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Question Convert to i9500?

A friend of mine got a Sprint S4 but he wishes to use it with a GSM Carrier.

First couple things I noted are:

1) No SIM Card Contact Management, had to use an App to copy all to phone
2) Cannot find GSM APN settings to manually enter

Is it possible to flash a stock International i9500 ROM over this to alleviate the issues with using a mainly CDMA version?
 
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A friend of mine got a Sprint S4 but he wishes to use it with a GSM Carrier.

First couple things I noted are:

1) No SIM Card Contact Management, had to use an App to copy all to phone
2) Cannot find GSM APN settings to manually enter

Is it possible to flash a stock International i9500 ROM over this to alleviate the issues with using a mainly CDMA version?
I do not believe you can flash an international ROM to this phone unless you want a pretty paperweight. But there are some tutorials to unlock your SIM to be able to use on other carriers, here is where I'd start. However if he's on a Knox bootloader I think the chance is next to zero for using it on GSM because you have to 'go back' to MDC to do some required stuff.
* MK2/NAE ROMs * NAE Modem * 4.3/4.4 Kernels * MF9 Bootloader *

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If he wanted to use a gs4 on a GSM network he should have gotten a GSM version not a CDMA

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It is actually already unlocked as he can use Voice etc just a bit tricky to get the APN settings to work for 3G...
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