iR1O

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  1. iPhone 6S+ 64GB Silver *MINT*

    Sounds like a plan, let me know when you can. : ) I'll also entertain Pixel XL and Pixel 2 trades or trades +/- X I have several phones I want to sell but this is my only real "mint" one. The rest are well used and I don't want to sell a potential dud to anyone here (unless you want a dud?) Sent from my Pixel XL using Tapatalk
  2. I used this phone for a day, kept it as a reserve or backup, never needed it. It is listed on Swappa (Here) TUSCC members get a better deal! EDIT: cant hyperlink, idk why: https://swappa.com/listing/TZI495/view Pics: Condition: Like brand new, without the sticker holding the box together or the film on the device - other than that, no scratches (not even those hologram/hairline teeny tiny ones) - this thing is mint. It's been in the box since the day after I bought it. Comes with everything, phone, charger, cable, sim card tool, book, box, and I'll personally draw a smiley face on the inside of the box if you want Returns: If you REALLY need a return, let me know. Asking Price: $ 375 (Apple says it's worth $460ish fwiw) via paypal, I will ship it via flat-rate USPS or UPS Ground (your choice no additional cost) and provide tracking. Feel free to make offers, too. If anyone knows how I can provide proof of clean IMEI (like we do with checksum verification?) Idk how to prove that 3rd party. Please PM me with any questions or ask here in the forum!
  3. ^ that's about your best bet. They have very fundamental differences in the way they look and feel, but he sensually the operation of it is the same. Sent from my Nexus 6P using Tapatalk
  4. But it is not bootloader locked until a Verizon sim card is put in it. That's the big key difference. You can root it and put a custom ROM on it all you want but the moment you put that Sim in it can no longer be done. Which...is crazy stupid imo. Sent from my Nexus 6P using Tapatalk
  5. Thank you for clarifying! Silly VZW, always throwing wrenches into our well oiled machines... Sent from my Nexus 6P using Tapatalk
  6. Wow... So VZW locks the bootloader when it's activated. That is just pathetic. Does that apply to Google purchased ones or VZW only ones? I imagine both, but just curious. But you COULD unlock it prior to activation and it would stay that way, no? Sent from my Nexus 6P using Tapatalk
  7. I really wonder if you could remove the Verizon SIM card and Flash Factory firmware without putting a SIM card back in at the option would come back. It makes sense that it would but I can also see a scenario where it doesn't because of some deal Verizon has with Google... BS. Sent from my Nexus 6P using Tapatalk
  8. Pixel 2?

    This ^^ just call him and lie to them about what it is. It will work. Sent from my Nexus 6P using Tapatalk
  9. Note 5 Stock Firmware

    It's already posted in the original post Sent from my Nexus 6P using Tapatalk
  10. S5 contract just ended..unlock?

    It might be but you can call to have them do it for sure. Keep in mind tho it will only work on TMobile (iirc) and only 1 band on TMobile, so it will only actually be like 20% of TMobiles network that it can work on. It won't work at all on VZW, att, or sprint Sent from my Nexus 6P using Tapatalk
  11. OnePlus 5?

    If you get the phone, even with the intention of leaving USCC, you can always call and say it's a Nexus and see if it starts working? I mean... If it has the ability and hardware, there's absolutely no reason it wouldn't - other than the CS rep saying it won't (because they don't know or care) - so try it. If I had one or knew someone with one id gladly do it. Sent from my Nexus 6P using Tapatalk
  12. No you don't have to do a factory reset at all just swap the SIM cards out after you give them the IMEI or meid and that's it. Yeah he's full of crap that or he's just dumb enough to believe it... I did exactly the same thing for dozens of lines with the Nexus 6p and 5X. It still amazes me how some of their employees actually think that phone's not designed for their Network would actually crash the the network or do anything other than simply not function. Omg... Lol. But yeah it's very simple. Don't do anything on the phone other than swap the SIM card and that's it, maybe dial *228 after they tell you that they added the phone. But you probably won't have to do that. Sent from my Nexus 6P using Tapatalk
  13. Yup just call customer service and activate them that way. That way they never get to see the phone they just get the meid or IMEI and you put the SIM card in and it works. Just say it's a 6P/5X/ Nexus 6. They won't know and it won't matter. Sent from my Nexus 6P using Tapatalk
  14. To switch or not

    In total truth - it seems to be a pretty impressive device. All around. The camera, storage, os, etc... Only major exception is the screen resolution, that's pretty garbage IMO for >$1000 - that alone would convince me to skip it. The Galaxy S3 had a higher resolution on a smaller screen. If that isn't important, then there is no other reason it wouldn't be a totally pleasing device. I'm not an iOS fan, either, but given the Android options I'm also somewhat considering iOS. There is only really the Pixel 2, and the price tag on that is not exactly on par with 2017 device spec expectations - meaning there's better devices with lower prices but you sacrifice all the freedom that comes with Pixel. Sent from my Nexus 6P using Tapatalk
  15. Pictures slowly dissolving from gallery

    It could? Can't hurt to give it a try Sent from my Nexus 6P using Tapatalk
  16. Pictures slowly dissolving from gallery

    It would seem like a SD problem, but you tried others and same result... I have to agree, a phone issue. Although weird, that's what I would suspect. Are you on the latest firmware? Perhaps there was an issue with a previous release or maybe the most current one is causing this? Maybe try a different firmware - but I would strongly recommend calling Samsung and telling them. They may know about it and issue a RMA for you? Sent from my Nexus 6P using Tapatalk
  17. [How To] GSM unlock S6

    read the forum and you will know how to do it. the very thread you posted in tells you how
  18. Personally I would just assure myself root capabilities prior to purchase - but that's me. I wouldn't be able to bring myself to use it without adaway (or the like) - which requires root. Additionally, bloat. That was the reason I rooted to begin with back in the HTC Merge days. Bloat is a no-go on any device, if I didn't put it there, then they better let me remove it. Beyond that I could live without it. But until they stop forcing bloat and ads, I'll either not upgrade or stick to a line that I know full well will have root. Again, that's just me. Sent from my Nexus 6P using Tapatalk
  19. ROM Help

    That could be the whole problem Sent from my Nexus 6P using Tapatalk
  20. Glad they worked with you to get it resolved! Sent from my Nexus 6P using Tapatalk
  21. Second opinion on G4 on ebay?

    It is probably one and the same, however, when it's activated on USCC it then locks to USCC until they release it. If it's bought at full price (like from LG or Newegg) it would be unlocked, since there's no contract there wouldn't be any lock on it once activated. That's my assumption, based on hardware specs it would fit the "unlocked" bands like a Nexus. Sent from my Nexus 6P using Tapatalk
  22. Second opinion on G4 on ebay?

    They don't always mark the box it's in the model number. That's the important part. Sent from my Nexus 6P using Tapatalk
  23. Call CS with all the info you can and explain the situation. They will likely sympathize with you and do everything to correct it. Sent from my Nexus 6P using Tapatalk
  24. COE credit is not automatic

    After you pay off a phone you're paying installments on there's a discount - but said discount isn't automatically applied to your account, you have to contact them and request it be applied. So if you're making payments on your new phone it won't matter, but if you're paying for it in full then you need to have them put that discount on your account. Sent from my Nexus 6P using Tapatalk
  25. How to easily capture an iOS device screen video?

    Is there a question to be answered or...? Didn't you answer you own question? IDK of any other way (i didnt know of this way, either tbh).