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I've searched quite a bit and I saw a few threads that said that the Verizon GS4 comes sim unlocked. But I put in a friends Sprint Sim and I got an error message that said "non verizon sim." I also saw tutorials on how to go into the phones menu by typing *#06# or *#0011# but these do not work on my phone. Is there a code that will work on my phone? Also, do I have to install a custom ROM on this phone to get the sim unlocked? I really don't want to go that route but if I have to I will.
 
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Sprint SIM probably isn't compatible. Try a GSM carrier SIM.
 
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I tried the T-mobile version Straight Talk card and it says the same. "non-verizon SIM"
 
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OK. I found out that you have to enable the hidden menus first. There is a forum here that talks about it. It's titled [how to] Enable Hidden Menus for Verizon Galaxy S4. And from there you can sim unlock.
 
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I've seen reports that people where getting non- verizon sim message but phone still worked on other carriers.
 
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This is true. I have put in an active ATT sim got "non-Verizon SIM" message and could still make calls and Internet from the ATT SIM.

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This is true. I have put in an act ve ATT sim got "non-Verizon SIM" message and could still make calls and Internet from the ATT SIM.

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I put a China cdma card,it can make calls and send message,but Internet over evdo(3g) can not work.
I don't know how to set.
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I put a China cdma card,it can make calls and send message,but Internet over evdo(3g) can not work.
I don't know how to set.
This is only works with gsm. The cdma side is still locked unless you call Verizon and get them to unlock it.

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I am currently in China and trying to get my sch-i545 to work with a sim card I purchased. While my phone is able to recognize that the sim card is there I recieve the message that the sim card is from an unknown source. Is there any way to fix this with the sch-i545 even though it is not the international version of the phone.
 
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I am currently in China and trying to get my sch-i545 to work with a sim card I purchased. While my phone is able to recognize that the sim card is there I recieve the message that the sim card is from an unknown source. Is there any way to fix this with the sch-i545 even though it is not the international version of the phone.
Are you rooted? Are you running a custom ROM?

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