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Q Bert

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Hey guys. I have a Verizon iPhone 6 Plus 128gb Silver. I recently swapped it out for a replacement unit due to light leakage. The replacement unit is perfect and no defects. I just noticed that it might have a different Model number (settings-about-model). No biggie except that if its rendered locked then it is a concern.

Anyone who has the same Verizon 6plus 128 in silver can you do me a favor and tell me what's your Model #? Thanks
 

eyoungren

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Hey guys. I have a Verizon iPhone 6 Plus 128gb Silver. I recently swapped it out for a replacement unit due to light leakage. The replacement unit is perfect and no defects. I just noticed that it might have a different Model number (settings-about-model). No biggie except that if its rendered locked then it is a concern.

Anyone who has the same Verizon 6plus 128 in silver can you do me a favor and tell me what's your Model #? Thanks
The model number is immaterial.

It's Verizon, it's LTE capable. Therefore it is unlocked.
 

Aznboy1993

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I actually had this issue too, except I have an unlocked GSM iP6 64GB Gold from TMo. I spoke to an Apple Genius and he said that the model numbers are arbitrary (for replacements) and that as the serial number carried, then you should be fine. My AppleCare+ and unlock successfully transferred, so I wouldn't worry too much about it. For those who are curious, NNG502LL/A is my replacement's model number (and upon searching Google for it, it doesn't exist).
 

Q Bert

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well, that confirms my suspicion. I think it has a different Model #, mine is NGAC2LL/A, just to designate it as a replacement unit but everything is equal down to the nitty gritty with my original 6Plus.

On the Plus side (no pun intended), I have a fresher unit. My original 6Plus was manufactured in Week 36 whereas the replacement unit is Week 37. Both were manufactured in the Zhengzhou plant
 

terraphantm

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The genius bar replacements typically have different model numbers (and sometimes they're shared with officially unlocked variants). My AT&T iPhone 6 was MG4W2LL/A; my replacement is MG312LL/A. As a bonus, since AT&T didn't have a record of this IMEI, the agreed to unlock it for me. And Verizon sees it as a valid device too.
 

mtneer

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The genius bar replacements typically have different model numbers (and sometimes they're shared with officially unlocked variants). My AT&T iPhone 6 was MG4W2LL/A; my replacement is MG312LL/A. As a bonus, since AT&T didn't have a record of this IMEI, the agreed to unlock it for me. And Verizon sees it as a valid device too.

Were you under a contract when they did that? I have an iPhone 5 that AT&T had no record of in their system (it was a warranty replacement). Yet they didn't agree for an unlock request until the day my account was past 2 years to the date.
 

terraphantm

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Were you under a contract when they did that? I have an iPhone 5 that AT&T had no record of in their system (it was a warranty replacement). Yet they didn't agree for an unlock request until the day my account was past 2 years to the date.

Yeah, all of my lines are under contract
 
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