Carrier AT&T : Can you switch from iPhone 6 to iPhone 6s

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by colddragon, Sep 2, 2015.

  1. colddragon macrumors newbie

    Aug 5, 2015
    I have a contract with AT&T for the iPhone 6, but I'd like to upgrade to the iPhone 6s. Is it possible for me to buy an iPhone 6s? How does this process work?

  2. AlliFlowers Contributor


    Jan 1, 2011
    L.A. (Lower Alabama)
    You can pay off your 6 and they'll allow you to start all over again paying for the 6s. Or you can carry on and wait until Apple releases the unlocked model and purchase it outright from them.
  3. nostresshere macrumors 68030

    Dec 30, 2010
    If you had the Iphone6 under the NEXT program, you could move to the 6s with no problem.
  4. C DM macrumors Westmere

    Oct 17, 2011
    You can always buy the new phone for its full price as well and switch to it.
  5. nburwell macrumors 68040


    May 6, 2008
    This is the option that I probably would do. OP, are you making payments on the 6 via NEXT? Or do you have an older contract plan where you paid $199 for the subsidized iPhone?
  6. Aibocyrus macrumors 6502a


    May 26, 2015
    It's really going to depend. If you signed a two year contract then no, AT&T will not let you upgrade to the 6s. This is because you were given the option initially to utilize the NEXT program. When customers choose to do a 2-year, because NEXT is an option, the company is being a lot more strict about making people stick out the two year contract. You may be able to do an early upgrade, in which case you'd be paying a minimum of $450 out the door for a new two year. Otherwise, you'd need to pay the ETF in order to upgrade; also very expensive. Now, if you did sign the NEXT agreement on your 6, then you will be able to upgrade at launch no problems.
  7. pokerplayer73 macrumors 6502


    Aug 18, 2011
    Florida, USA
    If its a 2 year contract, they will offer a new 2-yr contract with Phone price - 200. eg if you get the basic 16GB 6S, it will cost you $449 with a new 2yr contract.

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