Friend lost their Droid 2 and had to get a replacement. We found the Droid 2 and now I want to activate it as my phone since my Storm just stopped working and I cannot afford another phone right now. I called Verizon and *228 from new phone, and they said that the MEID is on the lost/stolen list. So, my friend went into the Verizon store and told them the phone had been found, and they were to take it off the lost/stolen list. Tried to activate it again, explained the situation, and the Verizon representative told me the MEID was still on the lost list and to just wait. Called again, explained situation, and the next guy told us to call Tech because Customer Service cannot change this but Technical Support will fix it immediately. Called Verizon again and they said that since the phone had been replaced that the MEID cannot be taken off the list since it has been replaced???
Is this true, what should I do or who to call to get a direct answer? If this is true, the phone is really just useless! How many useless phones are out there?