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[Q] Thought all Verizon 4G phones were carrier unlocked.

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Default [Q] Thought all Verizon 4G phones were carrier unlocked.

Greetings.

It seems I'm facing a weird problem here.
To begin with, I live in Europe and I've just bought a Verizon M8.
After boot, a pop up reads that this sim card is not from Verizon.
Although, my sim card CAN receive calls and messages (there is also the app from my carrier services) I cannot make any calls.
What happens is that when I'm trying to dial a number, +1 appears in front of the phone number and call is dropped.
+1 is the phone code for the US.
Well, I don't want this.
I thought every single Verizon 4G phone was carrier unlocked out-of-the-box.
To be honest, I know it, because there is some kind of legislation forcing Verizon to sell their 4G phones unlocked.

Could anyone please help me?
What should I do?
Flash another firmware? And which one?
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Greetings.

It seems I'm facing a weird problem here.
To begin with, I live in Europe and I've just bought a Verizon M8.
After boot, a pop up reads that this sim card is not from Verizon.
Although, my sim card CAN receive calls and messages (there is also the app from my carrier services) I cannot make any calls.
What happens is that when I'm trying to dial a number, +1 appears in front of the phone number and call is dropped.
+1 is the phone code for the US.
Well, I don't want this.
I thought every single Verizon 4G phone was carrier unlocked out-of-the-box.
To be honest, I know it, because there is some kind of legislation forcing Verizon to sell their 4G phones unlocked.

Could anyone please help me?
What should I do?
Flash another firmware? And which one?

for the first issue of prefix:

Go to Settings>Call>Assisted Dialling. - Here select your country in "current country"& "reference country"

If that does not work, turn off assisted dialling itself
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Member Dodge DeBoulet's suggested this already and worked.
Thanks anyway, man. Good to know there is help when it's needed.
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