buying from best buy

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by slappy52, Jul 9, 2010.

  1. slappy52

    slappy52 New Member
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    I have a droid x on pre-order from best buy. When you buy a phone from them
    will they just hand you the box and you pay or are they going to want to open it up and do a bunch of setup ? I'd really rather just handle all that myself.
     

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  2. dirkbonn

    dirkbonn Well-Known Member
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    If I'm not mistaken, if you're getting it for the upgrade price, they are required to activate the phone on the Verizon network. Now if you're paying full price, I don't know.....

    Patiently/Impatiently waiting for the release of the Droid X!
     
  3. Chango99

    Chango99 Well-Known Member
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    They open it up.
     
  4. Aookay

    Aookay Well-Known Member
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    We open it up and activate it, the price you get it for (199.99) is with the activation of the phone. If you are buying it at full price then we won't, but for the 199.99 we have to. As far as everything else, like Gmail and other setup for your phone, it's included for us to do it (we are there to help you learn to use your phone), but if you don't want us to do any of that, it's not needed :)

    hope that helps! :)
     
  5. bogman2121

    bogman2121 Well-Known Member
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    What if I'm doing the 2 year upgrade and am more than capable of activating it myself and would rather not waste the time to have them do it in the store?
     
  6. HauntedHallows

    HauntedHallows Well-Known Member
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    i am pretty sure you dont have a choice in the matter. Seriously it only takes like 5 minutes.
     
  7. irishpride

    irishpride Well-Known Member
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    Or what if I'm having someone get the X at BB and then I'm trading my Inc to him for the X? I would kind of like to have it unopened when I get it.
     
  8. mitch2331

    mitch2331 New Member
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    Can you get the one year contract at Best Buy? I have already preordered mine from there but didn't think to ask at the time. If so, what is the one year price?
     
  9. bogman2121

    bogman2121 Well-Known Member
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    I'm sure it does but sometimes the employees think they know more than you so take their sweet time and I'm going to be on a tight schedule to get the phone and get to work on time.
     
  10. AJ_EVO

    AJ_EVO Well-Known Member
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    They will activate it. You think they are going to damage your baby by handling it for a couple minutes?
     
  11. bogman2121

    bogman2121 Well-Known Member
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    Nope just didn't want to waste time on something I can do myself when I've gotta get to work on time.
     
  12. ckochinsky125

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    is best buy doing 1 year contracts also? I preordered one and was just curious sorry if this was already answered somewhere else
     

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