Carrier AT&T business premier account pre-order (iPhone 6 Plus) only!

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  1. sahilpatel12 macrumors 6502a

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    This thread will be for guys who has att business premier

    http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=1440748
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    so i had a big question on this , how im suppose to do it lol? will they open pre order page on att bussiness for this ? since they have one on iphone 5 launch which was a major fail.. so long loading times and stuff and i had to call rep to do it which got me into late delivery argh instead of launch day friday delievery it got delivered the following week friday.

    P.S i will be preordering 4 of them with gold color since gold colors were running out last launch of iphone 5s.

    anyone with me on same boat please reply here, so we can stay in touch on whats going on or how they are handling pre orders.

    att has iphone 6 page but its very very limited info lol just an image and email sign up.
     
  2. slykens macrumors member

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    I called today to confirm the process since I have always had to go into the store in the past.

    The person I spoke with said I could preorder via Premier on the web or in the store, whatever my preference.

    Then I got the summary email and it said I should use #639* to check eligibility and I wonder if she listened to me or understood anything I said. (The feature code doesn't work with CRU accounts and is why I can't preorder through Apple or online in the past)

    So I'm going to have to call again or stop at the store and ask ahead of time. :/
     
  3. sahilpatel12 thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    :cool: well nice and i have been told same process by manager in my local att store and reps on phone.

    well now they updated there page for bussiness account. this it how it looks: http://imgur.com/nwEBrO8

    so ill be stay up all night on friday to get on att business page at 2am cst to pre order and hopfully that coming soon icon is gone and buy it now icon is there ...:D

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  4. mantan macrumors 68000

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    I used the business premier line when I preordered my 5. Ordered it at 9am the Friday they started taking orders.

    No getting up in the middle of the night, no website crashes, no reloading webpages and hoping it went through, no long waits for a confirmation email....
     
  5. sahilpatel12 thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    i also had todo same thing(call) for iphone 5 after website crashes and stuff but because of that i had mine backordered..... so im hoping it stays up since i try to log in on it around 4am cst last time(2 hrs late) that was the reason it had heavy traffic so im staying up all night this time lol starbucks and couple of good movies and facebook :):D:apple:
     
  6. cdal1 macrumors member

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    Question on shipping address as this will be my first time preordering on the business direct premier site. In the past I have been able to choose a different shipping address from the billing address. Can I do the same when I preorder from their site when preorders start. Thanks
     
  7. sahilpatel12 thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    https://www.wireless.att.com/businesscenter/popups/general/iphone-faqs.jsp?bref=IBiF45PiL00ILMFQ

    Look at number 5. So I'm not sure how since you need to change it prior ordering and I always had same billing and shipping (home address) so not sure man you want to call business support since there's less than 24 hrs left for pre orders to open..
     
  8. TechnicallyTee macrumors 68000

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    Yeah I started working for AT&T and I was already planning on waiting it out till 12am and pre-order my 6 Plus and have it shipped to the house. Anyone familiar with the ship times when pre-ordering the device? For the release for the 5S I did the waiting in line adventure.
     
  9. ipodlover77 macrumors 65816

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    I received a email from ATT a few minutes after the keynote ended from an ATT employee.

    They attached an order form saying to complete and send back the form. They said once they get in the office friday morning, they'll place all the orders on first come first serve basis.

    Thought about doing that, but something felt iffy about filling out an order form because it didn't account for things like data plan options. I was a bit nervous they would mess my plan up tbh.

    Im just gonna wake up on friday and hope for the best. If worst comes to worst, then i'll submit the order form. Rather not go that route though.

    Im on ATT premier btw so I can't order my phone anywhere except the att site. Blower because Apple usually has the best stock on launch.
     
  10. sahilpatel12 thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    correct me if i was wrong but last year well on iphone 5 launch stocks were running on flumes and got sold out with 1 or 2 hrs and then all carriers still took pre orders without letting us know that we were backorder and everyone got emails next morning that it will ship with 14 to 21 days after launch day. Now iphone 5s was different story since there was no pre orders.

    As long as you were the lucky ones to snatch one from onstock then you should receive it on launch day via fedex usually:cool:.

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    Well i didnt get anything about order forms but i will be staying up all night today since im getting 4 iphone 6 plus gold color. People are betting that 6plus will sell out the first and specifically gold color since it was best selling last year and was out of stock for almost month or more than that i believe so and lucky im on cst.... 2:01 am :mad::D
     
  11. RyanG macrumors 6502

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    Are you guys an IRU or up a level? Being an IRU, I don't have to order from the premier store- have done it through Apple as well.
     
  12. slippery-pete macrumors 65816

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    Might be a silly question but I will ask. I have a discount though my company that gives me a % off my monthly bill. I pay my bill each month, not the company. Is that considered "business premier"?

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    Whats IRU?
     
  13. RyanG macrumors 6502

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    Corporate Responsibility Users, or CRUs, are employees who receive service under a corporate account for which their company has financial responsibility.

    Companies with a qualified business agreement may also take advantage of the Sponsorship Program, which enables their employees to subscribe to service as Individual Responsibility Users, or IRUs. IRUs must have an individual 2-year service agreement and an eligible plan-this means the employee receives service under an individual account for which the employee him/herself has financial responsibility.

    CRUs and IRUs are sometimes referred to collectively as "End Users".
     
  14. slippery-pete macrumors 65816

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    much thanks! If you are an "IRU" you don't have to go "Business Premier" to order, correct?
     
  15. sahilpatel12 thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    lol all i know is that i hace to stayup all night to order them since im buying iphones under my own business account.

    and pete i cant help you with that man.. maybe someone else has more knowledge on that part than me:confused:
     
  16. RyanG macrumors 6502

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    Correcto. You can, or you can go through Apple (which I've done).
     
  17. ipodlover77 macrumors 65816

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    Lucky. When i try through apple, I always get a message saying sorry and that accounts like mine are not able to order through the site.

    I can't even order through walmart or amazon.

    Unfortunate to say the least :(
     
  18. TechnicallyTee macrumors 68000

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    i mean if I have to get up early in the morning (3AM) 12PST to place an order I will but I know I cant go in and wait in line like I did the 5S because I have to work. Hopefully I can get online early and grab one and go back to sleep and have it shipped to the house..
     
  19. sahilpatel12 thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    Yup but try to get up early around 2 so that gives you time to preload suff like login and gives you room to do stuff, because of that I'm staying up till 3am or so then get 4 -5 hr sleep
     
  20. TechnicallyTee macrumors 68000

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    Yeah my home laptop runs so slow so when I leave the office today, im taking my work computer home so I can VPN in from home and go through Premier that way.
     
  21. sahilpatel12 thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    lol ill be running two laptops, a mac and my surface pro 3 to be up todate ;):apple:
     
  22. TechnicallyTee macrumors 68000

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    Haha nice, I think ill be good with one computer when the time drops lol...
     
  23. sahilpatel12 thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    lol im almost done with my setup for tonight and heres one picture :rolleyes:

    http://imgur.com/bw5PEs8
     
  24. TechnicallyTee macrumors 68000

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    Haha no games are being played your way, when i get home Im going to set up my work computer and my personal computer and also might throw my Nexus 7 tablet in the way too. But the premier site doesnt work on tablets so Im just going to stick with the laptop....work one since it runs ways faster lol.
     
  25. ToroidalZeus macrumors 68020

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    When the 5 pre-orders started, using the apple store app was the best way to go, just fyi.
     

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