This is an AT&T question. I know, that I've said, that my contract ends and I can upgrade on September 14th. Even though, it's a month away, I don't know if my phone can hold out, since it is already giving me problems. For instance, the slowness. Even though, I can have good signal on 4G, my phone still gives me slowness and network problems, ever since, I had the phone. But, after a few months, the problems get worse. I posted an image, of what happens, when I try to post on my Facebook App. It will say "taking too long to post".
So, here's my question. Can I upgrade, my two year contract phone, a month early? Also, been having trouble, with retrieving voicemail.
You can always upgrade early. The issue is when you upgrade how much is it going to cost you. Upgrading within the first few months (up to 6?) of a contract generally means you pay the full price for your new phone. If you upgrade after that, but before your contract expires, you generally have what is called an "early upgrade cost" which is about $250 more than the "full upgrade cost."
If you want to replace your phone 1 month before your contract expires, you can pay an additional $250 and get your new phone now. You may also have the option to buy your new phone using NEXT (where you pay full price) but you don't sign a new service contract at all. The nice thing about NEXT is that you pay in installments (with no financing charges/interest) but you also pay the full price for your phone.
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