Anyone else concerned apple/att ran a million credit checks on you?

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by olly666, Jun 15, 2010.

  1. olly666 macrumors regular


    Dec 27, 2008
    Seattle, WA
    Considering how many times I (and others) tried to complete an iPhone order - anyone else worried your credit score just got obliterated as a result?
  2. F123D macrumors 68040


    Sep 16, 2008
    Del Mar, CA
    After 7 hours of trying, I never even got to the screen to enter my credit card info. :(
  3. outphase macrumors 65816

    Jun 13, 2009
    Parts Unknown
  4. Built macrumors 68020

    Oct 3, 2007
    Los Angeles
    Nope. Never got to that point. Plus...I'm already a customer. They know all they need/want to know about me based on my history with them.

    They will only do a pull for new service...but then again, it IS ATT, and today was proof that they are certainly NOT at the top of their game.
  5. bobsentell macrumors 6502a


    Nov 14, 2008
    No. If you were already a customer, they won't. If you weren't they would only pull it once, regardless of what the server did.
  6. hcho3 macrumors 68030

    May 13, 2010
    No , not really. Unless you are a new customer of course...
    Existing customers.. they are just checking your upgrade eligibility.
  7. hippo206 macrumors 6502

    Apr 8, 2007
    I have a credit monitoring service. No check were run on me at all. I just have tired 40+ times. So don't worry.
  8. dmx macrumors 6502a

    Oct 25, 2008
    Since I purchased at no-commitment pricing (not eligible for any upgrade) I'm guessing they don't check my credit...
  9. Interstella5555 macrumors 603


    Jun 30, 2008
    Nope, would only be worried if I had bad credit already...which I don't.
  10. Rodimus Prime macrumors G4

    Rodimus Prime

    Oct 9, 2006
    few days of each other only count as 1 check on your credit history. Not multiple checks. That goes even double when they are from a single source. This is to prevent you getting really dinged when you are shopping around for a new credit card or a loan. it is assumed that you are bidding out to several places at once so they are not going to count them against you.
  11. JediZenMaster Suspended


    Mar 28, 2010
    Nope, If your an existing customer and you Add-A-Line then they don't do a credit check on you. They just do an inhouse check which is checking your payment history and seeing if you were past due.

    If you have been a customer for 6 months or more then you don't have to worry because an additional line would be based on that inhouse check w/No deposit.

    If it's a newer customer then there is either a Credit check and or deposit.

    And if it was an equiptment upgrade to an existing line or existing family plan then there is no Credit check or any check done just to change devices.

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