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  1. vipresh's Avatar
    I am planning to buy a factory UnLocked Lumia 822 from EBay so just wanted to clear a few doubts.

    Is a factory Unlocked phone Unlocked by Verizon or third party?

    If it is Unlocked by Verizon, the only way its possible is after 2 months of contract an UnLock code is provide by Verizon as suggested by this links
    https://community.verizonwireless.com/message/959618
    Can Verizon give me an unlock code for this phone even if I am not a customer? - xda-developers

    So in the above case do I also need to get the UnLock code from the seller, cause suppose I update the Phones firmware or OS are there any chances of it getting Locked again?

    Apart from the above mentioned way of getting UnLocked phone from verizon is ther any other way of getting Phone Unlocked from Verizon or the above mentioned way means its Factory UnLocked.

    Also can I verify if phone is legitimately factory unlocked or its third party unlocked.?
    08-31-2013 09:16 AM
  2. bigboy29's Avatar
    Lumia 822 is factory SIM unlocked. Meaning they do not need an unlock code. Put in a different SIM and roll.
    Jen Sanko likes this.
    08-31-2013 10:27 PM
  3. Nor Priest's Avatar
    Are you sure if I put some other carrier's sim card, it will definitely work?
    12-03-2013 04:22 AM
  4. rakesh1995's Avatar
    Are you sure if I put some other carrier's sim card, it will definitely work?



    yes you will get 2g and 4g all over the WORLD but no 3g.. As vision 3g is CDMA. You need to find a cdma carrier





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    12-03-2013 04:36 AM
  5. camaroz1985's Avatar
    If you put it in Global mode wouldn't it connect to whatever network you are trying to use, CDMA or GSM?
    12-03-2013 11:08 AM
  6. guillams's Avatar
    Yes, I'm from Dominican Republic and I'm using HDSP+ just check the band of your carrier and see if they are the same! And yes the phone came unlocked, just put into your phone and ready!


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    12-03-2013 11:35 AM
  7. mdeche101644's Avatar
    please ,I want to know why I can't used 3G ?I'm in china.......and wether it mean's I can't use THE CDMA to the internet all the time without wifi?
    02-24-2014 11:32 AM
  8. vipresh's Avatar
    please ,I want to know why I can't used 3G ?I'm in china.......and wether it mean's I can't use THE CDMA to the internet all the time without wifi?
    I m using the phone in India on GSM network and I can make Calls send SMS, use 2g &3g for browsing internet every thing works fine on GSM network.
    But my friend uses the phone on CDMA network He can make Calls send SMS but no internet on CDMA network, because for CDMA its locked into Verizon network its unlocked only for GSM network.
    vk1971 and Hafiz Bin Shah like this.
    02-25-2014 02:47 AM
  9. thinkdan's Avatar
    I've sold dozens of these phones for international use and they all work perfectly. You can't use CDMA, but it is indeed GSM unlocked, which means you can use it with any carrier that uses a SIM card. Everything, including the internet, works in all EDGE, 3G, HSPA and HSPA+ as long as your carrier uses one of the bands that it comes with: GSM/GPRS/EDGE (1800/850/900/1900 MHz), 3G WCDMA, HSUPA, HSDPA, HSPA+ (900/2100/1900/850 MHz). Make sure to update the firmware and OS to the latest version and install the Nokia Access Point app for automatic and easy data configuration.
    Last edited by thinkdan; 06-26-2014 at 10:37 PM.
    Hafiz Bin Shah likes this.
    02-27-2014 01:11 PM
  10. vipresh's Avatar
    I've sold dozens of this phones for international use and they all work perfectly. You can't use CDMA, but it is indeed GSM unlocked.
    my friend is using it on CDMA for calling &SMS only internet won't work on CDMA.
    02-28-2014 02:49 AM
  11. Stalin S's Avatar
    I am using factory UnLocked Lumia 822, i can able to call and sent SMS, but i cant able to connect internet in this mobile.

    anyone can tell me the solution for this problem
    12-01-2014 05:12 AM

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