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how to switch verizon 4g into a prepaid phone

Discussion in 'Android Questions' started by Android Question, Feb 15, 2014.

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    I have a Verizon Samsung galaxy s3 4g lte I want need it unlocked to use for a straight talk prepaid phone what do I do
     

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  2. Rukbat

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    Go to Straight Talk/Tracfone Compatibility Test put in the ESN and see if the phone is eligible. (If it's not, you can't, and there's no way around that so don't bother asking.) If it is, buy a Verizon package from Straight Talk or Walmart and follow the directions.

    Since Verizon is CDMA, there's no GDM SIM lock and you can't ""unlock" what's not locked. (CDMA phones are "locked" by the carrier allowing or not allowing that particular phone on their network.)
     

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