Can you take a used Note 4 from say AT+T or T mobile and bring it to Verizon network?

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  1. MarkS1110

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    Now that Verizon is asking for full price for a phone I think craigslist used phone market will be hotter.

    My question is can you take a used Note 4 from say AT+T or T mobile and bring it to Verizon network? I know AT+T or T mobile are GSM carries but does the Note 4 have a CDMA radio inside already that can be turned on. I am sure a Sprint Note 4 would work too but AT+T or T mobile ones I am not sure of functionality. Thanks for the help.
     
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    I could be wrong, but I believe that they specifically made CDMA and GSM versions. As you know, those technologies aren't compatible. I don't think they've got the CDMA radios in the GSM versions or vice versa.
     
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    I just talked to a Verizon rep last week about unlocking my old note 2 so that my brother could use it with his carrier. The rep said that for the past few years all Verizon phones can be used with other carriers but only a Verizon phone can be used with Verizon. Now, take into consideration that Verizon reps have been known to be wrong.

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