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Can I activate a T-Mobile Nexus 5 on Sprint?

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By devo3d, Senior Member on 10th January 2014, 04:30 AM
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I have the opportunity to get a Nexus 5 that was on T-Mobile. Is it possible to activate it on Sprint. I'm not familiar with phones with dual bands therefore I don't know it it has to be an Official Sprint Nexus 5 to be activated on it.......Or, even better, can I flash it to Boost Mobile or is the T-mobile version strictly GSM?
 
 
10th January 2014, 04:35 AM |#2  
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Yes, you can activate the phone on any carrier. You'll need a LTE Sim card from sprint to activate it with them. There's no differences with the phones on any carrier

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Yes, you can activate the phone on any carrier. You'll need a LTE Sim card from sprint to activate it with them. There's no differences with the phones on any carrier

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Thanks for the input, I'm not familiar with the LTE Sim but what would I do about the LTE Sim if I want it on Boost Mobile?
10th January 2014, 05:23 AM |#4  
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Contact boost and request one

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10th January 2014, 06:20 AM |#5  
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Contact boost and request one

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Cool....I'll try it..Thanx Man!!
10th January 2014, 07:40 AM |#6  
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Carrier unlocked goodness here, this Nexus 5.
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Carrier unlocked goodness here, this Nexus 5.

Damn, I just missed out on the deal on the Nexus.....I'll have to find another one now..
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Contact boost and request one

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I contacted Boost and they said they don't have LTE Sim cards.....Hmmm.....will it work without one or will a Sprint one work in it while on Boost since its the same network?
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Actually sprint may work. I'd ask them first though

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