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switching between phones?

Discussion in 'alt.cellular.verizon' started by speedlever, Jul 5, 2004.

  1. speedlever <speedlever@yahoo.com> wrote:
    > Jim K <jim9000@nospam.nc.rr.com> wrote in
    > news:uXjGc.125219$tH1.4639353@twister.southeast.rr.com:
    >
    >> Yes. However, you won't be able to use the *228 activation if you are
    >> unable to get a VZW digital signal. You should be sure that you keep a
    >> somewhat up to date VZW PRL on the phone to ensure maximum coverage.
    >>
    >> If you don't have Internet access and you need to switch phones, you
    >> can call VZW from a land line to switch the ESN over the phone. There
    >> may be a fee for switching over the phone.
    >>

    >
    > That's good to know. Thanks for the additional info.
    >
    > Will a disabled phone allow a *228 before being activated?


    A disabled Verizon phone will most definitely allow a *228 as long as,
    as previously mentioned, your phone can find a Verizon digital signal. *228
    is part of the activation process. My Kyoceras even say "Activation" when
    you dial *228 :)


    --
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    Steven J. Sobol, Geek In Charge / 888.480.4NET (4638) / sjsobol@JustThe.net
    PGP Key available from your friendly local key server (0xE3AE35ED)
    Apple Valley, California Nothing scares me anymore. I have three kids.
     



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  2. speedlever <speedlever@yahoo.com> wrote:
    > Jim K <jim9000@nospam.nc.rr.com> wrote in
    > news:uXjGc.125219$tH1.4639353@twister.southeast.rr.com:
    >
    >> Yes. However, you won't be able to use the *228 activation if you are
    >> unable to get a VZW digital signal. You should be sure that you keep a
    >> somewhat up to date VZW PRL on the phone to ensure maximum coverage.
    >>
    >> If you don't have Internet access and you need to switch phones, you
    >> can call VZW from a land line to switch the ESN over the phone. There
    >> may be a fee for switching over the phone.
    >>

    >
    > That's good to know. Thanks for the additional info.
    >
    > Will a disabled phone allow a *228 before being activated?


    A disabled Verizon phone will most definitely allow a *228 as long as,
    as previously mentioned, your phone can find a Verizon digital signal. *228
    is part of the activation process. My Kyoceras even say "Activation" when
    you dial *228 :)


    --
    JustThe.net Internet & New Media Services, http://JustThe.net/
    Steven J. Sobol, Geek In Charge / 888.480.4NET (4638) / sjsobol@JustThe.net
    PGP Key available from your friendly local key server (0xE3AE35ED)
    Apple Valley, California Nothing scares me anymore. I have three kids.
     
  3. speedlever <speedlever@yahoo.com> wrote:
    > Jim K <jim9000@nospam.nc.rr.com> wrote in
    > news:uXjGc.125219$tH1.4639353@twister.southeast.rr.com:
    >
    >> Yes. However, you won't be able to use the *228 activation if you are
    >> unable to get a VZW digital signal. You should be sure that you keep a
    >> somewhat up to date VZW PRL on the phone to ensure maximum coverage.
    >>
    >> If you don't have Internet access and you need to switch phones, you
    >> can call VZW from a land line to switch the ESN over the phone. There
    >> may be a fee for switching over the phone.
    >>

    >
    > That's good to know. Thanks for the additional info.
    >
    > Will a disabled phone allow a *228 before being activated?


    A disabled Verizon phone will most definitely allow a *228 as long as,
    as previously mentioned, your phone can find a Verizon digital signal. *228
    is part of the activation process. My Kyoceras even say "Activation" when
    you dial *228 :)


    --
    JustThe.net Internet & New Media Services, http://JustThe.net/
    Steven J. Sobol, Geek In Charge / 888.480.4NET (4638) / sjsobol@JustThe.net
    PGP Key available from your friendly local key server (0xE3AE35ED)
    Apple Valley, California Nothing scares me anymore. I have three kids.
     
  4. speedlever <speedlever@yahoo.com> wrote:
    > Jim K <jim9000@nospam.nc.rr.com> wrote in
    > news:uXjGc.125219$tH1.4639353@twister.southeast.rr.com:
    >
    >> Yes. However, you won't be able to use the *228 activation if you are
    >> unable to get a VZW digital signal. You should be sure that you keep a
    >> somewhat up to date VZW PRL on the phone to ensure maximum coverage.
    >>
    >> If you don't have Internet access and you need to switch phones, you
    >> can call VZW from a land line to switch the ESN over the phone. There
    >> may be a fee for switching over the phone.
    >>

    >
    > That's good to know. Thanks for the additional info.
    >
    > Will a disabled phone allow a *228 before being activated?


    A disabled Verizon phone will most definitely allow a *228 as long as,
    as previously mentioned, your phone can find a Verizon digital signal. *228
    is part of the activation process. My Kyoceras even say "Activation" when
    you dial *228 :)


    --
    JustThe.net Internet & New Media Services, http://JustThe.net/
    Steven J. Sobol, Geek In Charge / 888.480.4NET (4638) / sjsobol@JustThe.net
    PGP Key available from your friendly local key server (0xE3AE35ED)
    Apple Valley, California Nothing scares me anymore. I have three kids.
     
  5. speedlever <speedlever@yahoo.com> wrote:
    > Jim K <jim9000@nospam.nc.rr.com> wrote in
    > news:uXjGc.125219$tH1.4639353@twister.southeast.rr.com:
    >
    >> Yes. However, you won't be able to use the *228 activation if you are
    >> unable to get a VZW digital signal. You should be sure that you keep a
    >> somewhat up to date VZW PRL on the phone to ensure maximum coverage.
    >>
    >> If you don't have Internet access and you need to switch phones, you
    >> can call VZW from a land line to switch the ESN over the phone. There
    >> may be a fee for switching over the phone.
    >>

    >
    > That's good to know. Thanks for the additional info.
    >
    > Will a disabled phone allow a *228 before being activated?


    A disabled Verizon phone will most definitely allow a *228 as long as,
    as previously mentioned, your phone can find a Verizon digital signal. *228
    is part of the activation process. My Kyoceras even say "Activation" when
    you dial *228 :)


    --
    JustThe.net Internet & New Media Services, http://JustThe.net/
    Steven J. Sobol, Geek In Charge / 888.480.4NET (4638) / sjsobol@JustThe.net
    PGP Key available from your friendly local key server (0xE3AE35ED)
    Apple Valley, California Nothing scares me anymore. I have three kids.
     
  6. speedlever <speedlever@yahoo.com> wrote:
    > Jim K <jim9000@nospam.nc.rr.com> wrote in
    > news:uXjGc.125219$tH1.4639353@twister.southeast.rr.com:
    >
    >> Yes. However, you won't be able to use the *228 activation if you are
    >> unable to get a VZW digital signal. You should be sure that you keep a
    >> somewhat up to date VZW PRL on the phone to ensure maximum coverage.
    >>
    >> If you don't have Internet access and you need to switch phones, you
    >> can call VZW from a land line to switch the ESN over the phone. There
    >> may be a fee for switching over the phone.
    >>

    >
    > That's good to know. Thanks for the additional info.
    >
    > Will a disabled phone allow a *228 before being activated?


    A disabled Verizon phone will most definitely allow a *228 as long as,
    as previously mentioned, your phone can find a Verizon digital signal. *228
    is part of the activation process. My Kyoceras even say "Activation" when
    you dial *228 :)


    --
    JustThe.net Internet & New Media Services, http://JustThe.net/
    Steven J. Sobol, Geek In Charge / 888.480.4NET (4638) / sjsobol@JustThe.net
    PGP Key available from your friendly local key server (0xE3AE35ED)
    Apple Valley, California Nothing scares me anymore. I have three kids.
     
  7. speedlever <speedlever@yahoo.com> wrote:
    > Jim K <jim9000@nospam.nc.rr.com> wrote in
    > news:uXjGc.125219$tH1.4639353@twister.southeast.rr.com:
    >
    >> Yes. However, you won't be able to use the *228 activation if you are
    >> unable to get a VZW digital signal. You should be sure that you keep a
    >> somewhat up to date VZW PRL on the phone to ensure maximum coverage.
    >>
    >> If you don't have Internet access and you need to switch phones, you
    >> can call VZW from a land line to switch the ESN over the phone. There
    >> may be a fee for switching over the phone.
    >>

    >
    > That's good to know. Thanks for the additional info.
    >
    > Will a disabled phone allow a *228 before being activated?


    A disabled Verizon phone will most definitely allow a *228 as long as,
    as previously mentioned, your phone can find a Verizon digital signal. *228
    is part of the activation process. My Kyoceras even say "Activation" when
    you dial *228 :)


    --
    JustThe.net Internet & New Media Services, http://JustThe.net/
    Steven J. Sobol, Geek In Charge / 888.480.4NET (4638) / sjsobol@JustThe.net
    PGP Key available from your friendly local key server (0xE3AE35ED)
    Apple Valley, California Nothing scares me anymore. I have three kids.
     
  8. speedlever <speedlever@yahoo.com> wrote:
    > Jim K <jim9000@nospam.nc.rr.com> wrote in
    > news:uXjGc.125219$tH1.4639353@twister.southeast.rr.com:
    >
    >> Yes. However, you won't be able to use the *228 activation if you are
    >> unable to get a VZW digital signal. You should be sure that you keep a
    >> somewhat up to date VZW PRL on the phone to ensure maximum coverage.
    >>
    >> If you don't have Internet access and you need to switch phones, you
    >> can call VZW from a land line to switch the ESN over the phone. There
    >> may be a fee for switching over the phone.
    >>

    >
    > That's good to know. Thanks for the additional info.
    >
    > Will a disabled phone allow a *228 before being activated?


    A disabled Verizon phone will most definitely allow a *228 as long as,
    as previously mentioned, your phone can find a Verizon digital signal. *228
    is part of the activation process. My Kyoceras even say "Activation" when
    you dial *228 :)


    --
    JustThe.net Internet & New Media Services, http://JustThe.net/
    Steven J. Sobol, Geek In Charge / 888.480.4NET (4638) / sjsobol@JustThe.net
    PGP Key available from your friendly local key server (0xE3AE35ED)
    Apple Valley, California Nothing scares me anymore. I have three kids.
     
  9. speedlever <speedlever@yahoo.com> wrote:
    > Jim K <jim9000@nospam.nc.rr.com> wrote in
    > news:uXjGc.125219$tH1.4639353@twister.southeast.rr.com:
    >
    >> Yes. However, you won't be able to use the *228 activation if you are
    >> unable to get a VZW digital signal. You should be sure that you keep a
    >> somewhat up to date VZW PRL on the phone to ensure maximum coverage.
    >>
    >> If you don't have Internet access and you need to switch phones, you
    >> can call VZW from a land line to switch the ESN over the phone. There
    >> may be a fee for switching over the phone.
    >>

    >
    > That's good to know. Thanks for the additional info.
    >
    > Will a disabled phone allow a *228 before being activated?


    A disabled Verizon phone will most definitely allow a *228 as long as,
    as previously mentioned, your phone can find a Verizon digital signal. *228
    is part of the activation process. My Kyoceras even say "Activation" when
    you dial *228 :)


    --
    JustThe.net Internet & New Media Services, http://JustThe.net/
    Steven J. Sobol, Geek In Charge / 888.480.4NET (4638) / sjsobol@JustThe.net
    PGP Key available from your friendly local key server (0xE3AE35ED)
    Apple Valley, California Nothing scares me anymore. I have three kids.
     
  10. Diamond Dave

    Diamond Dave Guest

    On Mon, 05 Jul 2004 17:49:05 -0500, Steven J Sobol
    <sjsobol@JustThe.net> wrote:


    >> Will a disabled phone allow a *228 before being activated?

    >
    >A disabled Verizon phone will most definitely allow a *228 as long as,
    >as previously mentioned, your phone can find a Verizon digital signal. *228
    >is part of the activation process. My Kyoceras even say "Activation" when
    >you dial *228 :)
    >


    Agreed. I bought a phone off of eBay about a year ago. Never
    activated. Swapped ESNs with the old phone on the VZW website. Dialed
    *228 on the phone and pressed 1 to activate the phone. Got the latest
    PRL and within 10 minutes, could dial and receive calls on the new
    phone.

    Dave
     
  11. Diamond Dave

    Diamond Dave Guest

    On Mon, 05 Jul 2004 17:49:05 -0500, Steven J Sobol
    <sjsobol@JustThe.net> wrote:


    >> Will a disabled phone allow a *228 before being activated?

    >
    >A disabled Verizon phone will most definitely allow a *228 as long as,
    >as previously mentioned, your phone can find a Verizon digital signal. *228
    >is part of the activation process. My Kyoceras even say "Activation" when
    >you dial *228 :)
    >


    Agreed. I bought a phone off of eBay about a year ago. Never
    activated. Swapped ESNs with the old phone on the VZW website. Dialed
    *228 on the phone and pressed 1 to activate the phone. Got the latest
    PRL and within 10 minutes, could dial and receive calls on the new
    phone.

    Dave
     
  12. Diamond Dave

    Diamond Dave Guest

    On Mon, 05 Jul 2004 17:49:05 -0500, Steven J Sobol
    <sjsobol@JustThe.net> wrote:


    >> Will a disabled phone allow a *228 before being activated?

    >
    >A disabled Verizon phone will most definitely allow a *228 as long as,
    >as previously mentioned, your phone can find a Verizon digital signal. *228
    >is part of the activation process. My Kyoceras even say "Activation" when
    >you dial *228 :)
    >


    Agreed. I bought a phone off of eBay about a year ago. Never
    activated. Swapped ESNs with the old phone on the VZW website. Dialed
    *228 on the phone and pressed 1 to activate the phone. Got the latest
    PRL and within 10 minutes, could dial and receive calls on the new
    phone.

    Dave
     
  13. Diamond Dave

    Diamond Dave Guest

    On Mon, 05 Jul 2004 17:49:05 -0500, Steven J Sobol
    <sjsobol@JustThe.net> wrote:


    >> Will a disabled phone allow a *228 before being activated?

    >
    >A disabled Verizon phone will most definitely allow a *228 as long as,
    >as previously mentioned, your phone can find a Verizon digital signal. *228
    >is part of the activation process. My Kyoceras even say "Activation" when
    >you dial *228 :)
    >


    Agreed. I bought a phone off of eBay about a year ago. Never
    activated. Swapped ESNs with the old phone on the VZW website. Dialed
    *228 on the phone and pressed 1 to activate the phone. Got the latest
    PRL and within 10 minutes, could dial and receive calls on the new
    phone.

    Dave
     
  14. Diamond Dave

    Diamond Dave Guest

    On Mon, 05 Jul 2004 17:49:05 -0500, Steven J Sobol
    <sjsobol@JustThe.net> wrote:


    >> Will a disabled phone allow a *228 before being activated?

    >
    >A disabled Verizon phone will most definitely allow a *228 as long as,
    >as previously mentioned, your phone can find a Verizon digital signal. *228
    >is part of the activation process. My Kyoceras even say "Activation" when
    >you dial *228 :)
    >


    Agreed. I bought a phone off of eBay about a year ago. Never
    activated. Swapped ESNs with the old phone on the VZW website. Dialed
    *228 on the phone and pressed 1 to activate the phone. Got the latest
    PRL and within 10 minutes, could dial and receive calls on the new
    phone.

    Dave
     
  15. Diamond Dave

    Diamond Dave Guest

    On Mon, 05 Jul 2004 17:49:05 -0500, Steven J Sobol
    <sjsobol@JustThe.net> wrote:


    >> Will a disabled phone allow a *228 before being activated?

    >
    >A disabled Verizon phone will most definitely allow a *228 as long as,
    >as previously mentioned, your phone can find a Verizon digital signal. *228
    >is part of the activation process. My Kyoceras even say "Activation" when
    >you dial *228 :)
    >


    Agreed. I bought a phone off of eBay about a year ago. Never
    activated. Swapped ESNs with the old phone on the VZW website. Dialed
    *228 on the phone and pressed 1 to activate the phone. Got the latest
    PRL and within 10 minutes, could dial and receive calls on the new
    phone.

    Dave
     
  16. Diamond Dave

    Diamond Dave Guest

    On Mon, 05 Jul 2004 17:49:05 -0500, Steven J Sobol
    <sjsobol@JustThe.net> wrote:


    >> Will a disabled phone allow a *228 before being activated?

    >
    >A disabled Verizon phone will most definitely allow a *228 as long as,
    >as previously mentioned, your phone can find a Verizon digital signal. *228
    >is part of the activation process. My Kyoceras even say "Activation" when
    >you dial *228 :)
    >


    Agreed. I bought a phone off of eBay about a year ago. Never
    activated. Swapped ESNs with the old phone on the VZW website. Dialed
    *228 on the phone and pressed 1 to activate the phone. Got the latest
    PRL and within 10 minutes, could dial and receive calls on the new
    phone.

    Dave
     
  17. Diamond Dave

    Diamond Dave Guest

    On Mon, 05 Jul 2004 17:49:05 -0500, Steven J Sobol
    <sjsobol@JustThe.net> wrote:


    >> Will a disabled phone allow a *228 before being activated?

    >
    >A disabled Verizon phone will most definitely allow a *228 as long as,
    >as previously mentioned, your phone can find a Verizon digital signal. *228
    >is part of the activation process. My Kyoceras even say "Activation" when
    >you dial *228 :)
    >


    Agreed. I bought a phone off of eBay about a year ago. Never
    activated. Swapped ESNs with the old phone on the VZW website. Dialed
    *228 on the phone and pressed 1 to activate the phone. Got the latest
    PRL and within 10 minutes, could dial and receive calls on the new
    phone.

    Dave
     
  18. Diamond Dave

    Diamond Dave Guest

    On Mon, 05 Jul 2004 17:49:05 -0500, Steven J Sobol
    <sjsobol@JustThe.net> wrote:


    >> Will a disabled phone allow a *228 before being activated?

    >
    >A disabled Verizon phone will most definitely allow a *228 as long as,
    >as previously mentioned, your phone can find a Verizon digital signal. *228
    >is part of the activation process. My Kyoceras even say "Activation" when
    >you dial *228 :)
    >


    Agreed. I bought a phone off of eBay about a year ago. Never
    activated. Swapped ESNs with the old phone on the VZW website. Dialed
    *228 on the phone and pressed 1 to activate the phone. Got the latest
    PRL and within 10 minutes, could dial and receive calls on the new
    phone.

    Dave
     
  19. Diamond Dave

    Diamond Dave Guest

    On Mon, 05 Jul 2004 17:49:05 -0500, Steven J Sobol
    <sjsobol@JustThe.net> wrote:


    >> Will a disabled phone allow a *228 before being activated?

    >
    >A disabled Verizon phone will most definitely allow a *228 as long as,
    >as previously mentioned, your phone can find a Verizon digital signal. *228
    >is part of the activation process. My Kyoceras even say "Activation" when
    >you dial *228 :)
    >


    Agreed. I bought a phone off of eBay about a year ago. Never
    activated. Swapped ESNs with the old phone on the VZW website. Dialed
    *228 on the phone and pressed 1 to activate the phone. Got the latest
    PRL and within 10 minutes, could dial and receive calls on the new
    phone.

    Dave
     
  20. Diamond Dave

    Diamond Dave Guest

    On Mon, 05 Jul 2004 17:49:05 -0500, Steven J Sobol
    <sjsobol@JustThe.net> wrote:


    >> Will a disabled phone allow a *228 before being activated?

    >
    >A disabled Verizon phone will most definitely allow a *228 as long as,
    >as previously mentioned, your phone can find a Verizon digital signal. *228
    >is part of the activation process. My Kyoceras even say "Activation" when
    >you dial *228 :)
    >


    Agreed. I bought a phone off of eBay about a year ago. Never
    activated. Swapped ESNs with the old phone on the VZW website. Dialed
    *228 on the phone and pressed 1 to activate the phone. Got the latest
    PRL and within 10 minutes, could dial and receive calls on the new
    phone.

    Dave
     

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