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    Question Flash to Boost Mobile?

    Is it possible to Flash an Unlocked iPhone 4S to Boost Mobile?
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    Quote Originally Posted by ariellemerperle View Post
    Is it possible to Flash an Unlocked iPhone 4S to Boost Mobile?
    not that I know of.. is boost a cmda network?
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    i think a sprint iphone4S you may since its CDMA. but those w/o a contract new/used are pricey
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    Quote Originally Posted by sjperformance View Post
    i think a sprint iphone4S you may since its CDMA. but those w/o a contract new/used are pricey
    all iPhone 4s's have a cdma radio in them... there all identical this time around.. they all have both cdma and gsm
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    correct my bad i forgot. apple is smart just making one device with both cdma/gsm. one production line
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    so,can you flash it to boost mobile if it is unlocked or on sprint?
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    Not trying to bash the post but I believe these type of post may be in violation of the boards terms.

    Typically forums steer clear of this type of thing

    I could be wrong so take it with a grain of salt, but I just wanted to mention it.
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    actually it's not now can someone please answer my question? f***
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    Quote Originally Posted by ariellemerperle View Post
    actually it's not now can someone please answer my question? f***
    Relax. I was just mentioning it. And honestly, I'm not sure about that... I'd be careful with this type of post. Flashing is a subject that many forums ban because it can cause some concern.

    Good luck w your research and no need to get worked up w someone trying to help.
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    the answer is this

    if boost is a cdma company no you cant...


    if its a gsm company yes you can if your phone is unlocked...

    thats why I asked if boost is cdma or what? but obviously you skipped over that part..
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    Quote Originally Posted by noaim View Post
    the answer is this

    if boost is a cdma company no you cant...


    if its a gsm company yes you can if your phone is unlocked...

    thats why I asked if boost is cdma or what? but obviously you skipped over that part..
    Boost has both iDen and CDMA. I believe they started on the iDen network and now have CDMA device as well.
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    Quote Originally Posted by noaim View Post
    the answer is this

    if boost is a cdma company no you cant...


    if its a gsm company yes you can if your phone is unlocked...

    thats why I asked if boost is cdma or what? but obviously you skipped over that part..
    Boost Mobile is CDMA and it runs off Sprint's network .....I was reading somewhere that you can flash an iPhone 4 on MetroPCS
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    Quote Originally Posted by ariellemerperle View Post
    Boost Mobile is CDMA and it runs off Sprint's network .....I was reading somewhere that you can flash an iPhone 4 on MetroPCS
    Boost is both iDen and CDMA. Moving towards CDMA as as the iDen network gets phased out. I believe they have made a commitment to support it through 2013. Not positive but I think that's what I heard.

    I would doubt that this would be something that can be done easily as I've never heard of people flashing iPhones to unsupported networks.

    Why not just go with a carrier that offers the iPhone? That way you would get support and a warrantee if you needed it?
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    well I was reading on CDMA Gurus that you can flash one over to MetroPCS. anyways I have Sprint and I can't get one without paying retail price plus $100/mo is too much for me that's why I was thinking Boost Mobile because they use Sprint's network and I can roam on Verizon.....also Sprint is phasing out iDen in 2013
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    Quote Originally Posted by ariellemerperle View Post
    well I was reading on CDMA Gurus that you can flash one over to MetroPCS. anyways I have Sprint and I can't get one without paying retail price plus $100/mo is too much for me that's why I was thinking Boost Mobile because they use Sprint's network and I can roam on Verizon.....also Sprint is phasing out iDen in 2013
    boost cdma network only uses sprints cdma services, and does not roam on Verizon.
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    I saw you can even unlock to CricKet, as well with an iPhone 4 Verizon.
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    Quote Originally Posted by migueljonathan View Post
    I saw you can even unlock to CricKet, as well with an iPhone 4 Verizon.
    its not an unlock it would have to be flashed... cdma phones dont get "unlocked" gsm phones do.
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    It's very unlikely that you could get an iP4 working on Boost. They would need to add the ESN to their database, which is something I doubt they'd do.
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    You will have to ESN Clone a phone from boost mobile and swap it with the iPhone ESN
    then the ESN will work on boost mobiles servers but in order for you to do that you need the spc of the iphone which is hard the obtain. if you get the spc you are able to unlock the phone. try using cdma workshop thats the program you need also you need to grab the donor phone info using QPST i believe but it's not currently possible due to apple making the os so refined that you can't get the esn so if were you i would just waita while there is probably someone on the scene working on it

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