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    Quote Originally Posted by andybalholm View Post
    I've heard that this will be changing. Verizon has announced that Invalid Device Automation will go into effect on Feb. 5.
    What is Invalid Device Automation? Google doesn't give any relevant results.

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    If the network detects an invalid device (not certified, lost/stolen, etc.), it will automatically suspend the service on the line until the SIM is put in a valid device.

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    Interesting. Considering that there were multiple cases where some IMEI ranges for certified devices were missing from the Verizon database for some reason, I think this feature will be very problematic.

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    Quote Originally Posted by veriztd View Post
    Keep in mind that Apple specifically includes those bands per the request of the carrier who then sells the phone to the consumer. You can buy a non-carrier locked iPhone directly from Apple to avoid the issue.

    Or just get the phone from Verizon, right?

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    Quote Originally Posted by DebiLee View Post
    Or just get the phone from Verizon, right?
    Good idea.
    Just another day in paradise.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by veriztd View Post
    Good idea.
    Came across this, thought it’d be a useful read. https://www.pcmag.com/news/356192/wh...one-8-iphone-x

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    Quote Originally Posted by jack4 View Post
    The initial version of the VoLTE standard (IR.92 v9) was "open to interpretation", so different carriers implemented it differently. From https://slideplayer.com/slide/9298406/


    Interoperability improved in the next version of IR.92 (see https://www.reddit.com/r/tmobile/com...ding_with_the/), but I'm not sure if the carriers started using it yet.
    Any way for us to find out if a Verizon has moved to this yet? If devices have been updated to support the OMD VoLTE profile? I noticed there seems to be a new version from 2019. https://www.gsma.com/newsroom/wp-con...92-v13.0-2.pdf

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