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Problem activating my iphone
jojofash
Member

Hello. I bought an unlocked iphone 7 at retail price $649. I tried to activate it with my international sim (im abroad) but it says i require a verizon sim to use to acivate it. Is that regular?

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Re: Problem activating my iphone
vzw_customer_support
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Jojofash, thanks for reaching out to us today. I hope all is well while you're abroad. I want to make sure that we provide you with as much information as possible. Do you currently live abroad, or are you traveling? Please keep me posted.

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Re: Problem activating my iphone
sprmankalel
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Are you trying to activate it with your Verizon number? If so, you need to be able to connect to the Verizon network which means you but be in the USA.

It should be activate with a SIM from where the country you are in and then when you return to the USA you can pop your Verizon SIM in the phone.

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