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switching between phones?

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

  1. 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".


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  2. 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.
     
  3. 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.
     
  4. Steven J Sobol <sjsobol@justthe.net> wrote:
    > 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".


    Of course, thinking about it now, there doesn't seem to be a way it could.


    --
    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. Steven J Sobol <sjsobol@justthe.net> wrote:
    > 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".


    Of course, thinking about it now, there doesn't seem to be a way it could.


    --
    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. Steven J Sobol <sjsobol@justthe.net> wrote:
    > 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".


    Of course, thinking about it now, there doesn't seem to be a way it could.


    --
    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. Steven J Sobol <sjsobol@justthe.net> wrote:
    > 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".


    Of course, thinking about it now, there doesn't seem to be a way it could.


    --
    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. Steven J Sobol <sjsobol@justthe.net> wrote:
    > 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".


    Of course, thinking about it now, there doesn't seem to be a way it could.


    --
    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. Steven J Sobol <sjsobol@justthe.net> wrote:
    > 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".


    Of course, thinking about it now, there doesn't seem to be a way it could.


    --
    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. Steven J Sobol <sjsobol@justthe.net> wrote:
    > 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".


    Of course, thinking about it now, there doesn't seem to be a way it could.


    --
    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. Steven J Sobol <sjsobol@justthe.net> wrote:
    > 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".


    Of course, thinking about it now, there doesn't seem to be a way it could.


    --
    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. Steven J Sobol <sjsobol@justthe.net> wrote:
    > 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".


    Of course, thinking about it now, there doesn't seem to be a way it could.


    --
    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. Steven J Sobol <sjsobol@justthe.net> wrote:
    > 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".


    Of course, thinking about it now, there doesn't seem to be a way it could.


    --
    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. Steven J Sobol <sjsobol@justthe.net> wrote:
    > 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".


    Of course, thinking about it now, there doesn't seem to be a way it could.


    --
    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. Steven J Sobol <sjsobol@justthe.net> wrote:
    > 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".


    Of course, thinking about it now, there doesn't seem to be a way it could.


    --
    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. Steven J Sobol <sjsobol@justthe.net> wrote:
    > 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".


    Of course, thinking about it now, there doesn't seem to be a way it could.


    --
    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. Steven J Sobol <sjsobol@justthe.net> wrote:
    > 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".


    Of course, thinking about it now, there doesn't seem to be a way it could.


    --
    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. Steven J Sobol <sjsobol@justthe.net> wrote:
    > 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".


    Of course, thinking about it now, there doesn't seem to be a way it could.


    --
    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. Steven J Sobol <sjsobol@justthe.net> wrote:
    > 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".


    Of course, thinking about it now, there doesn't seem to be a way it could.


    --
    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. Steven J Sobol <sjsobol@justthe.net> wrote:
    > 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".


    Of course, thinking about it now, there doesn't seem to be a way it could.


    --
    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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