1. buzzdar#WN's Avatar
    i have been looking for an iphone and i was wondering if there is anything i can do with a iphone 4 32 gb with a bad esn?
    Apple iPhone 4 - 32GB - Black (Verizon) W/Bad ESN - eBay (item 110701365948 end time Jun-16-11 23:45:34 PDT)
    06-14-2011 02:09 AM
  2. dmt316's Avatar
    can only be used outside of the us, or as an ipod touch
    06-14-2011 05:40 AM
  3. vzwtech07's Avatar
    Why is the esn bad, if its on the lost stolen list your sol. Now if its just bad for non-payment after about 6 months the esn will be released when the acct is terminated for non-payment and the phone can be used...PM me and I should be able to find out why the esn is bad.
    wstev likes this.
    06-14-2011 08:10 AM
  4. lonelyphoenix7's Avatar
    It's a very, very small Wifi tablet. :-) It at least has a better camera than any of the tablets out there.
    salpiche and wildmangk like this.
    06-14-2011 04:07 PM
  5. Peligro911's Avatar
    Why is the esn bad, if its on the lost stolen list your sol. Now if its just bad for non-payment after about 6 months the esn will be released when the acct is terminated for non-payment and the phone can be used...PM me and I should be able to find out why the esn is bad.
    Someone works for Verizon tech support
    06-18-2011 12:12 AM
  6. Coraya's Avatar
    like the first reply said. Only outside the US or using the iPhone as an iPod touch. You could also use the iPhone for parts to fix another iPhone. There really isn't much point to it.
    06-21-2011 07:34 AM
  7. kirk1914's Avatar
    I bought one for 30 bucks and turned around and sold it for 200... There is quite an advantage if you can hustle lol.
    06-24-2011 02:48 AM
  8. ishag's Avatar
    Why is the esn bad, if its on the lost stolen list your sol. Now if its just bad for non-payment after about 6 months the esn will be released when the acct is terminated for non-payment and the phone can be used...PM me and I should be able to find out why the esn is bad.
    I have a phone with bad ESN. I got it from Craigslist and that guy cheated me.

    Can you help me.
    09-09-2011 05:03 PM
  9. korp#IM's Avatar
    I have a phone with bad ESN. I got it from Craigslist and that guy cheated me.

    Can you help me.
    You should have checked prior to giving him the $$.
    wildmangk likes this.
    09-09-2011 06:52 PM
  10. Eileen89's Avatar
    I bought one for 30 bucks and turned around and sold it for 200... There is quite an advantage if you can hustle lol.
    Seriously? Hustling someone is an advantage? How sad.
    09-09-2011 07:31 PM
  11. dmilleville90's Avatar
    I bought my iPhone 4 16gb on craigslist for only 200 dollars and it was only a week old, no scratches or anything. I thought it was too good to be true but nope, no trouble activating it and it works perfectly. Gotta love people on craigslist who have no idea how much something is worth
    09-21-2011 08:11 AM
  12. Eileen89's Avatar
    I bought my iPhone 4 16gb on craigslist for only 200 dollars and it was only a week old, no scratches or anything. I thought it was too good to be true but nope, no trouble activating it and it works perfectly. Gotta love people on craigslist who have no idea how much something is worth
    True. The person who sold it was probably more concerned with getting just enough money to pay for the new phone that they would be getting and less concerned with making a profit on the one they were selling. That is great for people like you, though, who get a great deal out of it.
    dmilleville90 likes this.
    09-21-2011 08:20 AM
  13. kitty06's Avatar
    Someone works for Verizon tech support
    I need some Verizon tech support!!! ASAP!!
    10-24-2011 04:12 PM
  14. Peligro911's Avatar
    What's wrong kitty pm me


    Sent Into Orbit from my iPhone 4S using Tapatalk
    10-24-2011 04:32 PM
  15. bikenxs's Avatar
    I also got scammed on Iphone 4s purchase, mine is in original box however it has locked esn. It worked when I inspected it, then owner reset to original, and by the time I got home to activate it, it was locked What can I do?
    01-22-2012 08:27 PM
  16. CH1N087's Avatar
    If you already have an iPhone 4 you could always use the one with a bad esn for the things listed previously OR you could use it for parts/color swap. That's what I did. Although, don't make the mistake of completely tearing both of them apart...hahaha...just switch out the mother/logic boards otherwise you could end up with my signature


    Sent from my iPhone that was once black, but now has a voided warranty and a little blue dot at the bottom right of the screen using Tapatalk
    01-23-2012 12:37 AM
  17. AprezaGyrl's Avatar
    So I bought an Iphone4 off craigslist and brought it home and of course it has as bad ESN this is my first Iphone and I dont know what to do. Of course I cant return it the dude doesnt even answer my calls emails or texts!!! UUUGGHH Im so frustrated. Sure wish I had a friend that worked for verizon!!!...Any Ideas as to what I can do now.
    07-02-2012 09:32 AM
  18. Timhewitt's Avatar
    It's been reported lost. Only the original owner can report it found again....
    07-02-2012 09:43 AM
  19. borrowedchief's Avatar
    I don't get it. Any time I have ever bought or sold a phone on Craigslist, I always met the buyer/seller at the phone company. This way they will check the phone tom make sure it's good to go.
    kataran likes this.
    07-06-2012 10:34 AM
  20. Fixxy's Avatar
    You could sell it to a iPhone repair company for parts. That's about it. Always use checkesnfree.com for CDMA phones before buying.
    07-08-2012 11:38 AM
  21. Peligro911's Avatar
    So I bought an Iphone4 off craigslist and brought it home and of course it has as bad ESN this is my first Iphone and I dont know what to do. Of course I cant return it the dude doesnt even answer my calls emails or texts!!! UUUGGHH Im so frustrated. Sure wish I had a friend that worked for verizon!!!...Any Ideas as to what I can do now.
    Resell it on eBay to get your money back and buy a good esn phone

    That or have it flashed to cricket or metro or someone company

    Or use it as a iPod


    Sent Into Orbit from my iPhone 4S using Tapatalk
    07-08-2012 01:22 PM
  22. neogeolol's Avatar
    these guys on this site usually give a very good price in my exp. !

    Password Portal
    07-09-2012 11:29 PM
  23. mdslape's Avatar
    Can you help with this. I have 2 phones that are bad for non payment. iPhone 4S and a Samsung galaxy S3
    11-09-2012 07:55 PM
  24. vitalikd's Avatar
    hey, how you doing? may you check why my iphone 4 has bad esn? i bought it from craigslist and its locked and person wont take back, im stuck((
    01-02-2013 01:02 PM
  25. Kimberly_Lynn12's Avatar
    Why is the esn bad, if its on the lost stolen list your sol. Now if its just bad for non-payment after about 6 months the esn will be released when the acct is terminated for non-payment and the phone can be used...PM me and I should be able to find out why the esn is bad.
    can you tell me why mine is too?
    02-13-2013 02:00 PM
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