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Old Dec 1, 2012, 06:15 AM   #1
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Verizon iPhone 5 (carrier AT&T 13.0?)

I got mine iPhone 5 from Verizon a week ago, and I wanted to test its unlocked feature! When I go to settings-about, it shows verizon.
I decided to cut and inactive AT&T sim card and since it's not activated it shows no signal, but when I go to settings and then about, it says Carrier AT&T 13.0
Does it mean my iPhone is unlocked?
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Old Dec 1, 2012, 08:27 AM   #2
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All Verizon iPhone 5s are unlocked on the GSM band. So you can use a Verizon IP5 on AT&T's 3G network, but not their LTE network.
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Old Dec 1, 2012, 09:01 AM   #3
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but you said you wanted to test the unlocked feature... so you knew about me. Then you knew you put in a non-activated sim and the carrier said AT&T, and you're asking us if it worked lol.


Yes it did.

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Old Dec 24, 2012, 11:46 PM   #4
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All Verizon iPhone 5s are unlocked on the GSM band. So you can use a Verizon IP5 on AT&T's 3G network, but not their LTE network.
Is that right? The Unlocked Verizon Iphone 5 on ATT will only get 3g but not the full LTE etc if it's avail in your area?
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Old Dec 24, 2012, 11:56 PM   #5
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Is that right? The Unlocked Verizon Iphone 5 on ATT will only get 3g but not the full LTE etc if it's avail in your area?
That correct and known for months now.
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Old Dec 25, 2012, 12:25 AM   #6
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That correct and known for months now.
Had no idea, haven't seen much posted about it, thank you
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Old Dec 25, 2012, 12:48 AM   #7
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Is that right? The Unlocked Verizon Iphone 5 on ATT will only get 3g but not the full LTE etc if it's avail in your area?
AT&T and Verizon's LTE are on different freqs and the Verizon iP5 isn't compatible with AT&T's LTE and vice versa.
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Old Dec 25, 2012, 02:25 AM   #8
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AT&T and Verizon's LTE are on different freqs and the Verizon iP5 isn't compatible with AT&T's LTE and vice versa.
Got it, cool, glad all the carriers make it so easy
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