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May 15, 2016, 2:04 PM

iPhone and Sprint data.

Why can't we surf the web and be on the phone simultaneously? I don't remember the nonsense reason the last rep gave to me, but it's a legitimate question isn't it?

I really hope with the iPhone 7 that this is a thing of the past.
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May 16, 2016, 4:28 PM


your customer service sucks
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May 13, 2016, 5:03 PM

Customer service

Why Sprint's customer service tells you one thing and the corporate store says another is beyond me. Aren't they supposed to be on the same page? It's beyond frustrating when one tells you can do something, while the other says "no".
2 replies

Jan 22, 2016, 1:35 PM

New phone advice

Advice / opinions Please! My daughter is a phone destroyer. They slowly die and get so glitchy they don't work in less than a year. She takes very good care of them and doesn't drop them but they eventually die She has some weird magnetic thing going on (this is the same child I once saw move a compass needle with her finger). Does anybody have any recommendations on a smart phone that runs on the Sprint backbone (she has a kajeet account) that will last? Maybe one that is lead lined? LOL!
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Dec 11, 2015, 2:51 AM

how to unlock sprint mobile to universal

Pls need suggestions, bought a phone on ebay and it's locked to sprint. It's rilly stressing to find someone to unlock. Pls help
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Jul 10, 2015, 3:54 PM

Unique Direct Connect Number no Longer Available?

I recently decided to return to a basic flip phone since I have a laptop and tablet. I chose to carry a Dura XT so that I could rid myself of the burden of carrying two phones. The phone works great; however, Sprint seems to no longer offer the unique DC numbers like before

My work cell has a mobile number (123-456-7890) and a DC (987*65432*10). Now, the PTT option seems to be one number only. When I contacted technical support, no one even knew what I was requesting.

Does anyone know if I can still do this? If so, who at Sprint could help me? I don't want people I work with to have my mobile number and call me all hours of the day.
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Jun 22, 2015, 12:15 PM


recognized as first or 2nd for networks in the following cities by Rootmetrics:

Jacksonville, FL
Memphis, TN
Buffalo, NY
Sarasota, FL
Louisville, KY
Rochester, NY
Melbourne, FL
Chicago, IL
Pittsburgh, PA
Orlando, FL
Rockford, IL
Hartford, CT
Daytona Beach, FL
Dayton, OH
Ann Arbor, MI
Fort Myers, FL
St. Louis, MO
Lansing, MI
Pensacola, FL
Tulsa, OK
Grand Rapids, MI
Bonita Springs, FL
Minneapolis, MN
Greenville, SC
Port St. Lucie, FL
Greensboro, NC
San Antonio, TX
Little Rock, AR
Winston-Salem, NC
Denton, TX
Denver, CO
Durham, NC
McAllen, TX
Colorado Springs, CO
Las Vegas, NV
Atlanta, GA
Wichita, KS
Ogden, UT
Augusta, GA
Fort Wayne, IN
Temecula, CA
Birmingham, AL
Omaha, NE
Fresno, CA
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May 7, 2015, 11:57 AM

Sprint Job Status

So...I applied for 2 positions to Sprint. They did not select me for one position, but left the other "Under Review." During the interview (7 days ago), they told me that would call me in about 4 days. It has been 7 days...still no response. On the Sprint site it says that my application is still "Under Review."

I really want the job, but I feel like just giving up on it at this point. If you guys have any insight, please share!! Thanks.

Jul 6, 2012, 9:13 PM

Has anyone else had problems with the Sprint Direct Connect?


Our business has been using the Nextel side of the Sprint Network for many years. Recently we received written notice from Sprint telling all customers about their plans to discontinue the Nextel side ... due to un-upgradable towers, they gave us a choice of three (3) phones to choose from (such a selection) one of which was the Motorola Admiral a push to talk 3G smart phone the (one) smart phone in the line up ....obviously Sprint must know that all of their Nextel Customers are Neanderthals, incapable of learning how to use a "smart" phone, we're all too busy pounding rocks and living in caves to learn that steep curve ...nonsense!

Now that we're part of the Sprint version of Nextel we've been unhappy with the service, numero...
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Mar 4, 2015, 6:42 AM

New Sprint Phones Coming Out Soon In 2015

Sprint has always surprises its consumers and clients by amazing smartphones within these new Sprint phones coming out soon in 2015 we can find ordinary smartphones but at the same time they are very sophisticated in term of design and specifications also many several things which can make these new upcoming Sprint phones in 2015 to become very special compared with the new Verizon phones coming out in 2015 or later not only Verizon but also AT&T and T-Mobile.. Moreover, while we have most of smartphones coming for Verizon from one community we find Sprint has a various and different smartphones such as new phones coming out from LG and Nokia and many many ones, these are advantages of Sprint carrier consumers. At any rate, in this very amaz...
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Rista Brown

Mar 3, 2015, 7:26 AM

Sprint Phones For Sale

These new Sprint phones for sale either in 2015 or later are very special and from various companies such as Apple and Samsung. Obviously, these new Sprint phones are without contract with a free use without contracts only in this very article, and you have the absolute freedom to use them freely. Anyway, in this article we will cover all the new Sprint phones for sale either older or newer unlike the new Sprint phones coming soon post which in it we cover all the new upcoming Sprint smartphones either soon or later or new Sprint phones coming out in 2015. Yet, in this very article is devoted only in selling Sprint phones or in other word the Sprint smartphones which are on sale that everybody could buy it.

Samsung Galaxy Note 4


Jan 19, 2015, 6:46 PM

Cut Bill in Half

OK..saw the commercial to bring in my current bill and sprint will match service and cut the cost in half.

I have VZW with 700 anytime minutes, unlimited nights and weekends, unlimited text and unlimited data. for 2 lines with discount and tax is $160.

So...does that mean spring will give me the same thing for $80? Any catches like can only be on certain towers etc? What happens when I need a new device? Does it only last for 1 contract cycle?

Any insight? I tried my local store but was crowded and the person was new and not sure.

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Feb 12, 2015, 7:24 PM not Working

Has anyone else noticed this? Does anybody know why?
Rista Brown

Jan 11, 2015, 12:44 PM

New Sprint Phones Coming Soon

This article is devoted to new Sprint phones coming soon or coming out soon from different companies, and of course this new Sprint phones could be either discussed and covered already on Phones Mag or our Facebook page. At any rates, this article would be updated on weekly or monthly basis or when any new officially updated from Sprint according to trustful and authorized also official resources. The new Sprint phones coming soon would be always below organized with the required information, specifications, price or may be even the date release. Here we go !

LG G Flex 2

System: Android 5.0.1 Lollipop, Optimus UI
Display: 5.5-inch, Full HD P-OLED (1,920 x 1,080 pixels, 403 ppi)
Processor: 64-bit, octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 (2...

Sep 17, 2014, 11:56 AM

Coverage map misleading

I became a new subscriber to Sprint for about 17 hours. Reason for subscribing and porting two lines from another carrier (with the potential to port two more) was that the advertised Share Plan is pretty cost effective, AND the Sprint coverage map showed "best" for voice and data at my address. Alas, it was not to be. I couldn't get a decent voice connection (came and went, and the person on the other end of a test call said my voice was garbled) and there was no data connection. After a frustrating call to tech support, I was referred to advanced tech support where together we tried mightily to correct the problem (two lines, two Samsung Galaxy S5's). In the end, nothing worked, and it looks like the locations of Sprint or even CDMA roam...
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Nov 15, 2014, 5:54 AM

PTT upstart "OnBeep"

Although the market for PTT seems to be nearly gone, or at least has become nearly silent, this upstart company (OnBeep) with their "Onyx" PTT device might be of interest to the few who still use PTT for work or family communications:

Background info:


I have no idea if it works as advertised, I just ran across a press release on it several days ago and thought I'd post the links in case someone might be interested in the product as a PTT alternative.
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Ask The Shack

Nov 30, 2014, 1:23 AM

trade : sprint note 4 for nexus 6

I bought the note 4 and don't like it so i wanna trade it for a nexus 6. My phone is mint and comes with 4 screen protectors, case, box and all accessories.

Please message me if you're interested.

Not looking to sell, just trade.


Oct 31, 2014, 9:02 AM

Owings Mills/Reisterstown Maryland

Good Morning Everyone,

I am thinking of switching from Verizon to Sprint.

I had a mobile business when using Verizon, that is why I went with them. I really needed very dependable service.

Now I am stationary with a shop instead, and would love to cut my bill in half.

So Sprint is offering to pay end of contract fees if you sign up and get the iPhone6. Your plan will be $50 a month and that is unlimited talk, text and data.....

Can I have anyone's input that lives near my area or not. But was hoping to get some people to chime back that live in my area.

Thank you in advance.
7 replies

Aug 20, 2014, 12:54 AM


The new price plans can't save this terrible network! My buddy works for them and he's ready to bail. He says the leadership there is a joke and I believe it! Staying with VZW!
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Aug 30, 2014, 7:45 PM

Coverage Map Wrong coverage map is not even close to being right... areas that say are covered by strong 4G has no 4G service for any sprint phone ... even voice service is not as the map shows not even close

Henry County, Indiana ... sprint map wrong

Zip Code 47356 & 47351 has NO 4G service

Has anyone els noticed this ?

And I know they cant guarantee service but the map is so off .....they are claiming they have service where they do not at all
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