Can I add a wireless cell phone or tablet to my account without running another credit check?
When ATT was running the promotion for free tablet, i tried to add it to my account. But it tried to open up a new account for me with a new credit check and was denied. I am a uverse customer and was required to pay a deposit of $195 upfront. I have Uverse Voice and Internet. But I would rather be able to go mobile with my services, and have a cell phone with me instead of just a home phone.
Re: Can I add a wireless cell phone or tablet to my account without running another credit check?
I would suspect that if you try to get anything on the wireless side you will have to pass another credit check, but depending on how long you have had U-verse service, if your in good standing, and have always been on time with payments, they might take that into consideration.
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When it comes to signing up for our mobile service, or any of our major services, a credit check is initiated. With that, there is no way to bypass it, but as beebeesa stated, maintaining a good balance and account with us does play a factor. It is all done by an automated system that factors all that information into your credit risk.
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