06-28-2009 05:48:53 PM
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06-28-2009 05:51:19 PM
My stepdad is eligible for an upgrade is there any way I can take my sim card and stick it in the the iphone when it arrives at my house and use it for myself?
you need to activate it first, then you can switch it. Be sure to call and make sure the data plan was transfered over.
06-28-2009 09:59:01 PM
You could just go to an At&t store the person whose account name its under has to be present, tell them you want to use the phone upgrade on his phone but put it under your number. Phone is activated and in your hands within minutes. I just did it Sat. with my husband's phone upgrade so I could get the iphone.
Hint tho, test it while you are there Ive played with it all day and never called anyone only to find that the call volume is broken all other sound ie: playing music is fine so phone has to go back.
06-28-2009 11:22:14 PM
This question is along the same line. We have 5 phones on our family plan. Myself and my wife have iPhones, along with our nephew. We have two other phones that are both fully upgrade eligible that our parents use that are just regular phones. So in theory I could use the eligibility from one of their phones, and buy myself a 3G S. Then I would basically deactivate my current iPhone and put the new iPhone under my number? Or do I have to put it under their number first and then transfer it? It's all very confusing. My number is eligible now for a price discount so I could get the 3G S for $399 now and $199 next March since that is 18 months after I bought the 3G.
06-29-2009 09:30:09 AM
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07-01-2009 07:18:51 AM
What steps did you follow? Was it done in-store or over-the-phone? I did this last Saturday over the phone and was told the same thing through all the reps I attempted this with.
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04-20-2012 01:31:50 PM
My account is eligible for an upgrade in August. And my boyfriend is on our plan also, he wants the Galaxy Note but he's not eligible until 2013, I believe. Could he use my upgrade if my mom's present since her name is on the account? And he just give her the money for it, so it'd be like she's paying for it?
04-20-2012 01:51:51 PM
You can do what you want but it may not be a good thing if your relationship does not work out in the long run. Will he let you use his upgrade for your new phone in 2013?
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