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By blobdan, Junior Member on 27th August 2016, 08:38 PM
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One of my chinese friend just gave me a note 3 Verizon as my old pre 3 died.
I played a little with it and installed Jasmine 6.1 rom. Then i travelled back to home and i found that i can't use any other sim card than verizon.

Is it possible to change that ? I didn't find anything that helps in the forum.

I apologise for my bad manners and my horible english.

Thanks for your answers.
28th August 2016, 07:14 PM |#2  
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Your English and manners are very good, so no need to apologize.

I'm no expert in moving phones between carriers. What I will suggest to you is that you search the 9005 forum (International Note 3) and perhaps other, more active Note 3 forums (eg Sprint forum). This particular device forum doesn't have a lot of participants.

Maybe you can find some technique that is applicable to the SM-N900V (Verizon Note 3) with the appropriate modifications.

Keep in mind that the 9005 is an Exynos SOC, not a Qualcomm 8974 SOC, so you certainly can not just flash something from over there on to your SM-N900V. Very different hardware than the Verizon/Tmobile/Sprint Note 3's

For what it is worth, I currently have a CM13 hltespr (Sprint) ROM on my phone that has a very tiny set of mods to allow it to work on Verizon. But that situation might be different from yours - that situation is an example of switching between carriers for which there is a Note 3 variant already supported by Samsung. I guess there must be a built-in carrier configuration database , because that mod seems to only change some carrier "index" values.

good luck with your search. Post a solution if you find one!
30th August 2016, 08:39 AM |#3  
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So far nothing new. I'll seek more actively as soon as i can (my workload is a bit heavy these days).

Thanks for your answer.
30th August 2016, 06:57 PM |#4  
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I flashed this rom DarkLord.S7E.G935FXXU1APEK and i can use the note 3 with Free sim card (i am currently in France).

I need to test more to see if the phone is stable enought and the battery drain is acceptable.

I'll keep in touch if anything change.
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