1. Jrome.brooks's Avatar
    I was with sprint for 9 years I had problems with my service and they wouldn't let me cancel my contract I canceled service and now I have AT&T Problem; I have a I5 with sprint and now I have a i4 with AT&T can apple switch sims so I can have my i5 with AT&T ?
    08-22-2013 01:49 AM
  2. vintagetonez's Avatar
    I was with sprint for 9 years I had problems with my service and they wouldn't let me cancel my contract I canceled service and now I have AT&T Problem; I have a I5 with sprint and now I have a i4 with AT&T can apple switch sims so I can have my i5 with AT&T ?
    No, sprint and AT&T are not compatible. You will have to sell your sprint phone to buy an AT&T version.
    08-22-2013 02:32 AM
  3. Jrome.brooks's Avatar
    No, sprint and AT&T are not compatible. You will have to sell your sprint phone to buy an AT&T version.
    Wow I just got the 5 too . Apple wouldn't let me trade in the sprint 5 for a AT&T 5 ?
    08-22-2013 02:39 AM
  4. bxnextel86's Avatar
    Wow I just got the 5 too . Apple wouldn't let me trade in the sprint 5 for a AT&T 5 ?
    No. But if u didn't cancel with sprint. First get ur iphone unlocked. Bc u can use a sprint iPhone with AT&T. But u willnt get lte from AT&T. Why u left sprint. I pay for my first line 95 the second 15 and third 15. Plus the 10 each. So like 180 for three lines.


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    08-22-2013 02:42 AM
  5. Jrome.brooks's Avatar
    Sprint is high and I don't have service everywhere and lte and they wouldn't let me cancel stating they have service in my area and they don't so I didn't pay my bill AT&T has coverage on my area and lte and I'm paying 59 a month so that's right up my alley
    08-22-2013 02:47 AM
  6. Dennisgarcia's Avatar
    I was with sprint for 9 years I had problems with my service and they wouldn't let me cancel my contract I canceled service and now I have AT&T Problem; I have a I5 with sprint and now I have a i4 with AT&T can apple switch sims so I can have my i5 with AT&T ?
    You can try trading it on craigslist for someone who needs a sprint iPhone and has a AT&T one
    08-22-2013 02:48 AM
  7. bxnextel86's Avatar
    Sprint is high and I don't have service everywhere and lte and they would let me cancel stating they have service in my area and they don't so I didn't pay my bill AT&T has coverage on my area and lte and I'm paying 59 a month so that's right up my alley
    Then the only way is to go on Craigslist and look for people who unlock phone. U can use a sprint iPhone with AT&T but u cannot use there lte. But I think u can use there 3,5g


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    08-22-2013 02:49 AM
  8. Jrome.brooks's Avatar
    Ill do my research to find unlock thanks
    08-22-2013 03:30 AM
  9. SeanHRCC's Avatar
    You're not going to be able to use your iPhone 5 on the AT&T network.

    From what I understand, the "unlock" you will find for Sprint is to allow use on international networks, and even with an unlock, you will not be able to use your Sprint based iPhone 5 on the AT&T network (for anything, not just LTE).
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    08-22-2013 09:52 AM
  10. Jrome.brooks's Avatar
    You're not going to be able to use your iPhone 5 on the AT&T network.

    From what I understand, the "unlock" you will find for Sprint is to allow use on international networks, and even with an unlock, you will not be able to use your Sprint based iPhone 5 on the AT&T network (for anything, not just LTE).
    So I have a good iPod touch 😩
    What if I trade it in at AT&T would I get a AT&T iPhone 5 and pay the difference ?
    08-22-2013 12:30 PM
  11. rdiddy_25's Avatar
    Best bet is to do like its already been suggested and unlock the phone, sell it online and use that $$ towards ur new i5.
    08-22-2013 01:42 PM
  12. Fausty82's Avatar
    So I have a good iPod touch 
    What if I trade it in at AT&T would I get a AT&T iPhone 5 and pay the difference ?
    I don’t believe that AT&T does any trade ins... and most certainly not for non-AT&T equipment. Unlock it, sell it and use the cash towards an AT&T iPhone.
    08-22-2013 01:52 PM
  13. Not Quite Right's Avatar
    at&t was taking trade ins of old smart phones might want to check if that promotion is still in effect ...
    08-22-2013 02:33 PM
  14. SeanHRCC's Avatar
    Sell the Sprint iPhone, buy the AT&T iPhone...it's pretty simple really. You won't get ANY value out of trading it in, regardless of where you do it.
    Fausty82 likes this.
    08-22-2013 02:47 PM
  15. pottyvick's Avatar
    i think the biggest question is, will the ESN be clear... if it is then sell it if not then trade it in
    08-22-2013 03:01 PM
  16. Jrome.brooks's Avatar
    i think the biggest question is, will the ESN be clear... if it is then sell it if not then trade it in
    Well I haven't payed the bill would that equal a bad esn
    08-22-2013 05:19 PM
  17. rdiddy_25's Avatar
    Well I haven't payed the bill would that equal a bad esn
    Yes.
    08-22-2013 05:28 PM
  18. Jrome.brooks's Avatar
    So I'm stuck with it ?
    08-22-2013 05:30 PM
  19. rdiddy_25's Avatar
    Do u plan to cancel ur service altogether and not pay your bill? If so, swap the phone out now with another sprint phone u have and then sell it. ESN won't be affected then
    08-22-2013 05:32 PM
  20. bxnextel86's Avatar
    Just get the iPhone unlocked. It going to work. Don't listen to them. It doesn't matter if ur iPhone has a bad esn. Bc AT&T will use SIM card not esn number. Just google it.

    http://www.iphonefaq.org/archives/972190

    It has been tested with a Verizon iPhone 5 on AT&T and it work. So a sprint iPhone will work on AT&T. Just get it unlocked


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    08-22-2013 06:32 PM
  21. BreakingKayfabe's Avatar
    You're not going to be able to use your iPhone 5 on the AT&T network.

    From what I understand, the "unlock" you will find for Sprint is to allow use on international networks, and even with an unlock, you will not be able to use your Sprint based iPhone 5 on the AT&T network (for anything, not just LTE).
    Glad I saw this. I was under the assumption that it would work the same unlocked as a Verizon
    iPhone 5 would (A1429)
    08-22-2013 06:52 PM
  22. bxnextel86's Avatar
    Yes it will work.


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    08-22-2013 06:56 PM
  23. BreakingKayfabe's Avatar
    Yes it will work.


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    Sprint iPhone 5 unlocked will only work internationally. It will not work on any GSM U.S. carriers,
    LTE or not.
    08-22-2013 07:04 PM
  24. sj-performance's Avatar
    Just get the iPhone unlocked. It going to work. Don't listen to them. It doesn't matter if ur iPhone has a bad esn. Bc AT&T will use SIM card not esn number. Just google it.

    http://www.iphonefaq.org/archives/972190

    It has been tested with a Verizon iPhone 5 on AT&T and it work. So a sprint iPhone will work on AT&T. Just get it unlocked


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    That link says exactly what many have been saying here. The phone will work on AT&T but he won't be able to use LTE on AT&T. One of the major feature on the iPhone 5 is it's LTE radio so why would u wanna sacrifice that? Sell it. Pay the difference for an iPhone 5 att version


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    08-22-2013 09:11 PM
  25. rdiddy_25's Avatar
    It will NOT work on AT&T. It works on GSM networks internationally not AT&T. Different radio in Sprint version
    08-22-2013 10:06 PM
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