Att 3g to verizon 3g

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  1. WTW

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    I bought an iPad2 with the Att 3G option. Is it possible to change to Verizon? Or am I stuck with att?
    Thanks Tomm
     
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    Unfortunately, no, you can't change carriers. The AT&T iPad uses a SIM card, the Verizon one doesn't. IOW, they have different hardware.

    The only thing you can do is take the AT&T one back for a refund and then go buy the Verizon one. Sorry.

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    Thanks for the reply! May just return it and leave off the 3G not sure when I may need it when I couldn't
    Find a wifi?
     
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    Why do you want to switch to Verizon ? What's wrong with AT&T? Their data plans are cheaper and if I know what I know now I would have gone with ATT for my iPad.

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    Could be coverage in the OP's area....

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    Yeah, coverage sucks in my apt. Even with the network extender. Only works when you are right on top of it. Thank good ness for my wireless router. And I am not able to bundle discount data with my Verizon iPhone services with corporate discounts. I think at one time I was able to before the tiered data plans but I didn't have my iPad then.

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    Isn't it better for traveling overseas. You can swap out the sim to get 3G coverage
     
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    Yes - leelai is right. Verizon only works in the US and a very very few other countries....some you wouldn't want to visit anyway....

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    I have never had any luck with any of Att products and have heard poor quality reports on their cell calls.
    I plan on buying a month of service as soon as plan a road trip to see how it performs in my favorite get aways. Thanks for the thoughts
     
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    FWIW I bought the 64GB 3G AT&T iPad thinking that 3G would be very useful as I travel quite a bit. After about a year and a half of constant use I have yet to activate the 3G service. So far I really haven't been anywhere where I couldn't find decent WiFi service.

    When I purchase the iPad 3 I'm going to save $130 and get the WiFi version only. Just a thought.
     
    #10 richsadams, Oct 11, 2011
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