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Verizon and bad ESN for iPhone 5

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My friend that I know got Verizon iPhone but because she could not pay her bills (not working at the time and now). The iPhone is block by Verizon aka Bad ESN. Is there a way to get around Verizon bad ESN? I want to buy it from her and resell it.

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It should be able to work on another network.  Are the bills paid, because if they are, it should be able to be unblocked.

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No, $200 for the iPhone owe and 2 cancelation fee will need to be pay and she will not pay it.

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Ya probably wont beable to get it unlocked if the account isnt in good standing.

 

also the block is linked to apple central activation servers for the phone/device

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Ok

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She can probably put either an AT&T or T-Mobile (or any of the pre-pay providers such as StraightTalk, Net10, AT&T GoPhone, etc. that supports GSM) and it will work with a plan.  Not 100% sure, as I do not know exactly how Verizon blocks the phone (unfamiliar with bad ESNs in general).  It could just be a block on the CDMA antenna or connection to Verizon towers.  The Verizon iPhone supports the most networks, and it supports GSM HSPA+ networks like AT&T and T-Mobile towers.  I'm using a Verizon iPhone now on StraightTalk with an "AT&T Compatible" SIM card.

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ok i did some digging the block is per country which means you cant use it on any us carrier but out of country you cant from what i can see, unless the carrier had it blocked at central activation for apple :|

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