Author Topic: T-Mobile free Phone line back again with new or existing accnts 11/25/20  (Read 6360 times)

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I got an iPhone 12 free ($830 credits over 24 months) with trade in of an iPhone 8 and porting in a line. Stacked with free line promo, so now I have 2 paid lines and 6 free. FTW!

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I heard that idea. I guess it would work for anything that offers a trade in. So for android users, also a Samsung s21.

Maybe next round I'll go that route. How much did you pay for the iphone 8  on ebay? Broken even works? Link to buy ome?

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I heard that idea. I guess it would work for anything that offers a trade in. So for android users, also a Samsung s21.

Maybe next round I'll go that route. How much did you pay for the iphone 8  on ebay? Broken even works? Link to buy ome?

I paid $180 and my seller is sold out of that one. Can probably get an android S9 or one of the other qualifying devices (different list for each trade in promo) for less. But make sure your seller will send you an IMEI before shipping.

I paid more for a device I knew would pass their inspection, supposedly all they care about is cracked screen (or other major physical damage) and/or water damage, but I didnít want to risk it. Device also has to not be iCloud locked (or whatever the android equivalent is) and IIRC not blacklisted by the carrier (e.g. bills not paid, stolen, etc).

The way I see it, t-mobile is giving me $830 and I wonít be able to switch the trade in device. So it was worth buying from a wholesaler/cell phone specialist that will give me what Iím expecting and I donít save $50 but get screwed out of my $830.

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I paid $180 and my seller is sold out of that one. Can probably get an android S9 or one of the other qualifying devices (different list for each trade in promo) for less. But make sure your seller will send you an IMEI before shipping.

I paid more for a device I knew would pass their inspection, supposedly all they care about is cracked screen (or other major physical damage) and/or water damage, but I didnít want to risk it. Device also has to not be iCloud locked (or whatever the android equivalent is) and IIRC not blacklisted by the carrier (e.g. bills not paid, stolen, etc).

The way I see it, t-mobile is giving me $830 and I wonít be able to switch the trade in device. So it was worth buying from a wholesaler/cell phone specialist that will give me what Iím expecting and I donít save $50 but get screwed out of my $830.
Too many steps for me..  But, If your friend starts selling pm please. Maybe I'll buy one to have ready for the next promotion...

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If you can trade in a device (e.g. iPhone 8) and port in an AT&T/Verizon line (can buy one on eBay) you might be eligible for a free iPhone 12 ($830 off after monthly credits).

If the device is for screen time then probably the one with the biggest display and/or most durable (though a case would solve that).
Oh, and btw, I chose the Revvl 4+ even though it was less $$$ than LG Stylo 6 and certainly the Iphone SE. Figured: for the screen - drop the Iphone. and For the Revvl 4+ because it was released in August of 2020. - More recent.

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Oh, and btw, I chose the Revvl 4+ even though it was less $$$ than LG Stylo 6 and certainly the Iphone SE. Figured: for the screen - drop the Iphone. and For the Revvl 4+ because it was released in August of 2020. - More recent.
dang why didnít you just pick the iPhone and Iíll pick the phone you wanted and weíd swap!:(

Pm sent @beirush228
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nothings impossible- the word itself says Im possible

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Too many steps for me..  But, If your friend starts selling pm please. Maybe I'll buy one to have ready for the next promotion...

Not worth buying in advance because you canít know what the next promo will require (i.e. which cheapest device will have the best trade-in value). Also, prices keep dropping. Case in point, the same iPhone 8 I bought last time for $200 cost $180 this time.

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I got an iPhone 12 free ($830 credits over 24 months) with trade in of an iPhone 8 and porting in a line. Stacked with free line promo, so now I have 2 paid lines and 6 free. FTW!
I only see the option to save 415 off an iphone with a trade in...
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I only see the option to save 415 off an iphone with a trade in...
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Incognito and logged off youíll see it. You can also call or message T-force.

ETA: The promotion is called ď2021 Apple Switch Trade P1Ē
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Does Hatzalah or whatever organization you're with have an exception? Based on this page it's only for government based first responders, with potential exceptions made for non-profit volunteer first responder organizations.

this is the page for govt organizations to get free service for their organizations. I dont believe its the standard first responder discount.

https://www.t-mobile.com/cell-phone-plans/first-responder-discounts is the standard discount

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this is the page for govt organizations to get free service for their organizations. I dont believe its the standard first responder discount.

https://www.t-mobile.com/cell-phone-plans/first-responder-discounts is the standard discount

TARB?

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so 6 free and 2 paid. Hook me up!  :)
 Good for you.

It's official, now I'm at 2+6 :D

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It's official, now I'm at 2+6 :D
Are you maxed out on lines now?
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Are you maxed out on lines now?

Iím not sure, conflicting reports from CSRs on his many voice lines my plan can have but I can certainly get 1 more, maybe 3 more. Itís not a credit issue, itís about how the SOC (plan code) is programmed.

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What do you do with the extra lines?
Back in zal I used to rent out some 18 lines when Sprint had free add-a-line promos :D
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

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What do you do with the extra lines?
Back in zal I used to rent out some 18 lines when Sprint had free add-a-line promos :D

Iím doing something like that. They didnít call you the Sprinter Rebbe for nothing. Oh the days of Sprint referrals...
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Iím doing something like that. They didnít call you the Sprinter Rebbe for nothing. Oh the days of Sprint referrals...
I've heard of someone getting their 12 T-Mobile lines to $12 / month, still more then my current plan though ;)

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I've heard of someone getting their 12 T-Mobile lines to $12 / month, still more then my current plan though ;)

Total bill $144/month?

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TARB?

I just got approved for the first responder rate... not the $0 version

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I just got approved for the first responder rate... not the $0 version


Just beware that such plans might not qualify for all promotions. But canít beat a cheap plan.