The phone is not locked, but it won’t work with other US carriers because it’s hardware isn’t compatible with the networks technologies they use.
You can definitely port your number to another carrier though by signing up for their service with your number while it’s still active with Verizon
Deloused, ensuring that you can get the device you desire on our network is a must. To be able to check if a device is compltible on our network, you can visit verizonwireless.com/byod .
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