October 20th, 2013, 10:34 AM
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Originally Posted by jameskasmonr
So first of all, why the phone got blacklisted if it's from proper channel?
Secondly, since IMEI can get blacklisted, so we should not buy second hand phone?
It's why I'm very suspect about buying one second hand. It's always a risk, which is why I always recommend that if you're doing an in person exchange to meet at the carrier to ensure proper change of ownership so that they can't turn around and blacklist you.
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Current Devices: Nexus 5, Asus TF700, Google Glass, (2013) LTE Nexus 7, Logitech Revue, Chromecast
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