1. bxnextel86's Avatar
    A lot of people say that Verizon iPhone will not work with sprint and that sprint iPhone will not work with Verizon. Will I have sprint. And I put a Verizon SIM card on my iPhone and called Verizon and give them the imei number just to check if I can Activate it and guess what. They said yes.
    Sprint and Verizon iPhone-imageuploadedbyimore-forums1380195547.070457.jpg
    Sprint and Verizon iPhone-imageuploadedbyimore-forums1380195564.800469.jpgSprint and Verizon iPhone-imageuploadedbyimore-forums1380195581.384175.jpg

    The Verizon u need to zoom in so u can see they both have the same imei number. That wired right.
    09-26-2013 07:40 AM
  2. dmt316's Avatar
    The sprint and Verizon iPhones are different. They have different cellular bands so it may or may not work.
    09-26-2013 08:32 AM
  3. kch50428's Avatar
    You may see data work... you will NOT get voice. Unless it's a VoIP app... or VoLTE... and that is not available yet.
    09-26-2013 08:35 AM
  4. bxnextel86's Avatar
    The sprint and Verizon iPhones are different. They have different cellular bands so it may or may not work.
    U saw the picture. So why I can Activate both of them to sprint or Verizon
    09-26-2013 08:49 AM
  5. bxnextel86's Avatar
    You may see data work... you will NOT get voice. Unless it's a VoIP app... or VoLTE... and that is not available yet.
    When I put a Verizon SIM card in my iPhone 5. When I called it send to Verizon. Does that count as voice
    09-26-2013 08:50 AM
  6. Moe2005's Avatar
    The sprint and Verizon iPhones are different. They have different cellular bands so it may or may not work.
    That is false information. The iPhone 5 is exactly the same phone on both Verizon and Sprint. The difference is that the CDMA is locked down on Verizon versions and the Sprint versions everything is locked down. Usually CDMA carriers won't activate a phone that's not in their IMEI database. LTE devices are a different story though.
    09-26-2013 08:57 AM
  7. bxnextel86's Avatar
    That is false information. The iPhone 5 is exactly the same phone on both Verizon and Sprint. The difference is that the CDMA is locked down on Verizon versions and the Sprint versions everything is locked down. Usually CDMA carriers won't activate a phone that's not in their IMEI database. LTE devices are a different story though.
    So why would it let me Activate. U saw the picture. Both phone have the same imei. And both where ready to be Activated. I found that wired.
    09-26-2013 09:02 AM
  8. dmt316's Avatar
    That is false information. The iPhone 5 is exactly the same phone on both Verizon and Sprint. The difference is that the CDMA is locked down on Verizon versions and the Sprint versions everything is locked down. Usually CDMA carriers won't activate a phone that's not in their IMEI database. LTE devices are a different story though.
    I'm 99% sure the a1533 is for AT&T Verizon and tmobile. Sprints iPhone is a1453
    http://www.apple.com/iphone-5s/specs/
    09-26-2013 09:06 AM
  9. Moe2005's Avatar
    So why would it let me Activate. U saw the picture. Both phone have the same imei. And both where ready to be Activated. I found that wired.
    As you can see in my comment above, both Verizon and Sprint have the SAME version. It's a matter of Verizon adding the phones IMEI in their system so you can use it. Technically, it can be done. Realistically, I don't know if they will be willing to do it.
    09-26-2013 09:08 AM
  10. Moe2005's Avatar
    I'm 99% sure the a1533 is for AT&T Verizon and tmobile. Sprints iPhone is a1453
    http://www.apple.com/iphone-5s/specs/
    We're talking about the 5 here, buddy. Not the 5s.
    09-26-2013 09:09 AM
  11. bxnextel86's Avatar
    As you can see in my comment above, both Verizon and Sprint have the SAME version. It's a matter of Verizon adding the phones IMEI in their system so you can use it. Technically, it can be done. Realistically, I don't know if they will be willing to do it.
    Funny u said that. I just Activated a sprint iPhone 4 to Verizon prepaid.
    Sprint and Verizon iPhone-imageuploadedbyimore-forums1380201423.135288.jpg
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    09-26-2013 09:17 AM
  12. bxnextel86's Avatar
    Does someone what try and Activate my un Active iPhone 5. To see if it will work. I will have the phone for another hour. Going to sell it
    I will give u the imei and SIM card number
    09-26-2013 09:18 AM

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