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  1. Sparkyy

    Sparkyy Member

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    If I purchase an iPhone 3G(maybe 3GS) how do I make it work on Verizon with my existing plan?
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    ask the phone company?
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    I don't think that is possible
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    Don't ask the phone company.

    I'm pretty sure it's possible, do they use SIM cards? If so, basically purchase it, make it ra1n and then it'll jailbreak, unlock and hactivate it, so it should work no problem.
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    verizon does not use sim cards. It is a completely different technology. Verizon uses CDMA, but the Iphone uses GSM which is supported by companies like at&t and t-mobile. CDMA is pretty much just used in the US. GSM is more of the global standard. I have heard rumors of Verizon switching to GSM, but who knows if that will happen or not.
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    Assuming this is Verizon in the U.S.A.? It will not work; Verizon is CDMA based and the iPhone is GSM based.

    In other parts of the world Verizon is teamed up with Vodaphone so they have both networks covered and you can use Vodaphone with the iPhone.

    Some Verizon phones (the world phones I believe) have a SIM card slot but it will not work in the U.S. The SIM is only present for roaming outside the U.S.

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