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Visible offers 16GB Motorola Moto e6 Unlocked Smartphone for Free when you Trade-In a Working Android Smartphone and Pay for 1-Month of Visible Unlimited Plan at $20 with 50% off first-month new customer referral code BzjqH (or $25 with new customer signup offer without referral code). Shipping is free. Thanks roberthhid

Instructions
  1. Start here, click "Swap" on the product page
  2. Enter trade-in Android device's IMEI (how to)
  3. Create account using new customer referral code BzjqH (if eligible) for 50% Off first month of service (making it $20)
  4. If not eligible for code above, new customers qualify for $15 off their first month, making it $25 (automatically applied at checkout)
  5. You will be sent a free shipping label for your trade-in device via email
  6. Upon trade-in approval, your Moto e6 will be sent for Free
  7. Your first month of Visible service will be $20 (or $25, depending on signup offer redeemed)
    • You can cancel service anytime once you've paid your first month.
  8. You may continue with Visible service after the first month if desired at the standard rate of $40/month.
Specs
  • 5.5" 1440x720 HD+ IPS display
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 octa-core processor
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB internal storage
  • microSD card slot
  • 13MP rear facing camera
  • 5MP front facing camera
  • 802.11n WiFi | Bluetooth 4.2 | FM Radio
  • Micro USB 2.0 port \ 3.5mm headphone jack
  • 3000 mAh removable battery
  • Android 9.0 Pie
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This deal is referenced in several other threads so I thought I'd post it here.

It seems you can swap almost anything (though it says android) I swapped a 10 year old 3g only Huawei Hydro. It's $20 with 1 month of unlimited service after referral code which are widely available. The phone is unlocked out of the box. They give you a free shipping lable for your swap so its painless. Deal NOT compatible with $100 Mastercard port-in.

https://www.visible.com/shop/smar...otorola-e6
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Last Edited by bamx2 March 20, 2020 at 03:13 AM
TO date [03/02/2020] , not a single swapped phone has been rejected.
people have sent in windows, android, apple, flip phone, as well as a picture of a phone (im kidding on that last one of course).
they have send in phones with out imei, without battery, with crack screens etc.

keep reading on tips/tricks to protect yourself regardless of which phone u want to send in.

if you are not going to follow the guidelines set forth by Visible,
proceed with caution...and continue at your own risk..



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2/3/2020 DEAD - OOS

2/12/2020 Back In Stk

2/14/2020 DEAD - OOS

2/24/2020 Back in Stock

2/25/2020 DEAD - OOS

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lots of information and mis information on threads like these..

is great to get feedback here..but for your own unique question/concern..id suggest...best is to confirm ur questions via chat and there fore u have record of it.,,,

but first..read wiki..it will most likely have the answer to ur question..


i contacted chat & was told:
1. need to see imei ...that is a MUST..and must be INCOMPATIBLE with Visible service

2. on Visible website it says trade in Android phones only. however, i confirmed thru chat that even my Windows phone will work as long as the imei passes. so, if u want to do a non android phone that has an imei...confirm this first with chat , so u have record .... so..to summarize...can be Android or windows...as long as #1 is true

3. only need phone with imei visible one way or another. (for me imei was on back of phone and i didnt have charger, battery or even battery back)..so in summary all they want is the phone, no cords, no battery [in fact they say DO NOT SEND damaged battery]...keep in mind they need to verify the imei number so 1. if it is on back of phone , u r set 2. if it is setting then they must figure out how to get there.....u r not obligated to send them battery or charging cord..it is up to them to figure out how to check...

all this is assuming they check which users have questioned to begin with.

but if u have any questions...
get online..
.get to chat..
.get it in writing..
save chat...
cover your own arse


notes on deal:

1. moto e6 is unlocked

2. will accept most any phone that has a imei AND IS INCOMPATIBLE with Visible service

3. if u do swap, you will not get charged taxes (even if it says u will be charged taxes, included under "Total Due Today",..the "amount due today" will vary depending on where u live (usually between $8-$13.....it is for taxes......this is a glitch..so ignore). You pay $25 [no referral] or $20 [with referral] immediately upon creating an account (referred to as Total Due at Activation)...thats it ..there will no further charges on activation...only the $20 or $25. Note: Some have been charged $20 TWICE. Upon chat with Visible's Support, informed that the first $20 was for the 1st month's service and the second $20 was a credit to be applied to the second month of service.

many have asked if u are required to activate the sim..
no clear answer..

however...on Visible website:
quote begin
Within 14 days after order completion, customers must return their old Android™ device and activate their new phone, otherwise the customer will be charged the full price of the phone they ordered.
quote end


but.
some have activated the sim using another phone that is compatible with Visible

reason is they may want to gift the e6 or sell the e6...etc..

4. most people are choosing the moto e6 over other phone because it is the most versatile having bands for almost every usa carrier...the zte thats there and eligible to be swapped ..apperas to have better specs than the e6 and is unlocked as well...but that zte as well as the other ceaper phones are so limited that even if unlocked..they only have bands that will work with Visisble (in fact some have reporetd that the cheaper pones will not even wok with Verizon)

5. no contract, can cancel after paying for the 1st month

6. your are required to check eligibility of phone using imei number.You cannot enter the meid. You cannot enter the DEC number. You cannot enter the HEX number You cannot enter the MEID - last two digits. You must enter the IMEI. Some phones do NOT have a imei (mostly sprint older devices that are NOT LTE). in that case u need to find another phone. ...what i did was to buy for $5...on ebay...Nokia Lumia ...Seller information..tximran1 (1587 )

if u delete the first 2 number or the last 2 numbers from the meid . the result will be a random number which MAY therefore will pass...but it has nothing to do with your IMEI..it is not related... and might end up with your phone swap being rejected.

DATA POINT: I entered MEID of LG OE2 converted to DEC then dropped the last 2 digits into the IMEI checker, then sent in a completely different phone, iPhone 4S, which was accepted.
One: they don't match up the IMEI entered with what you send in.
Two: you don't need a phone with an IMEI. Afaict the only 'unacceptable' phones are those that are compatible with Visible.

7. sending phone back. there is limited creditable information on this, but most likely u will get a prepaid sticker with your mote delivery..just pack the old phone back in the box..slap the sticker and send it back..all with in 14 days...stay tuned for more credible information..
The original post is wrong about receiving a return label via email. Your return label will come in the box with the phone you ordered. No need to re-ask about this in the thread.


see here for picture of box that will be sent to u


UPS return label is in the box along with a white cardboard w/ plastic sleeve -- you put old phone in plastic sleeve and return it using same shipping box (remove old FedEx label and put on new UPS label)

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Latest chat on Feb 7, 2020

Hi there,
This is the Visible Care team reaching out in regards to your registration issues. We wanted to let you know that we received the package from UPS Tracking ID: 1Z4xxxxxxxxx. However we still need to verify the device, it would take up to 8 days, you can chat us back after this time to confirm the receip.
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If you got shipping email but no tracking number then you can search FedEx by reference number:
V080130_0xxxxxxxx01 (x is your 8 digit order number)

https://www.fedex.com/en-us/tracking.html
Track by Reference
Enter ref num/country/zip/ship date

Ships via Fed-Ex overnight with signature required

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fedex release form: http://releaseforms.org/wp-conten...e-form.pdf

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Phone model is Moto E6, XT2005-5. If using this smartphone for tello, sprint sim is SIMOLW516TQ. The SIM SIMOLW416TQ is also shown as compatible.

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APN for Samsung note 10+
https://www.reddit.com/r/Visible/...purchased/

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Note: On Moto e6 do not insert SIM right away. Connect to wifi & install any and all Android OS updates first. Then install Visible app and sign in. Insert SIM and restart phone. Another restart may be needed. After that all calling and LTE services should be working.

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Note: You *MUST* confirm your email address, or you will not be able to activate service. You can change your account's email address in the Visible app.

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Party Pay discount on monthly service can be found here - https://reddit.com/r/VisiblePartyPay/

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For your account info:
For those that concern about privacy, click on manage tab, and turn OFF "CPNI"
https://www.visible.com/legal/dat...acy-portal

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reset with *#*#72786#*#* and the Phone Information with *#*#4636#*#*

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call forwarding:
Immediate Call Forwarding
Dial *72 plus the phone number you want to forward calls to
Forwarding only when busy or on another line:
Dial *71 plus the phone number you want to forward calls to
To disable call forwarding
Dial *73



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the zte thats there and eligible to be swapped ..appears to have better specs than the e6 ,is unlocked (as most/all Visible phones are unlocked) .but that zte (& the other cheaper phones [except for the very popular e6] ) are so limited that even if unlocked..they only have bands that will work with Visible (in fact some have reported that the cheaper phones will not even wok with Verizon)...efforts are being made to see if the blade will work on TMobile and others..no clear answer yet...

Video comparison ZTE Blade A7 Prime vs Moto E6 [youtube.com]
Compare specs ZTE Blade A7 Prime vs. Motorola Moto E6 [gsmarena.com] error note: the E6 does NOT have a fingerprint sensor

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As per Visible chat, we must activate the included SIM card within the 40 days of the ORDER DATE.

per chat with visible team, you can activate the sim within 60 days. if beyond 60 days we can get a new sim for free by chatting again and use the month of service purchased earlier.
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yesterday, I emptied the cart. Today, I re-add and no longer see anywhere to input referral. Is that removed for swap ordering process or system remembers my opt-out of using referral from yesterday?
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Quote from fishyx :
During a chat with Visible yesterday they told me that the $20.00 charge at time of order will be the only charge I see. They claim they won't smack you again when you activate the phone. I'll find out shortly when I activate mine in the next hour or so.
Thanks! Please report back to this thread when you find out.
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Too much headache to get junky android phone.
I disagree and looks like a lot of people are taking advantage of this slick deal.
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Quote from FairNest1755 :
I'm looking for a replacement phone to use on T-Mobile. This phone won't work.

FREQUENCIES

LTE B13/4/2/5

LTE Category 4
Moto E6 not compatible with Tmobile? how about ZTE blade A7 prime?
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Quote from FairNest1755 :
I'm looking for a replacement phone to use on T-Mobile. This phone won't work.

FREQUENCIES

LTE B13/4/2/5

LTE Category 4
Where did you see those frequencies listed? The product info page links to Motorola which lists almost every band needed for all 4 carriers.
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Spoke with Visible agent

"Yes, none of our phones are carrier locked, and that includes the Visible R2, Visible ZTE Blade A7 Prime, and Visible ZTE Blade 10 Prime. This means you're not tied down! However, these models were built specifically for Visible by ZTE. So while you can totally take it somewhere else, we can't promise that other carriers will support it. I can tell you that the R2 doesn't recognize AT&T network SIMs for example, or Verizon ones."
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Quote from FairNest1755 :
I'm looking for a replacement phone to use on T-Mobile. This phone won't work.

FREQUENCIES

LTE B13/4/2/5

LTE Category 4
Unless I'm missing something, it looks like those specs are for the ZTE Blade A7. The Moto e6 (that is the subject of this discussion) shows the following:
Carrier Aggregation, 4G LTE (DL Cat 7/ UL Cat 7), UMTS / HSPA+, GSM / EDGE
2G: GSM band 2/5, CDMA band C0/C1/C10
3G: WCDMA band 2/4/5
4G: FDD LTE band 2/4/5/12/13/25/26/41/66/71, TDD LTE band 41 HPUE
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Quote from roberthhid :
This deal is referenced in several other threads so I thought I'd post it here.

It seems you can swap almost anything (though it says android) I swapped a 10 year old 3g only Huawei Hydro. It's $20 with 1 month of unlimited service after referral code which are widely available. The phone is unlocked out of the box. They give you a free shipping lable for your swap so its painless. Deal NOT compatible with $100 Mastercard port-in.

https://www.visible.com/shop/smar...otorola-e6
OP I have a Nokia Windows phone. When I put it's IMEI after hitting 'Swap' button, it said "Looks like your phone is incompatible with Visible. No worries - give us your old Android, and we'll give you a new one. For free."

the nokia windows phone turns on and has no cracks.
Does anyone has any experience with sending a non-android phone? do you think it will work?
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DM Visible on Twitter. They should respond quickly whether a windows phone will qualify.
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Thanks! Please report back to this thread when you find out.
Visible hit my Prepaid Visa for $20.00 as soon as I purchased the Moto E6 with the SWAP program the other day. I Just now downloaded the app and activated the E6 and there were 2 immediate transactions showing on my Visible account. They added a $20.00 referral credit and then subtracted $20.00 for service. No transactions showed up on my Prepaid Visa card!!!!!

Getting this phone with the Visible SWAP program and setting it up was extremely easy for me but, keep in mind, I wasn't porting a number over. THE ONLY CHARGE TO MY CREDIT CARD WAS $20.00 AT TIME OF PURCHASE.
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Used a Prepaid Visa with a $30.00 balance for the Moto E6 SWAP. Visible immediately hit the Visa for $20.00. Just got the E6 in the mail and will activate it shortly and then send them my ancient HTC Android Phone. I got a new number from them and will try Visible for a month just to see how limiting having only Verizon's LTE service really is. I have a feeling Verizon's 3G bands are still needed to get good voice coverage in many rural areas but we'll see. Sounds like Verizon will be shutting down their 3G service pretty soon anyway.
once you activate, let us if they hit another charge of $20 or 25 or something.
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I don't see AUTOPAY section? According to their Help section:
"On the site:
Sign in to your Visible account
From the drop down menu under your Account Name, select Account
Set Autopay my monthly membership fee to your preference"

-have not confirmed my email with them
-Account profile shows today's order confirmation
-Immediate paypal charge $25 for swap
-changed mind on yesterday's transaction after agreeing to future autopay to bank account via paypal's message window. But, today's PP went thru & charged from PP balance
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Quote from HoKaje :
Spoke with Visible agent

"Yes, none of our phones are carrier locked, and that includes the Visible R2, Visible ZTE Blade A7 Prime, and Visible ZTE Blade 10 Prime. This means you're not tied down! However, these models were built specifically for Visible by ZTE. So while you can totally take it somewhere else, we can't promise that other carriers will support it. I can tell you that the R2 doesn't recognize AT&T network SIMs for example, or Verizon ones."
If so, then it will work with Sprint ?
Can someone confirm please
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Do you need to port over a number for this deal?
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Quote from roberthhid :
DM Visible on Twitter. They should respond quickly whether a windows phone will qualify.
Thanks. I asked the question to a chat rep and he said it'll work.
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