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greenmimama

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Selling an iPhone
« on: September 29, 2014, 10:15:51 PM »
I am finally going to take the leap to Pages Plus, and if I read everything that Daley says correctly, than it isn't a great idea to try to use my Verizon iPhone, if caught they can cancel the service?

Anyways, I am not too sad about getting a droid that works on their service, I was thinking the ZTE Majesty, (any reviews on that phone?)

So what is the best way to sell my iPhone, it is a 4s 8gb, and Gazelle will only give me $50. Ebay is averaging about $125?

I am going with PP because I have to have Verizon, no other carriers work where we live.

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Re: Selling an iPhone
« Reply #1 on: September 29, 2014, 10:44:20 PM »
It's dated info. The iPhone 4/4s can now be activated on Page Plus, and has so for some time now.

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Re: Selling an iPhone
« Reply #2 on: September 30, 2014, 07:35:06 AM »
Oh, well that is great to know, I didn't see any info on how to do that on the PP website, should I just email them?

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Re: Selling an iPhone
« Reply #3 on: September 30, 2014, 08:14:41 AM »
It should activate just like any other Verizon handset on Page Plus. If you're concerned about process, go through Kitty Wireless, who's currently not taking new customers for the moment as they're preparing for the Page Plus LTE system upgrades coming next month. Kitty's a good PP dealer, and and they frequently have good activation deals running.

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Re: Selling an iPhone
« Reply #4 on: September 30, 2014, 09:06:51 AM »
It should activate just like any other Verizon handset on Page Plus. If you're concerned about process, go through Kitty Wireless, who's currently not taking new customers for the moment as they're preparing for the Page Plus LTE system upgrades coming next month. Kitty's a good PP dealer, and and they frequently have good activation deals running.

Thank you, I will check that out.

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Re: Selling an iPhone
« Reply #5 on: September 30, 2014, 11:53:43 AM »
With the PagePlus LTE upgrades, will that allow iPhone 5/5s to then be activated as well? That's what I'm holding out for so that would be good news if true.

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Re: Selling an iPhone
« Reply #6 on: September 30, 2014, 01:15:28 PM »
With the PagePlus LTE upgrades, will that allow iPhone 5/5s to then be activated as well? That's what I'm holding out for so that would be good news if true.

Unknown. This is more an issue of Verizon whitelisting MVNO activation of the phone model more than the technical limitations resultant of the LTE modem. Verizon's activation curve for iPhones historically been considerably behind Sprint's, and Sprint just recently started allowing 5c/s activations on their MVNOs this month. This isn't to say that the 5 not being on PP wasn't due to technical issues with LTE, but it's not a guarantee that it'll be on the whitelist immediately after the LTE upgrade, either.

That said, your iPhone will support GSM MVNOs like P'tel and Airvoice. Unless you absolutely need Verizon coverage, there's nothing stopping you from switching to a cheaper MVNO right now.

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Re: Selling an iPhone
« Reply #7 on: September 30, 2014, 01:43:23 PM »
Thanks for the info. My plan is currently being paid for by my employer so I'm in no rush to jump to Airvoice/Ptel just yet. But when the time comes to FIRE I would ideally like to get PagePlus's $80/2000 minute per year plan + google voice/hangout. I often find myself in rural areas where VZ has coverage while other services may not so that's why PagePlus is nice. $6.67 per month doesn't seem to shabby for that.