Released September 16, 2016. Models A1661, A1784, and A1785. Available in 32, 128, or 256 GB configurations in Rose gold, gold, silver, black, jet black, and (Product)Red.

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Replacement radio to convert gsm iPhone 7 plus T-Mobile to cdma/gsm

I have a 7 plus with the Intel radio chipset on T-Mobile but need to switch to Verizon. I know my phone doesn't support cdma so I'm hoping to find out if the cdma radio exists as a replacement part and if so, if I can swap in the cdma capable radio for the current Intel gsm only radio.

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It's not as simple as switching out a chip. The iOS needs to convince the phone to allow it to accept and use the CDMA components in the phone. You likely also need to remove the Tmobile network locks.

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Yeah I was thinking there might some problems on the back end too with the IMEI registered as gsm only as well. I'm probably better off selling this one and buying the cdma/gsm version.

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How much you want for the tmobile i phone 7plus

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Sell it on https://www.swappa.com or https://www.ebay.com for top dollar. We don't buy used phones here. It is also worth more if it is network unlocked.

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