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Can I use a T Mobile Unlocked I Phone 5 on Verizon?
Foreverfishing

I have an Unlocked Iphone 5 from T Mobile, can I use it with Verizon's network?

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Re: Can I use a T Mobile Unlocked I Phone 5 on Verizon?
Tidbits
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No you can't they use different radios. T-Mobile uses GSM while Verizon albeit has a sim card still uses CDMA.

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Re: Can I use a T Mobile Unlocked I Phone 5 on Verizon?
Soccer73
Member

Yes, I just did it yesterday; however, VZ is sometimes reluctant to do it since they state it won't work so explain it is unlocked and you know also has been used on AT&T and ask them to try...I had no issues with activation and rep had very little to say.

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Re: Can I use a T Mobile Unlocked I Phone 5 on Verizon?
Soccer73
Member

Also, first check ESN /MEID if it is eligible  (Google search) and then you have more of a solid case.

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Re: Can I use a T Mobile Unlocked I Phone 5 on Verizon?
vzw_customer_support
Customer Support

Foreverfishing it's awesome that you're looking into activating a device on our network! You can always check to see if the device is compatible with the network by visiting http://bit.ly/1iyKHtn

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Re: Can I use a T Mobile Unlocked I Phone 5 on Verizon?
Tidbits
Sr. Leader

No you can't they use different radios. T-Mobile uses GSM while Verizon albeit has a sim card still uses CDMA.