Used Phone No SIM

Adam HagenAdam Hagen Posts: 6FreedomPop Newbie
I'm looking at used phone listings and most of them say "NO SIM." How do I activate a phone here with the SIM card removed? For example, the HTC One M7, LG G2, Galaxy S3, etc.


  • Adam HagenAdam Hagen Posts: 6FreedomPop Newbie
    Any help would be nice
  • Richard AllenRichard Allen Posts: 644FreedomPop Newbie, FreedomPop Expert, Porting Master ✭✭✭✭
    @Adam Hagen When purchasing a used phone to activate on FP the first thing you need to do is be sure the phone is CDMA capable. FP uses the Sprint network which is a CDMA system. GSM only phones (aka AT&T or T-Mobile phones) will not work on FP.

    Next to your SIM card question. For CDMA phones that do have a sim card the sim is for connecting to the 4G data system. If you do get a CDMA phone without a sim card (which is usually rare) you can pick up a cheap one at either a Sprint or Ting store.

    Of the phones you listed the only one I can speak of with any certainty is the galaxy S3. The Sprint version of the Galaxy S3 does not have a sim slot. The sim card for this phone is integrated on the phones motherboard.

    Hope this helps
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