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Anyone purchased a smartphone from Verizon in the last month? Are they unlocked? Travelling international (EMEIA) and thinking about a Verizon plan if their phones come unlocked.

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If you’re just going for a week or two, you can pay $10 a day to have full Call/Text/Data with your Verizon phone. I did it across Europe and it worked great

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From my limited knowledge, the AT&T and T-Mobile phones are gsm only and the sprint and Verizon models are gsm/cdma (this applies for the iPhone 8 not sure about newer or older models)

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No fee from T-Mobile. Literally just requested it two days ago to sell my old phone on eBay. It is paid off though

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Yeah, iPhones come unlocked

I know my iPhone 8 on T-Mobile was not unlocked. I believe if they come from the Apple store they are unlocked. But T-Mobile will unlock it upon request if it’s paid off. Not sure about my new XR

Verizon and Sprint run on CDMA network. While AT&T and T mobile run on GSM. The majority of the world runs on GSM. So just check your unlocked phone can handle wherever you are traveling to

Yep, Verizon and sprint are GSM and CDMA (it’s required). You can ask your carrier to unlock it (probably for a fee) if you’d like. If you bought it from the Apple store, it’s already unlocked. Just pop a sim in there

Here. Verizon says they are unlocked

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They are unlocked no matter what smart phones you have.

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