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Are all Nexus 5's unlocked?

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By idigg, Senior Member on 22nd January 2014, 03:28 PM
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23rd January 2014, 01:37 AM |#11  
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Just got off Tmobile Chat and the IMEI is blocked. I'm so f'ing pissed. Tmobile said to contact the owner and have them call Tmobile. I'm so confused and I got majorly ripped off. Good times.
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23rd January 2014, 02:06 AM |#12  
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Just got off Tmobile Chat and the IMEI is blocked. I'm so f'ing pissed. Tmobile said to contact the owner and have them call Tmobile. I'm so confused and I got majorly ripped off. Good times.

i was about to get N5 off craigslist lol im glad i seen this ill just pay full price
23rd January 2014, 02:36 AM |#13  
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I have one that is clean and barely used if you are still interested. Woman switched to the iPhone 5s today. Inbox me if you are interested.
23rd January 2014, 02:44 AM |#14  
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Just got off Tmobile Chat and the IMEI is blocked. I'm so f'ing pissed. Tmobile said to contact the owner and have them call Tmobile. I'm so confused and I got majorly ripped off. Good times.

Do you have any info of the person you bought if from. I always try to get a license plate of their vehicle just in case.

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23rd January 2014, 03:58 AM |#15  
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You are screwed if the guy you bought it from isn't the original owner, that could be the reason why it wasn't wiped.

From what I hear the only way to get it delisted is to have the original owner, the one that reported it stolen call in. If he is the guy that you bought it from have the police make him call T-Mobile or give you a refund.
23rd January 2014, 05:58 AM |#16  
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THis is going off topic, but speaking of unlock phones.
What frequency is the Northamerican one missing that makes it can't work over seas?
Google play store shows that is has almost every frequency band needed.
23rd January 2014, 06:51 AM |#17  
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THis is going off topic, but speaking of unlock phones.
What frequency is the Northamerican one missing that makes it can't work over seas?
Google play store shows that is has almost every frequency band needed.

I'm pretty sure the north American one has more frequencies. Wikipedia is a good place to look.

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23rd January 2014, 07:54 AM |#18  
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23rd January 2014, 11:25 AM |#19  
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THis is going off topic, but speaking of unlock phones.
What frequency is the Northamerican one missing that makes it can't work over seas?
Google play store shows that is has almost every frequency band needed.

Most information on Bands for the D820 is taken from google's info, which I'm sure you won't believe but is actually not accurate. The maximum LTE bands the WTR1605L included in the MSM8794 of the snapdragon 800 is 7, which is actually the most any chip today can do - BUT teh google site and many other sites list 9 bands - which isn't quite right.

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2131705

The D821 does:
LTE: Bands: 1/3/5/7/8/20

The D820 is reported to do:
LTE: Bands: 1/2/4/5/17/19/25/26/41

However, looking at the box of the N5, you'll only see 7 listed:

24th January 2014, 03:15 AM |#20  
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If T-Mobile works well in your area and your not in a contact use straight talk

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