• Verizon Google Pixel 3 is SIM-locked, will need to be unlocked to use on other carriers

    26 days ago - By 9to5Google

    For the better part of the last decade, Verizon's smartphones haven't been SIM-locked. That means that a Verizon phone can work on basically any other network even if you bought it directly from the carrier. Now, though, the carrier is changing those rules , and that means that the Verizon Pixel 3 is locked down to the Big Red.
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  • Verizon's Pixel 3 Needs To Be Activated Before Being Used On Other Carriers

    Verizon's Pixel 3 Needs To Be Activated Before Being Used On Other Carriers

    26 days ago - By Ubergizmo

    Are you thinking of getting the Pixel 3 from Verizon? If you are and if you're the type that changes carrier from time to time, or if you travel and prefer using local carriers instead of paying for roaming, then you might want to rethink your decision. This is because customers who buy the Pixel 3 from Verizon will need to activate the device before switching carriers. Verizon has confirmed this to The Verge citing a policy that they introduced earlier this year where according to the carrier, a rise in smartphone thefts resulted in them implementing this new policy. The idea is that...
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