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Discussion in 'Verizon' started by pappy53, Sep 21, 2012.

  1. pappy53

    pappy53 Well-Known Member
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    My friends have 2 smartphones with T-Mobile. They want to switch to Verizon, but have 10 months left on one of their phones, with a $200 ETF. Has anyone heard of Verizon helping with the fee to get someone to switch? I have heard of some carriers doing it in the past.
     

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  2. AntimonyER

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    You can always ask. Try a couple different stores, as it will most likely be management approval, so depending who you get, they may be more open to the idea.
     
  3. Rscott016

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    Best bet would be to ask for activation fees waived
     
  4. Cares

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    That's only $30...if you want for an Amazon penny sale then you'll basically be buying a new phone by paying the ETF. That's what I did when I left Sprint.
     
  5. AntimonyER

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    Remember Amazon has an extra ETF they charge ($250 I think) if you cancel the line in the first 6 months...
     
  6. BrianJB

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    From what I have read (this is all online mind you) verizon will NOT do anything to help out on ETFs.

    I have heard sprint will, but not verizon.
     
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  7. Hrethgir

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    Yeah, when I did the ETF on my AT&T iPhone to move to Verizon, all Verizon was able to help with was waiving the activation fees. Still was totally worth it though, lol!
     

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