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    plt3121MarineAlways's Avatar
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    My question is it possible to buy iPhone 5 with new line and use that phone on existing line. TIA.
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    Yes I just did this for a customer today actually.


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    It will burn the sim tho and you will probably be charged for another one. If the rep wants to get paid they're going to have to activate the 5 on the added line then switch the IMEI of the 5 to your existing line, in turn, burning the original pre installed sim.


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    Dang. What would you suggest?
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    A new sim can be activated. No issue.
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    Dumb follow up here. I'm planning on doing this at best buy, will there be any need to go to a V store. Trying to avoid that if at all possible.
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    Quote Originally Posted by plt3121MarineAlways View Post
    Dumb follow up here. I'm planning on doing this at best buy, will there be any need to go to a V store. Trying to avoid that if at all possible.

    No need. Do it all there
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    Awesome. Thanks for all replies.
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    So here is an update: I went to best buy to try and do what I had asked previously. Was told I could get the phone but I would need to go to Verizon to have my number changed to phone I was buying. This sucks
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    So here is another question. If I purchase a 4s to add a line and use that on existing line would I still have the same issues as I would with the 5??

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