You want to buy a used Verizon iPhone but you are worried if it’s blacklisted, have bad ESN or it’s locked? You can now use the free Verizon IMEI Checker for iPhone to check if the device was reported as lost, have unpaid bills, bad ESN, Simlock status, etc. The checking can be done only by entering your iPhone’s IMEI code, ESN or Serial number.

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Verizon IMEI checker tool to check IMEI, ESN or SN

Before you start the Verizon IMEI check procedure, we recommend you to find the IMEI number of the device you want to check it. After that, follow our guide below to learn how to check Verizon IMEI, ESN or SN.

How to Use Verizon IMEI Checker tool for iPhone

Follow the steps below on how you can use the Verizon IMEI checker for iPhone:

  1. Visit the Verizon IMEI check website: www.verizonwireless.com/bring-your-own-device
  2. Scroll down to the “① Check device” section & enter the IMEI / SN code you want to check it.
  3. Verify if it’s valid (15 digits) and click Check Device.
  4. Now you will see the details about the device.
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Use the free Verizon IMEI check tool to check ESN, IMEI or SN

If your device is ready to use & unlocked – you will get this message: Success! Your Apple® iPhone® 6 64GB in Gold works on the Verizon network.

If your device has a bad ESN, Locked or etc – you will get this message:

  • Please contact Customer Service at (800) 922-0204 for assistance.
  • The phone associated with the Device ID you entered is not compatible with the Verizon Wireless network.
  • Please login to your Verizon account to activate this device.

If you have an iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus, we have an updated guide on how you can unlock your new device that’s locked to Verizon network. You can read our step-by-step iPhone 7 unlocking guide here.

I must note here that all Verizon devices are factory unlocked out of the box and can be used internationally with any sim card. Read our full article here.

If you didn’t get any real result from the free tool, we recommend you to use our IMEI checker tool to check the Carrier, Simlock & block status of your device.

If you buying a used iPhone, we also recommend you to check the iCloud activation status of the device, to confirm if the device has a iCloud activation enabled.

We hope that the free Verizon IMEI Checker for iPhone is useful. Don’t forget to share this article & drop a comment below.

  • Mike

    The Verizon IMEI check tool doesn’t show if the device is blacklisted or not. How can I check if the iPhone I want to buy is blacklisted or not?