Can an older phone issued through one provider (Cingular) be re-activated via another provider (Verizon)?
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June 12, 2010 7:20:37 AM
Here in Europe (anyway) there are lots of little one man businesses which will unlock your phone for a few dollars. If the phone in question is a model used by your current provider, the provider may be able to download unlock code to it for free.
Quite a few of the simpler phones supplied at subsidised prices (even on pay as you go) are not locked at all. You can just swap the SIM (even between different brands of phone) and the second phone works perfectly.