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Mar 31, 2004, 5:35 PM

Release dates for new Sprint Phones

Sanyo 4920=Late May
LG VI5225=Late April
Sanyo 8200=April 26
Nokia 6225=March 29 maybe
Samsung A680=APril 5
Nokia 3205=May
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Apr 1, 2004, 7:17 PM

computer hookup

I'm wondering what would be involved in using my Sanyo 4900 to hook up to my Mac Powerbook for cellular surfing. Is anyone familiar with this? Is my phone even capable / compatible? How does one learn what phones are good for this and which ones aren't? The local Mac guy here says that Sprint does do this, but doesn't know much more. Any ideas / helpful hints?

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Apr 4, 2004, 1:12 PM

New Smart phones on the horizon?

Anyone know if Sprint will release any smart-phones ion the near future? I would like a PDA phone w/ the smartphone / Win PC platform and onr that is compact. The current PDA phone offered are just to dam big!

Mar 14, 2004, 7:52 PM

sprint phones on other cdma networks

doe's any one know the "brass tax" on hooking up a sprint phone on verizon are other carriers service. some sa Confused y you can some say you cant which one is it and if yes how do you do it with the sanyo scp-5500.
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Mar 29, 2004, 11:07 PM


Anyone have the release date yet?? I keep hearing mid/late April.I even heard at the end of March but nothing happened...thanks in advance for the date Smile
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Mar 29, 2004, 5:08 PM


I lost my charger. Do sanyo and samsung have the same chargers?? Why are chargers so expensive?? Has anyone bought one off ebay, they go for only a couple of bucks?? Will they work??

Thanks in advance!
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Feb 28, 2004, 2:23 PM

Porting issues......

I purchased a new shared minute plan 2/11. I transferred one of my numbers to Sprint coming from ATT. Im still waiting on the porting. Sprint has the number but they havent activated it. They keep on telling me 3-5 days and that it will be excalated. Its been escalated 3times!! Can anyone help PLEASE!!!!
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Feb 27, 2004, 7:42 PM

how can i send a text message to a friend who has a sprint phone?

my friend has a sprint phone and everytime i try to send her a text she says she receives a message with a whole bunch of numbers. is there a way to send my friend sprint even though i have a cingular phone?
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Mar 23, 2004, 9:10 PM

Motorola V60v

I just read and they mentioned that Sprint will carry the Motorola V60v, a speakerphone. But you have purchase the phone online, I wonder if anybody read the same news? Surprised Anyway, I'm trying to find out When will it be available.
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Mar 24, 2004, 1:45 PM


Any word on a BT phone for SPCS?
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Mar 23, 2004, 8:05 PM

New phone activation

I got a used Sanyo 8100 to replace my current phone, and I want to activate it.

I thought I had activated my current phone online when I got it, but I am not seeing a link for that anywhere.

Has that capability been removed from the Sprint website?

Thanks for the help.
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Mar 23, 2004, 12:56 AM


If I wanted to upgrade to new equipment as a existing customer is there any sort of processing fees involved or upgrade fees? Any feedback would be great. Thanks
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Mar 12, 2004, 7:32 PM

MP3 Ringers on sprint

Does anyone know if the Sanyo SCP-8100 can use MP3 ringers like the motorola V400 does?
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big d

Mar 18, 2004, 9:15 AM

New Phones

Will Sprint be coming out with any new Nokia
Phones anytime soon???
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Feb 22, 2004, 6:06 AM

Sprint - Where are the BlueTooth phones ?

When ?
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Mar 17, 2004, 10:30 PM

RL-7300 vs VM-4500 battery life, etc.

I'm new to the site--lots of good info. I'm contemplating a replacement for my Sanyo 4900, and have been very happy with Sanyo's quality--the 4900 is my third Sanyo. I'd love the VM-4500, but it's a bit rich for my budget. I'd rather have the camera than the Ready-Link (since I have no one to play with on Ready-Link), but the RL-7300 seems a more attractive phone to me than the RL-2500 (and seems better reviewed). But why is the battery life so short on the RL-7300?

Any recommendations? Thanks!
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Mar 19, 2004, 4:37 AM

Like Sprint, but considering T-Mobile's GSM Int'l. phones

Greetings gang!

I've been with Sprint for about 4 years, and have no complaints with the service that I have received during that time. I'm still using my original Qualcomm 2700, but am going to upgrade to something else real soon.

Over the past 2 years I have been making trips to Europe (mostly Russia) about once or twice per year. It would be very convenient if I could use my cell phone while in Europe. However, apparently Sprint doesn't offer any phones that are GSM (SIM card) compatible (or do they?). The ability to just pop-in a SIM card from whatever country I'm visiting sure seems appealing.

After researching other cell companies, the logical choice from what I've read points to T-Mobile. They supposedly have great service on...
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Mar 16, 2004, 5:11 PM


Has anybody had any problems with the text messaging. My wife and I have the Sanyo 4500 and sometimes it works great and sometimes it doesn't. I live in California and get great service just SMS is spotty right now.
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Mar 13, 2004, 2:35 PM

Does anyone know what the changes to new plans will be in April?

I am thinking about signing up, but interested if anyone here has the scoop on what the new plans will be in April? If I am concerned about this should I just sign up right at the end of March and if a better deal comes out bring the phone back and ask for it?

4 replies

Mar 18, 2004, 3:27 PM


Anyone know if Sprint will bring back Kyocera phones? I really much prefer their phonebook and UI to Samsung and Nokia's.
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