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Apr 23, 2004, 8:38 AM

Using phone as a wireless modem

Maybe there are sprint reps out there that can give me an answer to this.

Why cant we use our phones as wireless data modems now? Once the 2G networks were rolled out, I was looking forward to using my cell phone as a way to get on the internet with my laptop. But now the sprint store reps I have spoken to tell me that this is a no no. That the only option is to buy the wireless lan card and also pay a high monthly service fee for a small amount of data. I mean come on, $40 dollars a month for only 20 megs of download data? Thats just insane.

So can one of you sprint guys give me an answer beyond *just because*? Or *thats just our policy*?
6 replies

Apr 16, 2004, 6:38 AM

how is it to work for sprint

i work for alltel now and was thinking of takeing a job with sprint as a in store sales rep. but the sprint store near me is actually owned by a company named airgate pcs. can some help spread some light on this for me. i average about 2g's commission with alltel a month can i expect the same with sprint.
thanks for the help.

shalion shadow boxing
3 replies

Mar 24, 2004, 1:41 AM

Sprint or T-Mobile - Need Quick Help

Thanks for reading this:

I live in So. California. I do not travel much outside of the state aside for visits to Las Vegas and Dallas.

The company I work for offers a special price on Sprint PCS plans with a free Sanyo 8100 phone. The prices are 500 minutes @ $33.75 or 300 minutes @ $26.50.

I currently use T-Mobile (Nokia 3565) and haven't had any huge issues with the service. I am on a 39.99 plan that includes 600 minutes.I almost always stay within my plans minutes .. usually under by about 150 or so.

The Sprint promotion at work ends very soon. Therefore, does it make sense to change to Sprint? I have never used Sprint so how does it compare to the reception of T-Mobile?
12 replies

Apr 21, 2004, 11:00 AM

Samsung a500

My friend just gave me an a500 samsung cdma phone and its locked to Sprint and I am in Nova Scotia, Canada trying to activate on Aliant Telecom, Sprint apparently does not provide lock codes (which is logical), does anyone know any source of attaining this?

I understand their reasoning since I work with ATT Wireless Customer Care heh Very Happy

Apr 9, 2004, 9:17 PM

Treo 600

Does anyone know anything about the Treo 600? Pro's/Con's? Looking for a Smartphone for Sprint.
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Apr 14, 2004, 1:48 PM

Is Sprint service good?

How well is it in Ny and how is it nationaly wise?
1 reply

Apr 16, 2004, 11:50 AM

SMS upgrade for Sanyo 5300??

Is there an upgrade for the Sanyo 5300 so that I can do text messaging/SMS on the phone without having to hook up to the Wireless Webb? I can do this on my Sanyo VM 4500 and it is so much better. Thanks
2 replies

Apr 14, 2004, 2:44 AM

Unlocking Kyocera 3035

Hey I need help unlocking a Kyo 3035 from Sprint so I can flash it, how can I find out the SEC code???
2 replies

Apr 14, 2004, 12:06 AM

sprint not releasing pda phone

Crying or Very sad I received an email from a sprint employee recentley telling me that they do not have any plans to release the samsung I700 pda phone. Originally supposed to be released in Oct of last year, it was rumored to be released by this spring. I was told that there would be a huge rollout for the new phone. And I would be contacted when it was to be released. That was part of the reason I that I picked sprint. Now they tell me they are not goin to release this phone. Too bad!

Apr 8, 2004, 7:23 AM

cell # number question

I ported my cell # from ATTWS to Sprint last night. Smile

I was just wondering how long it will take?

5 replies

Apr 13, 2004, 2:39 PM

Sanyo 8200/Nokia 6225 now available

These two new phones are now available for purchase, although they are not in stores as of yet.

Sanyo 8200 $280
Nokia 6225 $230
2 replies

Apr 10, 2004, 12:09 AM

Need Help

I have some frinds that are prank calling me and I only have there phone # what can I do to find out who it is?
2 replies

Apr 7, 2004, 2:57 PM

Is Treo ready?

I received a Treo 600 from, but that was not what I ordered. While I was told I can keep it, I plan to sell it. Is their a contract tied to the phone at the moment? Its certainly not under my name if there is. Can I just sell it like it is?
2 replies

Apr 9, 2004, 10:16 PM

unlocking sph i700 from verizon for sprint serv

is there any way to get this phone unlocked and work sprint's service as awhole?
1 reply

Apr 11, 2004, 11:04 AM

Quick question

If i have a prepaid Kyocera SE47(slider) can i bring it it over to sprint?? if so how much would it cost and would it be difficult
1 reply

Mar 11, 2004, 6:11 PM

treo 600 trouble

any body have suggestion for someone got their treo's screen cracked in one corner with discoloration of part of the screen? and no insurance is there anywhere i can take it to get it fixed? a response would be greatly be appsreciated, i'm having a crisis here.
1 reply

Apr 7, 2004, 9:36 AM

Hey Sarah419, got new info on 8200!

Sanyo 8200
Available in silver, blue, red
camera is 640 x 480, hi, med, low
no Bluetooth
3 hrs talktime
12 days standby
7 replies

Apr 8, 2004, 3:25 PM

Howie with his a680

Did anyone notice that Howie Long was using a a680 in the new Radioshack commercial but he didn't mention it. Not that it really matters but it looks pretty good in 3D.

Apr 8, 2004, 10:37 AM

nokia vi6225 and the samaung wm680

i was in the sprint store yesterday and they had the pictures posted for both of these phones

both are going to be an awsome phone

nokia 6225 smaller body then the old nokias vga camera and IR (perfect for phone as modem or syncing with out look) and built in radio

samsung vm680 the same body as the 660 but with external display and cam that does vid amazeing phone i am excited
1 reply

Feb 27, 2004, 8:58 PM

ground up>?

What do they mean when they say that the Sprint network is built from the ground up? Does this mean that they are not the result of a merger like Cingular or Verizon?
13 replies

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