Can you pay full price for ATT iPhone 6 at the Apple Store? Don't want to do ATT Next

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by thesmallelder, Oct 2, 2014.

  1. thesmallelder macrumors newbie

    Jan 7, 2006
    There's an iPhone 6 available for pick up at the Apple Store near me. I only see an option for ATT Next for 12 or 18 months. If I select this, when I go to pick it up at the Apple Store, will they allow me to pay full price for it? I'm having trouble finding a good answer to this.
  2. mpayne2k macrumors 6502a


    May 12, 2010
    You should be able to pay up front whatever amount you'd like, up to full MSRP.
  3. pdxmatts macrumors 68000


    Jan 12, 2013
    Portland, OR
    If you use Next, you can't do a pick up in the store :(
  4. appleii.c macrumors 6502


    Mar 18, 2013
    I'm not sure if you can pay it off at the store (or if there is even a store pickup option) but if you do next, you can pay off the balance anytime. You would only need to pay the taxes up front.
  5. ZhenyaF macrumors 6502

    Mar 28, 2008
    Brooklyn, NY
    From what I've seen on this forum - its up to each individual store. I think you should call the store to see if they can answer that for you
  6. burgman macrumors 68000


    Sep 24, 2013
    I don't understand Apple's check out process with next. You go all the way to the last step to place the order, AFTER selecting the Next option. The page has the warning about can't do store pickup with next purchase. Nice waste of time there Apple.
  7. thesmallelder thread starter macrumors newbie

    Jan 7, 2006
    This is what I found out:

    You can only do in-store pick up with 2-year contract extensions.

    ATT Next orders need to be done in store.

    No-contract phones need to be purchased in-store as well.

    I just paid full price for an iPhone 6, but I had to buy it in the store. The whole process did not take longer than 10 minutes though.
  8. mademan118 macrumors regular

    Sep 21, 2007
    I bought 2 ATT iP6+ via next pick up at apple on 9/21. Returned and re bought week later outright.

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