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Fri, Apr 5, 2019 10:16 AM

New AT&T Compatible Tablet Activation Fees

I have an older tablet that I use on the AT&T network. If I purchase a newer model tablet from an online retailer and use my existing SIM card, will I need to pay AT&T activation fees to use the new tablet on the existing line on service?


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a year ago

No.  There are no fees for activation of a device, the fee is activation of a new LINE.   Since you already have a line and sim, you are not charged, and you don’t even need to notify At&t. 

If you ‘upgrade’ through At&t, they will charge you an upgrade fee on existing line for new device.  But that’s not what you’re doing.   


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