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Old 09-27-17, 03:33 PM
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Is there a way to trade a verizon s7 for an AT&T s7?

My wife uses AT&T and broke her screen on her s7. I have an 'extra' used s7 but it's for Verizon--

Is there an easy painless way to just swap my verizon phone for the AT&T one so she can use it?
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Old 09-27-17, 04:09 PM
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Re: Is there a way to trade a verizon s7 for an AT&T s7?

The Verizon s7 is factory sim unlocked and will work on att, though it won't support all bands and features. If you are technically inclined then you can either flash the unlocked or att software on it.


But as for a direct trade... The carrier won't do it for you outright but you might be able to find someone willing to trade you for it.or you can sell the verizon one and buy a used att one.
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Re: Is there a way to trade a verizon s7 for an AT&T s7?

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The Verizon s7 is factory sim unlocked and will work on att, though it won't support all bands and features. If you are technically inclined then you can either flash the unlocked or att software on it.
Interesting..! Any idea where I can see a rundown on what won't work on the verizon phone? I'll figure out the path of least resistance.

I was thinking that the AT&T store would do a trade for a refurb, thinking they can keep a customer or convert people...
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Re: Is there a way to trade a verizon s7 for an AT&T s7?

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Interesting..! Any idea where I can see a rundown on what won't work on the verizon phone? I'll figure out the path of least resistance.



I was thinking that the AT&T store would do a trade for a refurb, thinking they can keep a customer or convert people...
https://forums.att.com/t5/Samsung-Discussion-Support/Verizon-Samsung-Galaxy-S7-to-AT-amp-T-prepaid-Gophone/td-p/5062107

https://arstechnica.com/civis/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=1317261

With regards to switching... They will pay off the balance of what you owe to help you switch over. But you have to port in and buy a new phone from them. No direct swap for a s7 though.

https://m.att.com/shopmobile/wireless/switch-and-save-etf.html
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Old 09-28-17, 11:15 AM
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Re: Is there a way to trade a verizon s7 for an AT&T s7?

Thank you!! Ill look into this
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Re: Is there a way to trade a verizon s7 for an AT&T s7?

https://www.androidcentral.com/yes-v...e-sim-unlocked

Per Samsung's support website, here are the bands that its version of the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge support:

FDD LTE: Band 2/3/4/5/7/8/13/18/19/20 TDD LTE: Band 38/39/40/41 UMTS: Band 1/2/5/8 (850/900/1900/2100 MHz) GSM: Band 2/3/5/8 (850/900/1800/1900 Mhz) TDS CDMA: 34/39
For example, T-Mobile and AT&T use Bands 2, 4, 12 and 17 for LTE — but the Verizon GS7 and GS7 edge only support 2 and 4. That means you'll still be able to use the phones on T-Mobile and AT&T, but you may not get the full power of the network depending on where you're using them.
I will work, though depending on where you live, LTE signal and performance may not be as good as her AT&T S7.
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Re: Is there a way to trade a verizon s7 for an AT&T s7?

Keep in mind though that band 12/17 is att primary lte band.
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