I need help, I want unlock my Motorola Droid Razr Verizon

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  1. vladas1987

    vladas1987 New Member

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    Hi, I have a Motorola Droid Razr on USA Verizon network and I want use my phone on other network.
    How can i unlock my phone?
     
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    The phone can't be "unlocked" in the sense that the bootloader is locked on these phones. I have heard of SOME success with re-flashing ROMs for the Cricket network, but that's about it.


    Sent from my DROID RAZR using Tapatalk with speech to text translation. Please excuse any minor grammatical/punctuation/spelling errors.
     
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    syndicate0017 Silver Member

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    I've heard there is a hack to get the Razr flashed to a GSM network. Don't know the details or if there's even any truth to it. Don't shoot the messenger. :)

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    GSM is an entirely different cellular technology and different cellular radio. The RAZR sold for Verizon can't and never will be compatible with GSM, no matter what you do to it, since this model doesn't have a GSM radio installed.


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    syndicate0017 Silver Member

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    http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1619563&page=2

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    tech_head Active Member

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    The functionality does exist. The phones are using a Qualcomm world phone chipset for voice and a separate Motorola labeled chip for LTE. Verizon announced that the Droid4 would get a world phone update. It uses the same guts as the Bionic, Razr, Razr Maxx. Verizon disables the GSM in the radio firmware. in one of the secret menus you can actually see the GSM settings and them being non functional and disabled.
     
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    Well blow me down. If there's one thing I am willing to do, it's admit when I'm wrong.

    It goes against everything I've read or been told about CDMA versus GDM, but it also makes sense that chips are being made more and more these days to perform multiple functions for different devices, if for no other reason than to keep costs down and profits up.

    Bravo to the devs for cracking this.


    Sent from my DROID RAZR using Tapatalk with speech to text translation. Please excuse any minor grammatical/punctuation/spelling errors.
     
  9. thaDroidz

    thaDroidz Silver Member

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    Stick to battery advise and leave phone unlocking to the experts... lmfao
    :)

    Edit:
    DUDE! ha.. ha.. ha...


    ----posted MAXXED OUT WITH dessert----
     
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    Touche' :D

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  11. droid2drummer

    droid2drummer Silver Member

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    Damn I'll bite on this one... Really?? Hell I would've lost a bet on this one..lol This is why I love these forums... News to me. Big news IMO...
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    Thanks for being with that me on that one too. I would have lost the entire pot on that bet.

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