How to activate Sprint iPhone 4s?

Zhihong MaoZhihong Mao Posts: 1FreedomPop Newbie
I signed up with my Sprint iPhone 4s and didn't figure out how to activate
it to Freedompop network.

The email I received mentioned to use "#786#" to reset and enter MSL, it
didn't work for iPhone. #786# won't get the phone reset.

As the web page said, just turn off phone and restart and activate will
automatic, it never happened.

I also tried to reset the phone's network setting from iOS setting. Again
it didn't pick up Freedompop's network. It still show Sprint as the
network provider, and it won't let me connect.


  • LukeLuke Posts: 318FreedomPop Newbie
    @Zhihong Mao‌ - It does sound like there is a different code that iPhones use to reset the phone. I would research this issue and see what you can find. If you run out of luck, @Taylor‌ can help you out.
  • Andrew LarssonAndrew Larsson Posts: 0FreedomPop Newbie
    I'm having this same issue. Nothing on the FAQs page about FreedomPop iPhones helped.
  • Raymond GahanRaymond Gahan Posts: 0FreedomPop Newbie
    Same here.

    Also, on the app specs say ios 5.x but the description says 7.x, which is right?
  • [Deleted User][Deleted User] Posts: 31
    Hey Guys, please try this:
    Update data profile for iPhone
    From the home screen, tap Phone.
    On the keypad, dial ##873283# and tap Call.
    Tap OK.
    The handset will search for profile updates and install them.
    Tap OK.
    The profile is now updated.

    Let me know if you continue to have issues.
  • Young K.Young K. Posts: 3FreedomPop Newbie
    I did several times and still no luck.
  • [Deleted User][Deleted User] Posts: 31
    edited May 2014 #7
    Check out THIS THREAD regarding activating your iPhone.
  • Rakesh PatelRakesh Patel Posts: 2FreedomPop Newbie
    I am new to FreedomPop with iphone 4s - I performed the following steps. The phone works fine on WiFi and still shows "ooooo Spring" on upper left corner along with WiFi indicator. My issue is it does NOT WORK OUT OF WiFi. Can someone please help ?

    1. I activated phone at with my IMEI number
    2. Received a phone number.
    3. Reset complete phone (setting - General - Reset - Reset All Settings).
    4. After reset, connected iphone to my WiFi
    5. Downloaded Freedompop talk and text apps, configured using the settings (email, pw, phone etc..)
    6. completed the step to in Notification Center
    7. Update the profile using ##873283#

  • Ryan Ryan Posts: 80FreedomPop Newbie, FreedomPop Expert ✭✭✭
    I hope this will help you @Rakesh Patel.
    You can also find this with images provided for each step here at the following link:

    If you continue to have issues connecting, make sure that data is enabled on your phone. To confirm this:

    Tap "Settings"

    Tap "Cellular"

    Make sure the ON/OFF button for "Cellular Data" is in the ON position

    You may also need to run a Network Reset:
    Tap the "Settings" app

    Tap General

    Tap Reset

    Tap Reset Network Settings
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