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Thread: Anyone know what the Dummy ESN/MEID for Verizon are?

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    Question Anyone know what the Dummy ESN/MEID for Verizon are?

    I'm not sure if this feature has been removed from Verizon or not but...

    a long time ago, there used to 3 dummy ESN/MEID codes that you could "activate" as a placeholder in case your phone got messed up or something.

    I know the three Dummy ESN/MEID was for something like:

    one was for regular dumbphone with no camera (pix/flix disabled?)

    one was regular dumphone with camera (pix/flix enabled)

    one was a smartphone that retained the data plan (especially if its a grandfathered data feature)


    I want to know for my own personal knowledge in case I ever need a placeholder ESN/MEID on my account.

    Also, if this still exists, did Verizon update the dummy ESN/MEIDs with ones that require nationwide plans? (LOL)
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    from a long time ago, this is the only one i have:
    13800111111 Dummy ESN Non VCAST

    where's the spellchecker?
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    03223456789 usually works. It's shows up an LG 3200
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    Quote Originally Posted by RLG07734
    from a long time ago, this is the only one i have:
    13800111111 Dummy ESN Non VCAST
    Confirmed ^^ Works on any price plan, even aircard lines.

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    what does having a dummy esn on your account afford you? does verizon have this specific esn to be on several accounts at the same time and it not raise a flag?
    does anyone know the one for a 'dumphone' that has a camera so it can send and receive picture messages? much appreciated

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    I just tried both of those ESN's using Verizon's online ESN changer to no avail.

    03223456789 - gave me an error about being entered incorrectly and

    13800111111 - says its activated on another line of service.

    so what is the real meaning of these 'dummy' esn's?

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    That is so messed up so that is what the rep meant when they said my number was coming back as a dummy number. (A few years ago) Was having some probs with the service. Said it was 0000000000 or all nines or something like that. Didn't know there was such a thing as a dummy number. I think you can just suspend but it will cost you like 35.00 to do so and some more to get it turned back on. Unless you report it stolen then of course you can't use that particular phone again.

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