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Mobile World Congress 2019

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XZ2 compact on Verizon's MVNO total wireless in the US

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XZ2 compact on Verizon's MVNO total wireless in the US

Hello everyone,

 

I very much hope to find out whether my new XZ2 Compact would work on Total Wireless. 

 

I purchased model H8314 Si 1315-1117 as I was under impression that it is the right model for the USA market and is Verizon compatible. 

 

However, whenever I enter the IMEI # on Verizon's website for bringing your own device, I'm told that this device isn't supported. 

 

I haven't opened the box as I don't want to break the seal and to avoid paying the restock fee for returning the phone.

 

The only information at my disposal are the 3 numbers under corresponding barcodes on the box.

 

I will be very grateful if someone could tell me whether this particular device will work on Total Wireless which operates on Verizon's network. 

 

Many thanks in advance!

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Re: XZ2 compact on Verizon's MVNO total wireless in the US

Hi @DimaCA;

 

XZ2 Compact and Verizon have already been discussed in the Forum, read for example here: https://talk.sonymobile.com/t5/Xperia-XZ2-Compact/Xperia-XZ2-Compact-on-Verizon-MVNO-Red-Pocket/m-p/...

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Re: XZ2 compact on Verizon's MVNO total wireless in the US

Hi there!  

 

I have a new US-Unlocked Xperia XZ2 compact and I currently am using Total Wireless. I found this link, that suggested changing the APN name from " VZWINTERNET" to "TRACFONE.VZWENTP" .... and so far it's working, I didn't have to change any other settings.

Good luck Slightly smiling Face

https://forum.xda-developers.com/xperia-xz2-compact/help/xz2-compact-apns-locked-t3822851