1. usood89's Avatar
    Hey guys, just wanted to know if it is possible to unlock the Verizon 8130 for t mobile and if so, how do you incorporate the whole SiM card when there is no slot for a SiM card on the actual phone. Feedback would be amazing Haha thx guys!

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    12-03-08 05:56 PM
  2. sunkast's Avatar
    Sorry it isn't possible. The 8130 is a CDMA device which in itself cannot be unlocked. It doesn't have a SIM card slot to unlock. Tmobile is a GSM carrier, all CDMA devices, with the exception of those that do have a SIM card slot, won't work.
    12-03-08 06:22 PM
  3. lexie07's Avatar
    does it matter if its an alltel phone that you want to use with tmobile??
    04-22-09 08:09 PM
  4. Mathiias's Avatar
    Nope, doesn't matter. As Sunkast stated above, T-Mobile is a GSM network. No CDMA Devices will work on a GSM network, and vice versa. They are simply incompatible. The 8130, and all xx30 Blackberrys (as I understand it) are CDMA devices and will ONLY work on CDMA networks.
    04-22-09 08:14 PM
  5. jfawcettj's Avatar
    Can you use a Verizon 8130 for Cingular/ AT&T?
    08-04-09 08:34 PM
  6. redman12's Avatar
    Can you use a Verizon 8130 for Cingular/ AT&T?
    No, AT&T is GSM also.
    08-04-09 09:12 PM
  7. zamey's Avatar
    Examples of differences between carriers:
    CDMA: Sprint, Verizon, Alltel (No SIM Cards*)
    GSM: AT&T, T-Mobile (SIM Cards)

    *The exception to this is some of the newer model phones on Verizon that have a SIM card slot, but this does NOT mean they are compatible with SIM card service (AT&T, TMO) - just found this out rather rudely today.
    08-06-09 11:54 AM
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