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Nexus 5 CDMA Ubuntu Touch and Ting

Anyone have any idea how to get this to work?  I have a spare Nexus 5 I'm trying to get working with Ting and Ubuntu touch.  The phone boots, but no data and no phone calls.  Is there a method for activating the phone that I'm missing? I saw a reddit post that someone got it working about a year ago but no instructions.  I previously had it activated with android, but not sure what the next step might be.  Thanks

Brennen Guillory

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You would likely need to use a stock ROM to activate the phone on Ting CDMA.

All custom ROMs that I an aware of do not have the dialer codes needed for activation. They also lack the Profile & PRL update menu items that are highly recommended for CDMA.

The PRL (Preferred Roaming List) is the list of towers the phone may use. The Profile needs to be updated whenever there are changes made in the Ting Dashboard Device Settings for the device.

Rooting a stock ROM is OK, but moving to a custom ROM is much riskier, IMHO. 

Bruce Osborne 0 votes