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Can I use my Sprint HTC One M8 on international GSM networks?

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By realchinky, Senior Member on 11th April 2014, 04:57 PM
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We all know that the HTC One M8 has a sim card tray. And I plan on going to the Philippines next month and use Smart's network in the Philippines for a month. Is it possible with the Sprint Version? I know its possible with the Verizon M8.
 
 
12th April 2014, 12:55 AM |#2  
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We all know that the HTC One M8 has a sim card tray. And I plan on going to the Philippines next month and use Smart's network in the Philippines for a month. Is it possible with the Sprint Version? I know its possible with the Verizon M8.

Yes, it has the correct frequency to run voice/data in Philippines. It needs Nano-Sim. You'll need to sim unlock your phone. Do your research on this.

I haven't tested method:
http://androidnews.co.in/2014/04/10/...c-one-m8-free/
29th April 2014, 09:46 AM |#3  
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As we all know sprint will unlock it after staying with them for 90 days, but more often than not an alternative method is needed. There is a working method for the M7 that i have tried. I would be interested if anyone had any luck in unlocking the sprint M8.
29th April 2014, 10:06 AM |#4  
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Yes, it has the correct frequency to run voice/data in Bangladesh. It needs Nano-Sim. You'll need to unlock your phone.
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Originally Posted by realchinky

We all know that the HTC One M8 has a sim card tray. And I plan on going to the Philippines next month and use Smart's network in the Philippines for a month. Is it possible with the Sprint Version? I know its possible with the Verizon M8.

Once you SIM-unlock, you should be able to get some HSPA data, but since the carriers there only offer LTE on 1800 and 2100 MHz, you won't get 4G.

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30th April 2014, 01:28 PM |#6  
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Once you SIM-unlock, you should be able to get some HSPA data, but since the carriers there only offer LTE on 1800 and 2100 MHz, you won't get 4G.

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I would be fine living without the 4G, but first we need to somehow sim-unlock the device. Is anyone working on this yet?
30th April 2014, 01:39 PM |#7  
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I would be fine living without the 4G, but first we need to somehow sim-unlock the device. Is anyone working on this yet?

Check this thread out:

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2718150

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