1. quakeroatmeal's Avatar
    Hi everyone!

    I have had every iPhone iteration since 2007, and I currently have a white 64gb Verizon iPhone 4s.

    I was wondering now that the iPhone 4s has dual band antennas does that mean I can have my VZW iPhone unlocked and running back on ATT?
    01-10-2012 10:16 AM
  2. swsmpbaby985's Avatar
    Why not just buy the AT&T version of th 4S?
    01-10-2012 10:36 AM
  3. jsntrenkler's Avatar
    Does your iPhone 4s have a sim card slot on the right side? If not the answer is no.
    01-10-2012 10:39 AM
  4. ghostface147's Avatar
    Does your iPhone 4s have a sim card slot on the right side? If not the answer is no.
    Every 4S has a SIM card slot, regardless of carrier. As for the original question, no, you cannot jump from Verizon to AT&T.
    01-10-2012 11:01 AM
  5. quakeroatmeal's Avatar
    Why not just buy the AT&T version of th 4S?
    Because If I already have one that can be unlocked, why not save the 399 and avoid buying a new one?

    Every 4S has a SIM card slot, regardless of carrier. As for the original question, no, you cannot jump from Verizon to AT&T.
    Okay thanks!
    01-10-2012 11:03 AM
  6. ghostface147's Avatar
    I don't understand people who buy unlocked Verizon or sprint phones. You can't go from sprint to Verizon, nor vice versa. They won't add the IMEI to their system. If you go overseas, you are going to use GSM in 90% of cases and even then, Verizon/Sprint will unlock the SIM for that particular trip to use GSM.

    Maybe you can flash it to cricket or some small carrier, but there's a good risk you'll brick it.
    01-10-2012 01:25 PM
  7. Cleveland's Avatar
    Because If I already have one that can be unlocked, why not save the 399 and avoid buying a new one?



    Okay thanks!
    That's why you sell it on eBay no reserve and it'll sell for a small fortune and you'll recoup almost all your money back and then you just go buy a new unlocked one from AT&T
    01-10-2012 03:43 PM
  8. jamesrshaffer's Avatar
    I just got off the phone with an apple rep. and he said that if Verizon will unlock the phone for you, you can use it on sprint.. But he said that very rarely happens though!
    01-10-2012 09:10 PM
  9. jsntrenkler's Avatar
    Every 4S has a SIM card slot, regardless of carrier. As for the original question, no, you cannot jump from Verizon to AT&T.
    My bad, as I was thinking of the display units @ apple store that have the fixed sim holders, kind of a duh moment, they are world phones.
    01-10-2012 10:01 PM
  10. kch50428's Avatar
    I just got off the phone with an apple rep. and he said that if Verizon will unlock the phone for you, you can use it on sprint.. But he said that very rarely happens though!
    It may be technologically feasible, in reality, the "rarely happens" is vastly understated.
    01-10-2012 10:02 PM
  11. msimanyi's Avatar
    I hope it doesn't violate TOS to post a link. You're NOT gonna like this. I know I don't, but it's too late for me to figure out if the Apple store sells Verizon phones that aren't limited solely to Verizon's service. I'm beyond the 15 day test period.

    Hmm... apparently new users can't post links. Anyone interested will have to type in the http and www components: forbes.com/sites/marcwebertobias/2011/12/22/how-u-s-carriers-fool-you-into-thinking-your-iphone-4s-is-unlocked/

    Mike
    Last edited by msimanyi; 01-11-2012 at 06:14 PM.
    01-11-2012 06:11 PM
  12. ghostface147's Avatar
    On Apple's website, the only unlocked phones they sell are on AT&T/GSM based phones. The issue with Sprint and Verizon phones are well known.
    01-11-2012 07:32 PM
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