1. Plummerdc88's Avatar
    Hey Guys

    I am new to the wpcentral side.I am having a hard time finding a higher end WP that will work with Wind Mobile in Canada. I understand the phone has to have the 1700/2100 AWS bands functionality for it to work. Any recommendations on what Windows Phones will work? Looking for something high endish. But open to any suggestions.

    Ps. Disappointed that the upcoming Nokia Lumia 930 won't work either. I may need to switch carries because ultimately that was my phone of choice.

    Anyways thanks in advance for your feedback
    07-14-2014 07:56 AM
  2. pankaj981's Avatar
    Right now the only high end 8.1 phone is the 930, which you've already ruled out. Next would be the existing high end lot... Unfortunately apart from the 1520.3 (not available on contract) and the rumored 1525 (not yet announced but would run 8.1 out of the box) from T-Mobile, none of them would work. In the mid/high range, last-gen, there's the 1020, T899M (ativ s), 920 from Rogers, 925 from T-Mobile.
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    07-14-2014 08:04 AM
  3. Plummerdc88's Avatar
    Right now the only high end 8.1 phone is the 930, which you've already ruled out. Next would be the existing high end lot... Unfortunately apart from the 1520.3 (not available on contract) and the rumored 1525 (not yet announced but would run 8.1 out of the box) from T-Mobile, none of them would work. In the mid/high range, last-gen, there's the 1020, T899M (ativ s), 920 from Rogers, 925 from T-Mobile.
    Thanks for the reply! Will the Lumia 1020 work with WIND mobile? If so that is probably my best bet for now.
    07-14-2014 08:22 AM
  4. pankaj981's Avatar
    Yes only the unlocked 1020 from Rogers would work on AWS
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    07-14-2014 08:49 AM
  5. Plazma1's Avatar
    Will the Nokia 635 work?
    08-10-2014 08:14 AM
  6. Ray Wong1's Avatar
    I'm looking at the Nokia Lumia Icon 929 the Verizon Model, according to some postings on ebay, it supports the Band 13 and 1700Mhz/2100Mhz which is what is needed to get 4G with Wind Mobile. Can anyone else confirm this actually working? I currently have an unlocked Nokia 521 orginally unlocked from T-Mobile, and it works beautifully with my WIND account.

    I just checked on the Verizon website, the Nokia ICON does support

    Frequencies: LTE Band 13 & 4; CDMA 850/1900; WCDMA 850/900/ 1900/2100, GSM/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900

    I believe LTE Band 4 is 1700 / 2100 so an unlocked Verizon ICON should work just fine with WIND Mobile can anyone confirm?
    09-10-2014 08:52 PM
  7. Matthew Becker1's Avatar
    Keep in mind that the 1700 band for LTE won't matter for WIND, since they only have an HSPA network at the moment.
    09-12-2014 08:38 PM
  8. claireggie's Avatar
    Will the Nokia 635 work?
    yes it does. i tried and tested it
    02-14-2015 10:34 AM
  9. vincentwansink's Avatar
    Does anybody know if the Ativ S works on Wind? Also, somebody said the 1020 from Rogers, but does that mean the 1020 from Telus won't work on Wind?
    05-01-2015 06:27 PM
  10. RumoredNow's Avatar
    Looks like Wind and Rogers are using the AWS 1700 MHz frequency for 3G so Rogers crosses over to Wind, but Tellus or Bell does not.

    Anything unlocked from T-Mo US would also be a match....

    Some ATT phones like the RM-940 Lumia 1520 have AWS hidden and it can be activated if Field Test Menu is not locked out - as in this thread: http://forums.windowscentral.com/nok...-band-4-a.html But on a case by case basis I could not say which phones those are except 1520 obviously does and I just got a RM-983 ATT Branded Lumia 830 and I can get into Field Test, but AWS 1700 is not on the radio to be activated...
    05-01-2015 08:36 PM
  11. 1ck9's Avatar
    Hello,

    I bought a Nokia 635 recently. But its not working on Wind. Can you tell me what you did to make it work. I changed the APN and MMS, didn't help. Customer Service doesn't how what to do. Can you tell me what I need to do please.
    06-28-2015 02:02 PM
  12. RumoredNow's Avatar
    Hello,

    I bought a Nokia 635 recently. But its not working on Wind. Can you tell me what you did to make it work. I changed the APN and MMS, didn't help. Customer Service doesn't how what to do. Can you tell me what I need to do please.
    Is it a branded phone? Meaning, does it bear a carrier's name on the outside, or on a splash screen when you boot it up, or have carrier branded Apps inside?

    If so, what carrier? Is it unlocked?

    Please go to Settings > extras + info

    Write down what it says under Manufacturer's Name & Mobile Operator...
    06-28-2015 03:38 PM
  13. 1ck9's Avatar
    Is it a branded phone? Meaning, does it bear a carrier's name on the outside, or on a splash screen when you boot it up, or have carrier branded Apps inside?

    If so, what carrier? Is it unlocked?

    Please go to Settings > extras + info

    Write down what it says under Manufacturer's Name & Mobile Operator...
    06-28-2015 03:46 PM
  14. 1ck9's Avatar
    The phone is not branded. It is unlocked.

    Manufacturer Name:
    RM-974_1076

    Mobile Operator:
    O2O-GB

    Configuration ID:
    1076.00BD21

    Core Build ID:
    6130.51

    IMEI-SV:
    <snip>

    BSP Release:
    1061.0066

    Active Customer Configuration:
    12075

    Master Configuration Label:
    14wk23_1

    Preloaded Content Label:
    14wk23_2

    Application Version:
    3.9.2.1

    Build Creation Date:
    2014-07-31

    MADE IN CHINA

    FCC ID: PDNRM-974
    06-28-2015 03:54 PM
  15. RumoredNow's Avatar
    Please don't ever post your IMEI on a public forum... I edited it out for you.

    If you can not even make a call... The phone is not necessarily locked.
    capture.jpg
    https://dev.windowsphone.com/en-US/O...e_operator_IDs
    If it is unlocked you still have issues as Wind does not run any GSM (2G) only 3G/H+...

    capture03.jpg
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_o...mericas#Canada


    Your phone does not have 1700 MHz on the WCDMA / 3G / H+ radio needed for Wind.
    capture02.jpg


    Your phone is physically incompatible with your service. Sorry.
    Last edited by RumoredNow; 06-28-2015 at 08:41 PM.
    06-28-2015 04:12 PM
  16. 1ck9's Avatar
    Thank you for telling me.
    06-28-2015 04:39 PM
  17. timster01's Avatar
    the Microsoft Lumia 640 XL LTE will work on Wind

    RumoredNow and problim like this.
    06-28-2015 05:56 PM

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