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Old 04-07-2012, 09:48 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello. My old phone is a Blackberry Bold (I have switched to an iPhone for family reasons but miss using the Bold!). I'd like to use this while I'm traveling in Indonesia as I know I can unlock it and get an int'l SIM card.

My question is...since the Bold is no longer the phone on my Verizon plan, can I still unlock it, get an Indonesian SIM card and use it as a phone while traveling? Or does it have to be an active phone on my Verizon plan?

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It does not need to be active.

You can find more information here How do I unlock my BlackBerry? - BlackBerryFAQ
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Thanks, ZombieBerry!
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No worries bdomingo. Hope it all works out.
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A lot of people do this with BB's just for the same reason.
Easy as ZombieBerry said using the FAQ's
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Thanks to both of you. Actually, I just called Verizon and they did it all over the phone. They unlocked my Blackberry and they activated the international SIM on my iPhone. I'm all set. Thanks!
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