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Support NOOB here and need help on flashing Sprint SGS2 to Boost

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by trg66, Feb 5, 2013.

  1. trg66

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    I have a chance to pick up a 1 month old SPRINT SGS2 (Epic 4G Touch) for $150. How do I go about flashing the phone to boost. Is it as simple as just rooting the phone?

    Also, when I called Boost to see if the ESN was good they said that the phone is not compatible with Boost because of the "programming". I thought all Sprint phones could be flashed to Boost. Am I wrong? Also, if I were to buy this and get it flashed to Boost how would I get them to accept the ESN?

    Thanks, in advance, from this NOOB trying to learn.
     

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    The 4g will not work, but you can activate a sprint phone by changing the ESN but the legalities are questionable.
     
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    If it wasn't for Boost being obstinate, they could easily activate it. It is already set up to talk to sprint's network.
     
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    Find a good flashing service, they can flash it to Boost no problem even with a bad ESN.
     

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