You need a non t mobile/ att number to get all these done.
1. Port number A in and go to Cricket buy an iPhone SE for $49.99. Online
2. Go to Costco for T-Mobile BYOD Offer, port number B to T-Mobile, you will get $200 shop card from Costco and $100 prepaid card from T-Mobile, can stick with T-Mobile Freeline promotion as wells. Instore
only exp Dec 3rd
3. Go to Target buy tons of Apple GC, you will get $20 Target GC for every $100 Apple GC, and apply these GC into your Apple account before you buy iPhone
, $2000 Max per Apple account. Online or Instore exp Nov 28th
4. Go to Apple.com, buy the T-Mobile iPhone 12 Pro Max and trade in iPhone SE, the trade in value is $210 and you will get another $150 prepaid card from T-Mobile. Need pre-activate to qualify the $150 rebate and it may take Apple 3-4 weeks to ship the new iPhone, so you can still use your own device until you turn on the iPhone. Online
Most of these promotions limited to 4 per account, so
Out of Pocket Cost for 4 iPhone 12 Pro Max:
Target Gift Card: $2000*2=$4000 Online or Instore
T-Mobile bill for 3 month: $140*3= $520 Costco Instore
4 Cricket iPhone SE for 2 lines/ account including bill: $190*2=$380 Online
iPhone 12 Pro Max: $1099-1000 gift card =$99*4=$396 Online
Total: $5296 and you will get 4 iPhone 12 Pro Max 128GB
Apple will delivery your iPhone around 3-4 weeks after you place the order
All the Rebates and Trade in Credits:
Costco BYOD GC:
$200*4= $800 Pending
3 month after you open the line
T-Mobile Port in offer:
$100*4=$400 Approved Dec.16th
1 month after you port the number
Change your plan to the $30 plan. You will get the full $30 prorated credit if you downgrade within the first day of activation.
Apple iPhone SE Trade in Credit:
$210*4= $840 Approved Dec.16th
after you shipped the phone back
Apple T-Mobile Rebate:
$150*4= $600 Pending
after apple delivery the phone and 2-4 weeks after you submitted the rebate
Target Free $20 GC :
So the total cost without tax including 3 month cellphone bill:
$5296-3440=$1736/4=$434+cost of the extra number and tax
That's based on you will not use the phone service just leave there alone for three month.
If you actully will use T-Mobile for 3 month, let's say $40/mo, the cost for a iPhone 12 Pro Max is under $320.
Also you can buy extra number on eBay for about $5-10. Or red pocket has $5/month for the first month so it's easy to get extra numbers for port in.
Currently, I finished all the steps except to buy the iPhone SE.
Red Pocket $5/mo for extra number:
Target Free $20 GC with $100 Apple GC:
Cricket iPhone SE for $49.99
Costco BYOD for $200
T-Mobile $100 Rebate for Port In
2020 Switch P2
Promo code: 2020SWITCHP2
Start date: November 25, 2020
Rebate Value: up to $100
Limited time offer; subject to change. Qualifying credit & eligible port-in on qualifying voice line required. Complete port-in within 30 days of activation. If you've cancelled lines in past 90 days you may need to reactivate them first. $100 via virtual Prepaid MasterCard® Card. which you can use online or in-store via accepted mobile payment apps; no cash access & expires in 6 months. Card is issued by Sunrise Banks N.A., Member FDIC, pursuant to a license from Mastercard International Incorporated. Mastercard is a registered trademark of Mastercard International Incorporated. Use of this card constitutes acceptance of the terms and conditions stated in the Cardholder Agreement. Lines must be active and in good standing when card is issued. Allow 15-30 days for card. Max 4/account.
Customers who add a new line of service on an eligible rate plan and port their number can get $100 back via rebate on virtual prepaid card.
Apple.com $150 Extra Prepaid Card
Visit Apple Online to Purchase iPhone 12 Mini from $699 or Purchase iPhone 12 from $799 (Choose T-Mobile or Sprint as Carrier)
Visit Apple Online to Purchase iPhone 12 Pro from $999 or iPhone 12 Pro Max from $1099 (Choose T-Mobile or Sprint as Carrier)
Select Device to Trade In on product page prior to adding to cart (choose iPhone SE 2nd to get $210 trade in credit)
Once your trade-in is complete, you'll receive an email (after you place your order) with a promo code that you'll submit here.
Allow up to 2 weeks to be issued $150 Virtual Pre-Paid MasterCard