1. TwitchyPuppy's Avatar
    Hi!

    I was wondering how do I check my phone compatibility on US carriers?
    I would like to know if it would work right off the bat on VZW or with an AT&T sim card, in example.

    Thanks =)

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    10-09-2015 08:48 PM
  2. Rob Phillips's Avatar
    He first step is to ensure your existing phone is unlocked so you can swap out the sim. Depending on the model iPhone you have it may not be compatible with every network. For example, a Sprint iPhone 5 won't work on Verizon. Your best bet would be to call the carrier you want to move to and ask them if your phone will work. They'll ask for the IMEI number from the device.

    If that doesn't work, carriers are offering some great incentives right now. Verizon, for example, is offering $400 to switch to them and trade in a working device.


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    10-09-2015 09:06 PM
  3. zocster's Avatar
    Pretty sure verizon Sim only works on their supplied handset for roaming purposes. I'd go tmo or AT&T

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    10-09-2015 09:07 PM
  4. Rob Phillips's Avatar
    Pretty sure verizon Sim only works on their supplied handset for roaming purposes. I'd go tmo or AT&T

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    I had an unlocked Sprint phone that I moved to Verizon with no problems.


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    10-09-2015 09:15 PM
  5. zocster's Avatar
    I had an unlocked Sprint phone that I moved to Verizon with no problems.


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    Ok, we need to find out where OP is traveling from then.


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    10-09-2015 09:26 PM
  6. TwitchyPuppy's Avatar
    My device is unlocked and I live in Canada.

    Is there a way that I could check maybe the bands or if it is a CDMA and/or GSM phone, like with the IMEI.
    Does  offers that 'service'?


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    10-09-2015 10:51 PM
  7. TwitchyPuppy's Avatar
    It is A1688 which is CDMA/GSM and would work on Sprint, Verizon and T-Mobile.


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    10-09-2015 11:11 PM
  8. Rob Phillips's Avatar
    It is A1688 which is CDMA/GSM and would work on Sprint, Verizon and T-Mobile.


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    Great news! (unless you were gunning for AT&T)

    What carrier are you thinking about?
    10-09-2015 11:17 PM
  9. TwitchyPuppy's Avatar
    Great news! (unless you were gunning for AT&T)

    What carrier are you thinking about?
    Haha great news indeed! I was aiming T-Mobile =) (Maybe Verizon)


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    10-09-2015 11:54 PM
  10. TwitchyPuppy's Avatar
    Which one would you recommend?


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    10-11-2015 10:13 AM
  11. TwitchyPuppy's Avatar
    T-Mobile it will be!


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    10-12-2015 08:09 PM
  12. EmceeGeek's Avatar
    Which one would you recommend?


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    Verizon is great but T-Mobile is over the top with the new 6s and 6s plus. The speeds are amazing and signal strength is great.
    10-16-2015 10:09 AM
  13. TwitchyPuppy's Avatar
    Verizon is great but T-Mobile is over the top with the new 6s and 6s plus. The speeds are amazing and signal strength is great.
    Awesome, thanks!
    I opted for them =)


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    10-16-2015 10:29 AM
  14. knotsure's Avatar
    T-Mobile is great if you will be in a major metro area . But if you are going to be moving around a lot or traveling you might want to reconsider Verizon. T-mo isn't that strong when leaving the city (from my experience in Texas).
    10-17-2015 11:19 AM
  15. TwitchyPuppy's Avatar
    T-Mobile is great if you will be in a major metro area . But if you are going to be moving around a lot or traveling you might want to reconsider Verizon. T-mo isn't that strong when leaving the city (from my experience in Texas).
    I will be in Chicago but passing through MI and IN.


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    10-17-2015 11:50 AM

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