Want to upgrade to new iPhone? Here’s how.

Via on Jun 15, 2010

Update: A friend in NYC says still costs $200 additional. See comment via Mila below for better info. ~ ed.

With props to Chris at Atlas Purveyors for the tip:

Text *639# from your phone, and a response will come back to you within a minute or two, saying if you’re eligible to go from this…

or this:

to this:

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6 Responses to “Want to upgrade to new iPhone? Here’s how.”

  1. M. says:

    I totally want to do this. But then think, I've only had my current iPhone for a year—seems wasteful and un-sustainable to just trash it for a new, shiny one.

  2. Tee says:

    I'm trying to think of an adequate metaphorical jump between a first generation Motorola Razr with a busted screen and a new iPhone. I can wrap my head around quantum theory, but that's too big a leap for me to make.

  3. Sean says:

    I tried it but it didn't work. Am I doing something wrong?

  4. via Mila Jake Stetser
    I got confused by this too. $18 is the fee for changing your contract. You still have to pay the in-contract cost of the phone ($199/$299).

    And the specs/design image you've got shown here is inaccurate in a lot of ways – check out http://www.apple.com/iphone/ for the real info :)


    Mila, you rock. I updated the blog, had some bad/partial info.

  5. Mira says:

    I should want the new one, but I'd miss the smooth sexy shape of my second generation!

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