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sprint to appalachian wireless

Discussion in 'All Other Wireless Companies' started by madbiker33, Apr 28, 2011.

  1. madbiker33

    madbiker33 New Member

    Apr 28, 2011
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    o.k. so after 3 days of searching and not getting a direct ans. I have a used samsung galaxy the i want to change to appalachian wireless. they will not because it is a sprint phone. both are cdma phones and looks like they use the same network. can i swap my (quantico)old number on the new samsung phone. any links or help will be great.
  2. M in LA

    M in LA Mobile 27 Years Plus
    Super Moderator Senior Member

    Sep 24, 2004
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    Los Angeles, CA
    My Phone:
    iPhone 12 Pro Max, XS Max
    Wireless Provider(s):
    Verizon (since 1994)
    Though Sprint and Appalachian operate the same type of network, phone interoperability between CDMA carriers is not as simple as it would appear. There are a number of reasons carriers won't activate a non-native phone, and they vary from carrier to carrier.

    I'm assuming you are already active on Appalachian and use the Moto Quantico? Are you asking if you can still use the Sprint Samsung Galaxy phone on Appalachian?

    Since they told you they won't activate the Sprint phone, it won't be worth it to pursue getting it activated, same network type aside, as there is no guarantee it will ever work out.

    You might want to sell the Sprint phone on eBay and use the money to get a similar phone with Appalachian.
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