1. marky66's Avatar
    I am trying to purchase an iPhone 6 as a gift. So I wanted to be able to walk out of the store without having to activate it, or sign up for service. I know I will have to pay full retail price - but can I do that at an AT&T store or Apple store? I tried to do it online & over the phone, but they told me I had to activate the phone first - even if I was paying the full, non-commitment price....... Any help would be appreciated!!!
    11-06-2014 02:44 PM
  2. vietalogy's Avatar
    I bought a sealed att version at apple with no problem.
    11-06-2014 02:47 PM
  3. eyecrispy's Avatar
    I would do it at the Apple Store. That's where I got mine. In and out in 5 min.
    11-06-2014 06:29 PM
  4. calebt's Avatar
    I bought a sealed att version at apple with no problem.
    Same here iP6


    Sent from my wrapped in leather iPhone 6 using Tapatalk
    11-06-2014 06:53 PM
  5. phreddyl's Avatar
    Yep apple here too. Only issue that I found is that you have to really scope out inventory. You can't pre order it at full price. Has to be linked to an account. That was crazy frustrating.
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    11-06-2014 07:17 PM
  6. Flow39's Avatar
    Head to the Apple Store. If they try to help you activate it, just say that you'd like to take it home and activate it yourself or tell them it's a gift and you have to activate it later. They wanted to help me with mine on launch day but I told them that I would activate it from home (T-Mobile pre-paid) and then they just left me alone after that
    11-08-2014 12:23 AM
  7. BreakingKayfabe's Avatar
    Yep apple here too. Only issue that I found is that you have to really scope out inventory. You can't pre order it at full price. Has to be linked to an account. That was crazy frustrating.
    Unless you just buy the T-Mobile. version.
    11-08-2014 07:11 PM
  8. eyecrispy's Avatar
    Unless you just buy the T-Mobile. version.
    That's what I did. T-Mobile version and popped in my AT&T sim. Bam!
    11-08-2014 07:16 PM
  9. BreakingKayfabe's Avatar
    That's what I did. T-Mobile version and popped in my AT&T sim. Bam!
    Yup. Same here.
    11-08-2014 07:39 PM
  10. Eileen89's Avatar
    I purchased the Verizon version. It works perfectly with T-Mobile and AT&T.


    Sent from my 128GB iPhone 6 + using Tapatalk.
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    11-14-2014 08:10 AM
  11. htcm7's Avatar
    In to an Apple Store or to an authorized retailer.
    Or take it from an trusted online store.
    12-24-2014 01:48 PM
  12. Premium1's Avatar
    I am trying to purchase an iPhone 6 as a gift. So I wanted to be able to walk out of the store without having to activate it, or sign up for service. I know I will have to pay full retail price - but can I do that at an AT&T store or Apple store? I tried to do it online & over the phone, but they told me I had to activate the phone first - even if I was paying the full, non-commitment price....... Any help would be appreciated!!!
    I bought mine from best buy and walked out without it being activated.
    12-27-2014 08:59 PM
  13. paramaribo's Avatar
    I traded in my iphone 5s for $300.00 in September and got the iphone 6 at best buy for full price minus $300.00 and had it activated while at Bestbuy and then contacted ATT and they unlocked the phone for me.
    12-28-2014 02:54 PM
  14. LCW's Avatar
    I purchased the Verizon version. It works perfectly with T-Mobile and AT&T.


    Sent from my 128GB iPhone 6 + using Tapatalk.
    That's what I ended up doing. The VZW version is fully unlocked for all carriers.
    12-28-2014 05:35 PM

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