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Old July 29th, 2013, 02:30 PM   #1
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Who's done it? Good or bad experience? Things to look out for?
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Old July 29th, 2013, 05:54 PM   #2
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get the serial number off the phone, call the carrier and see if its able to be activated.

find out where the liquid indicators are, make sure to see if they're tripped.


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Old July 29th, 2013, 06:00 PM   #3
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Check it with a black light.
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Old July 29th, 2013, 06:04 PM   #4
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My old roommate did this and when he went to activate it they would not let him because it was a stolen phone. They then called the police and had him wait there so a police report could be made. The Ebay seller refunded his money though.
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Old July 29th, 2013, 09:07 PM   #5
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Bought a Droid X a few months ago to replace a broken one. Worked fine, battery lasts a long time.

Bought it from a dealer that only sold phones, not an inbred hilljack like most people on here. Figured I would have better luck that way.
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Old July 29th, 2013, 09:27 PM   #6
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I have a couple droids i would sell, one is an X and one is the bigger original one.
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Old July 29th, 2013, 10:38 PM   #7
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I've bought and sold a few on there. The things mentioned by others are the best steps to make sure you get something that will work properly.
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New phones are cheap enough, a year old phone will probably need a $60 battery.
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Didn't someone on here buy a used phone and ran it's restore software and found nudes on it? And then posted said nudes? Totally best case scenario!

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