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Lollipop rolls out to the Sprint Spark version of the Samsung Galaxy S4

An over-the-air update for Sprint Spark version of the Samsung Galaxy S4 is now rolling out that brings Android 5.0 Lollipop to the device. The support page on Sprint's site does not indicate how big the download is, but it does show the new version number to be L720TVPUCOD1. The update for the...
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Sprint will send representatives to your location to deliver and set up your new smartphone

Sprint is rolling out a more personalized customer service program that involves its representatives visiting a location of your choosing to deliver and configure your new smartphone. The initiative, called Direct 2 You, includes the transfer of content such as contacts, pictures, videos and...
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Sprint offering free 32GB Samsung Galaxy S6 with new Unlimited Plus Plan

Sprint's newest plan, the Sprint Unlimited Plus Plan, will be exclusive to those who purchase the Samsung Galaxy S6. With the Samsung Galaxy S6 now available for purchase in retail stores, Sprint has announced an exclusive plan for the device. To sweeten the deal, Sprint is offering a free lease...
Sprint's new international roaming plan offers unlimited 2G data for free

Sprint's new international roaming plan offers unlimited 2G data for no extra charge

Sprint has launched a new international roaming plan for customers visiting Latin America, Japan, and Europe. Sprint's new International Value Roaming will give customers unlimited 2G data and texting when they travel to a number of Latin American and European countries, as well as Japan....
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Sprint's Samsung Galaxy S6 preorders will start shipping early on Monday, April 6

The official launch date for the Samsung Galaxy S6 is Friday, April 10, but that's not stopping carriers like Sprint from shipping phones early. Sprint, as it would turn out, has opted to follow down the path of T-Mobile and start shipping the Samsung Galaxy S6 early. Though while T-Mobile's...
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Sprint bundles Samsung Galaxy S5 and Galaxy Tab 4 in new $100/month plan

Sprint has just announced a new plan that will bundle the Samsung Galaxy S5 and Galaxy Tab 4 together, bringing lots of data for one low monthly payment. In their latest attempt to win more customers over, Sprint has just announced that for only $100 a month you can get unlimited talk, text, and...
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Sprint is offering to reimburse all fees for customers to ditch current carriers

Sprint is now offering anyone who switches from their current wireless carrier to its service full reimbursement of both their termination fees and any remaining phone payments. This is just the latest effort from Sprint to get new customers. The company says that it will pay off any remaining...
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Android 5.1 update for Nexus 6 could arrive as soon as today

Sprint says Android 5.1 Lollipop for the Nexus 6 is due to land today, with SMS/MMS fixes and factory reset protection. Following the recent availability of Android 5.1 factory images for the Nexus 5, 10 and 7 (2012), it looks like Google's latest Nexus phone is next on the list. U.S. operator...
Moto E 2015 now available on Sprint Prepaid and Boost Mobile; coming to Virgin Mobile March 9

Moto E 2015 now available on Sprint Prepaid and Boost Mobile; coming to Virgin Mobile March 9

The 2015 Moto E is now available from Sprint Prepaid and Boost Mobile, and is coming to Virgin Mobile on Monday, March 9. The Moto E is available starting at $99.99 without a contract on all three operators. Sprint Prepaid, Boost, and Virgin Mobile all offer talk, text, and data plans starting...
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Sprint starts rolling out Android 5.0 Lollipop for its Samsung Galaxy Note 4

The over-the-air update for the smartphone also gives its owners some "Wi-Fi Calling Enhancements" in addition to the latest version of Android. Sprint began rolling out an update today for its customers who own a Samsung Galaxy Note 4 to Android 5.0 Lollipop. Actually, the update offers version...
Sprint announces new wireless plan offered exclusively through Best Buy

Sprint announces new $75 wireless plan offered exclusively through Best Buy

Sprint announced today that it has partnered with Best Buy to offer an exclusive unlimited plan, fittingly called the "Best Buy One Plan," through the retailer starting at $75 per month with a leased Android device. The Best Buy One Plan allows customers to lease Android devices starting at $...
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Sprint now offering 10 lines with 12GB of shared data for $90 a month

Sprint is launching yet another price promotion, this time for its Family Share Plan. The limited time offer will give customers up to 10 lines of shared unlimited talk and text, along with 12GB of data, for $90 a month. The carrier says that the offer will end on March 12. From Sprint:...
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T-Mobile claims the #3 US carrier spot, passing over Sprint

T-Mobile CEO John Legere stated today that the wireless carrier has overtaken Sprint, in terms of the number of its customers, to become the third biggest wireless carrier in the US. Legere made those claims as part of T-Mobile's quarterly conference call to analysts following the release of its...
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Sprint begins rollout of the Android 5.0 Lollipop update to HTC One M8

Sprint has posted on its support site that its rollout of the Android 5.0 Lollipop update to owners of the HTC One M8 has begun. This is a few days earlier than what a leaked Sprint document sent to Android Central on Thursday indicated, but it is a welcome surprise nonetheless. The update will...
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Sprint has problems, and buying RadioShack stores isn't going to fix them

Sprint has a brand problem — and RadioShack isn't one to take notes from in that category After some speculation, Sprint confirmed that it would be buying out 1,750 of RadioShack's stores in conjunction with that company's bankruptcy filing. Rather than clean them out entirely, Sprint will re-...
Sprint and RadioShack pen deal to establish 1,750 co-branded stores

Sprint and RadioShack pen deal to establish 1,750 co-branded stores

After hearing various rumblings on such an agreement in recent days, it looks like Sprint has struck a deal with RadioShack that would see the carrier expanding into 1,750 RadioShack locations. According to the press release, the deal will "establish co-branded stores that will exclusively sell...
It will soon be a lot easier to unlock a phone from America's top carriers — here's what you need to know

It will soon be a lot easier to unlock a phone from America's top carriers — here's what you need to know

The top five carriers in the United States will on Feb. 11 implement new unlocking procedures for smartphones, tablets, and other cellular devices sold on their networks. The new unlocking standards were set forth by the CTIA in late 2013 and, though a voluntary commitment by the carriers, define...
Lollipop update for Sprint HTC One M8 set for Feb. 13, LG G3 on Feb. 16

Lollipop update for Sprint HTC One M8 set for Feb. 13, LG G3 on Feb. 16

Today saw updates to Android 5.0 Lollipop for both the Sprint HTC One M7 and Samsung Galaxy S5, but other phones in Sprint's stable are set to get their own Material Design updates in the near future. Namely, the HTC One M8 is scheduled for February 13th, while the LG G3 is penciled in for...
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Sprint Samsung Galaxy S5 Lollipop update rolling out now

As promised on Wednesday, Sprint has stared rolling out the Android 5.0 Lollipop update for its version of the Samsung Galaxy S5. Many members of our forums have reported they started receiving the update this morning. The download size for the update is 898.44MB and owners of the Galaxy S5...
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Sprint scores almost a million new connections in Q3, but the growth comes at a cost

Following its preliminary publication, Sprint has today shared its final report for Q3 2014. The US carrier managed to bag just short of one million new connections, boasting "significant progress on building a consistent and reliable network". It's not all good news, however. As the recent Super...

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