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Question - Switching Over to Verizon (Temporary Phone)

Discussion in 'Android General Discussions' started by SeraphX17, Feb 9, 2011.

  1. SeraphX17
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    I am looking to pick up the HTC Thunderbolt whenever it gets released (crossing fingers for this month).

    I am under a family plan with the rest of my family, and am not the primary account holder on AT&T. We are switching to Verizon in anticipation of the iPhone 4's release. Everyone else in the family is looking to get the iPhone, while I want to wait for the HTC Thunderbolt.

    If my family switches over on the 10th (or whenever they receive their iPhone's), can I simply get a contract free verizon phone on eBay and use that (and port my number over and become part of the family plan), so that when the Thunderbolt comes out I can then switch over to a contract plan (and still get the subsidized price)?

    Any help would be appreciated.
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    Probably would be best to call verizon. Thunderbolt does look nice!

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    I'd suggest being very careful and making sure that you get in writing that you are still eligible for a subsidy if you take that approach.
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