How long from Preparing for shipment to actually shipped?

Discussion in 'Apple Watch' started by Mitch Rapp, May 11, 2015.

  1. Mitch Rapp macrumors newbie

    Jul 28, 2012
    FYI 38mm Space Gray Sport ordered at 0700 on launch day. Expected shipment always said May 21-Jun 4.

    This morning my card was charged and status is now preparing for shipment. How long does it normally take to actually ship once the item has gone to "preparing for shipment"?
  2. Beldarr macrumors newbie

    May 5, 2015
    I am wondering the same thing. Preparing to Ship this I am really excited!!
  3. MartyCan macrumors 65816


    Oct 31, 2012
    Near Toronto, ON
    I don't think there is a "normal." Just be patient. It will happen. Mine was nearly 24 hours. Likewise when you get your tracking number the tracking number may not be immediately active in the UPS system. But relax, it will almost without fail delver as promised,
  4. thekayman macrumors 6502

    Oct 23, 2014
    in my case...

    PFS early morning
    Shipped same day pm
    Delivered next day

    Total ~ 30hrs.
  5. Tecban macrumors newbie

    May 9, 2015
    From what I've seen from others and my past and current Apple online ordering experience, 24 hours or less, often as little as a few hours.

    The product has been pulled out of inventory and is officially in the delivery pipeline. Since the order and shipment cannot be stopped or canceled at this stage, it is pretty far along in the process.

    It's on its way!
  6. Mitch Rapp thread starter macrumors newbie

    Jul 28, 2012
    Great! What a nice surprise this morning! Thanks for the info.
  7. imadizzle macrumors member

    Sep 10, 2013

    Did you finally get your tracking number? I got my PFS last night and am waiting now for the tracking information x_X
  8. Mitch Rapp thread starter macrumors newbie

    Jul 28, 2012
    Yes! Got my tracking number last night and now it's out for delivery!
  9. xi333 macrumors newbie

    May 12, 2015
    Yay I am in the same boat! Can't wait to get it - my husband got his watch on 4/24 and I have been jealous ever since.
  10. CrackerJackToy macrumors 6502


    Nov 1, 2011
    It says shipped when the plane lands in Alaska.
  11. mrboba1 macrumors regular

    Apr 24, 2015
    Raleigh, NC
  12. Funnone macrumors regular

    Apr 17, 2010
    When We will receive my wife's two weeks ago it was the day after I got prepared for shipment
  13. CaptHook macrumors member

    Apr 27, 2015
    Ordered 42mm SS BSB 4/10/15 06:56 am EDT
    PfS/Card Charged 5/11/15 12:27 am EDT
    Shipped email from Apple 5/11/15 06:06 pm EDT
    UPS My Choice Shipment email 5/11/15 08:07 pm EDT
    Out for delivery 5/12/15 08:19 am EDT
  14. littleredwagen macrumors member

    Aug 20, 2010
    Ordered a 38mm Sport with white band for my Mom for Mother's day on April 26th, and its out for delivery now. Credit card was charged Monday night/tuesday morning and it shipped yesterday

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