1. dalema's Avatar
    So, took me longer than I thought to get up an running on the new iPhone as I had to switch it from the line I upgraded to my wife's line. After activating the iPhone on itunes, reactivating my old blackberry on my main line, then when I tried to transfer the iPhone to my wife's number it got all confused and ask me to call customer service (something about an invalid MEID - which it wasn't).

    So I called customer service. It was pretty funny as I don't think she had a clue on what to try to get it to work. This was confirmed when she asked me to located the MEID - probably by pulling the battery out and looking underneath it. Well, welcome to Apple land my dear - no can do. She said - really?, then I'm not sure. I asked her if the number off the box would work She did eventually manage to get it up and running (but I don't think she quite knew how she did it).

    Anyway, my new theory is that this pre-release was so they could experiment on us loyal Verizon customers who will go through anything to get this iPhone - to make sure they are ready for all their new customers.

    All in all - I'm impressed. A bit annoying what I had to do, but that's the price to pay for upgrading a different line (thankyou Verizon!!) and switching it to another line. Pretty painless and as always the customer service was pleasant (if not a bit confused in these early stages).

    Way to go Verizon!
    02-08-2011 12:20 AM
  2. Seymour324's Avatar
    Got my ViPhone at 2:28 pm est literally 2 mins before I left for my accounting class. Went right upstairs and started activating and downloading apps and games and ended up missing class completely. It was well worth it the more I use this phone the more I love it. This blows my droid x out of the water.
    02-08-2011 01:22 AM
  3. snakeye28's Avatar
    So FedEx updated my status while I was out running errands. I checked and saw it said out for delivery soo, i raced back home only to find out i missed the delivery by 2 min. Now I have to wait until 5 to pick it up...
    And i got it! FedEx rep got a kick out of me signing "Thank You" Instead of my name :o
    02-08-2011 03:37 AM
  4. theswami's Avatar
    UPS delivered it to the receiving dock at my office before 11 am. The mail person delivered it by 3 pm and I immediately put it on the charger. I didn't get home to activate it until 7 pm.
    02-08-2011 04:13 AM
  5. jms16g's Avatar
    I was supposed to get mine by 3 PM 2/7, so when I left to pick up my son from pre-school at 11:30 I wasn't too worried about missing the FedEx delivery...but thought I'd leave a note just in case. Good thing I did because when I got home it was there!!
    02-08-2011 07:34 AM
  6. godspeeded's Avatar
    My iPhone arrived at 3:30 pm yesterday!
    02-08-2011 07:42 AM
  7. pharmgator's Avatar
    2/7 estimated delivery time 430pm---no phone. FedEx CS told me delivery time pushed back to 6PM---no phone. Local FedEx office closes at 7PM. I haul butt up to the office, and there are like 30 people (Gainesville FL population around 100,000) standing around the door. I lol and go put my name on the list. I wait for about 30 minutes, then finally iPhone4...woot woot.

    All in all Verizon did an outsanding job on the pre-order. Props to FedEx for getting out so many packages the way they did too (CS told me that Verizon shipped them over 26,000 iPhones for overnight delivery).
    02-08-2011 09:29 AM
  8. glorman's Avatar
    Just Received mine fom Apple!!
    02-08-2011 10:05 AM
  9. guz1115's Avatar
    Got it Monday the 7th @ 1230 pm
    02-08-2011 12:42 PM
  10. jmosky's Avatar
    It arrived about 12:30 PM on 2/7 via UPS.
    02-08-2011 01:45 PM
  11. anneemonster's Avatar
    having issues activating. apparently my phone doesn't exist and verizon can't find it in their system. talked to a customer service rep, tech support, and now i'm waiting for apple customer service to get on line.
    02-08-2011 02:28 PM
  12. Strykr's Avatar
    Arrived at 9:57 EST on the 8th of Feb!
    02-08-2011 03:04 PM
  13. Fanastasia's Avatar
    I picked up my iPhone yesterday from the local FedEx at 5:00 PM CST. I worked from home yesterday and waited all day for FedEx which was supposed to be delivered by 3 PM. By 4 PM, I got a little bit suspicious because my status on my package never changed to out to delivery. I know FedEx tracking updates are lagging but not a 8 hour lag. So I called FedEx kept getting an error when I called. I guessing they were dealing with a high volume of calls. Couple minutes later, I called back. And got through I told customer representative and I hadn't received my package yet. And I was told that the driver never attempted to delivery package because of the "bad weather" LOL. Sunny High 53F yesterday. Not a piece of ice or snow in sight. Just leftover sand on the roads from our winter storm last week. I was thinking maybe the FedEx driver got his Verizon iPhone yesterday and just took off the day. I was mad because if I knew that they wasn't going to deliver than I would had picked up my package earlier the local FedEx is just across the street from me. Usually I like FedEx delivery better than UPS but they #failed yesterday.
    02-08-2011 03:33 PM
  14. stockandroidguy's Avatar
    Have been loading my phone up with a lot of apps sine yesterday and so far so good
    02-08-2011 05:56 PM
  15. glercara's Avatar
    Finally joined the party today. Currently updating to IOS 4.2.6 (taking a LONG time to download). Then, on to my music. All my Apps are loaded and nealty organized into folders.
    02-08-2011 06:12 PM
  16. lcargile's Avatar
    Im late to the party because ive been drooling all over my new iPhone but I received it today and its glorious!!! Amazing product! So happy to join the tipb family officially.

    P.S. Jailbroken first try
    02-08-2011 06:39 PM
  17. jaycee2007's Avatar
    P.S. Jailbroken first try
    Last edited by jaycee2007; 02-08-2011 at 11:02 PM.
    02-08-2011 08:21 PM
  18. lcargile's Avatar
    Uh... if your talking about getting pirated/cracked apps then that would be a negative. Also, not being an a$$, but you might want to be careful about talking about that on here. Here at TiPB, pirating is definitely not supported. Loving the jailbreak though. Loading it up as we speak!!!
    02-08-2011 08:26 PM
  19. Nebulosity's Avatar
    Looks like this thread has been taken over, but I just got my iPhone and I'm loving every inch of it. I do have an iPod Touch 4th gen and an iPad so I'm very used to iOS but this is my first iPhone. I love it so much, already done a couple calls and a bunch of texts. Setting up all my accounts thru things like Twitter and Evernote now. So happy with it!
    02-08-2011 10:22 PM
  20. Nytngale's Avatar
    Picked up my iPhone last nite (2/7) at about 715 from the local FedEx depot and have been playing with it ever since. I am so worried I am going to scratch that beautiful screen! I love this phone - it has definitely been worth the wait for this loyal Verizon customer.
    02-08-2011 10:59 PM
  21. anneemonster's Avatar
    I finally got everything up and running after talking to four Verizon reps (only one of which knew anything) and an apple rep. I LOVE this phone. The retina display is to die for. May become a permanent iPhone user....but I also said the same thing about blackberry and I ditched them after a year and a half
    02-08-2011 11:03 PM
  22. jgurnett#CB's Avatar
    I'm very late to this party as I just joined the site...I'm an Androidcentral convert so bare with me. But, to update, I received my iPhone 4 on 2/7 and it was dropped off to my desk by 9:30 am EST. Here is the UPS tracking # to prove it: 1Z1752842900605072. I know it doesn't show all the details as far as who sent it and all, but trust me on this one. This marks the first time that I can remember being up at 2:30 AM (preorder day) and not doing something that would land me in the clink!!
    02-09-2011 11:12 AM
  23. by1333's Avatar
    whats with all the spam?
    am i missing something?
    02-09-2011 02:27 PM
  24. Garnoch's Avatar
    no idea - I think we're all ignoring it. Unless someone hacked the site and is posting as real members.
    02-09-2011 02:48 PM
  25. Alli's Avatar
    Just ignore the spam. We delete it as fast as we can. Use the little triangle icon in a spam post to report it, and we can get to it faster, otherwise we'll get it the next pass through the forums.
    02-09-2011 04:46 PM
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