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Old 04-18-2009, 10:35 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Sorry for the boost questions...I'm new to this and if you could give me a hand I'd really appreciate it. I just received a 7520 in the mail, popped my boost sim into it and nothing works. The signal meter says "nxtl" instead of "NXTL" and when I try and make a call it says "emergency calls only." Any suggestions? Thanks a ton! ~Tom.
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Old 04-18-2009, 10:56 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Do you have your new device activated with Boost? I believe thay may to register the ESN in their system for your device to work.
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Old 04-18-2009, 01:16 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Yes, updated my acct with that info. I still cannot get a NXTL signal and my phone says "call failed" every time now. I wiped it, put a blank policy in it, and i'm still having problems. I can't make any phone calls. I don't much care about the internet issues right now, just the phone part would be nice. Any ideas??
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You will never ever ever get NXTL with a Boost SIM card. NXTL only shows up with a BlackBerry data plan which you cannot get on Boost Mobile.
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Ok, NXTL or not....should be able to make calls, right? From what I understood, the NXTL would show up no matter what. I guess I must be doing something wrong. I've tried two boost sim cards in two blackberrys with no avail. ugh no fun.
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An eBay purchase? It may be bad hardware. If you can't make a call, you probably should return the phone.
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Ok, NXTL or not....should be able to make calls, right? From what I understood, the NXTL would show up no matter what. I guess I must be doing something wrong. I've tried two boost sim cards in two blackberrys with no avail. ugh no fun.
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An eBay purchase? It may be bad hardware. If you can't make a call, you probably should return the phone.
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Yes, it was an ebay purchase but I've had two of them...neither one of them worked.
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