General Questions about Droid 2 Global

loveDroid2Global

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Hello there from INDIA

I want to buy a droid 2 Global. Neither Droid 2 Global nor Milestone 2 is available in my region. So I want my relatives to buy a no contract Motrolla Droid 2 Global in US to buy for me and send it here. I have some question whether It will run in My GSM network or not because some say it is a roaming phone and will work on any network without unlock and some say it requires a unlock. As the Name suggests Droid 2 Global is a Global phone and still I have to unlock?? Please keep in mind that I dont want to use it in US I want to use in India. And if it only works after a Unlock what is the procedure for that for No contract phone and how much does it cost so that I can explain the same thing to my relatives also. Please clear my confusion if you have any idea on this.
 
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takeshi

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I'd suggest contacting Verizon to verify if you don't get any answers here. Subsidy locks on GSM devices are very common here in the US to restrict the usage of a GSM device to a particular carrier because Americans expect subsidized phones. The subsidy lock is intended to prevent consumers from getting a subsidized phone and taking it to another carrier.

The carrier can always unlock a device that they have locked. Whether they're willing to or not is, however, a different matter. You should be able to get a device at full retail unlocked but I'd verify this directly with Verizon.
 
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