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Old Nov 19, 2012, 11:39 PM   #1
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(AT&T) My iPad 3 LTE qualifies for...a...full upgrade?

I was managing my AT&T account online when I decided to check my upgrade eligibility (I've been debating ditching my iPhone 5 for a Galaxy Note II) and I, kind of as a har-har, checked the eligibility on the iPad.

And I qualify for a full upgrade!

What the hell? Is this normal my fellow AT&T users?


I would capitalize on this but:

1. I worry about them catching on and manually adjusting the price.
2. Be obligating my iPad to some higher-than-$10-a-month plan.
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Old Nov 19, 2012, 11:55 PM   #2
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You can now sign a contract with AT&T and get $100 off the iPad.
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Old Nov 20, 2012, 12:30 AM   #3
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any device with a cellular connection gets assigned a phone #. That number can be used for an upgrade to get something like a new iPhone subsidized. Wont affect the iPad at all.
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Old Nov 20, 2012, 12:56 AM   #4
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I was managing my AT&T account online when I decided to check my upgrade eligibility (I've been debating ditching my iPhone 5 for a Galaxy Note II) and I, kind of as a har-har, checked the eligibility on the iPad.

And I qualify for a full upgrade!

What the hell? Is this normal my fellow AT&T users?


I would capitalize on this but:

1. I worry about them catching on and manually adjusting the price.
2. Be obligating my iPad to some higher-than-$10-a-month plan.
why to worry as its not gonna affect your iPad at all
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Old Nov 20, 2012, 02:34 AM   #5
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I was managing my AT&T account online when I decided to check my upgrade eligibility (I've been debating ditching my iPhone 5 for a Galaxy Note II) and I, kind of as a har-har, checked the eligibility on the iPad.

And I qualify for a full upgrade!

What the hell? Is this normal my fellow AT&T users?


I would capitalize on this but:

1. I worry about them catching on and manually adjusting the price.
2. Be obligating my iPad to some higher-than-$10-a-month plan.
You can use your iPad eligibility to upgrade your phone at the fully subsidized price. It's called a Cross Upgrade.
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Old Nov 20, 2012, 07:14 AM   #6
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My only concern is: Will I be effectively be signing another 2 yr contract?


As in I'll have to pay the $10 on my Mobile Share plan for tablets for two years?

Or is this just AT&T saying "Hey come get a subsidized phone bro!"?
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Old Nov 20, 2012, 07:31 AM   #7
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My only concern is: Will I be effectively be signing another 2 yr contract?


As in I'll have to pay the $10 on my Mobile Share plan for tablets for two years?

Or is this just AT&T saying "Hey come get a subsidized phone bro!"?
Yes, you will be signing a two year contract for the number associated with the iPad line that used the upgrade.
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Old Nov 20, 2012, 07:40 AM   #8
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Yes, you will be signing a two year contract for the number associated with the iPad line that used the upgrade.
Alright, thanks. Not interested in that.
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Old Nov 24, 2012, 05:04 AM   #9
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Say you use the iPad line to upgrade to an iPhone 5 for another line (upgrade swap), do you still get to keep the iPad line data only + 2yr contract?
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Old Nov 24, 2012, 07:35 AM   #10
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Say you use the iPad line to upgrade to an iPhone 5 for another line (upgrade swap), do you still get to keep the iPad line data only + 2yr contract?
I did this last year for the 4S and had no issues.
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