07-12-2010 07:59 AM
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  1. scoobdude's Avatar
    I ordered mine on the 150 through telesales since I was not eligible for an upgrade till July 1st. I saw they had them online, called up and placed 2 orders, wife wanted one, had them waive the activAtion fee, and received them the next day. Sure I have to deal with a mir, but I have the phone NOW.

    P.s. father's day my car got stuck in reverse. DOH
    07-03-2010 04:27 AM
  2. kyoon19's Avatar
    I used to live near sprint store in Ellisvile lol. I live in San Francisco now. I ordered one on sprint.com but get it at best buy or radioshack if you can because it is much easier to return or exchange. Wirefly.com has evo in stock I think and you can use $50 bing cashback or something. It will cost less than $140 after cashback.
    07-03-2010 05:33 AM
  3. emaster101's Avatar
    Wirefly.com has them listed as shipping in 2-3 weeks. But the price is unbeatable! $189.99 upgrade and $489.99 full.
    07-03-2010 05:43 AM
  4. kyoon19's Avatar
    $189.99 less $50 BCB = $139.99 and use coupon code WIREFLYBLUE11 for free BT headset. But damn 2-3 weeks is a long time.
    07-03-2010 05:46 AM
  5. rjbphotos's Avatar
    $189.99 less $50 BCB = $139.99 and use coupon code WIREFLYBLUE11 for free BT headset. But damn 2-3 weeks is a long time.
    yea just checked that myself I'm hoping Best Buy gets it instock before then.
    07-03-2010 05:52 AM
  6. fastamx79's Avatar
    thanks last year when i bought my pre in store the billed the full 300 on my account with no problem and im pretty sure i don't have a spending limit but i just wasn't sure if it was possible to do it online or over the phone at all
    When you order it online it will automatically default to bill to your account. You can change the payment method towards the end before you checkout if you want

    And if you were able to bill the Pre to your account last year, I'm sure you will have no issues doing the same with the Evo. You'd know if you have a spending limit. You can only bill upto 150 on your account, and you have to pay an additional 5 dollar fee a month on your bill (i think it's 5 dollars)
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    07-03-2010 07:22 AM
  7. ordcavms's Avatar
    I was lucky and flew back home and on the way back from the airport made a few calls. A BB in my area had one so i went straight there to get it. When i was there another guy was talking to the girl and and mentioned how thry had over 50 in his store, but all people wanted was a new iPhone. The BB i went to was in Addisson, IL, i think i have her card, i could call and see if what store that guy worked at, let me know if interested.
    07-03-2010 08:00 AM
  8. whale1977's Avatar
    yea just checked that myself I'm hoping Best Buy gets it instock before then.
    The EVO is on the front page of tomorrows weekly circular.
    07-03-2010 02:08 PM
  9. hockey4life0099's Avatar
    i was on a sprint waitlist for 2 weeks with no end in sight. finally i saw best buy had some stock online so i canceled my order at the sprint store and ordered it online from best buy and had it at my door two days later.

    my advice would be to just keep checking sprint.com and bestbuy.com. keep them in your favorites and check them a couple of times a day. ive been doing that cause my brother is looking for one and ive seen two or three little windows to order your evo (for whatever reason my brother could not puchase it at those specific times though).
    07-03-2010 02:14 PM
  10. PedroTheGoat's Avatar
    Just check at a Walmart store. I got mine at Walmart 2 days after the Evo launched even though every Best Buy and Radio Shack within my region was sold out. (I will not buy phones from Sprint Stores because I hate dealing with the rebate stuff and have never had a good experience dealing with Sprint Store employees)

    People who thirst for smartphones like us just don't really put WalMart into the equation when we're on the hunt. My WalMart had 12 in stock 2 days after launch.
    07-03-2010 02:25 PM
  11. rjbphotos's Avatar
    OMG this is a wonderful day so I'm at work and it's almost quitting time when I get a phone call I did not recognize the number so I let it go to voice mail then check the message it was from Best Buy the only one that when I called them the on he 1st offered to take my name and put it on there waiting list well I had forgot about that and really did not expect that they actually took my name but they called me to tell me they have EVO's in stock and wanted to set up an appointment so i set it up for when i got off work and rushed out to get my EVO.

    So now I am the very happy owner of one of the best phones out there and proud to be a full fledged member of the Android community of course that means I am most likely going to asking a lot of questions or searching the forums for the answers myself but I'm going to be busy the next few days setting up and customizing my new phone.
    07-03-2010 09:21 PM
  12. ohthebaby's Avatar
    glad you found it enjoy.....
    07-03-2010 09:26 PM
  13. G bot's Avatar
    Once I was on a BB waiting list... in fact it was for the Palm Pre last year. In fact, I still have *not* gotten my call saying the Pre was ready for me to pick up. lol
    I actually went in on Friday 6/11 after work and the BB girl at the mobile center said they tried calling me but I didn't answer, so they ended up giving it to a paid pre-order who came in. I got a bit annoyed because my blackberry would SOS everywhere and if callers don't leave a voicemail I would never know of the call. I told em to please leave a voicemail message.
    07-04-2010 01:54 AM
  14. wrecklass's Avatar
    I keep hearing all of these stories and thinking that I must have gotten lucky TWICE.

    After seeing the stores in my area with lines on the morning of 6/4, I decided to just order the phone online and see how long it would take. I placed my order 6/5 on the website and was shocked when I got an immediate email saying the phone would arrive on monday (6/7).

    After using it for a couple of days my wife decided she wanted one. I placed the order Wednesday night (6/9) and read that the phone had been sold out.

    I was again shocked to get an email saying the phone would arrive the next day. Sure enough the new phone arrived Fed Ex that morning (6/10).

    Apparently I was just very lucky to place orders just as phones became available.

    Now for the July Sprint bill. Which should be a shock of a different kind. Still we both love the phones and wouldn't go back to our BB Curves if they gave us the service for a year free.
    --
    Sent from my EVO 4G with Tapatalk
    07-04-2010 05:30 AM
  15. fkpalm's Avatar
    Had mine from day one and my wife wanted one my local sprint store who knew me told me it will be a week our two before they get any. Went to my local bb and mgr told me they will have a couple coming in on thurs. He called me on fri. And I picked it up
    Fred
    07-04-2010 09:01 AM
  16. fkpalm's Avatar
    Had mine from day one and my wife wanted one my local sprint store who knew me told me it will be a week our two before they get any. Went to my local bb and mgr told me they will have a couple coming in on thurs. He called me on fri. And I picked it up
    Fred
    07-04-2010 09:01 AM
  17. SNAFU's Avatar
    Well, i'm currently #8 on RadioScrap's Waiting list (said they are only getting 1-2 in a week), and the Sprint store said they "MIGHT" be getting some today but aren't sure so they told me to call later.
    07-05-2010 02:02 PM
  18. Dickens#AC's Avatar
    Just got mine about three hours ago. I live Lubbock, Texas which is a decent-sized city (225,000) that's two-plus hours from another city of any consequence.

    Long story short, and a refrain with which I'm sure most of you are familiar, I couldn't find a single EVO in town -- I called the Best Buy and six or seven Sprint stores. On a lark, I called the Sprint store in a small town (Levelland) about 40 miles away and, amazingly enough, they had one in stock.

    So I drove my happy tuchus to Levelland and picked it up. I major league lucked out.

    I've been a dedicated Windows Mobile user for the last three years or so but, after playing with the EVO for a few hours, am completely onboard the Android bandwagon now.
    07-05-2010 02:56 PM
  19. SNAFU's Avatar
    Well, no dice, not a single store got one Evo in today.

    perhaps I'll have better Luck tomorrow.
    07-05-2010 10:33 PM
  20. DocPeanut's Avatar
    Call sprint customer service, they have some. Not telesales, but account services, I promise they have some
    07-06-2010 12:21 AM
  21. mark1107's Avatar
    What I did to get an EvO and I had three offers:

    1. Pull up the phones numbers for all of the Radio Shack stores in your city.
    2. Start calling them. When you get someone live who handles phones say these exact words: " Listen John/Jane (what ever their name is) I have $forty reasons why I need an EVO and I want to make you 40 dollars happier if you can get me one asap and put me at the top of the list please."
    3. I had three stores call me back within an hour and offered me one immediately. I had to call 15 Radio Shack stores. I was one year into my sprint contract and they sold me the phone as an upgrade for $199.00 plus one free accessory.
    4. My total time waiting for an Evo when I was ready for one was 32 minutes.

    Also the rep who told me to come in went on break and his mgr helped me and I didnt have to pay my bribe.

    You can try it with twenty bucks but that isnt much of an incentive.

    Good Luck!

    Mark
    07-06-2010 12:37 AM
  22. SNAFU's Avatar
    What I did to get an EvO and I had three offers:

    1. Pull up the phones numbers for all of the Radio Shack stores in your city.
    2. Start calling them. When you get someone live who handles phones say these exact words: " Listen John/Jane (what ever their name is) I have $forty reasons why I need an EVO and I want to make you 40 dollars happier if you can get me one asap and put me at the top of the list please."
    3. I had three stores call me back within an hour and offered me one immediately. I had to call 15 Radio Shack stores. I was one year into my sprint contract and they sold me the phone as an upgrade for $199.00 plus one free accessory.
    4. My total time waiting for an Evo when I was ready for one was 32 minutes.

    Also the rep who told me to come in went on break and his mgr helped me and I didnt have to pay my bribe.

    You can try it with twenty bucks but that isnt much of an incentive.

    Good Luck!

    Mark
    Don't tempt me.....

    Besides I still need to find out if my not so wonderful credit rating (thanks to medical bills) is sufficient....

    I sure hope it is, I'm beyond fed up with att atm, their service is getting worse practically by the day in this area.....

    Getting Endless Dropped Calls, 3G Speeds slower than 56k used to be, 1 bar signals (or no signal) in places I used to get 4 bars, People calling and not getting Through then leaving important voicemails that never get delivered (never get a missed call listed either) and voicemails/text messages not getting delivered for up to a month.
    (yes I have Filed Complaints, far to many.)
    07-06-2010 01:27 AM
  23. DocPeanut's Avatar
    Snafu, call sprint, 1 800 639 6111, press 0, ask them to check your credit and if you qualify, ask them to send you an evo. They will, I promise.

    As far as credit, a big factor is your history with other cell carriers, how long have you been with them and your payment history.
    07-06-2010 01:54 AM
  24. csmith75's Avatar
    I have two waiting for me to pick up at UPS today. I ordered them via the phone Wednesday and would have had it Friday if UPS had used the doorbell.
    07-06-2010 08:51 AM
  25. SNAFU's Avatar
    Guess what I just got
    07-10-2010 03:35 PM
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