flashing requires software.
There are a few good downloadable cell phone flashing programs out there that will guide you through reprogramming your cell
phone to use on many other carriers. If you have basic computer
knowledge and a USB cable
almost anyone can Flash or reprogram a cell phone. To begin search for a
Flashing program on the internet if you don't already have one. I have
used software from http://www.yourcellular.net/need_help.html
the past and recomend them. Using their software along with the videos
and tutorials I was able to flash my phone in 20 minutes with
no experience. Once downloaded unzip the file and search for the
instruction or read me docs and follow them carefully. Look for
instruction on your specific phone. See the video below. This will give
you a good overview of what you will be doing. Your flashing program may not match the video exactly but you will get the idea. You should
be able to complete the process in about ten to fifteen minutes once
setup. You will be Flashing a CDMA phone to a CDMA carrier. See a
description of the two major networks below. What do I Need to Flash My Phone ?
1.)flashing software ( which you can download )
2.) A USB cable for the phone you're flashing
3.) A computer with Windows 2000 or Newer, a USB Port, 800Mhz+, 256MB RAM
4.) A CDMA cell phone( see below ) The Networks
In addition to the list above you will need an account with the CDMA
carrier you wish to sign up with. There are two major networks for cell
phone carriers. They are GSM or Global System for Mobile
Communications. Examples are AT&T, T-Mobile The second CDMA or Code
Division Multiple Access.Examples are Qwest, Metro, Sprint and Verizon.
These are technologies which essentially allow a mobile device to
communicate with a mobile communications network.