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Following the debut of the iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Plus, iPhone 14 Pro, and iPhone 14 Pro Max, Apple is letting customers get ready for pre-orders, which will begin on Friday, September 9 at 5:00 a.m. Pacific Time.

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With the Apple Store app on the iPhone, prospective buyers select their preferred phone, confirm their status with their carrier, add accessories, select an AppleCare+ plan, and add a preferred payment method to prepare for the iPhone launch. Payment in full and other payment options are supported.

iPhone Upgrade Program members can select their iPhones and go through all of the pre-approval steps that include checking upgrade eligibility, securing credit lines, and confirming other necessary information.

Apple says that the setup process will allow customers to pre-order their devices with the tap of a button on launch day. You can get ready for pre-orders until 9:00 p.m. on September 8.

The iPhone 14 models are priced starting at $799, and iPhone 14 Pro models are priced starting at $999. Pre-orders begin on Friday, September 9, with a launch to follow on September 16 for the iPhone 14, 14 Pro, and Pro Max, and October 7 for the iPhone 14 Plus.

Article Link: Apple Now Letting Customers 'Get Ready' for iPhone 14 Launch With Pre-Order Setup
 
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MrRom92

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I wasn’t planning on doing the carrier trade in and financing but they’re giving $1000 for an 11 pro max whereas I’d get less than half that by trading in anywhere else. Only problem is… you can’t do the pre-pre-order if you’re carrier financing.
I’m not sure it’s worth the risk of not being able to get an order in once the page goes live in the morning and the floodgates open.
 

Mattlike

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I wasn’t planning on doing the carrier trade in and financing but they’re giving $1000 for an 11 pro max whereas I’d get less than half that by trading in anywhere else. Only problem is… you can’t do the pre-pre-order if you’re carrier financing.
I’m not sure it’s worth the risk of not being able to get an order in once the page goes live in the morning and the floodgates open.
I have always personally found to have an easier time using the Apple Store app as opposed to Apple’s site.
 

QuarterSwede

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Anyone have experience with ordering in the past for arrival while you are on vacation? I’ll be at a resort off the continent. Apple still requires a signature at delivery right?
 
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MrRom92

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I have always personally found to have an easier time using the Apple Store app as opposed to Apple’s site.
I would agree with that, however nothing beats having the order basically all ready to go and all you have to do is hit confirm at the right time. It makes a BIG difference relative to having to start the entire ordering process from the beginning once the shop goes live.
 
Anyone have experience with ordering in the past for arrival while you are on vacation? I’ll be at a resort off the continent. Apple still requires a signature at delivery right?

You can order and then manage delivery with the delivery company. Both FEDEX and UPS have options to "hold" a delivery when you are not able to be there to receive it.
 
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casjohnr

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Is there a way to pre-pre order via the UK iPhone Upgrade Program (new customer), all I can see is either pay outright or the 0% 24 month options
 

JV613

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I would like to do this, but I have concerns with the trade in program. I traded in a perfectly good conditioned iPad several months ago when I bought a new iPad through the Apple app. Several weeks later, apples “partner” came back and said that instead of giving me 300 or so dollars for my tablet (what was quoted when I made the purchase/trade in online) they were giving me 40. The rationale was complete bogus. The only recourse I had was to accept it at the reduced amount - and the remainder would be charged to my installment plan or they’d send me back the iPad and the full balance (including the 40$) would be billed to my monthly installment for the new iPad which I had bought / traded it in for. Bait and switch much? Is there a way to preorder, w a trade in, and avoid this? Ie bring the phone to be traded to the store and still have an order placed online? I can’t get to apples store at 9am on a Friday. I work.
 

yukari

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Can I trade-in iPhone that is still under contract?

I plan on keep paying until paid off, but I don’t want a locked phone.

Anyone have any idea?
 
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