Originally Posted by ckochinsky125
No if you buy it full retail from verizon they make you activate it there idk why i personally think it is dumb if you bought it full retail you should be able to do as you please with the phone.
Which seems odd that they can do that. I would call, because you could easily say you are buying it for someone for their birthday. If you buy it outright then it shouldn't matter what you do.