Free Lion Upgrade?

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by Dlanod, Jun 15, 2011.

  1. Dlanod macrumors 6502a

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    I bought a 13" MPB from the Apple Store Glasgow yesterday - salesman advised that I would get a free upgrade to Lion when it came out. Anyone else heard this and any idea how it works. Apparently Apple will contact me but no idea how.
     
  2. xUKHCx Administrator emeritus

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  3. gmans46 macrumors regular

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    yea youll be able to get it for free as long as you download it within 30 days of it coming out.
     
  4. DewGuy1999 macrumors 68040

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    From this Apple Press Release, Mac OS X Lion With 250 New Features Available in July From Mac App Store:

    The Mac OS X Lion Up-To-Date upgrade is available at no additional charge via the Mac App Store to all customers who purchased a qualifying new Mac system from Apple or an Apple Authorized Reseller on or after June 6, 2011. Users must request their Up-To-Date upgrade within 30 days of purchase of their Mac computer. Customers who purchase a qualifying Mac between June 6, 2011 and the date when Lion is available in the Mac App Store will have 30 days from Lion’s official release date to make a request. ​
     
  5. amycishere macrumors 6502

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    AWESOME!!!! I purchased my MBP on June 11th!!

     
  6. svenn macrumors 6502

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    :mad: I was lucky enough to make a purchase the last week of may
     
  7. DewGuy1999 macrumors 68040

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    At least Lion is only $30 (US), unlike the $130 (US) that Tiger, etc. had.
     

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