Iphone 4s Backorder

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Iphone 4s Backorder

I just checked my ATT account and it says my ipone 4s is backorder all ready

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It will say that because they are technically on backorder. They don't ship until next week!
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no25 wrote:

I just checked my ATT account and it says my ipone 4s is backorder all ready


If it is like the 4s, your iPHone will probably ship Monday from China..... 

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youngjm wrote:

If it is like the 4s, your iPHone will probably ship Monday from China..... 



Can you, or anyone else, confirm that this was the case for AT&T on prior iPhone pre-orders?

 

I've always ordered mine through Apple.com, but wasn't able to this time. Did the iPhone 4 previously show as backordered but still arrive on the release day?

 

Thanks!

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I can verify that information for you. I ordered my iPhone 4 from AT&T and the order status is a bit odd. Usually the phone will actually show coming off backorder when it is shipped. Some users reported last time that their phones arrived before it actually came off of backorder on the order status page. 

 

Short story, don't worry too much. They are pretty good at getting the phone to where they need to be on time. When the iPhone 4 came out, there were reports of customers getting the device even before the official release date. 

 

Jeff

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i ordered mine around 11:00AM at an at&t store and they said it would take 14-21 days to ship. i got an e-mail saying the same thing as well. my phone shows as backorder on the order status page. anyone know anything about this?

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ATT may Have sold all their launch day inventory?
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The last info that I received from Business Customer Support is that:

 

for pre-orders placed prior to 4pm EST on October 7th, the phones should be delivered on october 14th.

 

For orders placed after that time, you are looking at a 14 to 21 day delay before you can expect to receive the phone.

 

Apparently AT&T sold out their initial allotment / stock of phones. Those are the ones that will be delivered on the 14th. Everybody else will be waiting on AT&T to receive new stock or be waiting for their phones to ship to them from China (as the case may be. Either is possible).

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Pre-ordered iPhone 4S 32GB from AT&T and iPhone 4S 16GB from Apple at around 4:30 AM, October 7. Both are showing to be delivered on October 14.

 

By the way, iPhone 4S pre-order from Apple Store now shows up as shipping in 1~2 weeks.

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Iphone 4s Backorder

I pre-ordered on the 9th does that mean i have a while to wait? i still say backorder in the order status!

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