I went to an Apple store yesterday to trade in my iPhone 8 for the 13 and take advantage of the carrier promo that would give me about a $400 discount with this trade in. I am on a family plan now and am looking to transfer my line to my own account with unlimited data. After going through the whole process, I was told that the promo wasn’t coming up since “the bill hasn’t been paid”. It’s a bill posted 2 days ago- it is a family plan and my parents have the bill on autopay every month and do not miss payments. This rationale is ridiculous to me. So, I left with nothing and am stuck on the same plan. I cannot get a phone through Verizon since you guys are back ordered and I cannot receive a phone through the mail. Can I take advantage of the trade in promo when I transfer my line or no? If the answer is no I will just take my number to a different carrier. This has been a headache.
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