1. jnew619's Avatar
    I'm in the navy and I have a 4s with sprint was wondering if there's a unlocking service in Japan or would it be better off to get a pre paid phone in Japan I would like to be able to talk to my wife and daughter while being in Japan gonna be there for at least 2 months... Leaving on the 3rd of jan...
    12-24-2012 03:12 PM
  2. rdiddy_25's Avatar
    I'm in the navy and I have a 4s with sprint was wondering if there's a unlocking service in Japan or would it be better off to get a pre paid phone in Japan I would like to be able to talk to my wife and daughter while being in Japan gonna be there for at least 2 months... Leaving on the 3rd of jan...


    Sprint will be able to unlock it for u for free. Just tell them u are being deployed to Japan, the may ask for a copy of ur orders but they'll do it for free. Good luck, and stay safe over seas
    12-24-2012 03:16 PM
  3. jnew619's Avatar
    Sprint will be able to unlock it for u for free. Just tell them u are being deployed to Japan, the may ask for a copy of ur orders but they'll do it for free. Good luck, and stay safe over seas
    They told me I can unlock it myself that all they can do is suspend it while I'm gone should I call again?
    12-24-2012 03:37 PM
  4. jnew619's Avatar
    Sprint will be able to unlock it for u for free. Just tell them u are being deployed to Japan, the may ask for a copy of ur orders but they'll do it for free. Good luck, and stay safe over seas
    They told me that they will suspend it while I'm gone and that I can unlock it myself Since my account had a spending limit That the 4s has a SIM card in it already all I have to do is buy an international card
    12-24-2012 03:42 PM
  5. rdiddy_25's Avatar
    They told me that they will suspend it while I'm gone and that I can unlock it myself Since my account had a spending limit That the 4s has a SIM card in it already all I have to do is buy an international card

    Call back and talk with retention dept or a supervisor, they have to unlock it. All carriers have a military clause.
    12-24-2012 04:27 PM
  6. jnew619's Avatar
    Said there's no way around it since I haven't had the account for 18 months yet that there's no way around it...
    12-24-2012 05:04 PM
  7. rdiddy_25's Avatar
    Then I would suggest u purchase an unlock online for less than $10 and use a local sim there. Will be cheaper. And have sprint suspend the line, so u aren't charged while ur gone.
    12-25-2012 12:22 PM

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