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  1. CLamb

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    I am looking to buy (probably used) telephone to use with Boost Mobile pay as you go unlimited service. Where can I find a list of compatible phones? The Boost Mobile website only shows those phones which it is currently selling. I am current using a Huawei Ascend M860 with metroPCS.
     

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    T-Mobile uses GSM technology. Boost Mobile uses CDMA technology. Incompatible altogether.

    If you know someone who can enter the phone's ID into the Boost Mobile system, then any Sprint / Virgin Mobile / Boost Mobile phone should work just fine for you easily. Other phones may be possible (depending on bands the phone supports), but would be more work and may get you poor results.
     
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    Look on ebay, there is many phones converted to boost, like evo 4G and evo 3d. They just use donar phones for the iemi number
     
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    Motorola Renegade V950 is compatible with Boost. Can talk, SMS and go on the web with the phone without any problems. Yes it is a Sprint phone.

    Mike
     
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    So, you're saying that any Sprint phone will work with Boost Mobile? Because I just got off the phone with a rep that said they wouldn't...
     
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    Sprint phones are usable on Boost after non-approved flashing procedures.

    Boost/Sprint wants total control over which phones are available on boost.
     
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    newer sprint phones require flashing yes, old phones such as your average decade old flip phone they will activate for you if you get a live person on the phone and make them do it, but only after the account is active and to create an active account you must.use a boost phone

    to be quite honest i have borrowed boost esns to activate accounts before, you only need it till you switch to the sprint phone

    that all being said, no android phone is cobsidered a legacy device by sprint therefore you cant get it active no matter how hard you try. it would take changine the meid which is legally questionable but as long as you use an android donor to activate an android phone i dont personally see the issue, and data will require you to use the donor phones data connection usernames and passcodes stored in nv items 465, 466, 1192, and 1194. galaxy prevail is a possible donor, i even wrote a program to do most of the work for you as far as the data thing but you still have to be tech savvy
     
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    Any recommendations of newer windows phones (unlocked of course) that I can use with Boost. Running Win 10 and really like the idea of 1 platform for all of my devices. Thanks mates.
     

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