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Promoted 11-27-2015 by Discombobulated at 07:07 AM View Original Post
Best Buy.com has Motorola Moto E 4.5" 4G LTE Verizon Prepaid No-Contract Smartphone (MOTXT1528PP) + Blue Grip Case on sale for $9.99. Shipping is free. Thanks vvishnu

Specs:
  • 4.5" 960x540 qHD IPS LCD display
  • 1.2GHz Quad-core Snapdragon 410 processor
  • 1GB RAM
  • 8GB Internal Memory
  • MicroSD Card Slot (up to 32GB)
  • 4G LTE/WiFi/Bluetooth
  • 5MP rear + 0.3MP front facing cameras
  • 2390 mAh battery
  • Android 5.0 (Lollipop)

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Written by Discombobulated

Black Friday price for this no contract smartphone from Verizon. Grab it while supplies last. For a full review of the Motorola Mote E LTE Smartphone, head over to CNET - Discombobulated

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Edited November 27, 2015 at 10:29 AM by cricket702
Not sure if it was so before, but its limited to 2.

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Last Edited by sazbad December 8, 2015 at 11:05 PM
HOW TO UNLOCK TO GSM. YOUTUBE VIDEO
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rz5XWfSdz7E


OOS again...
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Can't get the case on?

Remove the pre-installed black rim/grip around the phone first.

Don't want to activate at the prompt?

You can press the square recent apps button to dismiss the prompt for activation to use this as an android device and radio. You can also put it in airplane mode to save battery (wifi and bluetooth will work, but fm radio won't).

T-Mobile Information
Read here to get it working on GSM networks like T-Mobile (Credit to Whoareyou at xda and jackrosen)

http://forum.xda-developers.com/m...k-t3098953

Note for T-Mobile instructions above: They fail to mention that you need to download ADB Shell in order to use it in the "CMD" window, which might not be clear. You can do so here: http://adbshell.com/downloads. Download ADB Kits, unzip the contents into a folder, and then navigate there in the CMD window and type "adb shell". Can confirm, does support LTE on T-Mobile (source: did it last night after buying this deal).

Note: ensure you remove space before providers in following command
pm clear com.android.providers.telephony


Other T-Mobile things:
  • The phone uses a Micro SIM size card. It states that you CANNOT use a Nano SIM with adapter. Survey says, that is a lie (source: I used my Nano SIM with an adapter).
  • To get at the SIM card, you pop off the entire "outer frame" of the device. You can find instructions in the manual.
  • If the instructions for changing the radio to T-Mobile (above instructions) don't work the first time, try it again. Try restarting the phone while it's still plugged into USB. Mine didn't work the first time, but worked fine on the second try.

In order to attempt to get Verizon/Motorola to push out a new update with a fix for the removal of the option to switch to GSM, please sign this petition on Change.org and share it to anyone who you know will sign it! https://www.change.org/p/verizon-...lte-xt1528

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DOES NOT WORK ON RINGPLUS! NOR SPRINT! NOR BOOST! NOR VIRGIN!



HAVING ISSUES WITH SENDING MMS MESSAGES?

Follow these steps:

1. Download Textra from Google Play Store and install
2. Disable Wi-Fi
3. Send a group text
4. Once you confirm that went through, Enable your Wi-Fi
5. Send another group text just to confirm it works with Wi-Fi

**Credit goes to Aross6 with Post #332.
***I had the same problem with after unlocking the phone for Criket Wireless. The abovementioned steps fixed the problem - MCeatalot

set it to t mobile
easy way to do it if you r on 5.1



( 1) make sure Moto USB drivers installed
2) turn on developer options and USB debugging and plug in phone
3) Run TR Sales's batch
4) put in your carriers APN. )

(tr sales link below):
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0...NWa2s/view

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wicked! wish I could rep. how do I get that power?
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is it verizon only phone ?
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I never got a confirmation for the last one i ordered, which was only 1. anyone else on the same boat?
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Thanks! Just got one for my mom and nephew.
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is it verizon only phone ?
It can be unlocked for GSM. All the info is in the old thread that probably has been moved to Deal Talk
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I never got a confirmation for the last one i ordered, which was only 1. anyone else on the same boat?
Yes, I ordered this time yesterday. The website still says the order is "in process."
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need a 5 cent filler.
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Quote from sillar68 View Post :
Yes, I ordered this time yesterday. The website still says the order is "in process."
doesnt even appear on my bestbuy account, it's like i never ordered it.
I did however place another order for 1 phone again, hopefully this one goes through.
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My order is also still processing, I picked up two.
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Question...

I need to pick up two super cheap Android devices to use as remote controls for some bluetooth/wi-fi items. These would be perfect. BUT...

Could I use these thing solely as wi-fi/Bluetooth items without going through a registration process? Verizon has enough accounts and takes enough money from me, and I don't want to go through another registration process with them.

Thanks for any info.
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My previous one is shipped (well, awaiting pickup by UPS)...do you think it's okay to place order for another one? Or will they ban my account as they have for people ordering multiple prepaid phones.
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ordering more than one will get your order cancelled and account banned. confirmed in last thread.

BestBuy wants everyone to have a chance to buy it, not just the stupid resellers, flippers and hoarders.
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