Conundrum- How do I get my thunderbolt?
All of Verizon's policy changes have put me in quite the bind! I was eligible for an early upgrade (pay $20 and get new contract price) and had to do so before the new upgrade policy went in to effect, so I did so on Jan 15th. Went from Blackberry storm to Samsung Fascinate. I love my droid, but I want the thunderbolt.
By buying on January 15th, I was also grandfathered in to the 30-day return policy, which set me up perfectly for the Valentine's day release of the Thunderbolt. Now that it has been delayed until the 24th, is there a way I can still get the Thunderbolt?
Can I return my fascinate on the 14th, for an iPhone? Then can I return my iPhone within 14 days to get the thunderbolt when it is released? Or can I just return my fascinate and reactivate my storm and become eligible again?
Any advice would help!
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I spent quite a bit of time on the phone with verizon customer service and since it was an early upgrade not a NE2 upgrade, I had to do it before the 15th. Apparently if you have ever used an early upgrade which I did to move up from the storm to storm 2, then when they changed the policy effective 1/16/11, you could not be grandfathered in.
If I do return the fascinate and just use my bb storm, then do I lose my upgrade eligibility all together?
- 02-11-2011, 05:36 PM #11
Add a line and get the TBolt. Then get the dumbest phone you can find ($20 or so on EBay) and switch the TB to your number and put the dumbphone on the added line. It will cost you $10 bucks a month, but you have your TB and access to another number to make calls that you don't want to use your "Real" phone for..."In valor, there is hope."