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activating someone else's upgrade on verizon


AC Question

If I buy someone's new phone upgrade, can it be activated on my account. The person used their upgrade to order a new phone from verizonwireless.com, and then is going to sell me the new phone. Can I activate it right to my account, or does the phone need to be activated on their account first?

B. Diddy

Senior Ambassador
Mar 9, 2012
I believe upgrades depend on how long your own contract has been going on. You can't buy someone else's phone and expect to get the upgrade they were due for.