracFone/Straight Talk/America Movil
Ultra Mobile
GSM
T-Mobile
International calling credit
$20 and up
 
H2O Mobile
GSM and CDMA
AT&T
Nationwide coverage plus international calling credit
$30 and up
 
Net10Wireless
GSM and CDMA
AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon
Family plans
$75 and up for two phones
Affiliated with TracFone/Straight Talk/America Movil
Red Pocket Wireless
GSM and CDMA
All Major Networks
Free international calling: Canada, China, India, UK, parts of Mexico
$40
 
Source: Your Cellular

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      Love Marmalade 7 years ago from Manchester

      great hub. very informative, and first result that came up in google!

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      VERY VERY GOOD HUB 7 years ago

      Thank You.

      That was truly informative and answered a lot of my questions! And first link in Google!

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      Rajinder Soni 7 years ago from New Delhi, India

      An excellent hub indeed. I didn't knew about that before. You have taught me something new today.

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      Jawed Iqbal 7 years ago

      Thumbs up for this hub

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      adorababy 6 years ago from Syracuse, NY

      Flashing your mobile phone is pretty straightforward. If you follow the instructions well, you won't encounter problems.

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      Jaie Johnson 6 years ago

      Is there any software that allows you to flash anything to all companies? I was asked by some friends if I could do it, and I can't find any info out, but this article was great thanks!

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      emey 6 years ago

      can I flash a motorola droid using this software?

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      bob 6 years ago

      My metro retailer said they can't flash phones that aren't metro. Is that true?

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      mike446 6 years ago

      No that is not correct. Any CDMA phone can be flashed.

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      Nelliel 6 years ago

      Is it possible for me to flash a Droid Incredible with this? And does anyone know how I can get the SPC code?

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      mike446 6 years ago

      Yes yo can flash a droid with this software. If you are with Verizon your SPC is six zeros other networks are six zeros, six ones or six threes.

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      anuj 6 years ago

      thanks

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      Yus4real 6 years ago

      This Site is very great, please which site can i download the flashing Software?

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      yogi 6 years ago

      Unfortunately you cant flash any AT&T or T-MOBILE phones to the boost mobile network since they are SIM card phones and it is a whole different issue.

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      sjcolesr 6 years ago

      I am trying to flash a boost mobile blackberry curve 8330 over to the Verizon netwrok. Is it possible?

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      Dennis L 6 years ago

      What is the website that you need to download, this monster program? I cannot make the website you are suppose to go to for this download.

      HELP!

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      mike1989 6 years ago

      Can i flash a htc evo to boost mobile? if yes what programs can i use?

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      mike446 6 years ago

      Yes you can flash the HTC EVO with programs found at www.yourcellular.net

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      DY 6 years ago

      WILL I BE ABLE TO FLASH A T-MOBILE TO A CRICKET?

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      Aida 6 years ago

      No Tmobile phones require a SIM card, and are NOT CDMA therefore you cannot flash it to cricket....Sorry if it uses a sim card its not compatible.

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      luis gonzalez 6 years ago

      hi i want to flash my samsun from spring to criket is it possible?

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      mike446 6 years ago

      Yes you can flash from Spring to Cricket.

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      Which4u 6 years ago from Leicester, UK

      Nice hub - very useful since I'm currently flashing to a new carrier as I write this!

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      sandman 6 years ago

      Good proffessional hub...:)

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      bashorun olajide 6 years ago

      thanks a lot u a lot

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      muyiwa samuel 5 years ago

      This is incredible. keep the flag on. you're a great man doing great job for great people. am impressed.

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      katie mak 5 years ago

      Why do I not see questions about flashing a current Sprint phone ( out-of-contract now) to VIRGIN MOBILE ? I see a lot of flashing to Boost or Cricket ?

      My phone is a Samsung Exclaim M550.

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      Lloyd 5 years ago

      What program would i need to use to flash a HTC to boost mobile

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      Lloyd 5 years ago

      HTC EVO

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      mike446 5 years ago

      To flash an HTC phone you would use the HTC Flashing program.

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      5 years ago

      can you flash a verizon droid to sprint

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      bria 5 years ago

      can i use this to flash a blackberry style to verizon network?

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      mike446 5 years ago

      Yes you can flash any type of phone to almost any CDMA network but you can't flash to a GSM network like AT&T or T-Mobile.

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      techNOsavy 5 years ago

      HI Mike. I thought I might stimulate you with a DIFFERENT question than I've seen here:

      I'm currently with a virtual network mobile operator (Page Plus), which runs my calls over Verizon at the same great quality, but cheaper price. My plan is for voice/text/internet but I've been told I need to get one of 'their' phones to make the internet work on my handset Currently I have the LG9100 aka Env2. Per customer service, the technical specification to access their internet seems to be the phone must be 'BREW' compliant.

      Will flashing my phone give me internet access?

      Will I still have cell service after that? :)

      Thanks.

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      Christine 5 years ago

      Can I flash a Verizon droid incredible2 over to boost?

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      pedro 5 years ago

      Can I flash my LG smart pone to boost mobile

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      mike446 5 years ago

      Yes you can flash an LG phone to Boost Mobile

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      april 5 years ago

      i have a verizon Blackberry bold and wanting to flash it to boost mobile, and have a plan with boost will this be possible? Boost told me that if they did flash the towers would not send me a signal? Is this true?

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      Augustine 5 years ago

      Can I flash nokia2690 mobile and what software should I use to flash it.

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      matty 5 years ago

      why doesn't anyone mention us cellular..is that like a cussword? i want to flash a phone to us cellular..

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      shannon 5 years ago

      So i have & metro droid, but want to flash it to tmobile but that cant be done right mike???

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      mike446 5 years ago

      No you can't flash to T-Mobile phone as T-Mobile is a GSM network. You can only flash to a CDMA network. A good rule of thumb is if your phone has a sims card under the battery like AT&T or T-Mobile it can't be flashed.

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      star 5 years ago

      I have a sprint samsung intercept can I flash it to boost mobile?

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      mike446 5 years ago

      Yes any Samsung can be flashed to Boost Mobile.

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      nessa 5 years ago

      i want to flash my blackberry from boost mobile to metro pcs. is that possible?

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      mike446 5 years ago

      Flashing a Blackberry to Metro is no problem.

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      abriana 5 years ago

      Can I flash a droid2 global to cricket?

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      dee7 5 years ago

      Can i flash a boost blackberry curve to virgin mobile or straight talk?

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      dee7 5 years ago

      You could. But if service is the issue, they all use sprint for droid or 3g

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      rob 5 years ago

      Is it possible to flash my Verizon blackberry tour 9630 to virgin mobile?

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      helen4752 5 years ago

      I have 2 Optomis S phones from Sprint, I think they are Droids. I want to flash them, one to Virgin Mobile and one to Boost but keeping the same number we have for the Virgin and Boost. I hope that made sense. Is this possible and how do I go about doing it and how much is it?

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      jonny121 5 years ago

      I would like to use a boost mobile samsung galaxy s with tmobile chip, would that work?

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      mike446 5 years ago

      You can not flash to AT&T OR T-Mobile as they are GSM networks. Both of there networks use sims cards. Look under your battery.

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      BeKind2Others 5 years ago

      Is there any way to get internet on a flashed phone? I recently flashed a HTC to the Cricket and now cannot access the internet. Is there a way around this?

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      djd616 5 years ago

      Hello,

      Would it be possible to make an unlocked moto cdma phone work on straight talk and how can I do it?? Cdma is all I can get in my area. Right now I have a moto razr v3a which is getting kind of tired. I am on a limited income but will be needing a new phone soon. Straight talk has a terrible selection of cdma phones. They just came out with an lg but it is $200. That's just a little bit of a crazy price. Especially for cdma. Thanks for any help and have a good day.

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      Italiangrl23 5 years ago

      I'm with straight talk but just bought a droid incerdible that's verizon can I flash it you straight talk and how since I don't have internet access on my computer

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      gremlincat 5 years ago from wisconsin

      can i flash a verizon phone to straight talk?

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      sydney 5 years ago

      can I use an unlocked droid2 global phone for sprint service ?

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      L4Gz7Up8 5 years ago

      i have an HTC Merge and i wanna flash it to Straight-Talk....can i

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      mike446 5 years ago

      The latest news is Streight Talk uses the AT&T network which is a GSM network and can not be flashed to. Not long ago Streight Talk was using Verizon and could be flashed to.

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      sTEPHEN 5 years ago

      I WANT TO FLASH MY EXPRESS MUSIC PHONE TELL ME HOW TO

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      gremlincat 5 years ago from wisconsin

      straight talk has phones on verizon at&t sprint and im not sure who else!!

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      chicks 5 years ago

      Can I flash a Sprint google HTC hero to cricket?

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      ellicia 5 years ago

      Can you flash a verizon blackberry to criket ?

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      mike446 5 years ago

      Yes flashing a Blackberry to Cricket is no problem.

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      tamerahiggins 5 years ago

      can i flash a cricket andriod phone to t mobile

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      stealwill 5 years ago

      Can i flash my cricket android to verizon?

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      mike446 5 years ago

      You can not flash to AT&T or T-Mobile.

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      Vic 5 years ago

      Can u flash a sprint evo 4g to metro pcs???

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      mike446 5 years ago

      You can flash an evo to Metro.

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      madmel 5 years ago

      can i flash an iphone 3g to straight talk.i have a card cutter. usb cable.etc.and service.

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      Jimmy 5 years ago

      Can you flash an iPhone 4s ?

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      dave10 5 years ago

      can anything be done for the samsung charge on verizon network please help.

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      Scott Wynn 5 years ago

      Can you flash the Droid Razr to Boost? I will buy one from you if you can. 352-552-2890

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      brandon 5 years ago

      Hey I was wondering if u could help me with flashing my 2 phones to straight talk i have a droid 2 and a lg ally both on verizon network.... shoot me an email @ godsgift2women_1983@yahoo.com if u can.... p.s I purchased the flashing service from xfilesharing.com already but dont understand how to use it.

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      John 5 years ago

      Hay there..! Can you please tell me that can I flash my cell phone LG GM360i which has JAVA carrier to an ANDROID one..? please tell.

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      keiki 5 years ago

      Can I flash my sprint galaxy s epic to another carrier n what carrier can I use? Thx

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      dharan 5 years ago

      how to flash nokia mobiles (x3-02)

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      JamieLuAnn 5 years ago

      Can I flash a touch screen Straight Talk phone to an AT&T Windows phone?

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      Chris 5 years ago

      Can u flash an HTC EVO 4G to Cricket and still be able to use all the features?

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      Baba 5 years ago

      Is flashing of Casio GzOne Commando (Verizon) to Cricket or Boost possible?

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      Dezzie 5 years ago

      Can you flash a Sprint LG Rumor Touch to the Boost network is the Sprint phone was disconnected months ago?

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      Ginger 5 years ago

      Can I flash an LG Env Touch phone to straight talk. I currently have verizon service

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      mike446 5 years ago

      A cell phone need not be active on any service to be flashedso you can flash your disconnected LG.

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      mike446 5 years ago

      You can not flash to Streight Talk.

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      mike446 5 years ago

      Your phone need not have service to flash it so you can flash your disconnected LG.

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      mike446 5 years ago

      Your can flash any CDMA phone to Cricket so a Casio GzOne on Verizon flashed to Cricket is no problem

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      John 5 years ago

      I want to isntall themes on my LG GM360i.. But EFS media builder do not detect my phone model.. How can I install them.? Please tell..

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      Robert 5 years ago

      I have a motorola triumph that is virgin but i want it verizon, and i do not have verizon service yet, what would be the order of steps for me to take.

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      botzki 5 years ago

      can you flash a sprint iphone 4 to another network like verizon, metropcs, h20 wireless or boost mobile .....

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      JamieLuaAnn 5 years ago

      I wasn't wanting to flash too straight talk, I was wanting to flash from straight talk.

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      RHand 5 years ago

      Can you flash a AT&T htc into a Verizon phone?

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      mike446 5 years ago

      You can not flash any phone on AT& T or T-Mobile as they are on a GSM network. Only CDMA network phones can be flashed.

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      Peter 5 years ago

      Is it possible to flash a MetroPCS Samsung Galaxy for use on Sprint? What flashing software would best accomplish this?

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      golazo 5 years ago

      is it possible to flash an lg marquee to virgin mobile?

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      mike446 5 years ago

      A Samsung Galaxy currently on Metro can be flashed to Sprint.

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      Spoot 5 years ago

      Dear Mike, Some of the StraightTalk phones use a SIM card and the AT&T network service. Is it possible to flash my T mobile Motorola W-490 over to StraightTalk, since they both use a SIM card and function for AT&T? (When I look in the available networks tab on the phone, it does show AT&T as one of the options.)

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      shay 5 years ago

      Dear Mike, if you flash an htc evo shift to boost, will it still work as a hot spot?

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      Melissa 5 years ago

      I have a sprint samsung transform phone. Currently using a straight talk samsung, but does not have a sims card. Can I flash the transform to use the straight talk network? I understand that AT&T and T-Mobile can't be flashed.

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      mike446 5 years ago

      Any phone with a SIM card under the battery is a GSM phone and can not be flashed.

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      Can I flash a iphone 4 it was on verizon to stright talk. 5 years ago

      can i flash my iphone for its with verizon to straight talk if so how can I do that? I already have a straight talk phone its CDMA but I would like to put the iphone on. also does it matter if the phone has a bad ESN or not?

      Thanks Jake

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      mike446 5 years ago

      If your iphone is with Verizon it is on a CDMA network and can be flashed but flashing any phone to Streight Talk is difficult. Flashing a Verizon iphone to Metro PCS is much easier. Any iphone with AT&T is on a GSM network and can not be flashed.

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      hisurfcaster 5 years ago from Roanoke, Virginia

      I have multiple Straight Talk phones-at least 1 is on Verizon-1 on Sprint and 1 on AT&T. What stops flashing to them-I like their pricing-$45. a month unlimited everything.

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      parker 5 years ago

      How do you flash a verizon iphone 4 to straight talk? I have flashed a at&t iphone 3 to straight talk but would rather have the iphone 4 but my iphone 4 is with verizon??

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      tschmyck 5 years ago

      Can u flash a droid incredible?

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      RonS 5 years ago

      I flashed my Sprint Nexus s 4g to Pageplus but can't do OTA programming and since it is a 'Sprint' phone pageplus said it was the most incompatible in their system. Can I change this phone the way you 'Cricketized' the one in the video?

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      DAYZDOLLA 5 years ago

      CAN I FLASH A DROID X,TO STRAIT TALK?

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      chase 5 years ago

      Is there any possible way to flash a sprint evo to virgin mobile?

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      mike446 5 years ago

      Streight Talk phones use a couple of different networks. They use AT&T , Verizon, and T-Mobile at the moment. The NEW Android on Straight Talk will use the Sprint network.

      The phones currently ending in "C" (except the Android) are Verizon. Ones ending in "G" are AT&T or T-Mobile. The Nokia smartphones are only on AT&T. Any of the phone on CDMA networks, any network accept AT&T and T-Mobile can be flashed but Streight Talk will not currently allow other phones on their network. Bottom line YOU CAN NOT FLASH TO STREIGHT TALK.

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      Esther28 5 years ago

      Can I flash an AT%T iphone over to Verizon since Verizon carries iphons now?

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      Jerod 5 years ago

      I'm under the impression that flashing verizion to metro pcs is only for a couple of states is that true or could I flash it in any state

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      mike446 5 years ago

      You can flash any CDMA phone to any CDMA carrier regardless of what state you are in. You should check the coverage area for Metro PCS in your area first however.

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      mike446 5 years ago

      You can not Flash an Iphone with AT&T to Verizon as AT&T is a GSM network and their phones will not work on a CDMA or Verizon network.

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      jeff 5 years ago

      can i flash a sony ericsson phone?

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      dustin 5 years ago

      Can I flash my at&t iPhone 3gs to boost mobile?

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      mike446 5 years ago

      You can not flash AT@T or T-Mobile network phones. In addition you can not flash any phone to Streight Talk.

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      jessica 5 years ago

      hi mike, i have never heard of flashing before. is it something like unlocking cell phones? if it's not do i have to unlock my cell before i flash it? im trying to use my boost mobile blackberry 8330 with verizon. will it work? can you email me and help me out pleaseee ? jessica031086@yahoo.com

      thankss :)

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      Tanisha 5 years ago

      So basically I can flash my droid razor to virgin mobile?

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      dionna 5 years ago

      can i flash my sprint phone to virgin mobile

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      mike446 5 years ago

      Flashing a phone is different than unlocking. When you flash a phone you are changing the firmware in the phone to be compatible with another carrier. To do this you will need your phone unlocked. as part of the process.

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      msdos. system 5 years ago

      so let me ask you this mike446

      i have a verizon razzor flip phone can i flash that to boost moble hmm.

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      mike446 5 years ago

      You can flash a Razzor from Verizon to Boost Mobile.

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      Siam-J 5 years ago

      Hi i have a sprint HTC EVO 3D and i'm trying to frlash to virgin mobile can u help me PLease?

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      Celia 5 years ago

      can I flash a sprint blackberry style to my already activated boost mobile account?

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      mike446 5 years ago

      Yes you can flash your Sprint Blackberry to your active boost account. After flashing call or visit your local store so they may add your ESN to their data base and activate your phone.

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      Taylor2010 5 years ago

      If I flash my straight talk samsung galaxy precedent(which is on the sprint network) to metro pcs, will it still be on the sprint network. Can I even do that?

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      Asim shah 5 years ago

      Can I flash droid x to metro pcs?

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      merriheart 5 years ago

      Can I flash my unlocked Verizon LG Octane so it will work on Virgin Mobile network? Will Verizon unlock it upon request if I bought the phone with a 1 yr contract? Thank you!

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      michael 5 years ago

      say i have a lg vn 250 pp. it doesn show my phone in the forum.

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      John Benavidez 5 years ago

      can you piggyback a droid x phone over to a straight talk phone already in use

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      mike446 5 years ago

      Yes you can flash your Verizon LG Octane to Virgin but Verizon will not unlock it for you. For all Verizon phones the unlock code is six zeros ( 000000 )

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      mike446 5 years ago

      Yes you can flash your droid to Streight Talk by using the ESN from your straight talk phone and using it with your Droid.You can not piggyback the two phones.

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      sajid 5 years ago

      thanks mike446 from pakistan

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      Melooo 5 years ago

      Can i flash droid x with bad esn to boost

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      oliviasman30 5 years ago

      i want to flash a new droid razor from verizon to boost, is this possible? and how?

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      mike446 5 years ago

      Flashing a droid to Boost is no problem. You will need your phone's unlock code. For Verizon it should be six zeros (000000)Use flashing software to change carriers.

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      Lancerz 5 years ago

      I flashed my roid to Str8 talk but it will not let me dial out. what's the problem?

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      mike446 5 years ago

      Before you can get your flashed phone to work on Streight Talk you must first change the ESN on your phone to a Streight Talk ESN. So you need to buy a Streight Talk phone and swap ESN numbers with your roid.

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      Mack3 5 years ago

      Can I flash a Motorola Droid X to the Net10?

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      William 5 years ago

      Hi i have a nokia 5200 and have forgot my sercurity code would flashing reset it or something what would it do?

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      mike446 5 years ago

      Flashing your cell phone will not reset your SPC or security code. In fact to flash a phone you will need to unlock it. Search the internet for a spc reader. That might get you unlocked.

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      CHRIS 5 years ago

      HI Mike..... can i FLASH my my SPRINT iphone 4s to boost?????? or to METRO PCS

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      Tony 5 years ago

      Hey Mike can you flash a Tmobile samsung galaxy to verizon even though the Galaxy has a sim card and my Verizon droid doesn't??

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      mike446 5 years ago

      If you are flashing a CDMA iphone ( one not on AT&T or T-Mobile)it is easier to flash it to Metro PCS and the plans are better.

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      Nicholas Rankins 5 years ago

      Hi Mike

      I was wondering if I could flash my Droid X2 to Virgin Mobile

      Please email me back at nick21195@live.com

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      alex the doode 5 years ago

      can you flash a iphone 4g sprint to work on verizon?

      if so i will pay 100$ if you can make it possible.

      thanks please give me a email: alexthedoode@gmail.com

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      Mike 5 years ago

      Can u unlock a samsung galexy s 2 it was a sprint and that is who I have? Help me please

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      mike446 5 years ago

      If your phone's SPC or security code has not been changed from the carrier by someone it with usually be six zeros (000000) six ones or six threes.

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      mike446 5 years ago

      Yes you can flash a droid to Virgin Mobile.

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      mike446 5 years ago

      Yes you can flash an iphone from Sprint to Verizon but you will only get Talk and Text no WiFi.

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      jjacob 5 years ago

      can you give me directions on how to flash a sprint samusung to Straight Talk

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      justin 5 years ago

      how do u go about changing ESN' on a phone? unlocking/flashing a lg env touch to straight talk

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      nandha 5 years ago

      hai pls help me i need to flash my mobile GT-B7722

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      Wes78 5 years ago

      i would like to buy a straight talk android phone and flash it to boost , is this possible, and how ?

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      DCinMissippi 5 years ago

      Verizon LG VX10000 to Straight Talk? My current Straight Talk LG 220CM is on the Verizon network. THANKS !!

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      seb1332 5 years ago

      can you flash a Motorola Razr from Verizon to MetroPCS? because my parents just got one and my mom says they have a sim card in them.

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      Jose 5 years ago

      Hi, Mike can you email me your number so we can talk about flashing different phones.... will pay via paypal for info... reggaebeats@hotmail.com

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      corey 5 years ago

      how to flash a tmobile lg gs170 to atat

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      mike446 5 years ago

      You can not flash a T-Mobile or AT&T phone as they are on a GSM network. Phones on a CDMA network like PagePlus,Verizon,Cricket,Metro,Virgin Mobile, Sprint etc. can be flashed.

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      Trina 5 years ago

      After flashing the phone do you take it to the new carrier fpr activation

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      mike446 5 years ago

      Yes will need to get your ESN number into the new carrier's system and the best way is to have a local carrier do it. They may also charge you a small fee for the process.

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      kim 5 years ago

      Ok i have a verizon droid bionic n i want to flash it to metro pcs, what i want to knw is if i do will i still be aple to download apps like face book etc n will i still be able to use my wifi... confuse please held

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      Hennyobear 5 years ago

      So your instructions are pretty clear..the only problem is i dont know where to download the file. I follow the link you provided, bt its just a help page, where i see it says get started, it just brings me the filesharing page..and ask me to upload something? I also notice it said something about paying 24.95? is that correct? You didn't mention that in the post so yea. Thank you.

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      Danny 5 years ago

      Question Mike...i get that you can't flash a t-mobile or Att, BUT can I buy the new window's based phone (Nokia lumia 710 or lumia 900) that t-mobile has and Att is getting (but unlocked) and then flash it to cricket?

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      mike446 5 years ago

      There are no exceptions. Any phone on AT&T or T-Mobile are on a GSM network ( there is a sim chip under the battery)and can not be flashed. CDMA network phones have firmware inside(no sim chip)and can be reprogramed or flashed.

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      mike446 5 years ago

      If you switch from Verizon to Metro you will still be able to download apps as long as you are able to use wifi. Flashing should do this but can't guarantee it.Other more involved steps might need to be taken.

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      Mike 5 years ago

      Hi mike, I have a samsung galaxy s2 (sprint). I would be able to flash it to boost using the software mentioned above? Also it has a bad esn so don't know if that matters. Another thing, purchasing the $24.95 30 day plan would get me the software I need?

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      mike446 5 years ago

      Flashing a Samsung phone to Boost is no problem but you say it has a bad ESN. To get the phone into the Boost data base so you can get service Boost will need the ESN. If the ESN is bad due to nonpayment at another carrier it is doubtful you will get it in until the bill is paid and changing the ESN is illegal according to the FCC.

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      lilamanda404@yahoo.com 5 years ago

      can you flash an android sprint to tmobile?

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      Luis Tacuri 5 years ago

      Can you flash a verizon iPhone 4 to cricket?

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      t.titan 5 years ago

      Can I flash my incredible 2 (Verizon) to straight talk?

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      t.titan 5 years ago

      Can I flash my incredible 2 (Verizon) to straight talk?

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      Travis 5 years ago

      Would anyone know if a Samsung Droid Charge (SCH-i510) by Verizon is able to be flash to MetroPCS or Boost? I know that CricKet wont accept there ESN's,but i'm hoping Metro and Boost will..

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      Walton 5 years ago

      Hi Mike,

      Brief question I will be going from Sprint to either Boost or Virgin. Do I need a donor phone from those companies to use that ESN or will they activate a Sprint phones ESN?

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      mike446 5 years ago

      You don't need a doner phone to flash to another carrier. You are not changing your current phone's ESN.In fact according to the FCC changing the ESN is illegal.Once the phone is flashed to the new carrier you will need to get your ESN number into their data base usually by visiting a local carrier's store or by phone.

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      mike446 5 years ago

      Once the phone is flashed to your new carrier visit a Boost or Metro store and ask for them to add your ESN number to their data base. There may be a small fee to do it. You can also search the fourms to find someone to do it for you.

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      mike446 5 years ago

      The only way to get your phone on Streight Talk is to change the ESN number of your phone to one from Streight Talk. This process is illegal.

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      Willy 5 years ago

      So am i able to flash a verizon HTC incredible to sprint?

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      Walton 5 years ago

      Thanks Mike, I have heard that I will run risk of turning my phone into a brick is this true? And if I buy software can I flash two phones?

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      mike446 5 years ago

      The most inportant thing to remember is to have your phone fully charged and follow all instructions before you begin the flashing process. Although you can brick your phone it is not common.

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      mike446 5 years ago

      Flashing an HTC Incredible to Sprint is no problem.

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      Luis 5 years ago

      Do you think the software will work on a verizon iphone? i want to flash it to metro

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      Danny 5 years ago

      Thx Mike for clearing that up!

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      cody1992 5 years ago

      can i flash a droid x to straight talk

      i currently have an active precedent

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      mike446 5 years ago

      Yes we have flashed a CDMA Verizon iphone to Metro but only talk and text work.

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      Kinyua Robert Muriungi 5 years ago

      Does a sumsung virgin mobile have a sim card slot?how can it be used locally in a country?

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      mike446 5 years ago

      Virgin Mobile is a CDMA carrier network and has no sim card. GSM network phones like AT&T and T-Mobile will have a sim card under the battery. That is how you tell a CDMA network phone, one that can flashed, from a GSM network phone which can not be flashed.

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      sunshine 5 years ago

      can i flash a verizon blackberry to tmobile?

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      viviana 5 years ago

      can i flash a LG 4g from verizon, i connect the handset on my CDMA but the phone can't appear on the system, so i have to put a code before connect the phone?

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      Delaney 5 years ago

      Hey, I'm with AT&T and my iPhone 3G is a pos. a friend gave me a galaxy s (Verizon version) claiming that her friend had used t on AT&T and that it's already flashed. But I don't know how to activate it. What do I do?

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      Morgano 5 years ago

      Howdy. I don't mean to sound annoying, but can a verizon droid (original one) be flashed to telus? I live in canada, and have had no luck finding a method of using my device up here.

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      Taylor 5 years ago

      Hey i have a Iphone 4 with Sprint, i already unlocked it... How do i go about flashing it to metro, or virgin plz help thnx

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      mike446 5 years ago

      A Verizon phone will not work on AT&T. They are two different types of networks. AT&T is a GSM network and can not be flashed to.

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      mike446 5 years ago

      Yes you can flash to Telus. You just need to get their PLR file and flashing software.

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      mike446 5 years ago

      You can flash your CDMA iphone to Metro but only talk and text will work.

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      Joe65 5 years ago

      Hey mike how many phones can I flash fot that $24 fee. Thanks

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      mike446 5 years ago

      As many as you like. There is no limit.

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      roxannnsmihy26 5 years ago

      hi mike i have a blackberry curve and i want to flash it to metro is that possible ? what is the process ?

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      mike446 5 years ago

      No problem flashing a Blackberry to Metro just follow the instructions with the software.

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      suzanne 5 years ago

      I have the LG Revolution, can it be flashed to straight talk?

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      Yin Yin 5 years ago

      Can I flash a Sprint Nexus S 4g to Kroger's I wireless. I contacted I wireless customer service and was told I couldn't.

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      mike446 5 years ago

      YOU CAN NOT FLASH TO STREIGHT TALK.

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      llord 5 years ago

      please can i flash my sprint hero200 cdma phone to any cdma network?

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      mike446 5 years ago

      Yes you can flash any CDMA phone to any CDMA network like Verizon, Cricket,Metro PCS,Virgin Mobile,Sprint,PagePlus and many others. Pre-paid networks like Streight Talk are the exception.

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      tania 5 years ago

      i also use the sprint hero200 and i want to flash it myself.the problem is that it's my first time to flash a phone,can you please take me through the steps i need to take.

      Mike please what about the android and sprint setups that came along with the phone,which one of them is going to be removed.

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      Gonzou 5 years ago

      If I have a Motorola Photon 4G MB855 from a Japanese CDMA carrier. If I flashed it over to Verizon or Sprint would I stil get data to work?

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      Beverly 5 years ago

      I have a blackberry 9100 and it comes from china. They say I can use it with a gsm network or cdma network. The sims are not under the battery. Can I still boost my blackberry 9100 to boost mobile?

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      David C. 5 years ago

      Hi Mike, i already flash my sprint phonein order to use it wit boost mobile, but when i go to the store the sale person teels me that the system is rejecting the esn, it giving him this message.

      MEID/ESN provide is not eligible for activation with Boost. Please use valid Boost equipment for Activation.

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      David C. 5 years ago

      What do you recommend, swtich Boost and maybe try cricket.

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      jennifer 5 years ago

      can i flash a sprint galaxy s 2 to virgin mobile??

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      huertajalisco1 5 years ago

      Can I flash a HTC EVO from Sprint to Boost mobile and use the internet and pic msg..

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      mike446 5 years ago

      Both Boost and Cricket are great services and are easy to flash to.

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      mike446 5 years ago

      In most cases if a carrier rejects an ESN it is due to the ESN being black listed and may be from unpaid bills from another carrier or a phone from another country. If this is not the case try another Boost store or flash it to Cricket.

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      Remi 5 years ago

      What do i do if my phone won't send SMS picturee messages?

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      helen 5 years ago

      can i flash my ztescore cricket cellphone to the walmart cellphone company, forgot the name of their cellphone company

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      helen 5 years ago

      can i flash my zte score cricket cellphone to the walmart cellphone company, forgot the name of their cellphone company

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      Hyphy90 5 years ago

      Can I flash a galaxy s2 from sprint to virgin mobile????

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      caddymamma82 5 years ago

      Hey Mike, I know people keep asking basically the same question, but can the motorola XPRT by sprint be flashed to boost? and after its been flashed and its a brand new sprint phone never been activated , all I do is walk into a boost store and ask them to add my esn to their data base,then they will activate it? Will all the phones features work? The xprt is a world phone with both CDMA and GSM.

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      dreshawn 5 years ago

      This must be frustrating to this guy any phone with out the sim card can be flashed if u want to know if you can flash your phone look under the battery ok no sim card u r good to go and the software to flash ur phones can be found at any file sharing or program sharing web site have a nice fucking day

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      Jennifer 5 years ago

      I am very confussed! I have a Sprint HTC Evo 4G. I would like to flash my phone to straight talk. Is this possible? If so, how can I do this?

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      mike446 5 years ago

      Yes once your phone is flashed to Boost you still need to get the ESN into the Boost data base in order to get service. In other words you need a Boost account and your local Boost store the place to do that. As for all of the features working the answer is most likely but no guarantees.

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      mike446 5 years ago

      This question keeps coming up so once and for all YOU CAN NOT LEGALLY FLASH TO STREIGHT TALK. To do so would require you changing your ESN number on you phone and this illegal.This is true for all pre-paid services.

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      caddymamma82 5 years ago

      Thank you mike446 for answering my question, I do already have an acount with boost. I really appreciate your thread. You do help clearify what so many of find to be a grey area. Have a great day!

      However "dreshawn" the Motorola XPRT "does" have a SIM card for the GSM so I wasn't sure if it would fall under that same category. Your cursing is uncalled for, and very offensive. If you knew what you were talking about you would have known the XPRT is a worldphone and therefore has a SIM for the GSM. If you insist on splattering your short hand and cursing please keep it to your personal texts. We dont appreciate here.

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      SentownBoss 5 years ago

      So you are saying that it is Illegal to flash to straight talk, Boost, or virgin mobile because in order to do so you have to change esn's

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      mike446 5 years ago

      You can flash your CDMA phone to Both Boost and Virgin mobile as they are both on a CDMA network and are not pre-paid.Flashing to Streight Talk or any pre-paid service requires you to take a phone from that services and clone the ESN to the phone you want to flash. Your are changing the ESN number of the flashed phone and this is illegal.It's like changing the vin number of a car, against the law.

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      SentownBoss 5 years ago

      Ok but virgin mobile and boost only accept their phones so in order to flash u would have to clone the esn of another phone. Or do they sell esn's like sprint does? and if I own both of the phones I don't see the big deal with swapping the esn's

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      mike446 5 years ago

      The law is very clear. You can't change a car's vin number and you can't change a phone's ESN.Once the phone is flashed you will need to visit a Boost or Virgin mobile store and ask to be added to their data base. There may be a charge for this.Also if you search Howard's Forums you can find someone to add it for a fee.

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      SentownBoss 5 years ago

      Ok thanks man I appreciate all the help but I just have one more question about this software it says I can purchase for 30 days so does that mean I will only be able to use it for 30 days or I can only acres their system for 30 days to download flashing software? And do I need a serial cable for this?

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      ashika 5 years ago

      can you flash a us celluar to verison

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      mike446 5 years ago

      You have 30 days of unlimited access to download all the file you want to your computer's hard drive.

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      mike446 5 years ago

      Yes you can flash a U.S. Cellular phone to Verizon.

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      SentownBoss 5 years ago

      Hey mike how come my phone is connecting to 2 com ports?

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      Billie 5 years ago

      ok I have seen this posted a few times now about not beig able to flash AT&T Or mobile to straight talk well it can b done now and legally the phone doesn't have to be flashed as long as it is AT&T or t Mobile all u need to do is go to straighttalksim.com order a sim card for $15 and when u get the sim card follow the instructions that came with it the only phone that I have seen that can not be done that was us a blackberry (this is because blackberry won't allow it) I am currently using an iPhone from at&t on straigt talk

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      Billie 5 years ago

      now for my question that was the reason for even looking at this site my dau

      has the straight talk android (runs off sprint) sprint is crappy here I want to know

      can we flash it to run off of Verizon towers instead of sprint?

      we won't be changing carriers (stayin with straight talk) but

      we get a better signal with the Verizon phones from them

      so is it possible?

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      mike446 5 years ago

      Yes you are correct but remember that AT&T and T-Mobile are GSM networks and the phones have a sims chip under the batter so by changing the sims chip you can move the phone to another GSM carrier and Streight Talk does have some of their phones on the AT&T network so it works. For most phones which are on a CDMA network there is no sims card in the phone so you must change the internal software by flashing and since Streight Talk is pre-paid and their ESN numbers are locked in their system you would need to buy a Streight Talk phone and clone it's ESN number onto your current phone to make it work on yheir network and that is illegal. Good point you make however.

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      Billie 5 years ago

      the phone I want to switch is already a straight talk phone and I want it to stay on straight talk but it runs off sprint towers which is crappy signal I would like to switch it o use the Verizon towers I've heard it is possible but need to know how to do it. could it be a simple apn switch? or would It need to be jailbroke to achieve this?

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      mike446 5 years ago

      The phones currently ending in "C" (except the Android) use Verizon so to get a Streight Talk phone on Verizon you will need to buy another phone from Streight Talk. Your current phone can not be flashed without changing the ESN and that is illegal.

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      Latasha 5 years ago

      MIKE.. I HAVE AN AT&T ATRIX2 WITH SIM CARD... AND A GALAXY SII... CAN I FLASH THESE PHONES TO A METRO PCS OR VIRGIN MOBILE PLAN... OR EVEN AT&T GO PHONE SERVICES??? HEELLPP

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      Anna 5 years ago

      I have a disconnected Verizon LG VX10000S. I want to flash it for use it on the $50.00 unlimited talk and text offer. I was told by a Verizon associate that I could not use the phone and would have to purchase a phone from them. Can I flash this LG VX for use on the Verizon $50 unlimited talk and text?

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      mike446 5 years ago

      Any phone on an AT&T or T-Mobile network can not be flashed.

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      Stonebridge 5 years ago

      Hi there,

      I got the software and attempted to flash my samsung galaxy s but the software keeps telling me com1 and com2 cannot be enabled. How do i enable them? Thank you.

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      cherishash 5 years ago from Clearfield Utah

      I do not think I understand do you have to have another carrier right away or am I able to still use the carrier I have? I was going to buy a flashed phone off of ebay so how would that work?

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      Manny2121 5 years ago

      I have a Motorola photon, i'v gotten a lot of different answers concerning weather or not I can flash the Motorola photon from sprint to boost mobile. Please help?

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      brent49010 5 years ago

      Can I flash a sprint iPhone 4?

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      james 5 years ago

      Can N active Sprint HTC EVO be flashed to metro

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      mike446 5 years ago

      To get your internet to work it;s best to flash to Cricket or Metro with your phone.

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      mike446 5 years ago

      Once your phone is flashed it will no longer work on your current carrier.

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      mike446 5 years ago

      Yes but only talk and text will work.

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      mike446 5 years ago

      A Sprint HTC EVO on Metro is fine.

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      fuqingnutz 5 years ago

      I have a droid x on Verizon but need it to work on sprint is this possible and if so what software or programs do I need

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      Angelme1 5 years ago

      I have 2 Black berry Bold global from verizon and with 1 iphone, can i flash these phones to cricket? My problem is that the bill is just too high, i pay over $600 every month and i just cant afford that any more.

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      Jstars21 5 years ago

      If i can get my verizon android incredible 2 to flash to straight talk will my number still be the same ?

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      norma 5 years ago

      Found a sprint i phone 4s can i flash phone to boost o

      r cricket

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      norma 5 years ago

      Found a sprint i phone 4s can i flash phone to boost o

      r cricket

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      gayle 5 years ago

      I currently have a Sprint Android Galaxy S 4g phone and am divorcing so i need a different carrier. I want to flash it to Iwireless through Kroger (their prepaid phone) is this possible?

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      gedi222 5 years ago

      or can i flash it to straight talk?

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      sweetb 5 years ago

      I know Virgin Mobile is cdma But, you said it's not pre-paid. I have a virgin mobile pre-paid phone & want to flash it to work on droid incredible 1. Is this an issue? Will internet, etc still work?

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      I like it 5 years ago

      hallo can any one tell me can i flash 'haire'HC-C301R or any other CDMA phones through this software.....Thanks

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      Geofferey 5 years ago

      Thanks mate. It all started here.

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      mike446 5 years ago

      Pre-paid service is hard to flash to as they have their own ESN numbers and will not accept others. Acloned phone will work but that is illegal to do. So the answer is no.

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      mike446 5 years ago

      This software is used to flash CDMA phones.

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      Roy 5 years ago

      Hi Mike, I have a Verizon Iphone 4 with a bad ESN. I Have a Metro Pcs account. Can I flash it to Metro Pcs even thou The Iphone 4 is disconnected and has a bad ESN? Thanks.

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      sweetb 5 years ago

      Thanks Mike... :)

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      mike446 5 years ago

      Your ESN will need to be repaired to get the phone into Metro's data base.

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      Lisa 5 years ago

      Can I flash an HTC evo 4g from sprint to Virgin mobile. I bought the phone from a friend and currently have VM has my carrier

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      Julie W 5 years ago

      If I can flash my verizon droid incredible 2 will my number flash with it ???

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      Julie W 5 years ago

      If I can flash my verizon droid incredible 2 over to straight talk will my number flash with it ??

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      dyse55 5 years ago

      MIKE WHAT'S GOING ON I JUST BOUGHT A SAMSUNG GALAXY S2 FROM MY.FRIEND AND IT'S FROM SPRINT NOW CAN I SWITCH OVER TO METRO AND HAVE THE PHONE FULLY FUNCTIONAL INTERNET ETC.? THANKS MAN

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      fungus 5 years ago

      can unlocked phones work overseas?

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      RK2415 5 years ago

      Hi Mike-

      Any success flashing Verizon Droid Razr to Boost or Metro PCS? If so, does the wifi and internet, apps, etc. still work, or just talk and text? It is a relatively new phone, so I haven't been able to find any info on it. Thanks so much.

      Rachel (kilbertr@yahoo.com)

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      retchie 5 years ago

      Is it possible for me to flash my blackberry touch with this article provided?

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      SentownBoss 5 years ago

      Hey mike I'm having problems with the software I cant get my phone to read the info I connect fine but it won't read. Its a galaxy s and I'm running windows 7?

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      mike446 5 years ago

      Metro or Cricket are better than Boost to get all fuctions working.

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      mike446 5 years ago

      You probable need to download drivers for your phone to your computer. You should be able to get drivers for your phone at the manufactures website. That should slove the problem.

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      heynelly 5 years ago

      Sprint EVO 4G with bad esn ,flashing it to metro you said to have the ens repaired. How do you do this? Thank you so much.

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      SentownBoss 5 years ago

      Idk man I have all the drivers but still not working. I'm gonna go pick up a new usb maybe that's the problem. I'm using a cheap generic one now

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      joe 5 years ago

      Mike, I'm not sure what country you're in, but in the USA, Virgin Mobile is only a pre-paid provider on the Sprint network. I don't think Virgin (owned by Sprint) would allow Sprint phones on their plans. My impression is that they will not add ESNs for us. Not sure if Boost will, either, as they are owned by Sprint, as well. It is a shame that Sprint won't just offer unsubsidized Sprint phones with Virgin or Boost monthly plans.

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      mike446 5 years ago

      Yes at one time Virgin would add an outside ESN but no more. The two easiest networks now to add an ESN are Metro PCS and Cricket. I have also had good luck with PagePlus who is owned by Verizon.

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      Amos 5 years ago

      plse i need help.The game and application files of my sony ericsson phone has been blog by a virus,i downloaded an anti virus but it didn't work.I've been told i have to flash it but i don't know how plse help me.

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      tonya 5 years ago

      From what I am reading, you are able to flash most phones but the internet will not work without a wi-fi connection. Is this correct? I have a verizon htc, but and would like to switch it to boost mobile. I already have a boost blackberry but would rather use my old htc. Is there a way to use the internet on the htc if it were flashed. Boost mobile says it is not possible and offers no help. If the ESN were changed to boost would the internet work then?

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      mike446 5 years ago

      First to get service with Boost they will need to get your ESN added to the Boost data base once you flash the phone. This can be done by visiting a local Boost dealer.This along my solve your problem. You may also want to talk to the Boost tech support not customer services as they are better able to answer your question.

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      MAHO 5 years ago

      i live in canada i want to flash a samsung galaxy note to wind mobile would that work?

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      mike446 5 years ago

      As long as Wind Mobile is a CDMA carrier and not prepaid it will work. You will need to get the PLR file emailed to your from the carrier to flash your phone plus our software.

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      Adamu kaka 5 years ago

      i when to flash nokia mobile cell phone

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      Eaglejcpx3 5 years ago

      Can I flash a iPhone 4s from virizon to AT&T its a CDMA phone but also have a sim card

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      mike446 5 years ago

      No AT&T is only GSM and you can not flash to it.

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      Stonebridge 5 years ago

      Hey Mike I downloaded every driver i could from the maufacturers site and my computer still says comport 1 not recognized. Any other advice?

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      mike446 5 years ago

      Try another comport until you can find your phone and if possible try another computer.

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      DYSE 5 years ago

      HEY (MIKE446) I REALLY NEED YOUR HELP HERE I NEED TO FLASH MY SPRINT GALAXY S2 OVER TO MY METRO PCS ACCOUNT AND HAVE NO IDEA HOW TO GET THESE DRIVERS TO DOWNLOAD AND STUFF ON MY PC IM COMP SLOW LOL CAN YOU PLEASEEEE HELP ME? IT WOULD BE HIGHLY APPRECIATED

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      DYSE 5 years ago

      HEY (MIKE446) I REALLY NEED YOUR HELP HERE I NEED TO FLASH MY SPRINT GALAXY S2 OVER TO MY METRO PCS ACCOUNT AND HAVE NO IDEA HOW TO GET THESE DRIVERS TO DOWNLOAD AND STUFF ON MY PC IM COMP SLOW LOL CAN YOU PLEASEEEE HELP ME? IT WOULD BE HIGHLY APPRECIATED

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      Amer 5 years ago

      Hi Mike446 i have Samsung R680 Repp for US Cellular service clean esn , can i flash it to any cdma network out of US ? please help

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      BN 5 years ago

      hey just wondering how I would flash my sprint samsung galaxy s2 to boost mobile. Something that I really want to do. I know their phones use sim cards, but mine doesn't.

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      mrs.drpepper 5 years ago

      Hey Mike I have an HTC that is currently on us cellular I would like to change it to boost mobile. If i do flash my phone would i get to keep my same number and would all my features on my phone still work? Then once the phone is flashed I would just go to a boost store to pay my bill right?

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      mrs.drpepper 5 years ago

      Hey Mike I have an HTC that is currently on us cellular I would like to change it to boost mobile. If i do flash my phone would i get to keep my same number and would all my features on my phone still work? Then once the phone is flashed I would just go to a boost store to pay my bill right?

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      mike446 5 years ago

      Both Sprint and Boost are CDMA carriers and do not use sims card so you can flash to Boost using our software.

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      mike446 5 years ago

      You can get drivers for your phone from the phone's manufacturers website or when you bought your phone new many times you get a driver disk. If all fails go to your local cellular store and ask for the music kit. This is used to download music. With it you get a USB cable and drivers.

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      janee333 5 years ago

      Hello, i have a Sprint Motorola photon && was wondering if i can flash it to metro? i took it to the metro dealer && he said he has to wait till the software for it. but reviews are saying i can. is it possible to do? if so where can i do it at? is it easy for me to do?

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      Lea Williams 5 years ago

      What isn't mentioned here is that even if you flash your phone there is no guarantee the company you want to go with will agree to activate a phone that isn't theirs.

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      mike446 5 years ago

      Good point but remember ALL the cellular service providers need your business and it is very competitive out there.It has been my experience that few will turn you down and will gladly add your ESN to their data base.

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      Hussnain 5 years ago

      Hey so i have a question. I am currently on the sprint network on a GREAT grandfathered plan. However i cant put a smartphone on the line without changing plan to data plan. Is their anyway to put a "smart" phone on a basic plan. Wether it be of any service (verizon, sprint) even if data wont work w/o wifi. Can i change the ESN of a Evo to a Rumors ESN or something.

      Thanks in advance

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      James 5 years ago

      I have a verizon samsung droid sch i510 and I have seen the question asked but dont really know if it was answered. This phone has a card under the battery so can it be flashed to metro pcs? Sorry if I missed the answer somewhere but everything answered said verizon was a cdma carrier. But it has a card. thanks

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      don305 5 years ago

      I was wondering is it possible to flash then set up an account on a later date sprint LG marquee want to flash to metro

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      mike446 5 years ago

      Yes you can flash your phone to a new carrier but activate it with the new carrier at a later date. Keep in mind however your phone will not work until activated to the new account.

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      mike446 5 years ago

      A sims card under the battery usually indicates a GSM carrier which you can not flash to, however Verizon is a CDMA carrier which you can flash to so if you are on Verizon now flashing to Metro should work.

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      pat 5 years ago

      ok dont get mad but i got a verizon dreiod bioinc N I KNOIW ITS A CDMA BUT WHY IS THERE A SIM CARD UNDER THE BATTERY

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      pat 5 years ago

      NEVER MIND ITS SO IT CAN WORK OVERSEAS

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      ANTHONY 5 years ago

      hi how do i get my new unlocked galxxy note flashed to verizon

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      Beverly D Davis 5 years ago

      When flashing from one CDMA carrier to another will all functions of phone be accessible at new carrier

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      Beverly D Davis 5 years ago

      I just realized I should have said an unlocked flashed phone. Thanks

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      Kanchi 5 years ago

      Hw can i flash iPhone 4 g through cricket?

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      mike446 5 years ago

      It will depend on the carrier but generally all functions should work.

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      mike446 5 years ago

      Currently flashing an iphone to a new carrier will only get you talk and text.

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      no name 5 years ago

      can iflash a palm pre/pixi from virgin to sprint i need help

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      kt 5 years ago

      wondering if im able to flash my iphone to boost or any other company will i be able to get at least 3g data and will i have unlimited data i know its possible to do it with metro but u only get edge can i take iphone boost since it practicly same company email star_status_n313@yahoo.com thanks

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      mike446 5 years ago

      Cricket or Metro PCS are your best bets.

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      Jasmine 5 years ago

      can I flash an iPhone from Verizon to iWireless, which is a no contract service through Sprint?

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      Gill 5 years ago

      can you flash a galaxy S2 epic 4g touch to a different cellular network???

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      Jennah 5 years ago

      Hi Mike,

      I have an HTC Evo 4g that is no longer connected to my sprint contract. I recently moved to China and would like to use my CDMA via ChinaUnicom (the CDMA carrier in China) Can I flash the phone for China, and will flashing the phone give me all the capabilities it had before?

      Thanks so much, my email is jennahlewis@yahoo.com

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      mike446 5 years ago

      Your phone can be flashed but you will need the PLR file emailed to you from the new carrier to be used with the flashing software. As far as all functions working it is hard to say.Talk and text should be fine, internet questionable.

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      seabass33 5 years ago

      can you change from sprint to straight talk?

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      jason 5 years ago

      mike, i use straight talk service. great service and great price. i currently have lg optimus q. its an ok droid phone but not great. my question is there a better phone i can flash to use on this network without givin up wi-fi or anything else that wouldn't cost as much as a new car? thanks mike.

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      mike446 5 years ago

      You can not flash a phone legally to Straight Talk. That involves changing the ESN of your phone.

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      jason 5 years ago

      cool, thanks mike

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      chip 5 years ago

      mike, is it possible to flash a virgin mobile samsung intercept to work on verizon's $50 unlimited plan?

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      ulva 5 years ago

      Wanting to unlocky Evo.3d to Tmobile and I do.t wanna.pay.for.code cuz i.dont have a debit or credit card n I dont wan.a pay.40 dollars for.flash any advice

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      Ben. M 5 years ago

      Which services can i flash my Motorola Droid X to? I have verizon now but i want a prepaid network.

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      mike446 5 years ago

      The best prepaid network to flash to is PagePlus.

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      frank 4 years ago

      i have a LG Optimus that i got off a friend and want to flash it to cricket without paying the 70 buck a cricket store wants to charge me, the phone is through Straight Talk.

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      velma7773 4 years ago

      Is it possible to reactivate my old Sprint Samsung M550 and use with Page Plus Cellular? Have had a simple flip phone there for 2 yrs and love the service. Need to add a daughter now if possible to flash over? Can you help me out Mike. I'm not a techno Diva on such matters. Thank you so much.

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      annalisa_Moctezuma 4 years ago

      Can i flash my sprint motorola toa prepaid service & who?

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      stacey 4 years ago

      hi i have a blackberry verizon phone that use to be contract I i let it go due to cant afford it anymore I paid everything up So i owe nothing to them I am on straighttalk now and would like to switch it to my blackberry and still keep the straighttalk plan SOoooo Can i turn my straighttalk phone to my use to be contract verizon blackberry and still keep the straight talk plan?? I have been looking for answers and i can not seem to find any Thanks

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      mike446 4 years ago

      NO YOU CAN NOT FLASH TO STRAIGHT TALK.

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      vivicia 4 years ago

      Have page plus want to use virizon smsung 4g if i flash my phone would it work with text Internet phone

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      Billy 4 years ago

      Yo can you tell me if it could be possible to get my motorola triumph to straight talk ive seen people do it online and i know you have to buy a phone and use the esn and whatever so if you can let me know something that would be cool thanks

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      Tyler 4 years ago

      Can u flash t-mobile to a sprint phone

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      Adamu kaka 4 years ago

      how can flash nokia cell phone mobile?

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      Adamu kaka 4 years ago

      how to flash a nokia cell phone mobile.?

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      JCLARK41 4 years ago

      Hi Mike. I already have a Boost Mobile account and currently have the Samsung Prevail. I'm thinking about purchasing the HTC EVO 4G and flashing it to Boost. Would I need to go to Boost and ask to add the new ESN or would they let me use the Prevail's ESN?

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      mike446 4 years ago

      You can not swap ESN's you will need to add your ESN number to Boost.

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      jimmy chahal 4 years ago

      confuse

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      Jamie 4 years ago

      Can I flash my photon from sprint to boost? I have a boost account set up but can't stand the old phone would like to use my photon in place of it. Thanks.

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      aara 4 years ago

      what about virgin mobile to tmobile?

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      mike446 4 years ago

      You can not flash to T-Mobile as they are a GSM network not a CDMA.

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      Danacan 4 years ago

      Can a Verizon Motorola Droid razr be flashed to sprint?

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      wademonroe 4 years ago

      I have Virgin Mobile service but my virgin phone tries my patience with all the memory limitations. I also have a Motorola Bionic from Verizon. This phone has a Sim card in it and I see you saying Sim card phones can't be flashed. Any chance I could Get that killer virgin mobile service on this killer phone?

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      Lea Williams 4 years ago

      Your Motorola Bionic has a sim card for traveling overseas, either that or you re referring to an SD card, which is not the same thing. As I am not familiar with this particular phone, I cannot say which it is. Either way, I don't see any way for you to get Virgin's service on your Verizon phone. It is possible to get Boost mobile on Sprint phones, however. Talk to a Boost mobile person about it.

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      Lea Williams 4 years ago

      mike446 having worked for US Cellular, I can tell you that is not the case. Most representatives will not let you use another phone on their network, they want to sell you a phone.

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      mike446 4 years ago

      I don't know about US Cellular but most carriers have given up on selling you a phone in order to connect to their network. Remember the money for the carriers is in selling you their service. They make very little on selling you a phone. Carriers like PagePlus,Cricket and Metro PCS all have grow by leaps and bounds since they have allow other phones on their networks.

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      terry 4 years ago

      I just got a triumph with virgin and would like to put it on str8 talk. It is not a sim phone is this possible? Or would metro be better?

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      Bret 4 years ago

      I just got a Verizon iPhone 4. I have a line with US Cellular currently, can I just put/flash my iPhone on that line and get my other phone off? The nice lady at one of the stores wouldn't even touch my phone because it's an Apple product.

      Thanks Mike :)

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      mike446 4 years ago

      You can flash your Verizon iphone but only talk and test will work.

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      Teri 4 years ago

      I have a Sprint Galaxy S II with no sim card, can I flash this onto a prepaid network like Net 10?

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      titi 4 years ago

      Hi I would like to know how to go about getting out of a at&t contract I have an infused android and I would like to switch to anotht Carrier with a cheaper rate plan

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      mimix 4 years ago

      Can I flash a HTC EVO to Metro PCS?

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      Drew 4 years ago

      I have a Verizon iPhone And I want to flash it to the $50 prepaid plan is that possible

      Do you know someone who can do it

      If it is possible or you can do it email me kaitholland8810@gmail.com

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      Carolyn 4 years ago

      I have a verizon android LG with a sim card and want to switch to Straight talk, can I flash this phone? I don't want to try and mess it up.

      Thanks,

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      mike446 4 years ago

      You just need a new sim card for Straight Talk to switch over. Contact Straight Talk.

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      OrrelleUnique 4 years ago

      can you flash a sprint phone to make it work with a virgin mobile account?

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      Blessed1 4 years ago

      Have anyone ever flashed an IPhone over to boost or metro pcs? Is it possible?

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      brandon rich 4 years ago

      Can i flash a Verizon Samsung charge and if so what carriers can i use? preferably t mobile

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      BSANDOV1 4 years ago

      Hello Mike, I read all the posts but still I am not sure if I have a Samsung s2 that I wish to Metro, can it still have internet? I called metro they they said only txt & talk, but I dnt trust them. Can you tell me if it is possible and if so how to enable all the features and internet.

      Thank you (you're AWESOMEEEE) =D

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      mike446 4 years ago

      Ask your question to the Metro tech support not customer service for the answer.

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      nuhpoor 4 years ago

      will i be able to get the internet after flashing a droid a855 (driod 1) from Verizon to metro

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      XxTJ1230xX 4 years ago

      I have a HTC Droid Incredible 2 from Verizon and it has a sin card in it but I've seen it posted above that it a CDMA device. I am wondering if I can get this flashed to Virgin Mobile or Boost Mobile. Maybe even Metro PCS if it is possible, how do I do it. Virgin Mobile is my main choice if it is possible

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      mike446 4 years ago

      Your phone may be a duel phone which can be used over seas. If your current carrier is Verizon, which is a CDMA carrier your phone can be flashed.

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      Raymond 4 years ago

      Hi I have an IPhone 4 from sprint and they just turned it off due to non payment, can I flash it over to my boost mobile account and use the phone.

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      mike446 4 years ago

      If your phone was turned off due to non payment your ESN number is probably flagged and you will have trouble getting service from other carriers.

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      zach 4 years ago

      hi i have a verizon droid razr that i would like flashed to boost mobile. the only problem would be a bad esn. can you help me out?

      zactheripper@hotmail.com

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      maryann23 4 years ago

      hey mike i have a DROID 3 by MOTOROLA from verizon can i flash it to boostmobile?

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      mike446 4 years ago

      Flashing a Droid to Boost is no problem.

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      deckarmiles31 4 years ago

      hey n i have a verizon cdma droid x2 can anyone tell me how to flash it to straight talk

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      mike446 4 years ago

      You can not flash to Straight Talk.

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      bdiblasio 4 years ago

      Hey there. How can I port my number after using the flash-program ? Would I take my phone into a MetroPCS store afterwards ? Thank you so much !

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      Vitalligo 4 years ago

      If I flash my LG Optimus Elite to Verizon from Virgin Mobile, will I still have 3G and WIFI?

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      David 4 years ago

      Flashing to boost and straight talk is possible but is just not really encouraged. There is a huge grey area in the fact that you have to change the esn of the flashed phone to make it compatible with the network. Most legitimate flashers will not do this.

      It is not true that all CDMA phones can be flashed. Some of the newer 4g lte phones, samsung models, do not have nam memory in the phone and therefor there is nothing to program. These phones, such as the charge, the new verizon nexus, stratosphere cannot be flashed.

      I can also promise you that you should not pay the reccommended website as they are just offering software that is free for download all over the internet.

      There are plenty of sites that will flash your phone for you such as http://remotesquad.com and http://flashedphones.net

      These are much better options, because even with the necessary programs, the knowledge is what is necessary. Just because you bought oil doesn't mean you can change the oil on your car.

      If you mush flash the phone for yourself the only program really needed is CDMA workshop and can be purchased legitimatley at cdmaware.com

      Hope this clears up what is left out of this post.

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      nefer 4 years ago

      I have a sprint cdma iphone 4 n 4s and i want to flash it to boost mobile PLZ help no one i know knows how to do it email me at nefer2211@yahoo.com , thanks !

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      Aaron 4 years ago

      Hey, Mike. I am thinking about buying a Verizon Motorola Droid X soon and I wanna switch it to PagePlus. Will I still be able to download apps like Facebook and such on PagePlus?

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      mike446 4 years ago

      Yes you can flash a Droid to Page Plus and be able to get talk text and data plus all your apps.

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      kam 4 years ago

      can you teach someone how to flash phones??

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      kam 4 years ago

      because im having a hard time learning to flash

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      chavarria 4 years ago

      Hey Mike, I would like to switch from Verizon to boost mobile, but I want to keep the same number, I have a htc resound, how would I do that? My main concern is being able to keep.the same number. Thanks for.this thread btw.

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      mike446 4 years ago

      After you flash your phone setup an account with Boost and as them to port your number over. They will be happy to help you.

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      jennifer 4 years ago

      I have a Verizon DROID incredible 2. My mom has a boost account and her android phone crapped out. Can I flash my incredible 2 to boost and if so will she be able to use internet on it or just talk and text?

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      morgan10675 4 years ago

      can you flash a verizon iphone or android phone of any kind to verizon no contract 50 unlimited plan? where i live verizon comes in the best and this would be the only way i could afford a smartphone with verizon.

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      Ken 4 years ago

      can u change a sprint samsung transform to verison wireless?

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      mike446 4 years ago

      Flashing your phone from Sprint to Verizon is no problem.

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      morgan10675 4 years ago

      how about verizons no contract 50 dollar unlimited

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      mike446 4 years ago

      Yes you can tak advantage of all Verizon plans.

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      morgan10675 4 years ago

      I was told you cannot use a verizon iphone on verizons no contract plan because it only accepts the contract plans. so can you use a sprint iphone on the verizon no contract 50 dollar plan?

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      mike446 4 years ago

      You can not flash an iphone and get data only talk and text.

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      morgan10675 4 years ago

      but you can any sprint or verizon android and have data text and talk. am i right?

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      mike446 4 years ago

      Yes any sprint android should get data text and talk on Verizon once flashed.

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      jakki 4 years ago

      Can you flash a verizon phone to sprint?

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      mike446 4 years ago

      Yes you can flash your Verizon phone to Sprint.

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      Fabi C 4 years ago

      Hi Mike,when i flashed an Htc EVO 4G sprint to Metro Pcs ,can i using the internet in the cell?

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      fabianabia 4 years ago

      Can I connect my nexus s 4g to boost

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      mike446 4 years ago

      Nexus to Boost is no problem.

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      davi 4 years ago

      can u flash tecno phone

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      mikey 4 years ago

      can i flash a cricket prepaid over to verizon prepay?

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      mike446 4 years ago

      Yes you can flash from a Cricket plan to a Verizon plan.

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      i.wandaif 4 years ago

      I have a htc prepaid virgin mobile can i flash it to Verizon prepaid and still have all functions such as data and pic messaging?

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      Bob56 4 years ago

      i have a prepaid motorola triumph from virgin mobile, can i flash it to blugrass cellular since they are both cdma networks?

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      mike446 4 years ago

      You can flash your CDMA phone to any CDMA carrier with the exception of Straight Talk.

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      jamila1981 4 years ago

      Can I flash a sprint phone with a boost mobile account back to sprint?

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      bill 4 years ago

      can you flash a verizon droid razr to virgin mobile?

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      Chris 4 years ago

      I have been told that flashing a verizon phone to straight talk absolutley works. Has anyone heard any diffrently? This was from a company that has been flashing for at least 5 years.

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      mike446 4 years ago

      Straight Talk will not add your ESN to their data base so you will not get service. Some people will buy a phone from Straight Talk and then clone the ESN of that phone onto another to get it to work but this is very illegal.

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      elizabeth 4 years ago

      i got a verizon iphone 4 cdma bad esn number that i want to hook up with another carrier and be able to use the phone and all its capabilities data talk text ect. what other cdma can i get service with

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      mike446 4 years ago

      A lot depends on why the ESN is bad. If it is because of non payment of a bill then you may have a problem as most carriers now share such information and will not activate you on their service.

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      mrsmissy 4 years ago

      Can I switch my Droid X and LG Ally from Verizon to Cricket and still get everything working including picture messaging?

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      mike446 4 years ago

      Cricket and Page Plus are two of the easiest services to get all functions working on once you switch so you should have no problems.

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      your name 4 years ago

      Really, every other question is about straight talk. How many times do you need to answer this??????

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      jamila1981 4 years ago

      Hello Mike,

      Can I flash a sprint phone that has already been flashed to boost mobile back to sprint?

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      mike446 4 years ago

      Yes you can reflash any phone to any CDMA carrier.

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      Jeremy 4 years ago

      could i get some tips on flashing a gzone rock to boostmobile?

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      ariz0nacardinals 4 years ago from Boise Idaho

      I just got this new phone that has only been released since last year and there's not very many who have seen this phone. It's a military phone with more bells and whistles than you can ever imagine. It even has a non electrical charging system that manually hand cranks with a USB connector. The phone requires 2 sim cards and I currently use verizon and have the gzone boulder and I am wanting to flash this phone. The maker is Jinhan U-Mate commander pro. Are sim cards still readily available by those independent flash phone outlets? I found out Verizon only flashes phones at the corporate locations not those bullfrog outlets.

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      MsDas 4 years ago

      Is it possible to flash my verizon HTC Droid Incredible? If so, which carriers are the best to flash to as I want my web and everything to function properly. Thanks!

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      mike446 4 years ago

      Yes you can flash an HTC Droid. I suggest Page Plus or Cricket for an easy flash and all functions working.

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      Ari 4 years ago

      can a NEXUS S 4G from Sprint be fully flashed to Cricket?

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      Alex 4 years ago

      Can I flash my AT&T ipad 3 generation to sprint?

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      Thomas 4 years ago

      Great site. Answered MOST of my questions and glad you saved me bucks also. Criket wanted to charge $60 to flash my working droid 2. Now I can do it myself and from what I'm reading, for a $24, unlimited flashing software fee. Is this correct. Thx Mike

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      mike446 4 years ago

      Yes that is correct.

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      Tia Bell 4 years ago

      How do I falsh A Samsung Galaxy S2 ( Sprint ) to boost?

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      robert 4 years ago

      I have a Verizon htc merge, it has the option of gsm(it has a sim card), cdma, or global..... can i use it on straight talk? and if so, what would i have to do?

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      kai 4 years ago

      can i flash a tracfone to a verizon g zone

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      Ashlee 4 years ago

      Can u flash a Sprint i phone 4 with a bad esn to a pre paid carrier?

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      Hendry 4 years ago

      Hello, can i flash us cellular samsung galaxy note 2 to cdma provider outside USA? Can you tell me how? Thank you for your response.

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      Emilio 4 years ago

      Hi i need some help locating the CDMA software can someone please help

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      Andy Griffith 4 years ago from Prattville, Alabama

      I have a htc evo 3d on straight talk. I want to add another one got all software just need a guide with easy instructions on how to do it. It is a pre pay phone got the same one htc evo want to put it on straight talk like my other one. I will donate for the info thank you

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      chad 4 years ago

      i got me htc evo phone flashed but my internet isn't working how do i get it working

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      akashsargade 4 years ago

      can i flash a samsung e2232 with data cable without any box

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      jio 4 years ago

      how can i unlock a cdma samsung i770 ? i need to travel and im trying to use a t mobile simcard on this verizon phone. its tellin me its locked

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      Ananda 4 years ago

      How can I flash Samsung SGH N400.

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      hohner0006 4 years ago

      I have a samsung alias 2 from verizon...I bought it used and it has the old Alltel programing on it yet (which is not supported in S. Dakota) and it needs to be changed to verizon wireless to work properly. How can I change this to accept the local program?

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      rai 3 years ago

      can anybody help in flashing

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      lilmama 3 years ago

      Hi, I have a lg ls670 sprint phone that was flashed to straight talk now I purchased a lg l55c straight talk but straight talk stated that it doesn't cover sprint tower in my area which is 31024. I don't want to change my number and the current phone lg ls670 is on Verizon tower what can I do

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      Firdaws abdul 3 years ago

      Hi,my name firdaws...just wanted to ask what to do about a certain matter.......i stupidly forgot my phone password (Sony Ericsson R800i)...so i was asking if it needs flashing or something like that and how do i do that???.....

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      Edwin 3 years ago

      Hi, my name is Edwin... how can i flash samsung galaxy trend?

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      Grace 3 years ago

      News from Straight Talk......

      Kobe: Please be informed that Straight Talk Wireless now offers BYOP;

      also known as Bring Your Own Phone. You now have the option to activate

      any unlocked GSM technology phone. To activate your unlocked GSM

      technology phone, you will need to purchase a SIM card and a service

      plan. Only the unlimited service plan can be used with this program.

      However, BlackBerry, and branded TracFone, SafeLink, NET10 or Straight

      Talk phones will not work with this program. You may purchase our BYOP

      SIM cards on our website at http://www.straighttalksim.com or at

      selected Wal-Mart retailer.

      Kobe: On the other hand, our BYOP program will now include CDMA phones.

      You will be able to bring your CDMA phone to Straight Talk by purchasing

      a Network Access Code, for $14.99 plus tax, and an Unlimited or

      Unlimited ILD (International Long Distance) Airtime Plan. In addition,

      the Network Access Code will serve as a key to load and identify the

      phones in the system. However, we cannot activate your handset with our

      CDMA BYOP program if it would fall under the following:

      Kobe: • Phones that are 4G LTE technology.

      • Our branded phones (TracFone, NET10, Straight Talk, SafeLink, or

      Telcel America)

      • iPhone 5, BlackBerry, iPads, or tablets.

      Grace: so your system doesn't have 4G ?

      Grace: or is that for the home phones

      Kobe: We have 4G data service. However, we still do not have 4G LTE.

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      motilal rawat 3 years ago

      my nokia 1200 RH-99 product code not support and i couldn't download its data pakage &i couldn't flash my nokia 1200. please help me.

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      Jennifer 3 years ago

      Hello I was wondering if I can flash a verizon droid m to straight talk because Verizon prepaid doesn't allow you to have a 4g phone on a prepaid plan.

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      Tristenn101 3 years ago

      Hello, I have a US Cellular Note 2 that I would like to flash to my Boost Mobile account, is there software out there that will allow me to do this?

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      Muhammad Jamshed 3 years ago

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      CdmaFlashingSoftware 3 years ago

      If you need any of your devices flashed come to: http://cdmaflashingsoftware.com/

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      Sam 3 years ago

      Can a sprint iphone 4S (cdma) 6.1.3, be flashed to Pageplus?

      do u have instructions to manually do this?

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      dunga 3 years ago

      hi please can you tell me the name of the software which is used to flash mobile phones?

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      lallen 3 years ago

      I have a Samsung galaxy axion, I am thinking about going to page plus can my phone be flashed. If it can do I buy the service and port my number first or do I flash then port my number and get service. I am new to this so I know nothing other than I need to save money.

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      Elise Reece 3 years ago

      I have a sprint samsung galaxy s3 with a bad esn number that i bought off of ebay. i want to flash it to a carrier called Ntelos wireless/Frawg wireless. i currently have a flashed phone that has Ntelos service on it so basically i just want to flash the s3 and transfer my service from this phone to the s3.... can anyone help??? i have CDMA Workshop full version just need help

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      Brandy 3 years ago

      I have a sprint galaxy s epic that has been previously flashed to pageplus. I changed services and ported my number. Now I want to simply re-activate the same galaxy phone with a different number on pageplus again for my daughter. The dealer told me I would have to pay to flash the phone again. Is this true? Why?

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      John 3 years ago

      Hello I have a iPhone 5s CDMA from u.s cellular carrier can this be flashed to us on page plus or straight talk

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      Rhea 3 years ago

      I have a Samsung Galaxy 7.7 4G LTE VERIZON Tablet that I would like to use in Canada. Is there any way I can unlock it so I can use a Canadian carrier?

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      Kathy 3 years ago

      Can I flash an HTC droid dna to straight talk ?

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      surya 3 years ago

      Hai my phone model was karbon smart A3 how to flash?

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      Alicia 3 years ago

      Please help I have service with a local company and I can't upgrade for two years but this phone sucks it does have a SIM card so I know it's a CDMA can any CDMA phone work to flash please let me know thanks!!

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      Jasmine S. 3 years ago

      I have a iPhone 4 thru AT&T can i make it straight talk service or boost Mobile service?

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      Reva 3 years ago

      I broke my cricket phone. So i went to a cricket retail store & bought a Samsung Galaxy S3 which is Sprint flashed to cricket. Why am i not using cricket towers? On my broken phone i had full bars on this one i have none. I had sprint before with brand new phone & returned it after 1 day because of service & went back to cricket

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      josh 3 years ago

      I have a galaxy prevail 2 thru boost mobile and I would like to flash it to metro but I kno metro phones have sim cards now so is it still possible ?and if so would all my features work mainly referring internet would it still run at 3g? Ive been trYing to this for 3 weeks now lol please help me. I really appreciate it thanks.

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      Gloria 3 years ago

      I have a A Samsun Galaxy Prevail

      I am not able to get my updates, as

      it it says I am low on space.

      Spoke to Samsun, was told to go to

      Best buy, to to a reflash, has anyone

      out there had a reflash is it an expensive deal, Is there another way, w/o going to best buy?

      If there is someone out there who has an answer, pls let me know.

      At Gloriaantoine@yahoo.com

      Thanks a lot.

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      ddd 3 years ago

      Can I flash a Samsung galaxy s3 tmobile to boost mobile

      le

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      tiffany24161 3 years ago

      mike446 is it possible to flash a sprint phone to virgin mobile? its a samsung galaxy.

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      kiki 3 years ago

      How do I switch my Samsung galaxy 3 cdma sprint phone over to straight talk?

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      Nee Nee 3 years ago

      Hi can a galaxy note II be flashesd to pageplus?

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      ms11354 3 years ago

      Hello, i have a LG OPTIMUS G E970 with atat and wanted to know if i could switch to staight talk? My sims card is on the side of my phone not under my battery. On straight talk website tthere are 2 sims to choose from, i dont know which one i need....the micro or regular? Thanks

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      jay1000 3 years ago

      Yes I wanted to know if I had a Verizon Samsung galaxy note3 how could I get it over to straight talk also I wanted to know I can't do the thing with san number could it also if not could I switch to virgin mobile

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      Koolister 3 years ago

      I am wanting to flash a Samsung Galaxy S2 from sprint over to tracfone is that even possible? If so where could I get the information for that.

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      dark27knight 3 years ago

      Hello Mike...

      Can you help me out with flashing my phone? I have a Verizon Samsung Galaxy S3 (1535) the phone I'm wanting to flash to and my current phone Metro PCS phone. I would appreciate it so much if you could help me out please. My email: johnathan27@gmail.com

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      Megan 3 years ago

      I have a basic casio boulder that I want to use on prepaid how.would I.do that since its a flip phone

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      gracela v dodson 3 years ago

      Hi, I bought my new galaxy s4 600.prepaid in Tucson az ,they told me that were I live Haysville n c ,that it will work ,well not im here and the phone dose work in this area ,so no im freaking out ,I tried for 3 days contecting them and no answer I call straight talk to see if they can help me and they said no ,they said I had to get another phone ,WHAT!! so im so upset I don't no what to do ,im on a budget and I have to have a phone for my doctors app. can I flash this phone !!Please help!

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      Maitriya 3 years ago

      I have a boost mobile htc one sv and it's rooted. Do I need to unroot it before flashing the new no.?

      And which software should I use?

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      Robert Canady 3 years ago

      I need someone to flash my Verizon note 2 back to straight talk. It worked great on straight talk. After I defaulted phone it will make calls but not any data, only Wi-Fi. It says Verizon sim and cannot change apn settings.

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      kingsoldotrose 3 years ago

      my roommate has an android note 2( not the galaxy note 2) that she bought unblocked. Can you help me flash it for straight talk????

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      vandi 3 years ago

      I have a Galaxy II with Boost Mobile, is it possible to flash it over to Straight Talk?

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      Angela 3 years ago

      hi can you add my site to the LINKS? thanks

      angelabrooks741 gmail.com

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      c.j 3 years ago

      hw can i code my mtn line to be american line

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      Jenn 3 years ago

      I got an S4 from a friend who is on Sprint. Had not activated phone but did have new phone number for it. Took it to my carrier, Cricket, and they flashed the phone, however it is still trying to activate on Sprint and saying there is no SIMS card. I plan on taking it back and telling them they missed a step when flashing but didn't know if there is something simple I could do so I didn't have to go and stand around the Cricket store today. Please advise, and thank you.

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      Andy Griffith 3 years ago from Prattville, Alabama

      Take it back to whoever flashed it and tell them to deleate the file called sprintDM.apk make a copy or backup of that file on SD card or computer just in case you ever need to go back to sprint. phone may need to be rooted to do this. after flash if you want to you can download the app called nobloat and it will remove all the spring junk if any is on the phone. call or text 5863937008 this is who does all my phones. He is the one that fixed my problem which is the same problem your having now. Also the picture text and all that will work. He can do a remote flash from you computer at your home. here is the website im sure you can get your problem solved. http://genxwireless.net/contact-us

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      ken 3 years ago

      @c.j i can code your mtn line to be american line. qnslabe92@gmail.com

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      matt 3 years ago

      Can I flesh a phone wuthout using a p.c or a labtop? Plz reply back to mattho928@gmail.com thank u.

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      chris 3 years ago

      Can you flash an att phone to T-Mobile?

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      Dunn 3 years ago

      Im kinda computer retarded but I have a sprint galaxy S3 n im trying 2 flash it 2 metro. Id like 2 do it myself because everyone either says it cant b done or they want 2 charge an arm n a leg. Is there a way 2 flash it 4 dummies like me? I dont mind buying the software but im worried about messing my phone up. Any ideas?

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      mariav703 3 years ago

      Can i flash my Sprint Samsung Galaxy S4 mini to metro or AIO wireless even though it has a SIM card..?

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      cwill 2 years ago

      I have a sprint moto x i purchased off contract i am currently on t=mobile i was wondering because it does have a sim card can it be flashed to t-mobile network?

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      misterB 2 years ago

      TT. Mike446

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      Hriata 2 years ago

      how do i flash the phone

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      Mannie 2 years ago

      I am under a sprint contract using a htc evo. Is there a way that I could use a verision droid 3 so that can be able to use it under my spint contract? (I dont have the sim card ) if so could you please show me?

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      vilmarie 2 years ago

      I have a verizon iPhone 4s can i flashed to metro pcs

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      John 2 years ago

      Can i flash my Sprint Iphone 4 to Verizon

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      carolyn d 2 years ago

      Can i flash a lg g2 and a moto x verizon contract phone to straight talk? If so wheres the web site i cant find it

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      Markie Villena 2 years ago from Natchitoches, Louisiana

      not sure if you still read these. but if you happen to, i hope that you can help. i have a sprint iphone device but the esn is associated with the verizon network. does that mean it has already been flashed to verizon? and i've tried activating it through verizon but the device doesn't seem to activate?

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      Alisa Godfrey 2 years ago

      Okay I have a Galaxy rush frm boost mobile and I have a iPhone 4 frm verizon. Am tryin to get the iPhone flashed to boost mobile so I can my old number is this possible?

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      GilbosCzxss 2 years ago

      Which are some of the phone flashing sofware?

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      Robert S 2 years ago

      I have a I290 phone formerly from Boostmobile.But now I can not use because of sim card.Can this phone be flashed?

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      Charles Norton 2 years ago

      I have been debating on whether or not I should get a new phone. My network is AT&T and sometimes I feel like my service is spotty. Until today, I did not know about cell phone flashing. Does it only work to go from CDMA phones to GSM phones? Or can you flash to either one?

      http://commpluswv.net

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      ashley 2 years ago

      I have a galaxy s2 (bluegrass ) can it be flashed ro straight talk?

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      lewis 2 years ago

      can i flash a hisense prime 1

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      Melissa 17 months ago

      Can I flash a Kyocera Event smart phone to Assurance Wireless(Virgin Mobile)?

      How? Which website?

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      Brandon 10 months ago

      Can I flash a cricket HTC 626s to t mobile and I also have a t mobile HTC 626 that the guy didn't pay his bill so it won't unlock. What do I do?

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      dalila 5 months ago

      would I be able to flash my metropcs device to work under Verizon service?

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      D fisher 3 months ago

      Can i use my unocked sprint note5 on straight talks verizon compatible sim card.

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      Roberta T Abeyta 4 weeks ago

      How do I flash a metro phone to Choice service? Samsung phone

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