Using my moms upgrade for the IPhone 4 question - MacRumors Forums
Register FAQ / Rules Forum Spy Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read
Go Back   MacRumors Forums > iPhone, iPod and iPad > iPhone

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old Jun 9, 2010, 12:19 AM   #1
Bakakage
macrumors 6502
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Using my moms upgrade for the IPhone 4 question

I purchased my 3GS at launch, but my upgrade is still set to 2/20/11 so if it doesn't change till the 24th then I plan on using my moms upgrade so I can grab the IPhone 4 for 200. My question is about preordering through AT&T. I am on a family plan with my mom and what I plan to do is to preorder using my moms line, then when I get to the sales rep on the 24th I tell the sales rep that I will be using the IPhone and to transfer my number instead of my moms. Will doing this work out okay? I never preordered an iphone through at&t so I am unsure about the exact process. My mom is cool with it since I plan to give her my upgrade next year.
Bakakage is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jun 9, 2010, 12:23 AM   #2
Maaz
macrumors 6502a
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
That's what I am doing.
Maaz is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jun 9, 2010, 12:23 AM   #3
Geckotek
macrumors G3
 
Geckotek's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: NYC
Please read the upgrade guide.
__________________
Gecko Art | Facebook | flickr
Geckotek is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jun 9, 2010, 12:41 AM   #4
Bakakage
Thread Starter
macrumors 6502
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
The only problem left is selling it on criagslist without getting scammed lol, but I've used criagslist for years so it would be quite hard to scam me.
Bakakage is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jun 9, 2010, 01:36 AM   #5
uiop.
macrumors 68000
 
uiop.'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Grand Rapids, MI
That's what I'm doing. Not sure how it's going to work exactly. I'd read the upgrade guide as posted above but that's far more text than I'd like to comprehend at 2:30 in the morning. Plus this is a public forum, so people can feel free to ask questions without hesitation.
__________________
rMBP 15
iMac 27
iPad Air
iPhone 5S
uiop. is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jun 9, 2010, 01:38 AM   #6
appleguy123
macrumors 603
 
appleguy123's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: 15 minutes in the future
Quote:
Originally Posted by Bakakage View Post
My mom is cool with it since I plan to give her my upgrade next year.
I hope that you realize that this this you're not getting a new iPhone for at least 3 years. Have you considered that?
__________________
[Steve Jobs was] brave enough to think differently, bold enough to believe he could change the world, and talented enough to do it. -Barack Obama
appleguy123 is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jun 9, 2010, 02:02 AM   #7
iMrNiceGuy0023
macrumors 68000
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
I did this last year....upgraded another line then swapped the new sim with my iPhone


1 THING THO.....your mom may have an older sim or a sim not compatible with the new iphone, in order for them to upgrade, they might have to add a new sim number to the account. Which will cut her phone off

so then u will need ATT to change the sim number to your line, then add your moms old sim number back to her account

im sure ATT will be busy that day, so good luck
iMrNiceGuy0023 is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jun 9, 2010, 02:29 AM   #8
doubleatheman
macrumors 6502a
 
Join Date: May 2009
SO I pre order on my other line and have it activated on my line?

(I have a family member with an upgrade, and they have no want to get an iPhone, or any new phone for that matter, anytime soon.)

EDIT: without swapping sims, or the other person being cut off... because the person with the other line will be 450 miles away from me...
__________________
iPhone 3gs 32GB Black
Desktop: Win7, 2.6/3.5 ghz OC'ed i7quad, 6gb, Nvidia 285, 1TB RAID 0 WD, Built by me
Laptop: ASUS-N61JQ-A1, 1.6/2.8 Turbo ghz-i7quad, 4gb, ATI 5730, 500gb 7200rpm, USB 3
doubleatheman is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jun 9, 2010, 11:19 AM   #9
iMrNiceGuy0023
macrumors 68000
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Quote:
Originally Posted by doubleatheman View Post
SO I pre order on my other line and have it activated on my line?

(I have a family member with an upgrade, and they have no want to get an iPhone, or any new phone for that matter, anytime soon.)

EDIT: without swapping sims, or the other person being cut off... because the person with the other line will be 450 miles away from me...
The activation has to go thru on the line being upgraded first. Then switched after. The iPhone 4 sim number added to your account. Then the upgraded line switched back to the original sim
iMrNiceGuy0023 is offline   0 Reply With Quote

Reply
MacRumors Forums > iPhone, iPod and iPad > iPhone

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Similar Threads
thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
iPhone 5S Verizon Upgrade Question bryanlanning iPhone 2 Sep 20, 2013 02:00 AM
Why does Siri think I have two moms? bonskovsky iPhone 12 Jan 15, 2013 10:44 PM
How do I get rid of my moms number in iMessage? Myiphone7 iPhone 2 Oct 21, 2012 03:00 PM
Will I be able to keep my AT&T unlimited data if I use my moms upgrade? evasquez7 iPhone 4 Sep 13, 2012 09:36 PM

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:10 AM.

Mac Rumors | Mac | iPhone | iPhone Game Reviews | iPhone Apps

Mobile Version | Fixed | Fluid | Fluid HD
Copyright 2002-2013, MacRumors.com, LLC