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Fri, Feb 22, 2019 8:00 AM

Samsung Galaxy s10 plus

Hello

I pre-order the Samsung Galaxy s10 plus from Samsung.com and I was wondering if I could activate it with boost mobile? I did the same with my s9 plus last year too, I was hoping it is possible with the s10 plus too. I don't want to have to change my carrier. Please let me know so I can be prepared when I receive my s10 plus.

 

Thank you,

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5 Messages

3 y ago

Didn't work that way ManiacMike. Either
BOOST could but wouldn't or it just wouldn't.

Boost Care

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2.2K Messages

3 y ago

We understand JamesEddy2013. We know that the Open Market version works fine with our service, we cannot guarantee that other versions will. If you want, we can double check your SIM and device's MEID/IMEI to be sure. If you want us to check, send us that info in a private message. To send a Private Message, click my username or picture, then click "send this user a private message".  Thanks! ~AmyM25

5 Messages

3 y ago

That's what I assumed but the Sprint model was not compatible. I talked to two agents over the phone and they were absolutely no help. They didn't even bother to tell me that I needed the unlocked free market model.

5 Messages

3 y ago

I think im just going to go back to Verizon. They quoted me as good a deal on an unlimited plan on my girlfriend's account. Im just trying to decide if I'm going to buy the phone outright from Samsung or just buy it from Verizon and have it later today.

38 Messages

3 y ago

Best Buy had my unlocked S10+ in stock at the store. They had the Sprint sim cards too. They set up the phone for me (at no charge) and everything is working great through Boost. The guy who set it all up said since it's a new model it's probably easier to have the store set it up than doing it yourself for most users.

38 Messages

3 y ago

Get the unlocked phone and the Sprint sim card. It works on Boost.

23 Messages

3 y ago

What's also great about the bring your own phone option is that I was able to insure my new unlocked galaxy s10+ with boost mobile phone insurance for $7 a month. Much better than the $11.99 Samsung care wants. Plus boost mobiles insurance covers loss and theft which Samsung does not!

6 Messages

3 y ago

@Maljanae23 

Boost itself is only going to sell the S10e, the discussion here has been on whether or not an unlocked version of the S10+ purchased through Samsung, or a Sprint version through Samsung, Sprint, or Best Buy can be used with Boost Mobile service. Yesterday (3-20-19), I was told that a proper SIM card has been ordered and will arrive within 3 to 5 business days, but I never got a confirmation email about it, so I'm antsy about it. They were extremely courteous to me over the phone, though. On other pages there are users that have gone through Best Buy and Boost  Mobile customer service in order to get a working SIM card for their S10+; they also name part numbers for a BYOD Sprint SIM card kit, but I wanted to go through Boost to make sure it'll work on my account with them.

34 Messages

3 y ago

@Monsae  for what it's worth, I received the Boost SIM card and it wasn't the same part number that everyone on here was using. The one I received was SIMOLW416TQ, but everyone on here is saying to use SIMOLW516TQ. I had already gone to Sprint and purchased the 4-in-1 SIM kit that has SIMOLW516TQ and used that to activate and it works great, so I'm not sure about SIMOLW416TQ.

38 Messages

3 y ago

The Sprint card I got at a Best Buy store works 100%.

23 Messages

3 y ago

The sim I used was SIMOLW516TQ. I purchased it off Ebay and it worked with no problem. Didn't even have to call boost. Did it all online through boosts site

45 Messages

3 y ago

@rafael6867 Listen, it is compatible because I have had my S10+ unlocked on Boost Mobile working since the phone came out. I am using it right now! Do you have right SIM card? I wouldn't switch because T-Mobile is higher but hey do you brother!

6 Messages

3 y ago

I'm typing this out using my Samsung Galaxy s10+ on the boost network. You'll have to call them, but it'll work.

45 Messages

3 y ago

@rafael6867 so you have the wrong SIM Card. You need SIM Card SIMOLW516TQ. You can get 1 from E-Bay for $5 or from Best Buy or a Sprint store. It's in the Sprint BYOD kit. The sim is not available in Boost Mobile's BYOD sim kit. Rafael, in the future I would advise you to come to this community chat when you have questions because I and others have posted this information weeks ago. If you would have read it then it would have saved you time and all.the problems you experienced. Good luck to you bro!

8 Messages

3 y ago

Unfortunately, Boost Mobile is NOT compatible with your device! I too ordered the S10 Plus Unlocked from samsung.com and have chatted with Boost Mobile Customer Service regarding this issue. Therefore, I have already decided to transfer my business to T-Mobile!