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Old Jun 23, 2010, 05:57 PM   #1
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Can I pay Cash to buy iPhone 4?

I want to buy my iPhone 4 in cash at the apple store. Is it possible?
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Old Jun 23, 2010, 06:04 PM   #2
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I want to buy my iPhone 4 in cash at the apple store. Is it possible?
It sure is!
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Old Jun 23, 2010, 06:59 PM   #3
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It sure is!
You sure about that? Traditionally Apple has not accepted cash for iPhones because many grey market resellers paid for phones with cash.
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Yes you can, however they will make you buy an Apple Giftcard to cover the cost of the entire purchase
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Old Jun 23, 2010, 08:28 PM   #5
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Yes. I called today, to make sure, and they said cash is fine. Last year, I had to buy a gift card first, which wasn't a big hassle; took another five minutes max, but they're saying that step isn't even necessary this time around.

That said, I decided that I didn't feel comfortable carrying that much cash around while standing in a long line, so I'll be using a card anyway. 15 minutes on hold for nothing. Here's hoping it helps someone else.
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