1. cruiz1022's Avatar
    I believe I may have a workaround, though it would be a pain. I'm hoping to buy it as new line on Verizon for in-store pickup, then when I'm at the store, tell them I'd like to return the item and purchase it full price instead. All carriers, including Verizon have a 14 day cancellation with full refund, so I don't see any issue, as long as the Apple employee will do it.

    I assume any activation fee would also be refunded, or never incurred since I'd be returning immediately before activating?
    What do you think? Anyone done something like this? I'm afraid I'd also need to do this with AT&T as it doesn't want to allow me to select NEXT financing as an option online with my account.
    I actually found a local best buy that has the iPhone in stock. I might go that route instead of constantly checking the Apple site

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    09-24-2014 06:02 PM
  2. rnd0209's Avatar
    I bought a Verizon iPhone 6 16gb and an iPhone 6 plus 128gb at FULL RETAIL on the day preorders went live and I did it off the Apple Store site.

    Just sign in and choose your phone then size service and then replace phone with a new phone then put your number in and all your VZW account data and if you are not eligible for an upgrade then your price for that particular phone will be FULL RETAIL. Check out and voila your own a new iPhone.
    FriscoKid23 likes this.
    09-24-2014 09:18 PM
  3. cruiz1022's Avatar
    I believe I may have a workaround, though it would be a pain. I'm hoping to buy it as new line on Verizon for in-store pickup, then when I'm at the store, tell them I'd like to return the item and purchase it full price instead. All carriers, including Verizon have a 14 day cancellation with full refund, so I don't see any issue, as long as the Apple employee will do it.

    I assume any activation fee would also be refunded, or never incurred since I'd be returning immediately before activating?
    What do you think? Anyone done something like this? I'm afraid I'd also need to do this with AT&T as it doesn't want to allow me to select NEXT financing as an option online with my account.
    I'm planning to just purchase mine at Best Buy... I *think* you can purchase it full retail at the store

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    09-24-2014 10:42 PM
  4. BIG CAT 7's Avatar
    I bought a Verizon iPhone 6 16gb and an iPhone 6 plus 128gb at FULL RETAIL on the day preorders went live and I did it off the Apple Store site.

    Just sign in and choose your phone then size service and then replace phone with a new phone then put your number in and all your VZW account data and if you are not eligible for an upgrade then your price for that particular phone will be FULL RETAIL. Check out and voila your own a new iPhone.
    That is the same thing I just did. No issues and was done within a couple of minutes.
    09-25-2014 10:44 AM
  5. Eddster's Avatar
    I bought a Verizon iPhone 6 16gb and an iPhone 6 plus 128gb at FULL RETAIL on the day preorders went live and I did it off the Apple Store site.

    Just sign in and choose your phone then size service and then replace phone with a new phone then put your number in and all your VZW account data and if you are not eligible for an upgrade then your price for that particular phone will be FULL RETAIL. Check out and voila your own a new iPhone.
    But the issue is when you DO have an upgrade available but DON'T want to use it because you don't want to give up your unlimited data plan. This is the scenario where some of us run into trouble when trying to purchase online through the Apple Store. They only give you the option of taking the discounted upgrade price.
    09-25-2014 11:35 AM
  6. jonathanb2677's Avatar
    Well yeah that's Verizon doing that bull**** because they want you to give up your grandfathered unlimited data lol, I just added a line then terminated my other but I don't have unlimited data so it's diff
    09-25-2014 08:43 PM
  7. raphie's Avatar
    I have ATT and was not able to order full retail 6+ on apple.com at all, neither store pick up and ship!
    11-04-2014 07:59 AM
  8. Eileen89's Avatar
    I ordered my 6 Plus through Verizon at the full retail price and simply canceled my service with them the next day. My first and final bill was only $45 which wasn't bad. I'm now using it with AT&T.


    Sent from my 128GB iPhone 6 + using Tapatalk.
    11-13-2014 11:23 PM
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