Skip to main content
Accessibility Resource Center Skip to main content
Get up to $500 when you bring your phone. Plus, get the incredible iPhone 13 Pro on us. Online only. With select 5G Unlimited plans. Ends 12.5. Buy now
end of navigation menu
cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
***Announcement: Early next week, we’ll be merging the current Fios and Wireless Communities into the all new Verizon Community! Beginning the evening of Sunday 12/4, both Communities will be placed in read-only mode. You’ll still be able to visit the Communities and browse content, but login will be disabled. On the afternoon of Monday 12/5, all users will be able to log into the new Verizon Community. We expect the new Community to be fully functional the morning of Friday 12/9. Additional details can be found in the Announcements board and under Featured Topics!
Will I lose my device payment discount if I switch devices?
jg865
Member

I currently receive the $25 device payment discount for financing an iPhone 6S. The screen on that device shattered. Rather than paying a few hundred dollars to fix it, I was hoping to switch that line to another device that I own. I plan to continue making payments on the broken iPhone, but service will be deactivated. Will I lose the $25 discount if I switch to the other device, since the iPhone is no longer "associated" with that line? Thanks

Labels (1)
0 Likes
Re: Will I lose my device payment discount if I switch devices?
MiiHere
Leader

I can't remember if you lose the discount, there should be some older threads about this, but did want to provide some...information. If only the screen in damaged, you can get it fixed through Apple for around $130-$150 - more if there is internal damage. If you activate a new phone on that line, it won't be deactivated, it will simply be moved to that new phone; same phone number, same service etc. If they use the same SIM card, you can just pull the SIM from the cracked phone and put it in the other phone.

0 Likes
Re: Will I lose my device payment discount if I switch devices?
pmbsmh1997
Member

If you stay on your current plan you will continue to get the discount.  (The plan you are on has 40.00 access fees. With a device payment you get $25.00 credit) (New plans are 20.00 access fees) some scenarios your plan is better some times not. Play with the numbers. I decided to change mine cost was a bit more but I wanted the extra data and carryover. 

0 Likes