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    Default Accidentally Bought a Verizon BB Tour but have Sprint?

    So I just bought a cheap bb tour off craigslist today and dumb me did not check to see if it was Sprint until a little after I bought it. It is Verizon.

    Is there any way to change it from a verizon to sprint phone or am I out of luck?
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    It cannot be changed. You could sell it to someone who has VZW.

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    how the **** do you buy a phone without checking the carrier first? I call complete BS on this.
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    Yea, I really feel like an *****.
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    I don't think Sprint will activate ESN's that do not belong to them.
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    Wouldn't unlocking the phone solve this prroblem?

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    Quote Originally Posted by soren203 View Post
    Wouldn't unlocking the phone solve this prroblem?

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    No, because they're both CDMA.
    So they don't use SIM cards, that's only for GSM carriers/devices.
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    Don't want to hijack your thread but, I am looking for one so if you don't want it anymore, I'll buy. PM me!
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    Or you could unlock it and use it with AT&T. It's a little off the plan, but it works. You could also call Sprint and ask if they can activate it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by GeorgeRussos View Post
    Or you could unlock it and use it with AT&T. It's a little off the plan, but it works. You could also call Sprint and ask if they can activate it.
    No you cannot. AT&T uses GSM, different technology.
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    Quote Originally Posted by pdelong View Post
    No you cannot. AT&T uses GSM, different technology.
    Tour can be unlocked to run on AT&T
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    you really only have 3 options

    1. sell it

    2. use verizon

    3. unlock it and use a gsm company

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