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Support meid swap

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by jimmyhaulingas, Jan 21, 2013.

  1. jimmyhaulingas

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    hi i have a samsung sch-r720 (metro pcs) and here is my question... i called metro pcs and they told me that the handset was blocked. i have another samsung slider phone with a clean esn that has a broken screen. is there any way to swap the esn/meid numbers for one phone to the other? i heard somewhere that there a laws about this, but i own both phones and i just want a phone that works, and a screen that works. please help me. thank u.
     

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  2. jonny wad

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    Hi and welcome to the forums. As far as i know yer meid is yer phones serial number. I think changing that is illegal. Why is metro saying your phone is blocked?
     
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    Yup, this is perfectly illegal and not welcomed on AF.
     
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    If an ESN is blocked then swapping ESNs is most definitely illegal.

    Even when you own both handsets and they are in good standing (unblocked ESNs), the possibility of a swap being used for nefarious purposes means that AF cannot in all conscience allow advice on the process.
     

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