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106 3A. Sprint Service: The Basics
Your phone has two ways of alerting you when you are
roaming off the Nationwide Sprint Network: the
onscreen roaming icon and Call Guard. Call Guard
makes it easy to manage your roaming by requiring an
extra step before you can place or answer a roaming
call. (This additional step is not required when you
make or receive calls while on the Nationwide Sprint
To turn Call Guard on or off:
1. Touch > Main Menu > (slide the screen up) >
Settings > Roaming > Call Guard.
2. Slide the Call Guard switch to On or Off.
To place roaming calls with Call Guard on:
1. Press , dial 1 + area code + the seven-digit
number and touch .
2. Read the disclaimer and touch Yes.
To answer incoming roaming calls with Call Guard on:
1. Touch . (A message will be displayed
notifying you that roaming charges will apply.)
2. Touch Yes.
Data Roam Guard
Depending on service availability and roaming
agreements, your phone may be able to access data
services while roaming on certain digital systems. You
can set your phone to alert you when you are roaming
off the Nationwide Sprint Network and try to use data
services such as messaging.
Note: Call Guard is turned on by default on your phone.
Voice dialing and speed dialing are not available when
you are roaming with Call Guard enabled.
Note: If the Call Guard feature is set to On, you need to take
extra steps to make and receive roaming calls.
Note: Data Roam Guard is turned on by default on your