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Old 02-05-2012, 03:07 PM
 
Location: New Orleans, LA
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Old 02-07-2012, 08:47 AM
 
Location: Minneapolis
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Wait for the Net10/StraightTalk BYOD (bring your own device) plans to launch. T-Mobile, AT&T, and unlocked GSM phones to be supported.

SIM card is $15, monthly service is $45 on StraightTalk, $50 on Net10. You may have to reprogram some settings on your phone, but they should be able to tell you how. Also, "unlimited" data probably is not truly unlimited, more like "within reason and common sense."

http://www.prepaidphonenews.com/2012...ffer-byod.html
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Old 02-07-2012, 09:48 AM
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In a word: no (not unless it's a world phone - can't find specs on that particularly model at the moment).

The two networks use different technologies (CDMA and GSM). Setting aside the wireless radio issue, you'd also need to unlock the phone before you can take it to another carrier.
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Old 02-08-2012, 06:00 PM
 
Location: Minneapolis
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Taking another look at this, I see that Jason F is correct. Metro PCS (which doesn't do business in my region) uses a CDMA network, and you have a CDMA phone. (If Metro PCS was anywhere near me, I'd probably already have known this.)

So, no, you won't be able to use that phone with Net 10.
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Old 10-21-2013, 10:53 PM
 
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I have an lg optimus exceed with no sim im wondering how i can switch the carrier from verizon to net10?
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Old 10-22-2013, 06:45 AM
 
Location: Florida & Cebu, Philippines
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You can check which phones work on Net10 HERE

As far as which phones work, it is not about the make and model, it is which carrier the model was made for.

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Old 10-22-2013, 06:51 AM
 
Location: Florida & Cebu, Philippines
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I have an lg optimus exceed with no sim im wondering how i can switch the carrier from verizon to net10?
Verizon for the most part is also cdma check my post below.

https://www.net10.com/direct/ShopSims?lang=en&app=NET10

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Old 10-22-2013, 06:58 AM
 
Location: Florida & Cebu, Philippines
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To add to correct my last posts, it seems net10 may use cdma in some areas based on the link below so you may have to check with Net10 to see if your phone will work if you are in an area where they use Sprint or Verizon.

Which Carries are CDMA? Which are GSM?
Five of the top seven carriers in the U.S. use CDMA: Verizon Wireless, Sprint, MetroPCS, Cricket, and U.S. Cellular. AT&T and T-Mobile use GSM.

Q: What cell towers does NET10 Wireless use?

A: We've partnered with the country's top four carriers to bring you the network quality you need. The only difference is the cost–we don't have to pay to build or maintain a nationwide network of towers. That means you get the same dependable coverage they offer–for half the cost. NET10 Wireless uses AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint or Verizon depending on your coverage area. The majority of phones available on NET10 Wireless Phones - Prepaid phones and plans - Family plans - 3G, 4G, LTE, CDMA operate on AT&T and T-Mobile networks nationwide. You may check your coverage here: NET10 Wireless Coverage
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Old 10-22-2013, 02:30 PM
 
Location: Minneapolis
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I have an lg optimus exceed with no sim im wondering how i can switch the carrier from verizon to net10?
NET10 only supports bringing your own GSM phone. Verizon phones are CDMA, so you probably can't use NET10 with that device.

You might be able to use Page Plus. Page Plus supports a large variety of Verizon phones. You'll have to check with them about your particular phone.

https://www.pagepluscellular.com/
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Old 05-18-2016, 10:09 PM
 
Location: Robbins Tn.
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From what I have read so far it seems that I can't switch from metro pcs to net 10. But I am posting my make and model in the hope someone may know how. It's a Samsung Galaxy Core Prime. I wish to go from metro pcs to net 10. If anyone can help I would really appreciate it?
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