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What are the chances that a refurbed "unlocked" 4G iPad will work with Verizon?

vlbcfcl
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There are iPads for sale on craigslist and ebay. However, I need one that can be connected to Verizon.

Verizon docs say "Carriers typically use different frequencies and air interface technologies to provide wireless network access.  Accordingly, a device that works on one carrier’s network may not be technologically compatible with another carrier’s network."


What are the chances that a used,  refurbed "unlocked" 4G iPad will work with Verizon? All the seller says is "4G".


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Re: What are the chances that a refurbed "unlocked" 4G iPad will work with Verizon?

mielli1
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As long as its a CDMA technology using the 4G LTE spectrum of VzW it will work... the real question is whether they will activate on their network.

"4G" is too broad of a term as all carriers have some kind of 4G.

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Re: What are the chances that a refurbed "unlocked" 4G iPad will work with Verizon?

mama23dogs
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You can message a seller and ask for model number or previous carrier.

Purchases on eBay are guaranteed to be as advertised or you can get your money back and return an item. 

I do not think Craiglist offers such a garantee.

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