Would this work in terms of upgrading to 3GS ?

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by weeks82, Jun 10, 2009.

  1. weeks82 macrumors newbie

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    I upgraded to the 3g late last year and of course am not eligible for an upgrade. My friend wants to get a 3g. I'm wondering if there's any reason this won't work.... He buys the 32GB 3gs, then we swap SIM cards, he has my 3g and I get the new 3GS.

    Would this work or am I missing something ?

    Thanks for any and all help.
     
  2. jsw Moderator emeritus

    jsw

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    That should work just fine*. It's also not, as far as I know, even remotely against any agreement or contract. However, I'd let AT&T know. They're not going to care, because the contracts are already in place and they'll get their money, but it might help with registration, etc.

    * It's AT&T. One never knows what will actually work.
     
  3. Farplaner macrumors 6502

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    I'm sure you're aware that it also means your friend will inherit your phone number and you'll get his phone number (if he has it transferred)...?
     
  4. Munitalp macrumors 65816

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    Numbers are stored on the sim cards, not on the phones.
     
  5. ViPa macrumors 6502a

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    it'll work fine..do exactly what you plan on doing then both of you call at&t with your new IMEI's (this isnt even necessary if you dont want to)
     
  6. dccorona macrumors 68020

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    have him buy it for in home activation and then swap sim cards BEFORE you plug it in and activate, that way itll be activated under your number
     

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