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Two questions

Sandra SzteinbokSandra Szteinbok Posts: 6FreedomPop Newbie
#1 What model number is this phone? https://www.freedompop.com/offer/zte2499promo?utm_source=freedompop&utm_medium=forums&utm_term=pocket&utm_campaign=zte2499promo and is it a 4g phone?

#2 I know you don't yet have service in all countries. However, do phones come "unlocked" or can I request unlocking so I can use an overseas SIM?

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  • njfulwider5njfulwider5 Posts: 10,415FreedomPop Newbie, FreedomPop Master, Test Role, FreedomPop Expert, FreedomFan, Android Master , FP Flyer ✭✭✭✭✭
    #1 What model number is this phone? https://www.freedompop.com/offer/zte2499promo?utm_source=freedompop&utm_medium=forums&utm_term=pocket&utm_campaign=zte2499promo and is it a 4g phone?
    Phone is a ZTE Force N9100
    #2 I know you don't yet have service in all countries. However, do phones come "unlocked" or can I request unlocking so I can use an overseas SIM?
    Phones purchased from Freedompop are locked to Sprint

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  • Sandra SzteinbokSandra Szteinbok Posts: 6FreedomPop Newbie
    Do you know if Sprint will unlock? I heard they do unlock their phones if you're using their service.
  • Richard AllenRichard Allen Posts: 644FreedomPop Newbie, FreedomPop Expert, Porting Master ✭✭✭✭
    @oopsiedoop I just checked the specs for the ZTE n9100 and the FP version of this phone appears to be a CDMA only phone and there does not appear to be a sim slot. So, it looks like you will not be able to use this phone with an international sim card. Most international carriers are GSM. If you are looking for a phone to use you need to be sure it is GSM compatible.

    Yes you can get this phone unlocked but you will only be able to use the unlocked phone on Sprint, Verizon or CDMA compatible MVNO's.
  • njfulwider5njfulwider5 Posts: 10,415FreedomPop Newbie, FreedomPop Master, Test Role, FreedomPop Expert, FreedomFan, Android Master , FP Flyer ✭✭✭✭✭
    Most people go with a Iphone 5/ 5s or 5c with freedompop when they want to switch carriers--I only know this from reading it here? Not 100%

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  • Ali Ali Posts: 6,732FreedomPop Master, Test Role, iOS Master ✭✭✭✭✭
    If you'd like an unlocked phone, I would recommend the iPhone 4S, 5, 5c, or 5s combined with the R-SIM 9. The 5c and 5s are able to take advantage of the most LTE bands when unlocked.
  • Iolaire McFaddenIolaire McFadden Posts: 119FreedomPop Newbie

    Do you know if Sprint will unlock? I heard they do unlock their phones if you're using their service.

    FreedomPop is not helping with unlocking phones, so unless you know the previous owner of the phone you will not be able to unlock it (if it can be unlocked).

    I've tried a few times to get them to unlock an iPhone 5 purchased from them for international GSM use (still on FreedomPop in US) and they refuse. I've now taken to emailing executives to ask nicely that they figure out a process to do that with Sprint.
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