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acdaleco1

Feb 26, 2009, 1:39 PM
Does anyone know if or how you can switch to Boost and keep your existing cell number. I want to access the 50$ unlimited plan, but i have to keep my existing number i have with Sprint. Sprint says it cant be done. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks
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poweredup

Feb 26, 2009, 3:59 PM
sorry, it cant be done. you cant port nextel, sprint nor the cdma boost unlimited minutes to your i-den unlimited.
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ac4321

Feb 28, 2009, 10:36 PM
Port your number to another prepaid service, wait a day, then port it to Boost.

You could use a postpaid service to do the same thing, but that involves a credit inquiry. If you aren't going to really use the service then it's not worth having the inquiry over since you can use a prepaid alternative.
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karna

Mar 1, 2009, 1:24 AM
you CAN port your number to boostmobile.


forget sprint/nextel! just call boosmobile directly and tell them you want to "Migrate" you sprint/nextel number to boostmobile.

note that is NOT a "port" because it's the same provider

IF you want to go from CDMA Sprint to iDEN Boostmobile do as suggested by some - port to a prepaid and THEN port to Boost.


I have listed below the porting scenarios that Boost support from the Sprint side of the business as I have received many questions regarding this. Please remember that porting from other carriers is supported and is business as usual. Hopefully this will clear up some of the confusion.

Porting scenarios that we support:

• Sprint CDMA to Boost CDMA
• Sprint IDEN ...
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AVS06

Mar 10, 2009, 7:40 AM
yes you can, if you have CDMA you call sprint ask them to Dummy your phone to a iden device, unint a IMEI and then call boost (with a boost phone in hand) and then request a migration. we do it all the time
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