Question by fitspire: How can I fix a Razr that is considered a “demo” phone that Verizon says will not work after November 2006?
The following is from my friend who obtained the Razr phone.
“…verizon said even though they activated the Razr it was only a demo for a rep or something like that, and it s only a 6 month phone??? around nov. he said it will, I guess just stop working and wont be able to be activated again??? what ever that means. Not very P. C . if you ask me.”
I’d like to fix thix for her if someone can help me or point me in a the right direction. Would “unbranding” or “unlocking” be what is needed. No sim used as it is with Verizon.
Answer by guesswest777
If it doesn’t have a SIM card I guess there’s nothing you can do – the SIM will be inbuilt and the blocking will consist of Verizon cancelling the SIM at their end. Is strange that it doesn’t have a SIM tho, it’d have to be a completely different design to regular RAZRs – you sure about that? Are Verizon CDMA only or something? – if so you’ll have a PN code that they’ll cancel at their end, equivalent to a SIM, so again nothing you can do.
Edit: I just realized the above is all completely wrong lol – just been reading about it. Also didn’t occur to me to change the IMEI, which the guy below is right – will probably work. Will def work on GSM, not sure how PN codes are assigned but prob on CDMA too. If you can’t find software to do it yourself you might have trouble finding someone to do it tho – is completely illegal.
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