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Default [Q] How do I know what phone do I have???

I just bought a Galaxy S3 from some guy, the problem is that I don't know what model it is. On the back of the phone there's an AT&T logo but when I turn it on it says Verizon :/.
 
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I just bought a Galaxy S3 from some guy, the problem is that I don't know what model it is. On the back of the phone there's an AT&T logo but when I turn it on it says Verizon :/.
Settings/about phone /model number
vzn is i535
 
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Settings/about phone /model number
vzn is i535
It says sch-i535 But is it possible that the phone was flashed with a verizon firmware and is actually an AT&T phone?
 
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It says sch-i535 But is it possible that the phone was flashed with a verizon firmware and is actually an AT&T phone?
I could be wrong but it does not change it
maybe someone with more knowledge could give u a better answer
 
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It says sch-i535 But is it possible that the phone was flashed with a verizon firmware and is actually an AT&T phone?
Take the back cover off, then remove the battery, you should see a label with model/manufacture on it...
 
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It says sch-i535 But is it possible that the phone was flashed with a verizon firmware and is actually an AT&T phone?
I am pretty sure you can't flash another stock firmware onto another carrier.

Model #, Baseband version, and hardware version should say something with i535. Try plugging your phone into your computer via usb and see if it pops up as i535 and check the firmware it downloads is my only other suggestion if you're doubtful.
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