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Old Aug 24, 2012, 10:30 PM   #1
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iPhone 4 for metro pcs

hey guys, theres some flashers going around flashing verizon/sprint iphone 4s to metro pcs, and i was wondering if anyone knows exactly how it works. Like once i have web and mms, will i be able to restore without losing data ? let me know some details of what anyone knows
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Old Aug 24, 2012, 10:55 PM   #2
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You can't use data on an iPhone that has been "flashed" to Metro PCS. So you'd need to be on wifi to receive any data or any mms.
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Old Aug 24, 2012, 11:26 PM   #3
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You can't use data on an iPhone that has been "flashed" to Metro PCS. So you'd need to be on wifi to receive any data or any mms.
false. lots of people have this. data and mms just came out in like june. look it up. or here look for yourself
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ac4y92lBy7g
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Old Aug 24, 2012, 11:31 PM   #4
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Metro pcs lets any blacklisted lost/stolen verizon/sprint iphone to be activated on their network.
And they can be bought cheap on CL or ebay since they have bad ESN's.
Heard many people that use them that way but again, we're talking about metro pcs here.
Dont expect any decent service with them or to be able to hold a phone conversation for too long or open up any webpage in under an hour. Their prices are dirt cheap and they're basicly giving it away with no contract plans and $40 unlimited everything.
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Old Aug 25, 2012, 12:50 AM   #5
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Metro pcs lets any blacklisted lost/stolen verizon/sprint iphone to be activated on their network.
And they can be bought cheap on CL or ebay since they have bad ESN's.
Heard many people that use them that way but again, we're talking about metro pcs here.
Dont expect any decent service with them or to be able to hold a phone conversation for too long or open up any webpage in under an hour. Their prices are dirt cheap and they're basicly giving it away with no contract plans and $40 unlimited everything.
thanks, but actually im metro pcs right now with a 4g esteem, and i love metro. never have any problems. and they use sprint 3g, so basically, its like having a iphone on sprint. and i dont drop any calls. but thanks for the details.
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Old Aug 25, 2012, 12:52 AM   #6
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false. lots of people have this. data and mms just came out in like june. look it up. or here look for yourself
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ac4y92lBy7g
lol, sigh. Alright, whatever you say boss. Good luck.

And they use Verizon's towers; not Sprint.
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Old Aug 25, 2012, 11:29 AM   #7
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Great idea: pair one of the best phones out there with one of the worst networks out there....
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Old Aug 25, 2012, 03:05 PM   #8
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Great idea: pair one of the best phones out there with one of the worst networks out there....
get off my jock and stop hating. i asked a question, and if u dont like the question than dont answer. pretty simple.
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Old Aug 25, 2012, 03:15 PM   #9
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get off my jock and stop hating. i asked a question, and if u dont like the question than dont answer. pretty simple.
He's just making a comment that's all.
People have that freedom here you know. Maybe not what you wanted to hear but its the truth.
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Old Aug 25, 2012, 03:21 PM   #10
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He's just making a comment that's all.
People have that freedom here you know. Maybe not what you wanted to hear but its the truth.
The truth is that metro PCS only works, you guessed it, in the Metro area. Metro PCS is like taking the bus. I'll stick to my AT&T thanks. Its worth the money. Why flash your phone and risk not getting MMS or data.

Don't you guys just feel safer on AT&T knowing you're getting the best most official sanctioned experience the way the iPhone was meant to be experienced.

Just stating the truth. People are allowed to do that.

(no but seriously how much is Metro PCS a month?)
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Old Aug 25, 2012, 10:30 PM   #11
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The truth is that metro PCS only works, you guessed it, in the Metro area. Metro PCS is like taking the bus. I'll stick to my AT&T thanks. Its worth the money. Why flash your phone and risk not getting MMS or data.

Don't you guys just feel safer on AT&T knowing you're getting the best most official sanctioned experience the way the iPhone was meant to be experienced.

Just stating the truth. People are allowed to do that.

(no but seriously how much is Metro PCS a month?)
whatever you guys say lmfao. but anyway its 40 for the complete flash plan.
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Old Aug 26, 2012, 10:20 AM   #12
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For $45 you could have StraightTalk with nationwide AT&T coverage. Or you could have crap coverage on Metro. There are no good deals on Metro, given how poor their coverage is.
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Just curious: how's my years have you had Metro PCS for?
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Just curious: how's my years have you had Metro PCS for?
I would never in a million years get Metro Pretty Crappy Service.
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FYI Metropcs coverage is now equal to T-Mobile as they have merged companies.
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FYI Metropcs coverage is now equal to T-Mobile as they have merged companies.
Ok, so it's slightly less crappy if you have a UMTS Band IV capable phone.
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