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Questions tagged [sprint]

Currently the third largest cellular carrier in the United States. Sprint's network operates using a combination of the CDMA2000, iDEN and WiMAX protocols.

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Disable NAT on tethering (Bridge mode)

I've looked around but found nothing on this subject. I have an Android phone with a public IP given by sprint. Tethering on the android uses NAT, so if I want to access any of the devices behind the ...
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Sending SMS to Numbers with Five- or Six-Digit Short Codes Are Bounced

The error message I receive is, "Error: this message was not successfully delivered." This happens whenever texting my bank, or other business services that use short codes like this (e.g., 50292, or ...
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Can I use my Samsung SM-J700P on the ATT network?

It was locked to the Boost Mobile network (Sprint) before I supposedly unlocked it with Odin, but using the ATT SIM card says it's not supported for the device. I've spoken to both companies and ...
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Will flashing a custom rom relock me with sim carrier?

I got an S5 SM-G900P running stock android 6.0.1 as it comes it's a CDMA phone but I go it unlocked at a phone repair shop to use GSM and has been working fine but it only goes up to 3G. The question ...
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How to unbrick a samsung galaxy S5 (Softbricked no hardware keys)?

So the phone is a S5 SM-G900P, it is stuck in the Sprint logo when booting and the volume keys are broken (power and home keys work). Developer mode and adb weren't activated in the phone previously ...
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Which version of Lineage OS do I use for Samsung s4 SPRINT?

Previously I used jfltespr. But Lineage OS doesn't show any builds for that. Did one of the other builds replace that? jfltexx jfltevzw ks01lte jfltexx sounds appropriate but I can't find anything ...
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Short, less than 160 character SMS being split

I'm receiving SMS messages that are being split into multiple messages. These messages are well below the 160 character limit. For example, I checked three at random that were split and they only had ...
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I'm with Virgin Mobile; should I buy Unlocked or Sprint-locked?

I'm looking around at buying a Samsung Galaxy S5, and learning quite a bit about what GSM and CDMA are while I'm at it. In that respect though, I have no idea what Virgin Mobile is, though I know ...
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Samsung build number and rooting SM-G900P

I would like to root my Boost Mobile Samsung S5. I've read up enough to know that I need to be 100% about the model and software build version before proceeding with the root. My provider: Boost/...
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How to Root Sprint Galaxy S6 5.1.1

How to Root Sprint Galaxy S6 5.1.1 with build G920PVPU3BOL1?
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I have a Sprint Samsung Galaxy S4 which I want to root?

If I root my phone will I have any carrier problems? Towelroot seems to be the right program, but is towelroot.com safe? Virustotal said Dr. Web doesn't trust it. Is towelroot the right way to do it ...
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Samsung Galaxy S6 no MTP,PTP connection error

I am having trouble with my device when connecting it through usb. My device registers through odin in download mode but that's it. When i connect it to my pc my phone just notifies me that its ...
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Cannot connect to a data connection on Sprint HTC One M8

Firstly, I am running CyanogenMod 12.1 on my HTC One M8, but this is an issue I also experienced running stock Android (e.g. Lollipop). The issue I am experiencing is that my device appears to be ...
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Albumart not showing on lock screen?

On Android 5.1 on the Samsung Note 4 (sprint), the currently playing track (in any music player, Spotify, whatnot) is no longer shown as the wallpaper on the lockscreen during playback. I really liked ...
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Disable popups on cancelled Sprint service on LG G2

I have an LG G2, and recently got a cell phone provided for by my place of work, so I cancelled my Sprint service. I want to use the phone as a gaming device for my kids, but I keep getting error ...
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HTC One M8 Sprint doesn't connect to roaming partners India

I am currently in India, and I'm not able to get roaming data with my HTC One M8 Sprint. I have tried several settings and several carriers but to no avail. I have called Sprint but their solutions ...
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Need help re-rooting my Sprint Note 3 running CM12.1 Nightly 5.1.1

I installed a Nightly build of CM12.1 earlier today, but a few minutes ago when I tried to install an app that requires root access it said I wasn't rooted. For some reason I figured this was a given ...
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Sprint Samsung Galaxy S3 Dropped phone now it won't power on or charge

I have a Sprint Samsung Galaxy S3 (SPH-L710) worked fine until I dropped it. After I picked it up the phone shut off, I tried removing/reinserting the battery, it would go to the Samsung logo, vibrate,...
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What is the “Attempting HD” icon when placing calls?

I have an HTC One with Sprint, and I recently updated to Android 5.0.2. After the update, my calls now say "Attempting HD" in the corner. I tried googling for "attempting hd android", "attempting hd ...
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Sprint Zone turning wifi on by itself?

lately I have had an issue with the Wifi enabling itself so I ran adb logcat to trace the issue. Apparently ItsOnService has been enabling it and that service I discovered is a part of Sprint Zone. I ...
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How to Switch from 4G to 3G Galaxy Epic 4G SPH-D710?

I have received Galaxy S2 Epic 4G SPH-D710 unfortunately, 4G connection is not available where I live Just only 3G is available. When I turn on 4G hopefully It maybe switch to 3G automatically I get ...
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Can a carrier-sold Nexus 5 be reimaged to the default Google Nexus experience?

I'm eligible for a phone upgrade with Sprint and the Nexus 5 is one of my top choices at the moment. Normally they bundle their phones with bloatware (like their Connection Optimizer shudder) which I ...
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I flashed Cyanogenmod to my Galaxy S3, got the stock ROM after restarting

I used the Cyanogenmod installer on my phone and PC, everything went fine, and at the end received a success message. After restarting however, I was back at the stock ROM, though with all of my data ...
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Why can't the Sprint HTC One use GSM ROMs?

Everywhere I've looked, I've found that the HTC One physical hardware (USA) is the same regardless of the carrier--all models of the USA phone containing both CDMA and GSM radios. If this is the ...
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Google docs on Android cannot authenticate

I have a Galaxy S3 on Sprint with the latest software and firmware updates. When I use the internet browser to browse to docs.google.com, it keeps redirecting me between accounts.google.com and then ...
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Android Icon keeps changing from what I set it to or disappearing entirely from the quick-launch bar at the bottom

I have a Galaxy S3 on Sprint, and the quick-launch icons at the bottom of the screen keep messing up. I have 5 quick-launch icons there, but sometimes one of them either gets removed so only 4 show ...
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I don't have a working ROM on my Sprint HTC One. I made an error when flashing; I'm on hboot 1.55 and Android v4.3, S-On

I've been struggling with this for over a day now. I unlocked and rooted my phone just fine (HTC One on Sprint, 4.3) - but when I flashed a ROM, I flashed Maximus HD, which was apparently an ...
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How do I update the Sprint PRL from Cyanogenmod?

I just flashed my Galaxy S4 with Cyanogenmod. I'd like to now update the Sprint PRL. How do I go about doing this from Cyanogenmod? Do I have to download a new copy of the default Sprint firmware to ...
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How to get rid of Sprint's notifications for ad-supported voicemail

On my Galaxy S4 (Sprint), I regularly get a voicemail icon in my notification bar with the message: With this update, you will be able to enjoy premium Ad-supported features such as inline playback ...
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Calculator on 4.2.2 lockscreen?

I'm wondering if it's possible to put the calculator app on the 4.2 lockscreen (similar to how the camera is there). Not a widget, but the app. I'm running the latest CM10.1 nightly, on a Sprint GS3. ...
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How can I force MMS messages to retry?

I used to have this problem with my Nexus One on T-Mobile, and now have it again on my Samsung Galaxy SII on Sprint. It seems like about every other MMS message I get will fail to download. It'll just ...
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How to improve image quality in Firefox when using Sprint Tethering?

Ever since I got my android, and switched to sprint, when I use Firefox, all of the images loaded are just horrible in quality, like almost to a point you can barely tell what it is. I hear that it ...
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Strange text messages at five minute intervals with no sender

So I've been having this problem recently where I get these extremely strange text messages being sent to my phone. They have no sender associated with them, and just look like a bunch of gibberish. ...
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How to unlock a Motorola Photon 4G for other carriers?

I won a Motorola Photon 4G. They are tied to Sprint, which is CDMA, but it is a world phone, which means it supports GSM and uses a SIM card. I was reading that there may be an unlock code to allow it ...
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Why do I keep texting myself voice mail transcripts?

I am having an issue trying to assess why I am texting transcripts to myself of the voice mails people leave me. The Problem: I have an HTC EVO 3D on Sprint, and whenever someone leaves a message I ...
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After update to GRJ90 I can no longer use WiFi hot-spot

My phone updated to GRJ90 about two weeks ago and now I can no longer use WiFi hot-spot or USB tethering. When I try, my 3G connection is dropped. After disconnecting and waiting a few minutes, it ...
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Will Asurion charge me for my replacement phone if I've rooted it

I have an android phone with Sprint which I dropped and cracked the screen. I have insurance, and they've already sent me a new phone. However, my old phone is rooted and has CyanogenMod on it. Will ...
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Should I root before or after activation?

I purchased an evo on Sprint that I'm going to root. I'm wondering, should I root the phone before or after activation on Sprint's network? Does it make any difference?
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How do you get Android OS bugs fixed?

I recently got an HTC Shift from Sprint. Within days of getting it, I noticed very bad issues with the phone losing sync to 4g, 3g, and wifi; it would not reacquire data connections unless I manually ...
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What can I expect from the “Pure Google” Nexus S 4G?

Sprint recently announced that they are going to sell the Nexus S, and that it will be "Pure Google", implying that there will not be any additional carrier fluff on the device. I am considering ...
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Uninstall Sprint apps without rooting? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I uninstall applications that are locked by phone vendor? Is it possible to uninstall stock Sprint apps (such as Sprint TV and Nascar) without rooting the phone? If ...