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Old April 12th, 2014, 02:39 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I've been with MetroPCS for over 5 years. I've been very unhappy with MetroPCS' signals for about a year now. I am thinking of buying my last phone from MetroPCS, the Galaxy S5, and then switch over to T-Mobile with that phone. Are their phones and network systems compatible?

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No the gsm and not sure if metro is selling this as a CDMA . but metro PCs gsm can be used on T-Mobile gsm . one problem you will need to unlock to be used on any gsm
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I've been with MetroPCS for over 5 years. I am thinking of buying my last phone from MetroPCS, the Galaxy S5, and then switch over to T-Mobile. Are the phones and network systems compatible?
Their GSM/LTE network is the same exact network
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Metro stopped releasing new CDMA phones about a year ago
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Old April 12th, 2014, 04:05 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I am thinking of buying Galaxy S5 from MetroPCS, and then switch over to T-Mobile. Are their phones and network systems compatible?
From what I've seen, MetroPCS phones are locked to MetroPCS service. You will probably need to get it unlocked before you can move it to T-Mobile.
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