Does the EVO Have A SIM Card?Support

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  1. It just dawned on me hey where is the SIM on this phone or is there one at all?

  2. kaisies

    kaisies Well-Known Member

    no sprint phones (save a very select few) carry SIM cards.
  3. KiLo11

    KiLo11 Well-Known Member

    htc evo has no sim card its not a gsm. phone its cdma
  4. TheBlackPrince

    TheBlackPrince Well-Known Member

    Most CDMA phones won't have SIM cards right? Thought that was a mostly GSM feature.

  5. Well I thought my Verizon Incredible had a SIM maybe im wrong. I do know my Blackberry Storm2 has a SIM and its CDMA I think.
  6. elrabin

    elrabin Well-Known Member

    The HTC Incredible and HTC Evo 4g do NOT have sim card slots.

    Very very few CDMA phones are "World Edition" phones.

    My friend's old Verizon Blackberry 8800 was dual edge GSM and CDMA device.

    Proof of no sim. Teardowns of both devices.

    YouTube - TechRestore's Channel

    HTC Evo 4G Teardown - iFixit
  7. jessboyer08

    jessboyer08 New Member

    Yes it has a sim card. open the back and remove the battery and you'll see it
  8. Rxpert83

    Rxpert83 Dr. Feelgood Moderator

    Thats not a sim card thats your SD card.
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  9. dlnestler

    dlnestler New Member

    how does it connect to a server? can I use any server I want?
  10. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!! Moderator

    welcome to the forums!!!!!!!!

    server? not sure what you mean. if you are talking about the internet then the evo has wifi capabilities. if you are talking network signals then it works only with cdma technology and the phone is porgrammed to be on sprint. you can root the phone and then program it so that it can be used on verizon's towers if you like. but be warned that if you do, you will run the risk of sprint giving you the boot for doing so.
  11. dlnestler

    dlnestler New Member

    I mean servers like optus or telstra.
  12. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!! Moderator

    ok you mean networks. since the evo is a cdma phone you will need to find a provider who has a cdma network. you will also need to have cdma workshop and a donner phone from the provider you wish to be on. now i'm not at all too familiar with all of this.

    but you can use the boost mobile guide to maybe give you an idea on what you need to do. here is the guide:

    and here is another one for metro:
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  13. golden bear

    golden bear New Member

    I am trying to use my old evo for a different plan than sprint. Is that possible? I am trying to use the new Wal-Mart plan without buying a new phone.

    Does anyone know?
  14. BRAINZ2013

    BRAINZ2013 Well-Known Member Contributor

    We can help you when you tell us the name of the walmart plan that u chooses to use . And what carrier are you coming from.
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  15. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!! Moderator

    the only thing i can provide is some things we have in the EVO 4G - All Things Root - Android Forums

    if you plan on going into another network then i'm not sure as there are not much info out there on flashing the phone to other networks.....the boost guide is good as you can use it as a guide and try it on other not use it exactly as i'm not sure if the numbers would be the same.

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