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My father just opened up a 2-year contract with Verizon last month. This month, we're going to open up another line for me to use. Will I have to pay full-retail price on the phone, since we didn't get the phone/additional line when he signed?
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Why dont you ask Verizon?
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So wait, how does this work? I pick a phone I want, add to cart, then what...? ._.
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I think if you sign into your dad's account, when you go to purchase the phone it'll ask you how you want to hook it into the account.
    
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I think if you sign into your dad's account, when you go to purchase the phone it'll ask you how you want to hook it into the account.
Interesting. I'll give this a try. I just hope it won't slam us with hidden charges .
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If you are adding a new line to his account you need a new contract for that line, therefore you dont have to pay full retail price for the phone ur getting because ur getting a new 2year contract.
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If you are adding a new line to his account you need a new contract for that line, therefore you dont have to pay full retail price for the phone ur getting because ur getting a new 2year contract.
That makes sense. So would I also be able to go to the Verizon store with him and still get contract prices?
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Interesting. I'll give this a try. I just hope it won't slam us with hidden charges .
activation fees for the first month and about $10 extra in taxes each month + the cost of the line itself.
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u have to have him take u to the store and add a line. U cant do it without him

You will get a discounted price on a new phone. Usually there are deals for 2 phones. If its within 30 days of his new account you can easily swap out his phone for a 2 phone deal.

There are no hidden charges. Read the plans, pay for what you want. Use the phone in a way that exceeds that plan, pay the fee.
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