1. AC Question's Avatar
    I am technically challenged with phones. My friend bought me a Starmobile X (Android) from the Phillipines. It is the latest and greatest. I have a Sprint account, and trying to use the SIM from my Iphone. The phone recognises the SIM, says I am on the data plan, but I can not make phone calls, text, nor tie my email account into the phone. I can get on Facebook, but obviously want to do more with the phone... Please help!! Thank you.
    03-19-2015 12:41 PM
  2. Rukbat's Avatar
    1) Sprint doesn't allow you to "bring your own device", you have to use a Sprint phone.

    2) I can't find specs on the phone, but since all the carriers in the Philippines use GSM, the phone is probably a GSM phone. Sprint is a CDMA carrier, so GSM phones wouldn't work on their network even if they allowed you to use your own.

    You can probably use the phone on AT&T and TMobile, but you probably won't get high speed data, just voice and text. (The frequencies are different.)
    03-19-2015 02:47 PM

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