View Full Version : Verizon Phone with Sprint question
December 23rd, 2007, 08:13 PM
I lost my cell phone, so I needed a new one and my dad gave me his old one except its a Verizon phone, a Kyocera I think its called.
Is it possible to use my sprint service on this verizon phone?
December 23rd, 2007, 09:14 PM
what is the model? That is a huge dependency of this.
December 23rd, 2007, 09:26 PM
its possible but it really depends on the model and also verizon has a deal when the contract is up they will unlock your phone, but this agreement was only put in place like 6-8 month ago so it might not apply, id say the model would determine it more than the state of locktatude
December 23rd, 2007, 09:51 PM
It says in phone info:
SW Version: MD188.8.131.52
Factory Config: KX2_Verizon_MD10273_P01
Does that help at all?
December 23rd, 2007, 11:51 PM
I'd just take it to your local sprint store and ask them (the real sprint store with real techs, not those crappy resellers).
December 23rd, 2007, 11:55 PM
It always depends. Best case is they can activate the phone, at which time the phone only will work but none of your other features (internet, text messaging, etc..) will work. This is due to how your phone is provisioned on the network. IMO, I'd call up Sprint and ask to speak with Tech Support. Normally the reps in the store aren't going to be able to do much for you, but it doesnt hurt to try if it is convenient.
This is something that Sprint is trying to get away from with the Open Handset Alliance.
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