With the new iPhone 5 expected to be announced on September 12th, with a release date shortly thereafter, many of you would like to check your iPhone 5 upgrade eligibility on AT&T and Verizon. The process is very simple and takes a matter of minutes.
Check upgrade eligibility on AT&T
On your iPhone, dial *639#. You won’t actually be speaking to anyone. This will generate a message to AT&T regarding your request. You should see the following message on your iPhone.
Thank you, your request is being processed. A message will be sent to your phone.
Within a matter of minutes, you’ll receive a text message from AT&T which will indicate your account status. If you upgraded to the iPhone 4S, you might receive a message similar to the one below.
A full discount on a standard device or iPhone upgrade is not available at this time but you may qualify on 06/05/2013. We can offer you a discounted iPhone upgrade at 2-yr commitment price + $250 along with a new 2-year commitment and an $36 upgrade fee. Please visit a participating iPhone sales location for pricing on this offer.
Check upgrade eligibility on Verizon
On your iPhone, dial #874. Similar to the AT&T process above, you’ll receive a text message regarding your iPhone 5 upgrade eligibility.
With the big day coming, are you eligible for an upgrade? Let us know in the comments.