Here’s something people have been requesting forever here on BoostApps, a streaming Internet Radio app that actually works on Boost iDEN and Nextel phones. I’ve tried over a dozen radio apps and never managed to find one that worked on my i776.

The wait is over thanks to  BoostApps reader Lise, who found iRadio on GetJar and got it working on her i856. Lise was kind enough to share her find with us.

iRadio has a directory over offer 500 stations which you can browse or search for a particular type of music like hip hop or classical.

According to Lise, on the i856 it takes several minutes to load the list of stations and a couple more to begin playing the selected station, but it does actually work and the sound is good.

I never managed to get iRadio to play anything on my i776. The program did install and run. But it took nine minutes to load the station list. After I picked a station I waited another 40 minutes but it never started playing. The i856 and i9 have a much faster processor and twice as much memory as the other iDEN phones. I suspect that iRadio will only work on the i9 and i856

Type: Ad-supported

Author: Dr. Hu – Project Page

Data Connection Required: Yes

Reported working on: Motorola i856, Motorola i680, Motorola i685. Motorola i890

Reportted not working on: Motorola i465, Motorola i776, Motorola i290 Sanyo Innuendo, Sanyo Juno, Sanyo Incognito, LG Rumor Reflex

Downloading uses paid data. Downloads are for Java ME phones only.

To download and install click here: DOWNLOAD (jad)

Alternate downloads: jar zip

164 comments on this post.

  1. Dpkndarla says:

    Try I heart radio and see what happens

  2. hcupro says:

    LG840G fail: Fails the initials “load all stations”.
    You’d think that they’d have packaged them all,
    with periodic updates. Oh well…

  3. shontina wheaton says:

    when im trying to work mine it says Validting and adding but never do anything after and i have a samsung for what can i do.

  4. daisy says:

    it says my number is invaled

  5. henry says:

    When i try to download it on my rumor reflex it showed a type of ERROR!

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