iPhone 3GS Sell 3GS, buy 4?

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  1. eff3ctz

    eff3ctz New Member

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    I've never done an AT&T upgrade before, so I'm clueless.

    I'm currently about 1 year into my ATT Family Plan, which includes two iPhone 3GSs in my family. Could I just sell my 3GS on eBay unlocked for a crapload of money, and turn around an "upgrade" to the iPhone 4 for practically free? They require you to renew the family plan's contract for another two years, right?

    So I could practically upgrade for free, and then some... because flawless 16GB 3GSs on eBay are going for $300-ish.

    Right?

    Sorry, I'm a noob. lol
  2. ChrisL

    ChrisL Well-Known Member

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    Well, your contract has to be ending. You can't just renew your contract whenever you want.
  3. iforget

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    You'll probably get a partially subsidized price.

    Call this number from your iPhone(s) to get a text with your contract end date:
    *639#

    Add $200 if your contract ends in 2011 or 2012.
  4. eff3ctz

    eff3ctz New Member

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    But ATT.com says i'm eligible for the $199 price because I pay on time and pay over $100/mo?
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    Oh, cool! Dial that number to double check

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  6. eff3ctz

    eff3ctz New Member

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    What I get when I dial that: "As a valued customer, we can offer you an upgrade with a new 2-yr commitment and an $18 upgrade fee."
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    SK_Designs New Member

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    sell ur 3gs... if its on 3.1.2, unlock it and you can sell it for $350 minimum.
  8. eff3ctz

    eff3ctz New Member

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    It is on 3.1.2. Jailbroken, not unlocked. I'm sure I could restore it to a freshly restored and unlocked 3.1.2.
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    You won't be able to restore to 3.1.2 since Apple isn't signing it anymore.
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    eff3ctz New Member

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    Oh...
    I suppose I could remove all of my stuff though and unlock it?
    How do I remove my iTunes acct off of it?

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