Does apple charge your credit card right away?

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by gdeputy, Jun 14, 2010.

  1. gdeputy macrumors 6502a

    gdeputy

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    Wondering if my cc will be charged when I pre order. Also, would I be able to use my girlfriends credit card instead of mine even though the phone and line are in my name?
     
  2. clayj macrumors 604

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    They WILL do a preauthorization when you place the order, though -- usually for a few dollars.
     
  3. Fuizer macrumors member

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    Girlfriends credit card? You lucky SOB
     
  4. LLL1424 macrumors 6502

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    so based on that link you posted....att/apple will reserve the funds (199 or 299) from your account but wont take it out till it ships? correct?
     
  5. gdeputy thread starter macrumors 6502a

    gdeputy

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    Love her! She gave me 150 towards the iPad and buys me video games and all sorts of cool gadgets, it's awesome haha.
     
  6. Zaft macrumors 68040

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    :p You lucky dog..
     
  7. LLL1424 macrumors 6502

    LLL1424

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    i really want to know this..... will att/apple reserve the funds (199 or 299) from your account but wont take it out till it ships?
     

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