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switching between phones?

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

  1. 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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  2. 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
     
  3. 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
     
  4. 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
     
  5. 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
     
  6. 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
     
  7. 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
     
  8. 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
     
  9. 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
     
  10. Diamond Dave <dmine45.NOSPAM@yahoo.com> wrote:

    > 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.


    Does anyone know if it works with non-Verizon phones? My guess is "no".


    --
    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.
     
  11. Diamond Dave <dmine45.NOSPAM@yahoo.com> wrote:

    > 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.


    Does anyone know if it works with non-Verizon phones? My guess is "no".


    --
    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.
     
  12. Diamond Dave <dmine45.NOSPAM@yahoo.com> wrote:

    > 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.


    Does anyone know if it works with non-Verizon phones? My guess is "no".


    --
    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.
     
  13. Diamond Dave <dmine45.NOSPAM@yahoo.com> wrote:

    > 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.


    Does anyone know if it works with non-Verizon phones? My guess is "no".


    --
    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.
     
  14. Diamond Dave <dmine45.NOSPAM@yahoo.com> wrote:

    > 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.


    Does anyone know if it works with non-Verizon phones? My guess is "no".


    --
    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.
     
  15. Diamond Dave <dmine45.NOSPAM@yahoo.com> wrote:

    > 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.


    Does anyone know if it works with non-Verizon phones? My guess is "no".


    --
    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.
     
  16. Diamond Dave <dmine45.NOSPAM@yahoo.com> wrote:

    > 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.


    Does anyone know if it works with non-Verizon phones? My guess is "no".


    --
    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.
     
  17. Diamond Dave <dmine45.NOSPAM@yahoo.com> wrote:

    > 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.


    Does anyone know if it works with non-Verizon phones? My guess is "no".


    --
    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.
     
  18. Diamond Dave <dmine45.NOSPAM@yahoo.com> wrote:

    > 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.


    Does anyone know if it works with non-Verizon phones? My guess is "no".


    --
    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.
     
  19. Diamond Dave <dmine45.NOSPAM@yahoo.com> wrote:

    > 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.


    Does anyone know if it works with non-Verizon phones? My guess is "no".


    --
    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.
     
  20. Diamond Dave <dmine45.NOSPAM@yahoo.com> wrote:

    > 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.


    Does anyone know if it works with non-Verizon phones? My guess is "no".


    --
    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.
     

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