Can a Verizon Samsung Saga be used for T-Mobile?

I see it has a sim card.. so a friend would like to use our old phone on T-Mobile.. but it's Verizon. Thanks for your help!

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Not likely

Without some serious hacking, the phone will only operate on US Verizon CDMA network. It will work on GSM internationally, but not in the US by design.

The answer is essentially, NO it cannot by used for T-mobile in the US.

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Just visit a 'Chinatown'-type mobile shop

They will unlock the GSM side of this phone for you in 10 minutes. It's a hybrid CDMA/GSM (quad band), so you could use it on T-Mo if unlocked correctly. Getting the data settings right may be a little odd though. is a good site for general reference toward the non-standard use for some of these handsets.

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