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Can I activate an iphone 6s from another carrier on Verizon?
alexlook
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Can anyone confirm if i bought an iphone 6s from sprint and get the DPP paid off and unlocked, will i be able to use it on verizon with a new line?

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Re: Sprint iphone 6s
smith6612
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Yes you will. As long as the iPhone is unlocked (which it should be, although that concept is still somewhat new to Sprint), the Sprint model of the iPhone 6S is the same model Verizon sells. The only special difference between any 6S model for North America is the AT&T Specific model, which has an extra LTE band AT&T is starting to roll out.

Hope that makes it easy.

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Re: Sprint iphone 6s
vzw_customer_support
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We would love to have you with us. Are you a Verizon Wireless customer now? While we can't guarantee the phone's performance since it was originally set up with another company, the iPhone 6s does come unlocked and should have the capability.
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Re: Sprint iphone 6s
alexlook
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Thanks for the quick response,

Yes I'm a current customer with Verizon. I want to port in a line from sprint that has an iphone 6s. My plan is to pay off the DPP on sprint and have it unlocked domestically then port in that line with the iphone 6s. Just want to confirm it wont be blocked on Verizon.

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Re: Sprint iphone 6s
vzw_customer_support
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This clarification is very helpful, thanks Miguel. We definitely want you to join our wireless family. Lamentably, we cannot guarantee that your device will work on our network. I recommend considering getting a phone from us to ensure a great wireless experience, as we will not be able to troubleshoot a device not made specifically for our network if you encounter service issues. Compatible iPhone devices can be found at this link vzw.com/iPhone


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Re: Sprint iphone 6s
47seijar
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Interestingly, Verizon now allows Sprint iPhones (5s, 6, 6s) to be activated on the Verizon network. Conversely, Sprint DOES NOT allow Verizon iPhones on their network. Not much of a loss really as Sprint's network is the worst I've ever used here in northern NJ. But Big Red is now doing the right thing while Sprint does not. Sprint offers you a credit for joining them and turning your old iPhone in, but the credit is far below the phone's resale value. Can you say "rip-off"?

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Re: Sprint iphone 6s
47seijar
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Strike the iPhone 5s off that list. Looks like the iPhone 6 is the first model from other carriers that can be activated on Verizon.

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Re: Sprint iphone 6s
smith6612
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Yes you will. As long as the iPhone is unlocked (which it should be, although that concept is still somewhat new to Sprint), the Sprint model of the iPhone 6S is the same model Verizon sells. The only special difference between any 6S model for North America is the AT&T Specific model, which has an extra LTE band AT&T is starting to roll out.

Hope that makes it easy.

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