Anyone doing pre-sign for iPhone 8 delivery?

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by Arbitrio, Sep 21, 2017.

  1. Arbitrio macrumors newbie

    Jun 16, 2017
    I'll be away most of the day, and I'd rather not wait until Saturday to pick up my package. I know it depends on the security of the area you live in, but I'm just curious if anyone is pre-signing. If so, how are you managing the 'risk.'
  2. JPack macrumors 68040


    Mar 27, 2017
    A lot of people can sign for their delivery by going to the Apple Store to pick up their reservation.
  3. apwtwenty macrumors 6502


    Mar 16, 2011
    i tried it last year. my neighborhood is pretty safe, but the driver decided not to leave it , so i lined up at the hub that night

    guess they were just being safe, cause the sheet was visible \:

    i’m going to deliver it to my work address , that has worked in the past
  4. tardman91 macrumors 65816


    Oct 21, 2009
    Tampa Area, FL
    I’m pre-signing for mine. They can just leave it by the door like every other package I’ve ever received. Never had a problem. I’ve got security cameras and the protection of my credit card.
  5. Shadowbech macrumors 601

    Oct 18, 2011
    Planet iPhone
    This doesn't make any sense. IF you order for home delivery, why would they take it to the Apple store to pick up the reservation. Make's 0 sense.

    OP, can't you not do a hold for pick up? That's what I did and I'll be going to the UPS CC near me to pick it up rather than having it delivered to my home because I know I won't be home all day.
  6. snatefinch macrumors member

    Jun 9, 2009
    I think he was being sarcastic [read: jerk] and saying if you could have just chosen In-Store pickup.
  7. ValhallaOutcast macrumors regular


    Sep 12, 2017
    what's interesting is I had my phone sent to my work since I sign for the couriers that come here, but when I ordered my 7+ this week the notification said no signature required.

    Not sure if this is because it detected it as a commercial address and not residential
  8. Givmeabrek macrumors 68040


    Apr 20, 2009
    Was this from Apple? It depends on where it is from.
  9. Ironman1964 macrumors regular


    Sep 13, 2014
  10. ValhallaOutcast macrumors regular


    Sep 12, 2017
    yes from Apple, I did actually sign for in the end but curious why it said no signature required on the UPS tracking site
  11. Travisimo macrumors 6502a

    Dec 22, 2009
    I'm not doing pre-sign, but I'm doing a UPS hold on my iPhone so I can pick it up at my UPS CC on Friday morning at my leisure.
  12. Stang69 macrumors member

    Sep 14, 2017
    I signed up for it, in case I am not home. I asked my local UPS store if I can get it earlier by changing delivery to the store, but they said it is risky...might deliver to store early or could be delayed until Monday.
  13. citivolus macrumors 6502a

    Sep 19, 2008
    Interesting, I wonder if your credit card would cover the loss considering you are explicitly taking responsibility by signing the waiver.
  14. crystalseth macrumors member


    Nov 7, 2016
    I'll be taping the form to my door tomorrow. I did last year for my MBP and everything worked out fine. Granted, I live in a pretty good area and someone will be home to bring the box inside relatively quickly after delivery.
  15. mrt209 macrumors 6502

    Nov 21, 2010

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