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Can I use a factory unlocked sealed iPhone 6 (cdma/gsm) on Verizon?
ijgarcia
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I got a gift card for a third party merchant that I could use to buy an unlocked iPhone 6/6plus but worried that Verizon won't allow it. Any definitive info on this?

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Re: Can I use a factory unlocked sealed iPhone 6 (cdma/gsm) on Verizon?
Snn5
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I believe you can use a previously activated SIM, as in, your current SIM if it is the same size as the SIM in the i6 and activate, otherwise, Verizon won't have the phone in their database since it isn't a Verizon phone.

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ijgarcia
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Verizon is telling me they need the id number from the actual phone to let me know if I can use it or not. Think I may have to start looking for a new carrier.

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Re: Can I use a factory unlocked sealed iPhone 6 (cdma/gsm) on Verizon?
Snn5
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Any carrier will have to know that information.  If it's free, just get it and call around.  Won't hurt to try.

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Re: Can I use a factory unlocked sealed iPhone 6 (cdma/gsm) on Verizon?
Weth
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LLike Snn5 said, if you can activate a SIM in another Verizon phone (same size ), then put it in the 6, there are reports that works.  You don't have to call Verizon

Re: Can I use a factory unlocked sealed iPhone 6 (cdma/gsm) on Verizon?
ijgarcia
Member

So since the iPhone 5/6 use a different size SIM card than the 4, which is what I currently have, I can't get an iPhone 5 or 6 unless I buy it from Verizon?

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Re: Can I use a factory unlocked sealed iPhone 6 (cdma/gsm) on Verizon?
Weth
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bborrow an iPhone 5 or higher.   Take out SIM in phone and keep it aside.  Go to Verizon corporate store. get sim and activate that phone on your account.  Leave store.  Take out new sim, put in your 6, put old sim back in borrowed iPhone and you are set