flashing to sprint

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by stillborn05, Apr 27, 2010.

  1. stillborn05

    stillborn05 New Member
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    A friend of mine has an HTC Hero programmed for a CDMA provider called Ntelos. Long story short, he's unsatisfied with Ntelos and is selling his phone. I'm interested in buying his phone but I have one question...

    My provider is Sprint, and I'm wondering if flashing this phone with the recovery image from Sprint will allow it to be activated and work properly on Sprints network. Are there any other things I may need to do to activate the phone?
     

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  2. 330D

    330D From My Cold Dead Hands
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    I'm not sure sprint will let you use a phone from another network...I know you can't use a verizon phone on sprint and vice versa..

    But as far as the rec. image, I dont have any idea, but it seems like it would work.

    That's not the bible, just my .02
     
  3. NYCHitman1

    NYCHitman1 Gun for Hire
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    There's a section on XDA for Hero CDMA then a subsection for all other CDMA Hero's that aren't Sprint affiliated.

    How to Root Non-Sprint (Cellular South, Bluegrass Cellular, etc) CDMA Hero - xda-developers

    That should be of better assistance to you. Good luck! :)
     
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