1. waynelfb's Avatar
    I have wireless At&t service now. Is their any other way to use an I phone with this account and not buy it through At&t. They want to charge me $399 because I already have an account with them and I am not eligible for a $199 upgrade price. Any suggestion?
    Thank you
    03-05-2009 05:42 PM
  2. JustinHorn's Avatar
    You could look on Ebay, but probably not worth the risk. I would see about getting the refurb and see if you can get the $100 discount.
    03-05-2009 05:44 PM
  3. jhamilton3's Avatar
    I got mine off of ebay.. no problems what-so-ever, white 16GB .. literally looks brand new.

    The thing about ebay is buying from sellers with 98%+ feedback..
    03-05-2009 09:30 PM
  4. ddulaney14#IM's Avatar
    I was not eligible for the iPhone upgrade price so I spoke with a manager and was told to open a new line of service on my existing account for $9.99, then take the SIM card from my current BB and put it in the iPhone. From there you connect to iTunes and complete the activation process. After the phone is active, go back to AT&T and cancel the new line that you added. They can do a return on the iPhone and then sell it back to you with a dummy sku#. That's what I did.
    03-05-2009 09:43 PM
  5. tate72's Avatar
    So if i may ask, what price did you end up getting it for?
    03-05-2009 09:57 PM
  6. stacychen's Avatar
    You could look on Ebay , but probably not worth the risk. I would see about getting the refurb and see if you can get the $100 discount.
    03-05-2009 10:29 PM
  7. jhamilton3's Avatar
    I was not eligible for the iPhone upgrade price so I spoke with a manager and was told to open a new line of service on my existing account for $9.99, then take the SIM card from my current BB and put it in the iPhone. From there you connect to iTunes and complete the activation process. After the phone is active, go back to AT&T and cancel the new line that you added. They can do a return on the iPhone and then sell it back to you with a dummy sku#. That's what I did.
    That would be a tight trick.
    03-05-2009 10:56 PM
  8. ddulaney14#IM's Avatar
    I got the Black 16GB for $299. The funny thing is I cant decide if I want to keep it.....BB Bold or iPhone?? I constantly switch my SIM!
    Last edited by ddulaney14; 03-05-2009 at 11:43 PM.
    03-05-2009 11:39 PM
  9. Voltaic Shock's Avatar
    I did what ddulaney14 did, but I still have my extra line. I think if I cancel it, then I will get charged with an ETF fee.
    03-10-2009 02:28 PM
  10. RawisTheGameHhH's Avatar
    I agree; Craigslist is a good way to avoid waiting for the auction to end and shipping; I have bought phone both ways. I just recently looked for an iPhone on eBay and all the new phones where like $500+ YUC
    04-22-2009 08:17 AM
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