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Unlocked Note 8 from samsung work on sprint ?

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Journeyman

Unlocked Note 8 from samsung work on sprint ?

I was wondering if sprint would activate the unlocked note 8 that i get from samsung ? I travel alot and from previous experience with the note 5 sprint locked phone . It was missing some 4g lte bands which I was not able to use 4g lte overseas. 3g was not usable at all. 

 

I wouldn't mind missing out on those sprint specific update and rather be able to have 4g lte with the same phone everywhere i go. 

I tried to call sprint customer service but the person that I spoke to wasn't sure and kept asking me the imei number. I know that sprint have the "SIM KIT" for people who bring their phone and switch to sprint.  I was hoping to confirm that before I get that from samsung.

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No Sprint apps nor ads installed on my Note 8.  It's clean and free of Sprint bloatware!   

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If you order from Samsung, you may have a long wait.  You'll get it faster from Best Buy.

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O well .. Just placed my order with my note 5 trade in. 

It said it will come in 2 days ... I guess I am it's time to look for case and screen protector 

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O nvm ... bad news ... just got the confirmation email 

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Oh, hey, that's great news!  Did you order the Midnight Black or Orchid Gray? What cases are you looking at?  I'm thinking of getting the S-View Flip. $59.99 yikes!

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Edit: Never mind, I posted my post before I had seen yours. 

 

Yeah, that's what I thought. October 15th.  I initially ordered mine from Samsung, then I cancelled my order when Samsung couldn't tell me a precise delivery date - all they told me was "pending."  I ended up ordering it from Best Buy on the 13th of Sept, and I got it on the 18th.  

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I wasn't aware I could choice color for the unlocked version.. But yea .. picked the Midnight Black

 

I am not really a fan of big cases.. just something simple and basic. For my note 5, I use this really thin tpu soft plastic case that does that job. As far as screen protector, I am still reading reviews about the curve edges, I personally like the tempered glass one but not sure if that would work well with the case 

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Do you still get all the extra tho ?? like the free 360 camera ?? I don't think best buy would honor the $300 trade in with the note 5 .. so i guess i will have to wait. 

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I ordered the Orchid Gray Note 8.  I did order this screen protector "Cubevit Galaxy Note 8 Screen Protector" off Amazon.  I didn't put it on yet.  And, I still haven't taken the factory wrap off the phone.  

 

 

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Haha not a fan of those plastic one 🙂 

 

Let me know how it goes and post some pictures 

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I see you selected the Gear 360.  Yes, you can still get the Gear 360 for free if you order the Note 8 from Best Buy by September 24th.  However, you won't get that $300 trade in for your Note 5. 

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Have you been to this website?  It's Best Buy's trade in your mobile phone and see how much it's worth. https://tradein.bestbuy.com/client/#/catalog

 

Once I get it on, I'll post pics. 

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