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sprint upgrade to T-Mobile sim card for free
« on: May 02, 2021, 02:59:16 PM »
Sprint is telling me i can upgrade for free to tmobile sim cars for better 5g speed. Anyone try to this and had a good experience?
Also I currently use voice over data (data and talk same time)  will upgrading affect this?
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Re: sprint upgrade to T-Mobile sim card for free
« Reply #1 on: May 02, 2021, 11:57:48 PM »
YMMV. It will basically just update your PRL to prefer Tmobile cells if available. Depending on your location, that may be better or worse.

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Re: sprint upgrade to T-Mobile sim card for free
« Reply #2 on: May 03, 2021, 12:11:48 AM »
YMMV. It will basically just update your PRL to prefer Tmobile cells if available. Depending on your location, that may be better or worse.
Why do they want you to pick up tm instead?  Also isn't sprint better service in general. And also how can you pick up both as sprint is cdma and tm is gsm..

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Re: sprint upgrade to T-Mobile sim card for free
« Reply #3 on: May 03, 2021, 07:53:05 PM »
Why do they want you to pick up tm instead?  Also isn't sprint better service in general. And also how can you pick up both as sprint is cdma and tm is gsm..
Who uses 3G? We're looking towards the future here. Besides basically every new phone can do both.

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Re: sprint upgrade to T-Mobile sim card for free
« Reply #4 on: May 03, 2021, 07:59:30 PM »
Who uses 3G? We're looking towards the future here. Besides basically every new phone can do both.
Who said anything about 3g

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Re: sprint upgrade to T-Mobile sim card for free
« Reply #5 on: May 03, 2021, 08:31:01 PM »
Who said anything about 3g
CDMA and GSM are 3G technologies. 4G and 5G all carriers have converged. They just use different frequencies (and carrier aggregation if applicable, etc) in different bands that they own.

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Re: sprint upgrade to T-Mobile sim card for free
« Reply #6 on: May 11, 2021, 09:39:28 PM »
Sprint is telling me i can upgrade for free to tmobile sim cars for better 5g speed. Anyone try to this and had a good experience?
Also I currently use voice over data (data and talk same time)  will upgrading affect this?
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Sprint just asked me if I want to change my sim to T-Mobile. Anyone tried? Would I have better or worse network?

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Re: sprint upgrade to T-Mobile sim card for free
« Reply #7 on: May 11, 2021, 09:40:49 PM »
Sprint just asked me if I want to change my sim to T-Mobile. Anyone tried? Would I have better or worse network?
Heard worse

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Re: sprint upgrade to T-Mobile sim card for free
« Reply #8 on: May 11, 2021, 09:44:21 PM »
Heard worse
T-mobile officially has 5G, I donít think sprint has. Or do they?

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Re: sprint upgrade to T-Mobile sim card for free
« Reply #9 on: May 11, 2021, 09:46:42 PM »
T-mobile officially has 5G, I donít think sprint has. Or do they?
They do

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Re: sprint upgrade to T-Mobile sim card for free
« Reply #10 on: May 11, 2021, 09:49:59 PM »
They do
Can I have 5G in iPhone 8? Or need to upgrade to newer phone?

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Re: sprint upgrade to T-Mobile sim card for free
« Reply #11 on: May 11, 2021, 09:51:11 PM »
Can I have 5G in iPhone 8? Or need to upgrade to newer phone?
nope only 12 has 5g

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Re: sprint upgrade to T-Mobile sim card for free
« Reply #12 on: May 11, 2021, 09:52:58 PM »
nope only 12 has 5g
I guess itís time for a new phone!
Any good deals on the 12 now?

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Re: sprint upgrade to T-Mobile sim card for free
« Reply #13 on: May 11, 2021, 09:56:50 PM »
I guess itís time for a new phone!
Any good deals on the 12 now?
The general advice is don't upgrade for 5g

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Re: sprint upgrade to T-Mobile sim card for free
« Reply #14 on: May 11, 2021, 09:57:42 PM »
The general advice is don't upgrade for 5g
Y radiation?

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Re: sprint upgrade to T-Mobile sim card for free
« Reply #16 on: May 11, 2021, 10:39:37 PM »
I guess itís time for a new phone!
Any good deals on the 12 now?

I think you just missed an iPhone trade in promo where you could have traded-in your iPhone 8. Look out for a new promotion at some point, there might be one between now and when the iPhone 13 comes out.

You can get the SIM card now, and access the 5G in x months when you upgrade to a new iPhone.

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Re: sprint upgrade to T-Mobile sim card for free
« Reply #17 on: October 03, 2021, 11:47:10 PM »
I think you just missed an iPhone trade in promo where you could have traded-in your iPhone 8. Look out for a new promotion at some point, there might be one between now and when the iPhone 13 comes out.
Thanks for this advice! Traded my iPhone 8 for iPhone 13 this week!

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Re: sprint upgrade to T-Mobile sim card for free
« Reply #18 on: October 04, 2021, 12:16:46 AM »
Thanks for this advice! Traded my iPhone 8 for iPhone 13 this week!
Is it a 30 m instalment plan?

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Re: sprint upgrade to T-Mobile sim card for free
« Reply #19 on: October 04, 2021, 01:11:59 AM »
Is it a 30 m instalment plan?
Got $600 of the new phone and balance is paid off in 24 months.