1. eddieras's Avatar
    i got my son the GS3 friday and would like to give it as christmas gift. he presently has Nexus S 4g. i'd like to maintain the surprise for christmas morning, but how to activate it and have it ready to go that morning?? once i activate it the nexus will die... i suppose i can do it late on the 24th - any suggestions??

    thanks!
    11-27-2012 02:19 PM
  2. piizzadude's Avatar
    yeah just wait and do it that night....
    11-27-2012 02:48 PM
  3. GrooveRite's Avatar
    He can activate it himself after you give it to him.
    11-27-2012 03:51 PM
  4. rando991's Avatar
    That's exactly what I am doing. My wife is "giving" me my SGIII I bought on Black Thursday and I will wait to activate it on Christmas Day (oooo-hard to wait, makes me feel like a kid again). Also, your "30 day return" policy doesn't start until activation...I needed that on 2 of my Sprint Samsung Epics when they first came out...the Wimax 4 G stopped working after 2 weeks and not even the store could fix it...we both got brand new phones, then my wife's replacement couldn't roam, and we got a replacement for that one since the 30 days reset with the replacements. After 30 days, you may get a refurb rather than a new one out of the box.
    11-27-2012 04:49 PM
  5. eddieras's Avatar
    thanks guys- wasn't sure if i could activate on christmas day...
    11-27-2012 04:53 PM
  6. Ntchwaidumela's Avatar
    Just remember that the return policy is 14 days, not 30. Make sure it doesn't start until you activate the phone.

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    11-27-2012 05:45 PM

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