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I've had my phone long enough that I am no longer on contract with Verizon.

I have been checking coverage maps and talking to lots of people who use the phones and it seems my only viable options in my area if I want good coverage are: AT&T, Verizon, and Sprint. I know AT&T and Verizon lock down the bootloaders. I know nothing about Sprint's policies. Coverage map looks good in my area and the areas I travel to and from. I would gladly switch to Sprint to avoid locked bootloaders.

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I've had my phone long enough that I am no longer on contract with Verizon.

I have been checking coverage maps and talking to lots of people who use the phones and it seems my only viable options in my area if I want good coverage are: AT&T, Verizon, and Sprint. I know AT&T and Verizon lock down the bootloaders. I know nothing about Sprint's policies. Coverage map looks good in my area and the areas I travel to and from. I would gladly switch to Sprint to avoid locked bootloaders.

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Tell me the phone model and installed bootloader / firmware version
[SIZE="1"]HTC One S @ CandyKat v1.60 + latest IceCode Kernel // HBoot 2.15 - unlocked BL - S-OFF - NO "tampered & warning text" // TWRP 2.8.0.1


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Tell me the phone model and installed bootloader / firmware version
Galaxy S5 for Sprint. Or even the Nexus 5

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Galaxy S5 for Sprint. Or even the Nexus 5

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Could you be a little more specific? The phone model (e.g SG-i9505) and the installed firmware was a relly usefull info
[SIZE="1"]HTC One S @ CandyKat v1.60 + latest IceCode Kernel // HBoot 2.15 - unlocked BL - S-OFF - NO "tampered & warning text" // TWRP 2.8.0.1


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