I only owe $81.24 on my Edge contract. I want to upgrade my phone and want to keep my current phone. I'm under the impression that after the 81.24 is paid off I get to keep my iPhone 5S. I want to upgrade to the iPhone 6 Plus and switch to a 2 year contact. I found this info on the site:
"If you don't wish to Edge Up you must pay off the remaining balance of your Verizon Edge device, either in full or according to the scheduled monthly installments. After your Edge device is paid off, you can purchase a new device under a 2-year service agreement."
So after reading this I would assume that I can pay off the remaining balance and then switch to a new phone and 2 year contact. I asked online help and they said that I had to wait until October before I can do that all that. Why would that be? If I'm paid off the phone is mine and I'm choosing to change my contact. Looking at my plan its currently "month to month" so I should be able to change whenever I'm paid off right? Can someone clear all this up for me?
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The only other thing that can hold up upgrading devices is a late payment or other negative on the account. According to the terms of service your account has to be in good standing for 6 months.
I don't know of any other reason.
I'm thinking that your original Edge payment schedule term was 24 months and that October would have been the end of that 2 years? Maybe the rep was just seeing the date of next upgrade based on that date and not paying attention to the fact you are/were on Edge and about to or were already paid off.