AT&T/ Verizon compatibility

bamafever09

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Hey guys. I bought the iPhone 6 on AT&T and love it. However my buddy has a 6plus on Verizon and wants to trade me because he regrets getting the plus. If I unlock my phone will this trade work at all? I know Verizon is unlocked, but will it work on GSM and vice versa? Thanks for the help.
 

ag29

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Verizon Iphone 6 will work on AT&T no problem

AT&T Iphone 6 on Verizon should work but you may run into some signal issues. Note some people have reported that they were unable to get it to work.

Give it a try. Swap the sim cards with the phones but make sure the AT&T phone is unlocked first.
 

DrakeMcEachern

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Hey guys. I bought the iPhone 6 on AT&T and love it. However my buddy has a 6plus on Verizon and wants to trade me because he regrets getting the plus. If I unlock my phone will this trade work at all? I know Verizon is unlocked, but will it work on GSM and vice versa? Thanks for the help.
should work no problem as long as AT&T version is unlocked.
 

GoCubsGo

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should work no problem as long as AT&T version is unlocked.
Verizon told me the VZW will work with AT&T but the AT&T won't work with Verizon. They could have been pulling my leg because they wanted the sale...which Apple got anyway.
 

DrakeMcEachern

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Verizon told me the VZW will work with AT&T but the AT&T won't work with Verizon. They could have been pulling my leg because they wanted the sale...which Apple got anyway.
Verizon will not knowingly (most CSR won't anyway) activate a SIM card to be used on an AT&T iphone. However, if you have a SIM card already activated with Verizon's network, it will work in an AT&T iPhone

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the verizon phone will work on at&t

the at&t phone WILL NOT work on verizon.
See above.
 

Shadowbech

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Oct 18, 2011
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the at&t phone WILL NOT work on verizon.
Partially incorrect. Verizon will work on AT&T 6/6Plus. I can confirm by inserting my nano sim card from my Verizon iPad Mini Retina wifi + cellular into my unlocked AT&T 6 Plus and it does work (of course data only since it came from my ipad). Provided that you have an active account on Verizon you should be fine.
 
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