MC7455 IMEI rejected by ATT and Verizon?

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MC7455 IMEI rejected by ATT and Verizon?

Post by ericm » Tue Dec 04, 2018 9:17 pm

Feeling a bit foolish about now -- I'm thinking I'm doing something wrong.

The IMEI number printed on the 7455 and the invoice is identical. When I type that number into the ATT or Verizon IMEI number check, it comes back as being incompatible with their system.

Any idea what I'm doing wrong?

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Re: MC7455 IMEI rejected by ATT and Verizon?

Post by JimHelms » Wed Dec 05, 2018 7:51 am

Are you attempting to get the MC7455 provisioned thru the carrier?

Most users of the MC7455 run the Generic firmware (which comes on the modem) and a SIM card from any active plan. No provisioning or carrier intervention is necessary.

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Re: MC7455 IMEI rejected by ATT and Verizon?

Post by ericm » Wed Dec 05, 2018 9:12 am

I was thinking that ATT would have to activate the SIM -- am I mistaken that the activation process involves the IMEI number? I've flashed the WE-826T with the WiFiX custom GoldenOrb firmware and I was going to input the "broadband" and other strings. At that point, I wanted to see make sure I would not have a problem -- so I did the IMEI check.

Should I pick up a ATT unused SIM and proceed with the process? Sorry for my ignorant questions.....

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Re: MC7455 IMEI rejected by ATT and Verizon?

Post by JimHelms » Wed Dec 05, 2018 9:49 am

There are various methods. Some activate another old phone on their plan, then use the SIM from the phone and use it for the router.

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Re: MC7455 IMEI rejected by ATT and Verizon?

Post by Ash2783121 » Tue Jan 15, 2019 1:18 pm

Ericm,

You can ask your AT&T account manager to use this IMEI: 355986085409648 with AT&T with APN name "broadband" works %100

Now I am having same problem with Verizon, any advice?

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Re: MC7455 IMEI rejected by ATT and Verizon?

Post by JimHelms » Tue Jan 15, 2019 1:36 pm

Ash2783121 wrote:
Tue Jan 15, 2019 1:18 pm
Ericm,

You can ask your AT&T account manager to use this IMEI: 355986085409648 with AT&T with APN name "broadband" works %100

Now I am having same problem with Verizon, any advice?
What type of plan are you attempting to add the MC7455 to?

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Re: MC7455 IMEI rejected by ATT and Verizon?

Post by Ash2783121 » Tue Jan 15, 2019 3:26 pm

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Re: MC7455 IMEI rejected by ATT and Verizon?

Post by JimHelms » Tue Jan 15, 2019 4:51 pm

I thought you had AT&T figured out, and was trying to get activated on Verizon

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Re: MC7455 IMEI rejected by ATT and Verizon?

Post by Ash2783121 » Mon Jan 21, 2019 11:28 am

Works for Verizon too, but they will block the Talk on it, so you get Text & Internet.

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Re: MC7455 IMEI rejected by ATT and Verizon?

Post by ScottVandiver » Thu Jan 24, 2019 10:09 pm

If your trying to use verizon’s M2M service (with or without static IP) then the EM7455 and MC7455 has not passed the Verizon Labs for E911 testing. I’m running in to this issue right now myself.

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