Verizon offers free iphone 6 with trade in. Has anyone done it?

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  1. Sharrack

    Sharrack Well-Known Member

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    I'm ready for a new phone and was wondering what the fine print is with this deal. Has anyone here done this and how much a month does your bill go up?
    I'm on unlimited data with no plan right now with Verizon.
    Thanks!
     
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    I'm sure someone out there has.
     
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    nope, not a single person's done it
     
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    SHIT MULT attack!

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    Yes and its turning out to be a little bit of a pain in the ass so far. I registered for the offer and paid up front for the new iphone 6, a day after I got the phone they sent me an email saying I didnt qualify because I hadnt bought the new iphone 6 yet but had me respond to their email w/ the purchase confirmation email to correct this. I did this and havent heard a word since. I call the number they told me to call but it keeps telling me all their reps are busy and to call back.

    I've been too busy to deal with it but will call customer service tomorrow and see whats up. Verizon has always been good to me so I'm thinking they are just overwhelmed at the moment. They send you a $200 gift card once they get your phone but it looks like its going to take a little bit longer than expected

    I dont really care though because I love the new phone and I'll get the gift card sooner or later :cheer:

    :hat:
     
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    Just wondering how Verizon will get back their 200 bucks. Thats what you get. A 200.00 gift certificate towards a new phone.
     
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    Much like all rebates....a pain in the ass.
    Has your monthly bill gone up at all?
    I'm sure you had to pay an activation fee and sales tax......no?
     
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    $35 activation fee but no sales tax yet and Cali is a bitch with that because they make you pay the tax on the full amount, not the discounted 199 but so far they havent :dontknow:
     
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    Well....if you pay up front in full for the phone...how could you not pay sales tax?
    I'm more concerned if your bill per month goes up.
     
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    I'm keeping my iPhone 5 until it breaks. I've got to get out of this cycle of buying the latest and greatest thing each time something new comes out.
     
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    Probably forces an automatic 2 yr renewal agreement, during which they will undoubtably sneak in over charges every single month and shamelessly ignore you requests for restitution of overcharges

    This is their business model...lock you in...and jack the bill on a regular basis

    Only thing you can say that is good about them is that they have good coverage
     
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    Verizon hasnt changed my bill hasnt changed in 3 years, they gave me the option of keeping my plan or changing.:dontknow:
     
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    I got the iPhone 6 Plus last week, but it was through T-mobile... I dumped Verizon about a year & a half ago after being with them for about 10 years...... Had enough of their overpriced bullshit & inconsistent billing..
    Good phone, the iPhone 6 ... It's big. Took some getting used to
     
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    When tou trade in, do you hand in your phone right there or mail it in to the company at a later date.
    Just wondering if you need to go in with your phone backed up already.
    I've tried having them switch over contacts etc in the store....not so good !
     
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