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Visible: Trade-In Android Phone, Get 32GB ZTE Blade A7 Prime + 1-Mo. Unl Plan

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Visible offers New Customers: 32GB ZTE Blade A7 Prime Smartphone for Free when you Trade-In a Working Android Smartphone and Pay for 1-Month of Visible Unlimited Plan at $25. Shipping is free. Thanks spike32

Instructions to purchase
  1. Start here, click "Swap" on the product page
  2. Enter trade-in Android device's IMEI
  3. Create account using new customer
  4. Proceed to follow on-screen instructions
  5. Upon trade-in approval, your ZTE A7 will be sent for Free
  6. You will be sent a free shipping label in the box, not by email.
  7. Your first month of Visible service will be $25
    • 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.
    • Simply turn off autopay
Specs
  • 6.09 HD+ Notch 276 PPI 1560X720 Resolution
  • MT6761 Quad-core 2.0 GHz Processor
  • 3GB RAM
  • 32GB internal storage
  • 16MP rear facing camera
  • 5MP front facing camera
  • 3200 mAh removable battery
  • Android 9.0 Pie
  • LTE 2/4/5/B13
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Only new customers signing up for Visible service are eligible for Swap. Android devices that are already compatible with Visible service are not eligible. Customers must return their old Android device and activate their new phone within 14 days after order completion to avoid being charged the full price of the phone they ordered. For more info on the Swap program, click here. -slickdewmaster

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Visible: Trade-In Working Android Phone, Get 32GB ZTE Blade A7 Prime + 1-Mo. Unlimited Plan from $25 + Free Shipping
Visible offers 32GB ZTE Blade A7 Prime Smartphone for Free when you Trade-In a Working Android Smartphone and Pay for 1-Month of Visible Unlimited Plan at $25 Shipping is free.

This is a discussion for the ZTE phone. E6 chat here

Instructions to purchase
  1. Start here [visible.com], click "Swap" on the product page
  2. Enter trade-in Android device's IMEI
  3. Create account using new customer
  4. Upon trade-in approval, your ZTE A7 will be sent for Free
  5. You will be sent a free shipping label in the box, not by email.
  6. Your first month of Visible service will be $25
    • You can cancel service anytime once you've paid your first month.
  7. You may continue with Visible service after the first month if desired at the standard rate of $40/month.
    • Simply turn off autopay
Specs
  • 6.09 HD+ Notch, Resolution 1560X720, 276 PPI
  • Mediatek MT6761 Helio A22 Quad-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
  • 3GB RAM
  • 32GB internal storage
  • 16MP rear facing camera
  • 5MP front facing camera
  • 3200 mAh removable battery
  • Android 9.0 Pie
  • LTE 2/4/5/13
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Last Edited by JesseKnows March 11, 2020 at 01:11 PM
To date [2/16/20202] , not a single swapped phone has been rejected.
people have sent in windows, android, apple, flip phone.
They have sent 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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Below is wiki from e6 deal.
most info applies to both.


The ZTE appears to have better specs than the e6, is unlocked (as most/all Visible phones are unlocked) but the ZTE Blade A7 (& 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 A7 will work on TMobile and others. No clear answer yet.
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Contacted chat & was told:
1. need to see imei ...that is a MUST..and must be INCOMPATIBLE with visible service

2. on V website it says trade in Android phones only. however, i confirmed thru chat that even my W 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 on line..
get to chat..
get it in writing..
save chat...
cover your own arse

notes on deal:

1. phone is unlocked (most/all phones from Visible are unlocked)

2. will accept most any phone that has a imei AND IS INCOMPATIBLE with V 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...per V website:
"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."

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

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 ..appears to have better specs than the e6 and is unlocked as well...but that zte as well as the other cheaper phones 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)

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

6. you 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 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 within 14 days
Your return label will come in the box with the phone you ordered.


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.
________________________________________________________________________


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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Note: 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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Discount on first month can can be found at - https://reddit.com/r/Visible/ - search for referral code megathread Referral can no longer be used for 1st month discount.

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


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


PC Magazine phone review [pcmag.com]

Pros:
Good performance for the price.
Excellent call quality.
Runs a near-stock version of Android.

Cons:
Lackluster display and camera quality.
No 5GHz Wi-Fi. <<<<<Incorrect see: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K...u.be&t=623

To whomever is trying to configure the ZTE Blade A7 to work voice/text, use a network app like "Mobile Network Mode" to force it to select different type of network.

1. Go to the app, select "Force Mode"
2. Set Preferred Network Type: either "GSM Auto" or "LTE/UMTS auto"

This should enable you to make voice call or text both incoming & outgoing.

I had success doing this for my CricketWireless. When doing voice call, it switches to 3G mode.

You must setup your regular APN to have 4G LTE enabled.

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

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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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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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I have tested it on Mint sim and T-Mobile sim. Voice/text/data all working. Need to add T-Mobile APN settings of course.

For Cricket, I can only get data working with Cricket APN settings. Voice/text not working. Tried both "aiowireless.net" as well as "cricketwireless.net" for MMSC and MMS Proxy and reboot several times.
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If you're planning on staying with Visible or just want a WiFi device, the ZTE is a nicer phone then the Moto E6 in just about every way. It's almost like a show piece compared to the boring E6. If you want to use the phone on a different carrier ya gotta go for the E6. Best option is to get one or two of each.Smilie
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only data works on T-mobile for me. No voice or text.
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looks better in features than e6 but price is less than e6?? any suggestion which one to go for?
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If you're planning on staying with Visible or just want a WiFi device, the ZTE is a nicer phone then the Moto E6 in just about every way. It's almost like a show piece compared to the boring E6. If you want to use the phone on a different carrier ya gotta go for the E6. Best option is to get one or two of each.Smilie
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I been using for a few days now. Im used to flagship phones and I got this to test out visible service. It works very well so far. Screen is nice for being only 720 not 1080 or 1440
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Works with regular Verizon?
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Works with regular Verizon?
All I can say is it doesn't pass the Verizon IMEI checker. It does pass some verizon MVNO. I don't know why Verizon doesn't pass
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i am trying to use att sim with this phone. since it does not have band 12 and 17. would that affect 4G LTE connection??
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thinking about switching the Tractfone SIM from the HSN Moto E5 deal to this - I should still be able to unlock the Moto after the 1 year even if the SIM's been in use on the ZTE - right?
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What's the Unlocking Policy ? 32 days ? Or phone are Unlocked on day one ?
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All I can say is it doesn't pass the Verizon IMEI checker. It does pass some verizon MVNO. I don't know why Verizon doesn't pass
Visible itself a MVNO of Verizon. So surprising that it doesn't work on Verizon.

Does it pass T-Mobile ?
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Visible itself a MVNO of Verizon. So surprising that it doesn't work on Verizon.

Does it pass T-Mobile ?
only data works on T-mobile for me. No voice or text.
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only data works on T-mobile for me. No voice or text.
Can you edit the APN type and leave it blank
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only data works on T-mobile for me. No voice or text.
https://www.androidcentral.com/wh...s-t-mobile

Leave "APN Type" to blank...
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