1. Bruce Mao's Avatar
    If I purchase a Verizon 7 Plus at full price at an Apple store, will I be able to do so without having a Verizon account? For example, can I say that I'm buying it as a gift and walk out without having to give any phone account info? I'm on T-Mobile, but waiting for T-Mobile to send anything would take forever.
    10-14-2016 10:24 AM
  2. kch50428's Avatar
    Apple is now selling the sim free variants of phones, so you can likely get one compatible with Verizon with no issues.
    10-14-2016 10:39 AM
  3. MizWylie's Avatar
    Either sim free variant as mentioned, or buy the Verizon one. I know if you try doing an order online from Apple, not the store, it asks for Verizon account information.
    10-14-2016 10:40 AM
  4. Quis89's Avatar
    SIM free option would be the best bet.
    10-14-2016 11:18 AM
  5. aggie's Avatar
    I'm an AT&T customer (for now) and bought a 256 gb Verizon MB Plus with no issues. There was obviously no option for carrier financing, so I paid cash. Not sure if they would do it on the iPhone Upgrade program. I would think there wouldn't be an issue there as that is not done via the carriers.
    10-14-2016 11:44 AM
  6. Bruce Mao's Avatar
    I'm an AT&T customer (for now) and bought a 256 gb Verizon MB Plus with no issues. There was obviously no option for carrier financing, so I paid cash. Not sure if they would do it on the iPhone Upgrade program. I would think there wouldn't be an issue there as that is not done via the carriers.
    Awesome, exactly what I was hoping to hear. I'll be going in at opening and hoping they don't give me any issues, either.
    10-14-2016 12:48 PM
  7. Craig's Avatar
    Now that you can buy an unlocked SIM free iPhone 7 / 7+ from Apple Direct, that would be your best choice. Would give you all the direct Apple support and you can buy any phone choice you want.
    10-14-2016 01:07 PM
  8. Bruce Mao's Avatar
    I'm coming from a Note 7, so I needed a phone asap. Anything online would take 3-4 weeks whereas if I went in store, I could get it today (which i did!) Glad to be a part of the community now!
    10-14-2016 03:10 PM
  9. anon(427874)'s Avatar
    I'm coming from a Note 7, so I needed a phone asap. Anything online would take 3-4 weeks whereas if I went in store, I could get it today (which i did!) Glad to be a part of the community now!
    Was it an iPhone 7 or 7+? I was able to walk-in and pickup a sim-free 7 today, rather than wait 3-4 weeks per an online order. I did not think to ask if a 7+ was available, assuming that it was not.
    10-14-2016 07:45 PM
  10. Craig's Avatar
    Was it an iPhone 7 or 7+? I was able to walk-in and pickup a sim-free 7 today, rather than wait 3-4 weeks per an online order. I did not think to ask if a 7+ was available, assuming that it was not.
    There are many 7+ phones available in store now. I just did an apple check and found 3 different 7+ models at 2 stores in my state. So more are showing up. Maybe not the size / color the person wants, but they're there.
    10-14-2016 07:56 PM

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