Welcome to the iMore Forums Create Your Account or Ask a Question Answers in 5 minutes - no registration required!
Results 1 to 8 of 8
Like Tree1Likes
  • 1 Post By brianmiddleton
  1. Thread AuthorThread Author   #1  
    brianmiddleton's Avatar
    iMore Newbie

    Posts
    39 Posts
    Global Posts
    41 Global Posts

    Default unlocked sprint 7 plus on att

    ok I've finally found an iphone 7 plus but its sprint.. I'm on att... from what I understand, if I buy it unlocked (which I am), I can literally stick my att sim card in it and it'll work... these apple employees are confusing me though... they keep saying stuff like it might not work as well as an att phone cause its a sprint phone... an apple worker said something about it not being specced for att networks.. is this true? basically what I'm asking is wont my unlocked sprint iphone 7 plus work just as good on an att iphone 7 plus on the att network? my data speeds wont be slower or anything right? my understanding is that the verzion and sprint phones are IDENTICAL to the att tmobile phones (other than the cdma radios).
  2. #2  
    FaisDogg's Avatar
    iMore Intermediate

    Posts
    132 Posts
    Global Posts
    684 Global Posts

    Default Re: unlocked sprint 7 plus on att

    In my understanding, there are only two versions of iPhone 7: one with CDMA radios, and the second without CDMA. GSM capabilities are identical on all iphones.  employees are usually pretty uninformed (dumb) about their products.
  3. #3  

    Default Re: unlocked sprint 7 plus on att

    I know for sure Sprint and Verizon iPhone 7 devices can go between either network. I thought the only differences were with the CDMA radios among the iPhones and so any of them will work on AT&T, but I'm not 100% sure about that. I'd probably listen to what Apple is advising just to be safe.
  4. Thread AuthorThread Author   #4  
    brianmiddleton's Avatar
    iMore Newbie

    Posts
    39 Posts
    Global Posts
    41 Global Posts

    Default Re: unlocked sprint 7 plus on att

    faisdogg, I'm looking at the apple iphone 7 tech specs on the apple website and that's what I'm seeing too.. the only difference is the cdma radios...both have the exact same gsm radios... so my data speeds should not be affected... thank you guys
  5. #5  
    jayk82's Avatar
    iMore Intermediate

    Posts
    266 Posts
    Global Posts
    627 Global Posts

    Default Re: unlocked sprint 7 plus on att

    From what I've seen on the forums, the Sprint & Verizon will work with almost any carrier in the U.S. & China. I can verify the Verizon model, I popped in my AT&T sim today and working perfectly. However, I've also seen on the forums that if the Sprint model is activated, it will be locked to Sprint for 60 days. Shouldn't be the case if you're buying outright, but I have seen that being said around here.
  6. #6  

    Default Re: unlocked sprint 7 plus on att

    The Verizon and sprint models are the same. The previous posters are right. The modems support both cdma and gsm networks. It will work just fine for ATT. I am using a Verizon iPhone 7 on ATT right now.
  7. Thread AuthorThread Author   #7  
    brianmiddleton's Avatar
    iMore Newbie

    Posts
    39 Posts
    Global Posts
    41 Global Posts

    Default Re: unlocked sprint 7 plus on att

    Uui
  8. Thread AuthorThread Author   #8  
    brianmiddleton's Avatar
    iMore Newbie

    Posts
    39 Posts
    Global Posts
    41 Global Posts

    Default Re: unlocked sprint 7 plus on att

    I'm currently using a iPhone 7 plus 128 black sprint on att.. works perfectly.. just put my att sim in the there and it worked perfectly.. I'm glad I got the reservation.. I cancelled my att order.. thanks for the help guys
    jayk82 likes this.

Similar Threads

  1. Apple Watch on new tv show Lethal Weapon??
    By Jeff0575 in forum Apple Watch
    Replies: 13
    Last Post: 10-09-2016, 07:37 AM
  2. Anyone thinking about returning their 7 Plus?
    By clouds0222 in forum iPhone 7 Plus
    Replies: 24
    Last Post: 09-25-2016, 12:37 PM
  3. So, there is only one speaker on the bottom of the new iPhone's ?
    By felloffthetruck in forum iPhone 7 Plus
    Replies: 19
    Last Post: 09-24-2016, 05:26 PM
  4. "Hey Siri" not working on Apple Watch
    By stev98000 in forum Apple Watch
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 09-23-2016, 07:12 PM
  5. Replies: 1
    Last Post: 09-23-2016, 01:06 PM

Posting Permissions