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Re: verizon lg g2 unlock
Originally Posted by Vaknin Shay
True, all Verizon phones are unlocked, but in order to use a clean (factory defaulted) Verizon LG G2 on another carrier, you have to bypass the Verizon setup app, not a straight forward thing, but not difficult...
Originally Posted by wiesky
1. Make sure you are the screen where you choose the language.
2. Press these buttons in exact order: Volume up then volume down then back then menu then home.
3. There should be two pop windows warning about leaving setup. Go ahead and click yes for both and confirm.
4. Voila! You just bypass the verizon setup screen!
(From this thread: How To Bypass Verizon Sim Activation Setup Screen - xda-developers)
Once this is done, you should be able to set up the phone on any carrier you wish.
Since the FCC mandated that Verizon cannot "lock" their phones to a specific carrier, this is kind of their answer to make a setup that requires an active Verizon account and service, and then make it not intuitive to bypass.