Anyone have any luck getting AT&T to waive the upgrade fee?

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by Captainobvvious, Sep 14, 2012.

  1. Captainobvvious macrumors 6502

    Jun 15, 2010
    I bought two phones and was charged two $36 upgrade fees... What an outrageous charge. It adds no value of any kind, I am paying for nothing... Its basically just a gratuitous overcharge.

    They subsidize the phone from $599 to $199 then charge you $36 on top... Why not just subsidize the phone down to $235 then? Its just a blatant money grab with no value.

    Anyone have any luck getting them to waive this fee after the pre-order has been made? I made it through Are there any valid reasons that are likely to help me or am I stuck with this?

    I agreed to it and will pay it but if there is a way to weasel out of it I would like to out of principle.
  2. skywavesli macrumors regular


    Nov 19, 2008
    I had a similar question. Check it out:
  3. jonfarr macrumors 6502a


    Jun 29, 2012
    Ordered 5 for our business. Got all 5 upgrade fees waived by just asking.

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