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Blackberry Storm 2 (9550) in Europe

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by tarpleyg, Jun 20, 2012.

  1. tarpleyg

    tarpleyg

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    I have one of these in my desk drawer and have not used it since I switched to an iPhone. It's a Verizon phone. Everything I am reading says I should be able to pop a European SIM card of my choosing in and off I go once I am in Europe. Is this the case? Does anyone have any first hand knowledge on the subject?

    I can get a Vodafone card with data and unlimited texts that's good for 30 days for around 20P.

    Thanks,
    Greg
     
  2. devildog2067

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    The Storm and Storm 2 originally sold with a weird half-locked GSM radio--in the US, the GSM will not work, so you can't put in (for example) an AT&T SIM card. Overseas, it will only work with Verizon roaming partners (which is a lot of different carriers).

    Might be worth the trouble of fully unlocking it, just in case.
     

  3. tarpleyg

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    Will Verizon give me that info (I am still a customer) or am I going to have to pay one of these outfits I've seen online for an unlock code? If so, it's not a lot of money.
     
  4. kiole

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    They might if not some apps are floating around the Internet would should create your unlock code for free.