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how do i change carriers? i want to take my phone off of the Verizon company and put it on another company. How will i be able to do that?
jokerdaboss
Newbie

how do i change carriers? i want to take my phone off of the Verizon company and put it on another company. How will i be able to do that?

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Re: how do i change carriers? i want to take my phone off of the Verizon company and put it on another company. How will i be able to do that?
Not applicable

you cancel you service with Verizon and start service with another company. Better hope that phone is compatible with this other company.

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Re: how do i change carriers? i want to take my phone off of the Verizon company and put it on another company. How will i be able to do that?
jokerdaboss
Newbie

oh ok.. And what if i found the phone how will i be able to do afterwards?

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Re: how do i change carriers? i want to take my phone off of the Verizon company and put it on another company. How will i be able to do that?
frommage
Contributor

Even tho some of the phones are unlocked, it's mainly for overseas use. The vzw phones aren't used on other carriers.

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Re: how do i change carriers? i want to take my phone off of the Verizon company and put it on another company. How will i be able to do that?
Snn5
Legend

You simply go to the other carrier, buy a phone and have them port your number over.  You are then no longer a Verizon customer.  (Stay mindful of ETF and phone compatibility)

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Re: how do i change carriers? i want to take my phone off of the Verizon company and put it on another company. How will i be able to do that?
jokerdaboss
Newbie

ok but the current Verizon phone that i have now. I found it a couple days ago and i wanted to switch it over to another company

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Re: how do i change carriers? i want to take my phone off of the Verizon company and put it on another company. How will i be able to do that?
Snn5
Legend

Any carrier you switch to will not fully support it to include GSM carriers.  Sprint (and it's MNVOs) MIGHT cover 1 band and 1 frequency.  Don't count on much signal with voice or 4G.  Basically, you want to sell that Verizon phone, and buy either a phone from that carrier or find one that is branded by that carrier on a 3rd party site.

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Re: how do i change carriers? i want to take my phone off of the Verizon company and put it on another company. How will i be able to do that?
Snn5
Legend

You'd have to change APN settings and get that carrier's SIM plus do some other configurations, and still, you won't get full functionality.

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Re: how do i change carriers? i want to take my phone off of the Verizon company and put it on another company. How will i be able to do that?
mama23dogs
Legend

jokerdaboss wrote:

ok but the current Verizon phone that i have now. I found it a couple days ago and i wanted to switch it over to another company

Found it?    If it has been lost, it will be reported and blacklisted.  It will be unusable. 

Re: how do i change carriers? i want to take my phone off of the Verizon company and put it on another company. How will i be able to do that?
Not applicable

might also help if the OP told us which model it was.

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