1. StrwBerryBlond's Avatar
    I've been offered a brand new at&t phone that has never been activated & I'm wondering if there's anyway to have it turned onto my verizon service? I've read about unlocking phones but if the phone is not activated I figure I probably can't call the service provider to ask for the unlock code. Anybody got any ideas?
    04-03-09 05:01 PM
  2. zhelf's Avatar
    no not possible att uses gsm radios verizon is cdma
    04-03-09 05:05 PM
  3. Username00089's Avatar
    Exactly. Two totally different technologies.
    04-03-09 05:13 PM
  4. StrwBerryBlond's Avatar

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    04-03-09 05:49 PM
  5. kjjb0204's Avatar
    Just to add, Verizon won't even let other CDMA carriers' phones on the vzw network. There's been talk of opening it up, but doubtful that will happen any time soon.
    04-03-09 05:51 PM
  6. bearkat38's Avatar
    Even if it could, why would you want too? A phone coming from AT&T's network probably wouldn't perform very well because it is so accustomed to dropping calls!
    04-03-09 05:53 PM
  7. jeff.parent's Avatar
    Then why is the VZW guy always saying "Can you hear me now?" I swear everywhere he goes he's getting crappy reception.."Hey you there? Hello? Let me go stand somewhere else, can you hear me now?" :-p

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    04-03-09 10:38 PM
  8. StrwBerryBlond's Avatar
    Wow I did not mean to start a VZW vs. ATT battle! But since I did let me say that my vzw reception is bangin' I don't ever drop calls. I don't WANT to switch to an att phone (I'm loyal to my berry!) but I was offered a brand new free one & I thought mayb I could keep it as a backup.
    Last edited by breakmythumbs; 04-15-09 at 12:07 AM.
    04-04-09 07:58 AM