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Thu, Oct 12, 2017 1:00 PM
I have an unlocked Samsung Galaxy S8, is it eligible for the BYOD?
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Yes, the factory unlocked or Open Market version of the S8 is compatible with Boost Mobile.
Hey there, @jzam! Click here https://activate.boostmobile.com/bring-your-phone?INTNAV=TopNav:ShopBYOP to check if your device is eligible to activate on Boost Mobile. If you have any other question or concern, feel free to reply.
Hey there, @Jess11! Thanks for inquiring about our services. At this moment, we are able to activate the Samsung Galaxy S8 (G950U) If purchased directly from Samsung. It must be the unlocked version. Bear in mind that, you must visit your nearest Boost Store in order to get a SIM Kit that will allow you to activate this phone. This SIM Kit will have a cost of $10 plus taxes and in-store fees.
Hi there bcfgov. We do apologize for all the misunderstanding. Please allow us to clear this out. If the Samsung Galaxy S8 is OEM Unlock (Original Equipment Manufacturer), The phone would be compatible. If the phone is Carrier unlocked, it is not compatible. Victor21
I have been receiving conflicting reports regarding samsung galaxy s8 factory unlocked phone to boost mobile.
When I call customer service, they say it is not compatible because it is not on the eligible list (as is shown on boostmobile website). However this thread shows that the factory unlocked samsung galaxy s8 is eligible. How can I verify with a boost tech employee?
Yes, an OEM Unlocked from Amazon would do it, and if possible, test the IMEI number before purchasing the equipment.
@Madamd68, IMEI stands for International Mobile Equipment Identity, it is a unique number that identifies your device. It can be found in the device settings or on the box of your phone (There is always a sticker on the back of the packaging box that contains the Galaxy S8 IMEI number.) Unfortunately, since your purchasing the device through Amazon, there is no way for you get this information beforehand. We'd suggest you to get the phone from our website, to check our promotions and deals by clicking on the following link: http://boost.co/2vL8KhR.
Thanks for contacting us, SMoore02. We'll be happy to help. Please, send us a private message your with phone number and PIN, IMEI and SIM card number. to have a look at your account. .
Hey there, detervillec! Our devices include a compatible SIM card. It should be inside the phone. You can proceed with your activation in this website http://boost.co/2og7dAU.
I just got my S8 in the mail from boost, do i need to have a SIM card to activate it?