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Question

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

by GailMW / September 15, 2012 10:33 AM PDT

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
by birdmantd Forum moderator / September 15, 2012 1:05 PM PDT

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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Answer
Just visit a 'Chinatown'-type mobile shop
by Pepe7 / September 16, 2012 10:42 AM PDT

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. Howardforums.com is a good site for general reference toward the non-standard use for some of these handsets.

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