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Old December 5th, 2012, 11:56 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Someone sold me a Verizon Galaxy S, question:

They claim it's unlocked. What can I do with it? Would I have to have it activated through Verizon, or are there any providers that have "bring your own device" deals?

Also is there a website where I can check to see if it's been reported stolen?

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With an unlocked Verizon phone i think your only options for other carriers are Straight Talk, i have never tried porting over to Sprint, even though Sprint and Verizon both run on CDMA/LTE networks.
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How exactly do I go about getting this phone onto Straight Talk?
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How exactly do I go about getting this phone onto Straight Talk?
It wouldn't work. Straight Talk only operates with GSM phones.
Cricket would possibly work but it would be dodgy.
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I forgot to ask: is this a 4g phone?
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