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Free New iPhone 7 32GB with port in to Cricket Wireless, 1 year Warranty ($60/mo plan reqd for 1 month; can be downgraded or cancelled on activation, Potential two $25 credits

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Maximum price you will pay is $60 for 1 month of service (the phone is free with port in) but if you cancel or downgrade on activation that will turn into a credit. Separately, you have a chance to earn two $25 credits; one of these requires you to have service for at least 60 days (see information below).

https://www.cricketwireless.com/c...black.html

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Brand new iphone 7 32GB $0
Free Next Business Day Shipping
Need to port in a number to be eligible
Need to pick $60 plan (for at least a month) but can downgrade on activation; you can cancel the plan but then the $60 will be reflected in your account as a credit.
Autopay will get $5 off your monthly bill
Cricket Wireless runs off the AT&T network. In fact, Cricket is now owned by ATT.
This is a post paid plan so you can cancel the plan anytime
Phone locked to Cricket for 6 months (but can be used for trade in for better offers)
Cricket promotional devices are limited to two per household. (So, if you got another promotional offer from Cricket in the last X (6?) months, you can only get 1 more to stay within the limit)
Get $25 credit if using a referral code. Credit will be posted to your account so it is not instant. Just search the internet and ebay for the referral code.
Many credit cards offer $25 credit for cricket wireless (example, Bank of America)
Porting info (account / PIN) needs to be confirmed at the time of placing an order with Cricket but the actual port (switching the numbers between the SIM cards) does not happen until you activate service (Cricket's phone and SIM card need to be in your possession).

So, hypothetically this could be $0 for phone and you also get $25 credit on credit card and $25 credit using Cricket referral code. The two $25 credits are on the back end so you won't see it instantly when you order

You may get free Pandora Premium music for 90 days. I didn't notice how to opt out but presumable you can do so to avoid auto billing for it after 90 days.

If you have problems ordering with Firefox, use CHROME or EDGE browser.

referral code for $25 credit can be added upto 30 days from activation.

You must confirm your number transfer within three days of ordering or your order will be canceled

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Also, the $40 plan ($35 with auto-pay) just got recently bumped from 5GB to 10GB. So, really a good deal for $5 increase from the $30 2GB plan, even if you are parking your number temporarily to move."

"I believe you have 30-days to activate the phone. The 3-days is for verifying / confirming the porting information, if there was anything incorrect in the information provided when placing the order. If your porting information is correct, your phone will get shipped. Otherwise, they will wait for 3-days for you to confirm the details before cancelling it. If your order is shipped, then you to activate within 30-days (from ship date or receive date - not sure, but within 25-days as a safe bet)."

PORTING

"If you need a number to port highly recommend picking up one of these at Best Buy for $5, activate the service which is free with credit than immediately port out. Cheaper and safer than ebay IMO. https://www.bestbuy.com/site/ting...Id=6406986"

"I did Tello took custom plan 100 min no data for $5. Used sprint sim / lg phone .. got new number. Activated, made test call. got port out everything in 15~20 minutes online without human interaction"


POST PURCHASE STEPS
1) Activate phone (for new accounts)
2) Create an online account
3) Add referral code for $25 credit (can be done withing first 30 days)
4) Downgrade plan
5) Add autopay to get $5 monthly credits
6) Remove Pandora Premium for which you are automatically enrolled into when you order the phone and which you will be billed $10 each month after the first 3 months unless you proactively cancel it.
7) Buy screen protector as, without it, 99% chance the phone will slip out of your hands and you will break the screen in 2 years.

Here are details on the $60 plan:
$60/mo. ($55/mo. with Auto Pay)
Unlimited + 15 GB Mobile Hotspot
Cricket's Fastest Speeds
Unlimited high-speed data access at our fastest speeds (Cricket may temporarily slow data speeds if the network is busy)
15 GB Mobile Hotspot (compatible phone required)
Unlimited talk, text & picture messages in the U.S.
SD quality video streaming (480p)
Mexico & Canada usage (Canada usage cannot exceed 50%)
Unlimited texts from the U.S. to 37 countries
HD Voice & Wi-Fi Calling with compatible phone
https://www.cricketwireless.com/c...black.html
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Last Edited by EagerBorder7252 August 20, 2020 at 12:56 PM
LOCKED to Cricket- requires 6 months service to unlock. Stacks with $25 referral credit for NEW account. Existing cricket customers also can get $50 credit read wiki .

Search eBay for "$25 cricket credit iphone"- the FREE referral link is in the eBay item description here's no need to pay $0.99.


EXISTING
Cricket Customers


STEP 1
Create a new account to purchase the phone. You can self refer and both your existing and new accounts will each get $25

If you have a non-AT&T number, you can port into Cricket. If you have an AT&T number, you can purchase a non-AT&T number from eBay

STEP 2
Before purchasing your free iphone with the new email address, generate the $25 referral coupon from your existing cricket amount.

Your referral code expires 30 days from generation- purchase and activate during this time period

STEP 3
IMMEDIATELY after activating your new phone, enter your unique referral code emailed to you in the "Everything's Better with Friends" section of the myCricket app or Cricket online website. After inputting referral code, you will see a 60 day countdown tracker in the "Everything's Better with Friends" on when your $25 credit is credited.

Downgrade immediately your plan to the $30 plan. You will get the full $30 prorated credit if you downgrade within the first day of activation.

STEP 4
After 2 months on cricket plan, both your new and old accounts are credited each with the $25 referral. 2-3 days before your third month is charged on your new account, call cricket customer service to merge your new account with your old account ensuring your $25 credit from the new account is transferred/ merged with your old account and then cancel that additional line that was merged


NEW
Cricket Customers


STEP 1
If you have a non-AT&T number, you can port into Cricket. If you have an AT&T number, you can purchase a non-AT&T number from eBay

STEP 2
After purchasing your free phone, immediately secure a $25 referral coupon from the cricket referral program (available on eBay for free, or from a link at https://www.reddit.com/r/CricketW..._20200804/). Once a referral code is generated, it expires within 30 days.

STEP 3
IMMEDIATELY after activating your new phone, enter your unique referral code emailed to you in the "Everything's Better with Friends" section of the myCricket app or Cricket online website. After inputting referral code, you will see a 60 day countdown tracker in the "Everything's Better with Friends" on when your $25 credit is credited.

Change your plan to the $30 plan. You will get the full $30 prorated credit if you downgrade within the first day of activation. You should now have 2 full months of service with the $60 you prepaid and just have to pay $5 more for an extra third month of service. After 6 months on cricket you can request your free cricket phone to be unlocked

RSIM15 Instructions

This is what worked for me:

I activated Cricket service, set up the phone under my Apple ID, and also updated to the latest iOS. All that with Cricket SIM in tray, as per usual. [Did try to power on the phone for the first time with my preferred carrier's SIM (T-mobile) just to test if the phone comes unlocked but no luck there. It's locked.

To work with your carrier of choice, try RSIM plus carrier's SIM in tray. If you get the pop-up menu, code the ICCID as per instructions. I did not get the menu and was unable to change the ICCID that way.

The workaround was to remove the carrier's SIM and inserted Cricket SIM but with RSIM still in the tray. Then go to "Settings" - "Cellular" - "SIM Applications" - "Edit ICCID" and enter the most recent ICCID number (you can find one here: https://geveystore.com/).

After coding is done, remove Cricket's SIM, insert your carrier's SIM (again, with RSIM still in the tray), and you should be able to register on the carrier's network. I think I needed an extra reboot or two and had to enter Apple ID / Password to proceed.

After the phone connects on your desired carrier, be sure to navigate to Settings - Cellular - Cellular Data Network to ensure the APN settings for your carrier are entered correctly. For T-Mobile, use info found here: https://www.t-mobile.com/support/...ple-iphone

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this was a previous frontpage deal that sold out. it is now back in stock.
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They keep adding new inventory.. went out of stock at least 10 times since the deal started. You should link the main thread so that people don't ask questions which are already answered 1000 times.
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They keep adding new inventory.. went out of stock at least 10 times since the deal started. You should link the main thread so that people don't ask questions which are already answered 1000 times.
But yet they will anyway haha
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They keep adding new inventory.. went out of stock at least 10 times since the deal started. You should link the main thread so that people don't ask questions which are already answered 1000 times.
That's why I answered all the questions in the OP (see post #1) and they don't have to go through 20 pages of threads
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I noticed for the iPhone 7 all colors are eligible but I never see the rose gold online. I know this promo is honored in store but the $25 activation fee isn't waived. I guess my only hope is in store.
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I noticed for the iPhone 7 all colors are eligible but I never see the rose gold online. I know this promo is honored in store but the $25 activation fee isn't waived. I guess my only hope is in store.
Chat with Cricket and tell them that you can't order online and ask them to waive the in-store $25 activation fee. I was offered that waiver but was able to order iPhone 8 Plus online.
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Chat with Cricket and tell them that you can't order online and ask them to waive the in-store $25 activation fee. I was offered that waiver but was able to order iPhone 8 Plus online.
I tried to do live text and it wouldn't work, it would pop up another ask help webpage
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I'm stuck on "port a number over" because all of my phones (used and unused) are from ATT. Even when I try to sign up for Tello it wont accept my old CDMA phone (though they say they will).

Any suggestions?
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While logged into my account and adding a number, my cart showed $199 instead of $0 for the phone. Anyone know why? I checked my port number and it is for T-Mobile.
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Chat with Cricket and tell them that you can't order online and ask them to waive the in-store $25 activation fee. I was offered that waiver but was able to order iPhone 8 Plus online.
Want to try Cricket. Is it easy to set up account in-store, is ID required?
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While logged into my account and adding a number, my cart showed $199 instead of $0 for the phone. Anyone know why? I checked my port number and it is for T-Mobile.
it won't work if you add a line as an existing customer. i know it says it should, but it doesnt.
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it won't work if you add a line as an existing customer. i know it says it should, but it doesnt.
Too bad. It used to.
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Want to try Cricket. Is it easy to set up account in-store, is ID required?
I have no idea. I only ordered online but was offered a waiver for in-store purchase on chat.
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