03-25-2016 06:22 PM
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  1. mwb1957's Avatar
    I am a Verizon customer & currently own a Note 3. I have wanted a Nexus phone for years but they won't work on Verizon's network.
    If I buy a Nexus 6 from Motorola or from the Play Store will it work on the Verizon network?
    I came close to leaving Verizon for AT&T when the the Nexus 5 came out but settled for the Note 3 because the processors were the same size & I felt that Samsung would keep the Note 3 updated.
    I want a Nexus

    Posted via Android Central App from my Rose Gold Samsung Galaxy Note 3
    03-07-2015 06:14 PM
  2. B. Diddy's Avatar
    It should be compatible with all major carriers. The specs on Google Play Store report both GSM (AT&T/T-Mobile) and CDMA (Verizon/Sprint).
    03-07-2015 06:47 PM
  3. skuni's Avatar
    Mine has been working fine since December on Verizon. I bought from Motorola.

    Posted via the Android Central App
    03-07-2015 07:02 PM
  4. ericinaz's Avatar
    I've had Mine since December too. You will only have issues with the lack of Verizon visual voice mail (I use hangouts now instead) and advance calling. These may be available after they release their own. Otherwise best phone I've had on Verizon.

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    03-07-2015 07:11 PM
  5. Solid_Droid's Avatar
    Yeah it works. Only way I know it's on Verizon is the network name which is IMO the only thing good about Verizon services.
    03-08-2015 07:12 AM
  6. mwb1957's Avatar
    Thank to all that responded.
    Looks like I'll be trying to find a Nexus 6.

    Posted via Android Central App from my Rose Gold Samsung Galaxy Note 3
    03-08-2015 10:38 AM
  7. Shilohcane's Avatar
    Verizon has a "Nexus 6 Coming Soon" icon on this page of their website. Don't know if you will have to buy it from Verizon or not.

    Search Results for nexus 6


    Will Nexus 6 Work on Verizon Network-nexus-6-verizon.jpg
    03-08-2015 11:35 AM
  8. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Verizon has a "Nexus 6 Coming Soon" icon on this page of their website. Don't know if you will have to buy it from Verizon or not.

    Search Results for nexus 6
    But will that version come with all of the VZW bloat? If you buy it straight from Google Play, it should be bloat-free.
    03-08-2015 11:37 AM
  9. Shilohcane's Avatar
    Sorry B. Diddy I have no clue I just ran a Google search on Nexus 6 and Verizon....

    Found this on Phandroid;

    "Apparently those [Nexus 6] banners and related items are set to display come March 11th with the device releasing the next day. What's more, Phandroid's sources say that when the launch does happen, Moto's big-screen device'll pack Verizon's enhanced LTE service (voice over LTE) and Lollipop 5.1. "

    Also found this article that says VZ stores are getting Nexus 6 for Promotions only inside the store already.

    Verizon Nexus 6 confirmed by leaked marketing material
    03-08-2015 11:43 AM
  10. Knyte's Avatar
    According to a VZW rep, on March 12th the Nexus 6 will be available for preorder with a street date of the 19th... take it for what it's worth
    03-08-2015 12:18 PM
  11. count123's Avatar
    Mine has been working fine since December on Verizon. I bought from Motorola.

    Posted via the Android Central App
    How did you activate?
    03-08-2015 12:35 PM
  12. count123's Avatar
    I've had Mine since December too. You will only have issues with the lack of Verizon visual voice mail (I use hangouts now instead) and advance calling. These may be available after they release their own. Otherwise best phone I've had on Verizon.

    Posted via the Android Central App
    Did you but from Motorola or Google Play? Does Hangouts have a visual voicemail feature? Also what is Advanced calling?
    03-08-2015 12:38 PM
  13. count123's Avatar
    Yeah it works. Only way I know it's on Verizon is the network name which is IMO the only thing good about Verizon services.
    Google Play or Motorola edition? How'd you activate?
    03-08-2015 12:43 PM
  14. gmermel's Avatar
    But will that version come with all of the VZW bloat? If you buy it straight from Google Play, it should be bloat-free.
    Lollipop allows removal of all apps, including bloatware, without rooting.......
    03-08-2015 04:26 PM
  15. tgp's Avatar
    Google Play or Motorola edition? How'd you activate?
    You don't actually activate it. You must have a currently active SIM card. Just put it in the Nexus 6, and after a bit you'll be up and running. That's really all it takes. Just so you know, it sometimes takes a few minutes until it's active the first time you use the Verizon SIM card. Put it in, boot the phone, and wait. After a minute or two you'll see the signals activating. Mine took probably 2 or 3 minutes the first time until LTE finally appeared.

    If you take the Nexus 6 to Verizon to activate, they will not be able to do it. If you already have an LTE Verizon phone, simply remove the SIM card and put it in the Nexus 6.

    One caveat; if the SIM card you have is micro SIM, you'll need to either cut it to nano SIM size or see if you can get Verizon to exchange it.

    As far as Google Play or Motorola, it makes no difference. They're exactly the same. I bought mine from Motorola, but only because that's where I was able to get the "unicorn" (white 64GB).
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    03-08-2015 04:44 PM
  16. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Lollipop allows removal of all apps, including bloatware, without rooting.......
    Are you talking about only the carrier branded Nexus 6's? Because on other manufacturer's phones (like the S5 or the HTC One, for example), you still have to root to get rid of the bloat, even on Lollipop.
    03-08-2015 05:02 PM
  17. Emperor's Avatar
    Are you talking about only the carrier branded Nexus 6's? Because on other manufacturer's phones (like the S5 or the HTC One, for example), you still have to root to get rid of the bloat, even on Lollipop.
    I got my GN6 64GB from Motorola and I do not have a single piece of bloat ware. You only run and install the software you want on any carrier you want.

    From Nexus 64GB Beast
    03-08-2015 09:46 PM
  18. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Oh yeah, I know that N6's directly from Moto or Google are bloat-free. But the carrier-branded​ ones I think come with bloat.
    03-08-2015 10:14 PM
  19. Debian Dog's Avatar
    Oh yeah, I know that N6's directly from Moto or Google are bloat-free. But the carrier-branded​ ones I think come with bloat.
    But since the bloat is added post install it really doesn't matter you can disable it all anyway. And since the phone is easily unlocked and rooted any and everything is easily removed.

    While in theory you could run on the Verizon network with any N6 phone you can't because they block out phone id's based on what carrier they were distributed to. unless something's changed... the only one that will work are from Motorola or Google you can't buy an AT & T name branded one and make it run on Verizon.

    Sent from my Nexus 6 on VZW
    03-09-2015 06:39 AM
  20. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Disabling isn't quite the same as deleting, since the former doesn't actually free up the internal storage. It's always possible to remove bloatware by rooting, but not everyone wants to root, or feels comfortable doing so. It's a minor point, but one that can still detract for certain people.
    03-09-2015 09:30 AM
  21. Debian Dog's Avatar
    While true I do think it's a bit anal to worry about a few hundred megabytes on a 32 or 64 gigabyte phone.

    Actually over the years I tend to freeze all bloatware rather than delete it . then again I keep three copies of everything with Titanium Backup "just in case"

    Sent from my Nexus 6
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    03-09-2015 10:04 AM
  22. B. Diddy's Avatar
    That's true. It's more of an issue with the usual Samsung device that carries upwards of 4 GB of bloatware (remember the 16 GB S4 that had only about 8-9 GB of internal storage available to the user?). But there is a subset of user that gets upset by any degree of bloatware, so for that subset, I would definitely recommend getting the phone directly from Google or Moto.
    03-09-2015 11:16 AM
  23. skuni's Avatar
    How did you activate?
    I already had an activated SIM card. Popped it in and I have been using it ever since.
    count123 likes this.
    03-09-2015 03:28 PM
  24. Isaiahj2003's Avatar
    hi every one. got a quick question i have a nexus 6 that i bought from the at&t store directly, and i want to sell it to my friend who has verizon service, will thephone still work??? please help me out
    03-15-2016 08:31 AM
  25. Air pirate's Avatar
    Nexus 6 will work with a Verizon sim.
    03-15-2016 12:08 PM
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