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[Q] Using a GSM phone for a CDMA service?

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By natalie_storm, Junior Member on 7th April 2014, 12:44 AM
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Before I begin, I'm not certain if I'm in the wrong forum but I'll know eventually..

Is it possible, (if so, how) to use a GSM phone for a CDMA service, Sprint to be exact.

all in all, can i use my tmobile galaxy s2 (unlocked) for my new sprint service?
if so, how can i go about doing that?!?!?!?!
 
 
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Before I begin, I'm not certain if I'm in the wrong forum but I'll know eventually..

Is it possible, (if so, how) to use a GSM phone for a CDMA service, Sprint to be exact.

all in all, can i use my tmobile galaxy s2 (unlocked) for my new sprint service?
if so, how can i go about doing that?!?!?!?!


Is your model T989 ?
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yes... is that ok?
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yes... is that ok?


These are the supported frequencies:

2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100


Check out here for compatible carrier --> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cellular_frequencies
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These are the supported frequencies:

2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100


Check out here for compatible carrier --> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cellular_frequencies

Soooooooo... I can? I'm not understanding.
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Check out what frequencies the wanted carrier uses in your region

Google helps...
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i googled around a bit and found that Sprint uses the 1900 MHz band for both voice and data service.
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i googled around a bit and found that Sprint uses the 1900 MHz band for both voice and data service.

Sprint USA uses MHz
800/1900 for 2g
1900 for 3g
2500 for 4g

Infact you will not be able to make calls if your region uses 800MHz for calls.


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