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Using a Verizon iPhone on my att plan

My friend gave me an iPhone with that she used with Verizon. Can I switch my old I phone out and use hers on my current AT&T plan? I went to att store and he told me no. I feel he wasn't selling me any products and didn't want the bother...rather move on to a purchasing customer!

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Re: Using a Verizon iPhone on my att plan

Depends on what model iPhone.  Easy way to find out, put your SIM card in the phone and see if it works.

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Re: Using a Verizon iPhone on my att plan


@Fliphone wrote:

My friend gave me an iPhone with that she used with Verizon. Can I switch my old I phone out and use hers on my current AT&T plan? I went to att store and he told me no. I feel he wasn't selling me any products and didn't want the bother...rather move on to a purchasing customer!


Which model iPhone? They've been making them for 10 years so there are quite a few out there...

 

 

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Re: Using a Verizon iPhone on my att plan

iPhone 5s or newer will work great and is unlocked (or should be).  

 

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Re: Using a Verizon iPhone on my att plan

It's a 4s iphone

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Re: Using a Verizon iPhone on my att plan

Double check running the IMEI number to make sure it's compatible with AT&T's network:

 

https://www.att.com/shop/wireless/byop.html

 

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Re: Using a Verizon iPhone on my att plan


@Fliphone wrote:

It's a 4s iphone


The Verizon iPhone 4s will NOT work on ATT, or any other carrier.

 

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Re: Using a Verizon iPhone on my att plan

I have a Verizon 5s switched over to Red Rocket ATT and it only receives in a few places in town. ATT map shows 4g service everywhere I travel plus home, but phone says no service! Is this a phone problem or is the ATT map deceptive in showing actual service areas? Was thinking about switching to ATT but now not sure if there is little or no service?

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