1. masaga91's Avatar
    Hi I wanna buy the icon but I live in Costa Rica, is truly the phone unlocked out of the box??? I will be able to use it in my country with no problems????
    06-16-2014 02:02 AM
  2. Kasey Pierce's Avatar
    It is not a global LTE phone. Check your countries carrier frequencies and see if this phone is compatible with that.
    06-16-2014 04:49 AM
  3. masaga91's Avatar
    I had check the frequencies and is compatible with 2g and 3g, lte is not compatible, but I don't care about lte, is just starting to be available to the people, but is more in a testing stage
    06-16-2014 07:43 AM
  4. xandros9's Avatar
    I can confirm the Icon is unlocked.
    I can't confirm if it will work 100% (ignoring LTE) without extra tweaking.
    06-16-2014 12:14 PM
  5. Dreamspell's Avatar
    The Icon is fully unlocked, except for LTE. I use in it Grenada (in the Caribbean) with voice and H+ data.
    06-16-2014 12:22 PM
  6. masaga91's Avatar
    I wondering other thing, in Costa Rica there isn't a carrier with cdma technology, so I don't understand the esn and that stuff, what does that mean?? If it says bad esn I won't be able to use it???
    06-16-2014 10:20 PM
  7. Dreamspell's Avatar
    The Icon has a GSM SIM card slot for international use. The CDMA radio is only for Verizon, which you don't need to worry about.
    06-16-2014 10:25 PM
  8. masaga91's Avatar
    So if it says bad esn I shouldn't worry about it????
    06-17-2014 12:20 AM
  9. Sir William Wiener's Avatar
    Try looking into the Nokia Lumia 930 instead, it's identical to the Icon (with two other color options) and is designed to be a global handset.
    xandros9 likes this.
    06-17-2014 12:28 AM
  10. berty6294's Avatar
    Between the 930 and the Icon, more than likely you'll be able to get one to work on a carrier in your area. What is the preferred carrier you'd like to get the device activated on?
    xandros9 likes this.
    06-17-2014 01:46 AM
  11. Dreamspell's Avatar
    It should work just fine with a GSM carrier, but you should ask your carrier if they will allow the phone to be used and if they support it's bands. Otherwise as mentioned above, just get the 930 when released.
    Last edited by Dreamspell; 06-17-2014 at 11:32 AM.
    06-17-2014 07:22 AM
  12. xandros9's Avatar
    So if it says bad esn I shouldn't worry about it????
    Hmm, dont know 100% but I wouldn't take that risk.
    06-17-2014 08:35 PM
  13. Brandon McLean's Avatar
    I recently got an Icon, and I actually needed to look up the APN settings for it to be able to use data, and I needed to set the highest connection to 3G.

    What carrier do you plan on using the phone with? The APN info should be easy to find with a simple search.

    Also, if it says bad ESN, avoid it. It won't work.
    06-17-2014 09:04 PM
  14. masaga91's Avatar
    Actually since I always buy AT&T phones to use them in my country, I know the apn setting
    06-18-2014 09:51 PM
  15. Brandon McLean's Avatar
    Okay so other than switching the highest connection speed to 3G and (maybe) needing to enter APN info, it's ready out of the box to be used. Just avoid bad ESN/IMEI devices.
    06-18-2014 10:53 PM
  16. gernerttl's Avatar
    Hi I wanna buy the icon but I live in Costa Rica, is truly the phone unlocked out of the box??? I will be able to use it in my country with no problems????
    The Lumia 930 is the world wide version of the Icon. That will be coming out real soon.
    06-19-2014 01:01 AM
  17. masaga91's Avatar
    I already bought the phone I'm waiting for it to arrive
    I hope that it's as good as the 920 when it came out
    07-02-2014 04:00 PM
  18. Brandon McLean's Avatar
    you won't be disappointed! I'm still drooling over it and I've had it for about a month now.
    Sent from my Lumia Icon using Tapatalk
    07-04-2014 02:36 AM
  19. masaga91's Avatar
    I'm still waiting for my icon, but I want it NOWWWW, gonna have it in a dew days ๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€
    07-06-2014 10:44 PM
  20. masaga91's Avatar
    Hi I just got my icon and i started using it today but i have a problem, my phone is not sending SMS, has anyone else had this problem?????
    07-11-2014 07:33 PM

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