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    Question New to android / verizon. Please help!

    Hi all, I'm new to the forum, and Android ecosystem. To be honest, this is the first time I'm paying closer attention to specs and how each cell-phone providers differ. I tried looking through the forum, but could not find an answer to my questions.

    Q1: Can I unlock Verizon Galaxy S3?
    Q2: If I am able to unlock Verizon Galaxy S3, can I use the unlocked device with T-Mobile Monthly 4G prepaid plan, and utilize their 4G?
    Q3: Can I use this unlocked device on 3G networks internationally?

    Thanks in advance, and let me know if you need any clarifications!
    Last edited by whatisandroid; 11-16-2012 at 12:47 PM.
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    Default Re: New to android / verizon. Please help!

    There are currently some devs working to get T-Mobile service working on the GS3, but as far as I know, they've only gotten Voice working. No Data or HSPA+ so far.

    As for international, it has been shown to work as an international GSM phone. Not sure what carrier or what the data speeds are, but there's some good work being done for it.
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    Default Re: New to android / verizon. Please help!

    Quote Originally Posted by Reever View Post
    There are currently some devs working to get T-Mobile service working on the GS3, but as far as I know, they've only gotten Voice working. No Data or HSPA+ so far.

    As for international, it has been shown to work as an international GSM phone. Not sure what carrier or what the data speeds are, but there's some good work being done for it.
    I see. So my best bet would be to either get a T-Mobile version of GS3 or get unlocked GSM only GS3?
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    Default Re: New to android / verizon. Please help!

    If you want to use it like you described then yes I think your best bet would be to get a GSM international version or a US version like att or tmobile offer that you could use on those networks as well.

    Sent from my Samsung Galaxy S3 using Android Central Forums
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    Default Re: New to android / verizon. Please help!

    Also, just a fyi, those phones will not work on Verizon's network.

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