Disclaimer: don't do any of this unless you are familiar with flashing ROMs and debricking. Your device will boot to a "custom" splash screen, can be removed when flashing stock firmware
Model name: GALAXY S III
Country: USA (Verizon)
Ok instead of a petition ....offering them $50,000,000,000 USD (50 billion) and they may consider it.
Or....convince like 80% of Verizon subscribers so threaten to transfer to T-Mobile.
I've pretty much completed my research and updated the thread with more information.
thanks to mohammad.afaneh (SUPERLITEROM!) again for making this possible.
if you want phone status to display Official (from status screen), you must not disable sysscope.apk, this apk is responsible for checking phone status (and also on boot up, the "custom" splash screen)
i found this app called "Phone INFO" to be pretty neat, its designed for samsung devices
it tells you the exact date your device was manufactured and how many times you'v...