AT&T Nexus 6 on Verizon without a phone with a nano sim

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    Before, we talked about activating the Nexus 6 (AT&T) on Verizon but you had to have a phone as a placeholder that used a nano sim. Well I literally just tested this and will share screen shots in a minute.

    Prerequisites:
    1. An unlocked AT&T Nexus 6 (you can unlock it either via AT&T if it is paid in full or via Cellunlocker).
    2. An old Verizon LTE phone (I used the Galaxy Nexus)
    3. A Nano Sim cutter (you can find one on Amazon for under $5)
    Go into Verizon and ask to either activate or set up a prepaid line with your old Verizon LTE phone. Once you are set up boot up the phone to make sure LTE works. Use your nano sim cutter to cut the sim from your newly activated old device and place that sim in your Nexus 6 (which should be powered off). Power on your phone and you now have a Verizon LTE Nexus 6.

    So if you are tired of waiting on Verizon just snag you one from AT&T, and if you do not want to pay 700 up front buy it through Best Buy via Best Buy Card.
     
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    I've had a Sprint Nexus 6 running on Verizon since launch day. :). Luckily my last two phones also had a nano sim so it was just plug and play for me.
     
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    Why is this so hard for everyone. I went to the vz store, they activated a sim on my account and plugged it in for me.
     
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    I was wondering the same thing. Since you are visiting the Verizon store anyways why not just get them to drop a sim in it? Are you cutting your old sim just to avoid the new simcard cost?
     
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    They didn't charge me anything.
     
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    Yes, SIM card are free.
     
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    Not always...... I've had Verizon CSRs try to to charge me for a SIM before. ...

    sent from my hot Note Pro!
     
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    At a corporate store.. They've never tried to charge me for a sim.. Now at a store that's not actually a vzw store.. They've tried... And failed..
     
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    Oh I've never paid for one either. ...... but they try. ...

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