Other How is the in store pick up experience with an appointment?


macrumors member
Original poster
Sep 9, 2016
I know this varies by store, but just curious if I should expect to be helped on time and able to get in and out quickly? I don’t need to open it or have them help me with anything. Picking up my XS max later today.


macrumors 601
Feb 22, 2009
A few years back it took 30 minutes to go in and out. Mainly because they could not find my order in the backroom.
This year I showed up right at my designated time and I was in and out in 20 minutes.
Seamless and painless and much better than sitting around waiting for a UPS truck to show up and hoping you don't miss it.

Newtons Apple

Mar 12, 2014
Jacksonville, Florida
Not sure when your pickup time is but best to avoid very early to avoid the lines of people waiting for the store to open. After that is better. Just show them your reservation on your phone and they will have a geek bring your device. Should no t take longer than 20 minutes.


macrumors member
Oct 23, 2015
San Francisco, CA
Depends on who you get really. Mine was a long time employee who seemed over all the iphone hype and didn’t care to make my experience nice. He also forgot that I wanted to purchase a case. Anyway, hope you have a smooth experience!


macrumors 6502
Oct 10, 2014
I picked up my watch the day after launch and my business was done in about 10 minutes and the store was packed
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