AT&T Premier: Ships in 14-21 days?!

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by iRebound, Oct 7, 2011.

  1. iRebound macrumors regular

    Jun 28, 2010
    Chicago, IL
    I ordered around 5am Central this morning and the email confirmation says delivers on October 14... When I check on the status website reads: Pre-Ordered Item: Ships in 14-21 days

    Anyone getting the same message?
  2. bpeeps macrumors 68030


    May 6, 2011
    The earlier you ordered, the faster it ships. This was to be expected... it's a first come, first serve basis.
  3. kre62 macrumors 68020

    Jul 12, 2010
    I have the same thing. ATT better not screw me on this. I only ordered through them cause was down.
  4. Virance macrumors regular

    Oct 1, 2011
    I see the same thing, yet I was absolutely one of the first people to get my orders in. I imagine this is some sort of canned information - I'd still expect them to show up on the 14th for those of us who ordered with 10 damn minutes of the site finally working.

    Out of curiosity, does ANYONE see a range sooner than the 14-21 that everyone seems to be seeing?

    My confirmation e-mails all say:
    Your iPhone has been reserved and is expected to be delivered on Oct 14, 2011.

    But the Premier site says:
    Pre-Ordered Item
    Ships in 14-21 days
  5. rkahl macrumors 65816

    Jul 29, 2010
    So waiting the few hours might now cost you a week or two. Always buy from the source.
  6. iRebound thread starter macrumors regular

    Jun 28, 2010
    Chicago, IL
    I ordered my 4 from att last year also. And I think I remember the shipping time was delayed as well...not sure though. I ended getting the 4 a day early. I hope it's the same as last year


    Anyone seeing delivered by October 14 as their status?
  7. rkahl macrumors 65816

    Jul 29, 2010
    I'm getting mine on the 14th, but I ordered directly from apple with a conf email at 12:50am
  8. Nads786 macrumors member

    Mar 10, 2011
    how the *** is this possible, they should have plenty of units, this is a joke!
  9. TC25 macrumors 68020

    Mar 28, 2011
    All ATT orders state this. You will receive your phone on the 14th
  10. rkahl macrumors 65816

    Jul 29, 2010
    I think Steve's death has played a major role in last minute purchasing decisions!
  11. protobiont macrumors 6502a

    Jul 6, 2010
    I ordered at about 04:45 EST, and mine says 14-21 days too.

    While, this would be sucky, life will go on.
  12. chrisc983 macrumors member

    Jul 8, 2010
  13. JohnnyQuest macrumors 65816


    May 25, 2006
    ...and this is why I always order from Apple, and never AT&T.
  14. puma1552 macrumors 603

    Nov 20, 2008
    I ordered mine as soon as they were released at 3 AM, and mine said October 14th delivery.

    Then I woke up to being flagged for identity verification, ran around on the phone with a bunch of people who had no clue what to do, and when it finally got sorted out, I asked if I was still going to receive it on the 14th and they said they had no idea, which I took to mean no, I'm now likely bumped into the 14-21 day window. Haven't received any confirmation email or anything from AT&T since straightening it out a few hours ago, and can't use my order number to check the status on AT&T's site until 24 hours pass by.

    So as of right now all I've received is an email to verify my identity, an order number, and a verbal confirmation that my credit check was fine and my identity was verified. Other than that, I'm pissing into the proverbial wind. No idea when I'll be getting mine.
  15. rkahl macrumors 65816

    Jul 29, 2010
    As "Junkyard Willy" would say... "You shoulda ordered it a little soona!"
  16. kmacks27 macrumors newbie

    Jun 22, 2010
    Same thing here order conf says on 14th but when I check status it says 14-21 days I hope not that would suck!!!
  17. Virance macrumors regular

    Oct 1, 2011
    You do realize that the AT&T site wasn't really functional until about that time, right?
  18. 100Teraflops macrumors 6502a


    Mar 1, 2011
    Elyria, Ohio
    AT&T had/has a claimer that they are at the mercy of Apple and the actual shipment of the phone will vary. Of course it is worded differently, but that's my interpretation. Honestly, I got through twice on AT&T's website, but I cancelled during the process due to plan discrepancies. However, I understand everybody's grief! :)
  19. kmacks27 macrumors newbie

    Jun 22, 2010
    AT&T order status page is down for maintenance I checked maybe they are correcting there system I got my order in at 5 a.m. eastern time and i see the 14-21 days ship date
  20. benjamin9876 macrumors member

    Jul 7, 2009
    received a confirmation email at 1:51 am PST ..
    now state 14-21 days also ... this is really fark,,
    the website didnt load till around 1.40 am ... :mad:

    Let c how they did on their "4G" speed...
  21. p1ally macrumors regular


    Jun 23, 2010
    Mine said the 14th also, but I haven't checked it today. Went through about 2:10am(pst) last night. I still have a "reservation" with apple, so I'm considering canceling the premiere one and getting it direct from apple.....
  22. WilliamG macrumors G3

    Mar 29, 2008
    Yep mine says 14-21 days, too, and I ordered within minutes of the Premier site going live.
  23. fujigonewild006 macrumors newbie

    Mar 14, 2011
    I just chatted online with premier support, and they said that since I ordered it this morning (6:30am central) it will arrive on the 14th. I also show 7-21 day shipping on my order status, but the rep said this doesn't matter.
  24. rkahl macrumors 65816

    Jul 29, 2010
    Oh!... I didn't realize that the AT&T site was your only option to pre-order from!


    Always order from apple before carriers!
  25. mrt209 macrumors 6502

    Nov 21, 2010
    I just ordered my second one (for my brother) from Apple and it says it'll be here on october 14, weird AT&T takes longer

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