Troubleshoot when you receive error code 2048 when trying to log in to Sprint Network while using the Novatel Wireless Ovation U720

Last Updated: Sep 25, 2015

Error Code 2048 most commonly indicates that the device cannot acquire network resources. Error 2048 most commonly indicates one of the following situations:

  • The network is temporarily busy.
  • The subscription is suspended.
  • There is an incorrect setting on the network.
  • Incorrect Device Programming.

To troubleshoot error 2048, perform the following steps:

  1. Wait 20 to 30 minutes, and then attempt to log in to Sprint Network again.
  2. With the phone on, remove the battery from the phone for one to two minutes. Reinsert the battery, and then attempt to log in to Sprint Network again.
  3. Update your Sprint Network profile, and then attempt to log in to Sprint PCS Vision again.
  4. If the previous troubleshooting steps did not resolve the issue, call Sprint Technical support at 1-888-211-4727 for further assistance with this error

NOTE: It is important that you call from either a home phone or another phone and request data support. Explain your issue and what troubleshooting steps you have performed. They will assist you with programming your phone. Actions that might be taken by a support representative include re-provisioning or fully resetting your phone, which erases everything on the phone. Be sure to back up your important information prior to contacting support.

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