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Old 08-15-2011, 11:33 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default VZW Bold on Alltel?

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After having issues with my Droid, I purchased a pre-owned Bold (VZW branded) from a friend after being assured by Alltel's tech support that it'd work on their system.
After numerous phone calls & countless minutes spent with technical support, the phone still won't connect to the internet unless i'm on wifi.
Was I misinformed by Alltel? Has anyone here gotten a non-Alltel-branded BB to work on their system?
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No CDMA carrier will activate another carrier's device on their own network. Even though Verizon bought Alltel, they still maintain separate data bases of device IMEI's and they refuse to cross-honor each other's phones.

You're out of luck.
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