Cell phones forum: unlocking a phone - LG Env3

by: saranee December 15, 2009 7:15 AM PST

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unlocking a phone - LG Env3

by saranee - 12/15/09 7:15 AM

Hi, I am currently on an at&t family plan. I really like the LG Env3, but do not want to change my service provider as the rest of the family and myself are happy with AT&T. Unfortunately, only Verizon offers the LG Env3. I have read that you can purchase a phone offered by another carrier and unlock it so that it can be used with your current carrier. I see there are some for sale on Ebay and am considering purchasing one there.

Can the LG Env3 phone be unlocked and if so, how does one do that. I only use the phone for phone calls and texting. I don't access internet at all so don't use a data plan. I currently have a LG Vu and really like the phone, but personally not very good at the touch screen qwerty pad. Would be more comfortable on a tactile querty pad.
I assume if I do purchase a phone on ebay, I won't have any warranty to help if I have problems with the phone. Anyone know how that works?


Thanks for your help...

sarb

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