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    Default AT&T Phone Buyback

    I'm planning on making the switch from Sprint to AT&T and getting rid of poor coverage and slow data speeds in my area. Has anyone heard how decent the buyback in store is with AT&T for phones? I'll be selling back my Sprint iPhone 4S 32GB.
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    Wasn't aware until recently that any of them did that. Be advised, you won't get anywhere near the value that you might from third parties. eBay, Craigslist or the For Sale forum here are better choices when compared to carrier stores.

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    Then care to explain this Fausty? AT&T Reuse & Recycle
    Or this? https://secure.sprintbuyback.com/cns/
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    Quote Originally Posted by mab4285 View Post
    Then care to explain this Fausty? AT&T Reuse & Recycle
    Or this? https://secure.sprintbuyback.com/cns/
    Then you answered your own question. But doubt they will give you much for a 4S from Sprint. Sell it privately and then switch.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Garz View Post
    Then you answered your own question. But doubt they will give you much for a 4S from Sprint. Sell it privately and then switch.
    ^ This.


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    The point of this thread was not to debate whether or not they have the program or where else I can sell my phone, but what people were getting for their phones and what their experience has been with the program.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mab4285 View Post
    The point of this thread was not to debate whether or not they have the program or where else I can sell my phone, but what people were getting for their phones and what their experience has been with the program.
    my apologies then... smh
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    Fine. My situation was slightly different, but when I traded my Nexus S 4g with Sprint for the iPhone 4s 16gb I have now, they applied a credit of $70.00 to my 4s purchase. And the NS4g was in pristine condition for being a used phone.

    Best option for you would likely be eBay or Craigslist to sell your current iPhone. That would garner enuf $ for your purchase with AT&T. You'll still be hit with an early termination fee on Sprint likely tho.

    This is for Sprint's buy back policy. Not sure abt AT&T's policy, but I can imagine it being somewhat similar in pricing.


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    Quote Originally Posted by mab4285 View Post
    The point of this thread was not to debate whether or not they have the program or where else I can sell my phone, but what people were getting for their phones and what their experience has been with the program.
    Ask AT&T. I know people that switched from Sprint to Att after buying iPhone due to terrible data speeds. They sold their phones privately. Got around $400 on Craigslist for their 32GB. I can't see AT&T offering anything close.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Garz View Post
    Ask AT&T. I know people that switched from Sprint to Att after buying iPhone due to terrible data speeds. They sold their phones privately. Got around $400 on Craigslist for their 32GB. I can't see AT&T offering anything close.
    I wouldn't think they would offer much - if anything.
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    you should be able to easily get 450-500 on CL for a 32G 4s
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    I'm so afraid of craigslist
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    Quote Originally Posted by dfb8085 View Post
    I'm so afraid of craigslist
    I admit that I haven't used CL and don't know too much about how it works, but why are you afraid of it?


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