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Manufacture refurbished iPhone 5 not qualifying for BYOD

Robert SnipesRobert Snipes Posts: 21FreedomPop Newbie
I read in another post; new (never activated) phones usually don't qualify for BYOD. Does this mean I can activate on a different sprint/mvno network and then activate on freedompop?


Thank you

Best Answers

  • Ali Ali Posts: 6,735FreedomPop Master, Test Role, iOS Master ✭✭✭✭✭
    #2 Accepted Answer
    @Robert Snipes Unfortunately even before the FEC was here brand new and never activated phones returned an error on all MVNO carriers for activation.
  • comintelcomintel Posts: 310FreedomPop Newbie ✭✭✭
    #3 Accepted Answer
    @""Robert Snipes"

    Then I must activate with sprint first. Thank you Ali.

    The official criteria say it needs to have been activated on postpaid one year earlier.

Answers

  • Robert SnipesRobert Snipes Posts: 21FreedomPop Newbie
    Then I must activate with sprint first. Thank you Ali.
  • Robert SnipesRobert Snipes Posts: 21FreedomPop Newbie
    @comintel I talked to sprint and they told me my meid was active for just 5 days. I was very confused until I read your comment. Thanks for the save!

    I think I'll sell my 5. Is the iPhone 5s working on freedompop currently?
  • joseph56joseph56 Posts: 3FreedomPop Newbie
    i have the same issue please help me. will it work if i just activate on sprint for like a week or less? i dont want to pay more money to get activated on sprint
  • joseph56joseph56 Posts: 3FreedomPop Newbie
    Also wat if i activate on prepaid?
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