1. AC Question's Avatar
    a friend of mine had moved to another state and left his galaxy 3 behind. He said I could have it. Can I still activate the phone and start an account under my name? Do I need any information from him for the phone?
    05-23-2015 03:33 PM
  2. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Welcome to Android Central! That's very tricky. It would have to be completely paid off by him, or else the carrier will blacklist the phone. You'd have to get a new SIM card, because the current one is presumably tied with his account. If it's a Verizon phone, he might have to contact Verizon to let them know he's transferring the phone to you, since it takes more than just a SIM card on Verizon.
    05-23-2015 04:23 PM

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