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Is it possible to unlock a verizon Iphone4 when upgrading to sell...
soroko
Member

Hi..

I am upgrading to an Verizon Iphone 5 tomorrow at a Verzon store.  I want to sell my old Iphone 4 and when investigating, I have noticed that unlocked Iphones sell for much more.  So will Verizon unlock my Iphone 4 for me?  Is that something that do for customers who will be upgrading?

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Ann154
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The iPhone 4 doesn't have a global radio to unlock. It's a CDMA 3G only smartphone.

I'm most definitely NOT a VZW employee. If a post answered your question, please mark it as the answer.

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dimap52
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Unlocking is only worth doing on GSM/HSPA phones, which verizon, sprint and regional operators' phones are not. As a rule, Verizon will not unlock the GSM radios in their global phones to work on AT&T or T-Mobile in the US.

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soroko
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thank you!

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vzw_customer_support
Customer Support

Thanks for helping out dimap52!

Soroko please keep in mind you can trade your iPhone 4 in here http://bit.ly/GGnDDC and receive a Verizon Wireless gift card! You can also trade it in at the store location to assist with the costs of your iPhone 5. Enjoy!

Tominque B.
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kochinskas
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but will you unlock an iphone 4

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Ann154
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No it physically doesn't have the radio hardware to unlock.

I'm most definitely NOT a VZW employee. If a post answered your question, please mark it as the answer.

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