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Unlimited data for iPhone 5S

Will unlimited data be available for the iPhone 5S?

Unlimited data for iPhone 5S

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trundle wrote:

Will unlimited data be available for the iPhone 5S?


short answer no, long answer - if you do not already have the unlimited data for smartphone plan that costed 30.00 before it was discontunued then you won't have it available for the Iphone 5S

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 If you don't already have unlimited data because you had it and were grandfathered in, you won't get it.  If the question is whether AT&T will let you keep unlimited data, no one knows until they announce, and I doubt they will announce anything until Apple announces the existence of the next iPhone.

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I have a Gradfathered Unlimited Data Plan and was just wondering if it will carry forward to the new iPhone 5S that will be announced on the 10th and on sale the 20th...

Any clues?

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If you have the unlimited data plan already, then yes, you should be able to use it with the iPhone 5S or whatever Apple decides to call it. :smileytongue: Just make sure to ask the Att representative that you wish to keep the plan
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Who knows?  They may say if you want a 5S (or whatever it's called) at a subsidized price, you have to swap to a tiered plan.  They could do that as easily as just keeping the grandfathered plans.  Until they announce, no one knows.

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dwill05 wrote:

Who knows?  They may say if you want a 5S (or whatever it's called) at a subsidized price, you have to swap to a tiered plan.  They could do that as easily as just keeping the grandfathered plans.  Until they announce, no one knows.


which is what verizon did to force tge end of their discontinued unlimited data plan

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Its all a big guess till it is announced and supposedly we will know more September 10th.

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oz_1 wrote:

Its all a big guess till it is announced and supposedly we will know more September 10th.


which would be a good time for att to annouce the sunset of heir unlimited plans. same as verizon did

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dwill05 wrote:

 If you don't already have unlimited data because you had it and were grandfathered in, you won't get it.  If the question is whether AT&T will let you keep unlimited data, no one knows until they announce, and I doubt they will announce anything until Apple announces the existence of the next iPhone.


i agree. if you have unlimited data and its grandfathered in it will carry over to the Iphoone 5s. my unlimited was crarried over to my iphone 5.

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I have unlimited data on my iPhone 4S and plan to upgrade to a 5S.  I know the current policy says I can keep my data plan, but my question is how to I upgrade and keep the plan since it's a switch from a 3G plan to a 4G plan?

 

The only info I've found on this is a year old Gizmodo article which states this can only be done in a brick and mortar AT&T store.  I'd rather not go to the store if possible.  Can this still not be done when ordering online?

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Morac wrote:

I have unlimited data on my iPhone 4S and plan to upgrade to a 5S.  I know the current policy says I can keep my data plan, but my question is how to I upgrade and keep the plan since it's a switch from a 3G plan to a 4G plan?

 

The only info I've found on this is a year old Gizmodo article which states this can only be done in a brick and mortar AT&T store.  I'd rather not go to the store if possible.  Can this still not be done when ordering online?


I went from a 4S to a 5 ordering online and never went into a store.  They automatically changed my existing data plan to the corresponding LTE version.

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dwill05 wrote:

Morac wrote:

I have unlimited data on my iPhone 4S and plan to upgrade to a 5S.  I know the current policy says I can keep my data plan, but my question is how to I upgrade and keep the plan since it's a switch from a 3G plan to a 4G plan?

 

The only info I've found on this is a year old Gizmodo article which states this can only be done in a brick and mortar AT&T store.  I'd rather not go to the store if possible.  Can this still not be done when ordering online?


I went from a 4S to a 5 ordering online and never went into a store.  They automatically changed my existing data plan to the corresponding LTE version.


Same here when I upgraded from a 4 to a 5. Just make sure you select to keep your existing data plan when you place the order. 

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sandblaster wrote:

dwill05 wrote:

Morac wrote:

I have unlimited data on my iPhone 4S and plan to upgrade to a 5S.  I know the current policy says I can keep my data plan, but my question is how to I upgrade and keep the plan since it's a switch from a 3G plan to a 4G plan?

 

The only info I've found on this is a year old Gizmodo article which states this can only be done in a brick and mortar AT&T store.  I'd rather not go to the store if possible.  Can this still not be done when ordering online?


I went from a 4S to a 5 ordering online and never went into a store.  They automatically changed my existing data plan to the corresponding LTE version.


Same here when I upgraded from a 4 to a 5. Just make sure you select to keep your existing data plan when you place the order. 


 

Was this AT&T's web site or Apple's?

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Morac wrote:

sandblaster wrote:

dwill05 wrote:

Morac wrote:

I have unlimited data on my iPhone 4S and plan to upgrade to a 5S.  I know the current policy says I can keep my data plan, but my question is how to I upgrade and keep the plan since it's a switch from a 3G plan to a 4G plan?

 

The only info I've found on this is a year old Gizmodo article which states this can only be done in a brick and mortar AT&T store.  I'd rather not go to the store if possible.  Can this still not be done when ordering online?


I went from a 4S to a 5 ordering online and never went into a store.  They automatically changed my existing data plan to the corresponding LTE version.


Same here when I upgraded from a 4 to a 5. Just make sure you select to keep your existing data plan when you place the order. 


 

Was this AT&T's web site or Apple's?


AT&T's but ordering thru Apple should have the same option to keep existing plan. 

*I am an AT&T employee and the postings on this site are my own and don’t necessarily represent AT&T’s position, strategies or opinions.

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Morac wrote:

sandblaster wrote:

dwill05 wrote:

Morac wrote:

I have unlimited data on my iPhone 4S and plan to upgrade to a 5S.  I know the current policy says I can keep my data plan, but my question is how to I upgrade and keep the plan since it's a switch from a 3G plan to a 4G plan?

 

The only info I've found on this is a year old Gizmodo article which states this can only be done in a brick and mortar AT&T store.  I'd rather not go to the store if possible.  Can this still not be done when ordering online?


I went from a 4S to a 5 ordering online and never went into a store.  They automatically changed my existing data plan to the corresponding LTE version.


Same here when I upgraded from a 4 to a 5. Just make sure you select to keep your existing data plan when you place the order. 


 

Was this AT&T's web site or Apple's?


Mine was through Apple.  There is little difference between ordering online Apple vs AT&T (except maybe for business or Premier customers with a discount).  Apple simply connects to the AT&T servers and should present the same options you have when ordering online from AT&T.

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sandblaster wrote:

Morac wrote:

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Was this AT&T's web site or Apple's?


AT&T's but ordering thru Apple should have the same option to keep existing plan. 


When we upgraded my wife's iPhone 4 to an iPhone 5, we walked into our local APple store and made the upgrade.  She still has her unlimited data plan too.


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I have the original unlmited data also and hopefully It will transfer when I upgrade to the 5S, but you never know with AT &T!!

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