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    Default Can I have two phones with the same number?

    Can I have two phones, a black iPhone 4S and a white iPhone 4S, both with the same number from Sprint ? I would like to have one of each color but don't necessarily want another phone number. Is this possible?

    Does anyone have both the black and the white iPhone 4S?
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    You would have to constantly do an ESN swap, which entails calling Sprint and having them activate the other phone. You can't have them both active simultaneously.
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    If you had AT&T you could just swap sim cards between the two devices.


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    Thanks Alli and dieselboy27 for the replies. Maybe I can just have an account at two different carriers and have my main number forward calls to the other phone when I'm using it?
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    Use google voice. You can use it with all your devices.
    It's a damn shame what they did to that dog!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by nite732 View Post
    Use google voice. You can use it with all your devices.
    You know nite732, I actually have a google voice number and it just never occurred to me to just use that number on both phones.

    Thanks for the tip and for jogging my brain into think mode!
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    Quote Originally Posted by AlanG4s View Post
    You know nite732, I actually have a google voice number and it just never occurred to me to just use that number on both phones.

    Thanks for the tip and for jogging my brain into think mode!
    Yeah I'm coming from AT&T and miss swapping phones. Every time you do it with the iPhone on sprint you have to reset the iPhone to activate it again. It is a pain.
    It's a damn shame what they did to that dog!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by AlanG4s View Post
    You know nite732, I actually have a google voice number and it just never occurred to me to just use that number on both phones.

    Thanks for the tip and for jogging my brain into think mode!
    Before you do that....go through the Sprint Google Voice Integration & convert your primary # (one you are using now as your GV #). If you like your GV # & use it currently, then create yourself a new Gmail account & get a GV # with that account. This way, you get to keep your Primary # & your original GV#.

    Then you can have your Primary (new GV#) ring on both phones & still set up your current GV # to also ring on both handsets. Hope that kinda makes sense!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by lamonicaj View Post
    Before you do that....go through the Sprint Google Voice Integration & convert your primary # (one you are using now as your GV #). If you like your GV # & use it currently, then create yourself a new Gmail account & get a GV # with that account. This way, you get to keep your Primary # & your original GV#.

    Then you can have your Primary (new GV#) ring on both phones & still set up your current GV # to also ring on both handsets. Hope that kinda makes sense!!!
    Let me read this a few times to absorb it and then it will make sense - until then THANK YOU for sharing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by nite732 View Post
    Use google voice. You can use it with all your devices.
    Thats the easy answer right there. I have a GV number that I give out instead of the 'real' cell number. Added bonus...start getting bogus phone calls, just block them and they are gone. super easy.

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