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Luis_Martinez1
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Can Unlocked Moto G work with Verizon?

hello I am going to buy a motorola moto g next month in about 3 weeks and i am very confused about this whole gsm unlocked thing i am coming from a prepaid moto g from verizon and i want to know how to get service to make calls and use internet etc. i want to know how to get service and activate the phone (moto g second generation) before i get it so i wont have to return it thanks!

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Re: Can Unlocked Moto G work with Verizon?

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If you intend to stay with Verizon Prepaid then an unlocked Moto G 2nd Gen will not work for you. Unlocked works for GSM service providers only. Verizon is a CDMA service provider so the phone isn't compatible. In order to use the second generation Moto G you'd need to switch to AT&T or T-Mobile or one of the other GSM providers in the US.



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Re: Can Unlocked Moto G work with Verizon?

I do not intend to stay with verizon and by switching to at&t or t-moblie would that mean i need a contract with them? because the moto g second generation says no contract 



 

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Re: Can Unlocked Moto G work with Verizon?


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I do not intend to stay with verizon and by switching to at&t or t-moblie would that mean i need a contract with them? because the moto g second generation says no contract 



 


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I would contact T-Mobile/AT&T to find out what off-contract options they offer.



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Re: Can Unlocked Moto G work with Verizon?


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Luis_Martinez said:


I do not intend to stay with verizon and by switching to at&t or t-moblie would that mean i need a contract with them? because the moto g second generation says no contract 



 


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I would contact T-Mobile/AT&T to find out what off-contract options they offer.



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Tmobile plans are found here.  



Don't forget that you can do prepaids via Walmart too ($30/mo plan and other plans here)



I haven't looked at AT&T as closely, but I believe they have offerings for no-contract customers...either that or they discount your monthly rate if you aren't using a subsidized device.

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