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4 CA DL, 256/64 QAM, limited MIMO streams (~750 mbps max), No UL CA. 

Supports 
GSM 850 , 1900
WCDMA Bands 2/4/5
CDMA BC: 0 / 1 / 10
LTE Bands: 2 / 4 / 5 / 7 / 12 / 13 / 17 / 25 / 26 / 29 / 30 / 38 / 41 / 46 / 66 / 71

25+25
25+26
25+41
26+41
41+41 non contig 
41 contig
 

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I just successfully switched my Pixel 3 XL to use the eSIM on Sprint. Works out of the box now. Since I already had this phone on the line, I had to swap to another phone and then swap back with the e

In order to accomplish this, you need to be rooted and have Magisk Manager installed. In Magisk Manager, go to Downloads and search for VoEnabler. Install VoEnabler and reboot the phone. VoLTE should

Cough    >> https://s4gru.com/forums/topic/7833-the-s4gru-byod-sim-compatibility-chart/

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No UL CA??  I do not really need the perfect phone with all the bells and whistles, but my next phone will have UL CA.

How could this phone not have it?? 

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3 hours ago, lilotimz said:

4 CA DL, 256/64 QAM, limited MIMO streams (~750 mbps max), No UL CA. 

Supports 
GSM 850 , 1900
WCDMA Bands 2/4/5
CDMA BC: 0 / 1 / 10
LTE Bands: 2 / 4 / 5 / 7 / 12 / 13 / 17 / 25 / 26 / 29 / 30 / 38 / 41 / 46 / 66 / 71

25+25
25+26
25+41
26+41
41+41 non contig 
41 contig
 

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Where in the report is the UL CA usually listed?

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25 minutes ago, Thomas L. said:

Where in the report is the UL CA usually listed?

If UL CA is supported, as it's transmission from a device, it must be declared and listed. Under LTE Carrier Aggregations supported it'll declare downlink and uplink if so. 

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3 hours ago, though said:

Does the Pixel 3 at least support HPUE?

Yes it does.

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I had to get a new SIM when going from Pixel 1 to Pixel 2.  Hopefully, this won't be necessary when going from Pixel 2 to Pixel 3 which should be arriving on Monday for me.

 

And someday, we'll get the eSIM working, but that might require CDMA to be decommissioned.

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1 hour ago, crazy_vag said:

I had to get a new SIM when going from Pixel 1 to Pixel 2.  Hopefully, this won't be necessary when going from Pixel 2 to Pixel 3 which should be arriving on Monday for me.

 

And someday, we'll get the eSIM working, but that might require CDMA to be decommissioned.

Cough 

 

>> https://s4gru.com/forums/topic/7833-the-s4gru-byod-sim-compatibility-chart/

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1 hour ago, crazy_vag said:

 

Geez... Am I reading this chart right?  Pixel 1, 2 and 3 all require different SIM????

Si. 

CSIM. ISIM. ISIM whatever V now. It's the one used for this generations devices which has CDMA+LTE authentication on the Sim. Needed for future hot swapping. 

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The Nexus 6 was the last Pixel\Nexus that had wireless charging, so it was the last one worth considering. Now it's back.

Is the Pixel 3 an RF powerhouse like the Nexus 6 was?

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On 10/9/2018 at 9:40 AM, though said:

Can someone confirm the specific Sprint sim card required for these phones? Part number would be great!

 

https://old.reddit.com/r/Sprint/comments/9p533m/abysmal_service_re_pixel_3_xl_sim_card/e7z6cwf/

 

SKU UPC Part Number  
CZ4114TLWQ 854798005224 SIMOLW416TQ  
CZ2114TLWQ 19962041648 SIMGLW416TQ  
  760492044714   Care/Telesales SIM Kit
  760492044707 SIMOLW516TQ

Retail/Dealer 4-in-1 BYOD SIM Kit

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23 hours ago, nexuss4g said:

 

https://old.reddit.com/r/Sprint/comments/9p533m/abysmal_service_re_pixel_3_xl_sim_card/e7z6cwf/

 

SKU UPC Part Number  
CZ4114TLWQ 854798005224 SIMOLW416TQ  
CZ2114TLWQ 19962041648 SIMGLW416TQ  
  760492044714   Care/Telesales SIM Kit
  760492044707 SIMOLW516TQ

Retail/Dealer 4-in-1 BYOD SIM Kit

I got my SIM in the mail yesterday.  It's Part Number: SIMOLW416TQ.

My Pixel 3 XL is still a day away, so it'll arrive on Monday, unless Fedex delivers on Saturday or Sunday.

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On 10/19/2018 at 9:45 AM, nexuss4g said:

Someone on reddit posted that Wi-Fi Calling works on Sprint after enabling the setting. Can someone confirm this? 

https://old.reddit.com/r/Sprint/comments/9pclec/pixel_3_xl_performance_on_sprint/e81drdx/

Yes, it works. You can choose between "Mobile preferred" (default) and "Wi-Fi preferred."

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On 10/23/2018 at 1:24 AM, Swordfish said:

Is this Sim card available at best buy 

Some folks on r/sprint have reported successfully getting the right SIM card at Best Buy (it is the same one used for the iPhone XS).

I don't think the Boost Mobile BYOD pack has been updated yet to include the 516TQ SIM card.

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5 hours ago, lordsutch said:

Some folks on r/sprint have reported successfully getting the right SIM card at Best Buy (it is the same one used for the iPhone XS).

I don't think the Boost Mobile BYOD pack has been updated yet to include the 516TQ SIM card.

Ok thanks for letting me know. I got the Boost Mobile for the pixel 2 last year and used it. I think between trying to get a sprint sim card and the pixel 3 being new with few cases available for purchase I'll probably wait to order for a few months until hopefully things get sorted. I don't mind paying for a card at best buy if it means in and out vs. trying to work with Sprint and the long back and forth.

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