AT&T Next and AT&T Next Every Year℠ take the retail price of your new smartphone and spreads it across small monthly payments.
Choose the installment plan that works for you. Then, add a qualified AT&T wireless service.
Upgrade to a new smartphone every 2 years by trading in your eligible device.2
Pay off your smartphone in 30 months and enjoy lower monthly payments.
Upgrade to a new smartphone every year by trading in your eligible device.2
Pay off your smartphone in 24 months and enjoy low monthly payments.
2Req's 30 or 24-mo. 0% APR agmt & qual. wireless svc. If service is canceled, device balance is due. Upgrade elig. once 80% of device cost is paid on AT&T Next (eligible in two years or earlier if you have a down payment) and 50% with AT&T Next Every Year (eligible each year or earlier if you make a down payment). Upgrade req's trade-in of financed smartphone or one of the same make/model in fully functional & good physical condition.
Let's work the numbers
Here's what you'd pay if you bought the Samsung Galaxy S7 with:
$0 down payment
30% down payment4
(pay off in 30 months):
AT&T Next Every Year
(pay off in 24 months):
3Tax due at sale. $0 down req's well-qualified credit; 0% APR 30 or 24-mo. installment agreement & eligible svc. (which is extra). If svc. is canceled, device balance is due. $25 activation/upgrade & other fees, charges & restr's apply. 4A 30% down payment may be req'd.
What happened to 2-year service contracts that included subsidies?
AT&T does not offer 2-year service contracts on smartphones.
Do I own the smartphone? Or is this a leasing offer?
The smartphone is yours, and you're responsible for the monthly installment payments. You're also responsible for any loss, theft, or damage to the smartphone—both during the installment agreement period and afterward. We recommend you purchase the optional mobile insurance to protect your investment.
Can I purchase any smartphone with AT&T Next or AT&T Next Every Year?
Yes, AT&T Next and AT&T Next Every Year are available purchase options with any smartphone.
Can I pay off my smartphone early?
Yes, you have the option to pay off the remaining balance of your installment agreement in full at any time.
AT&T Next and AT&T Next Every Year offer well-qualified buyers the choice to purchase a smartphone for $0 down, dividing the retail price of the smartphone into low monthly installment payments. For other customers, a down payment of 30% may be required and the remainder of the retail price will be divided into low monthly installment payments. For any option, you may choose to make an optional down payment in order to have lower monthly installment payments.
More information about the options: AT&T Next: 30 monthly installments; eligible for an early upgrade with eligible trade-in when 80% of the full retail price is paid off (approximately 24 months). A 30% down payment may be required. AT&T Next Every Year: 24 monthly installments; eligible for an early upgrade with eligible trade-in when 50% of the full retail price is paid off (approximately 12 months). A 30% down payment may be required.
Both plans require you to pay tax at sale and have eligible wireless service during the term of your installment agreement. If you cancel your wireless service on the line with an installment agreement, the device balance will become due.
AT&T Next and AT&T Next Every Year require that you sign an installment agreement to pay for the smartphone in monthly installment payments. During the term of your installment agreement you must have eligible voice & data wireless service on your line for your smartphone. If you cancel your wireless service, the remaining unpaid balance on the smartphone is due. Also, a month to month wireless customer agreement for your wireless service or qualified business agreement is required.
You can chose the length of your new installment plan based on currently available offers.
Remember, once you are upgrade eligible, you can trade in an eligible smartphone (or one of the same make and model) in good physical, and fully functional condition, and upgrade to a new device with qualified service.
If you have mobile insurance, you may file a claim and pay the deductible for a replacement smartphone, then use your replacement smartphone as your AT&T Next or AT&T Next Every Year trade-in. Or, you may choose to just keep your smartphone and complete all installment payments. Once all payments have been made, you can upgrade to a new smartphone.
Yes, you can. You can take advantage of our pay-to-upgrade option after you've made two installment payments. You can take advantage of this option, as long as your account is in good standing.
You will need to make a lump sum payment equal to the balance remaining to become upgrade eligible. Please note that to trade in your smartphone, it must be fully functional and in good physical condition.
After you have been billed and made two monthly installment payments, as long as your account is in good standing, you are eligible to take advantage of our pay-to-upgrade option.
For AT&T Next, pay a lump sum amount that fulfills 80% of the retail price in order to upgrade with eligible trade-in. For AT&T Next Every Year, pay a lump sum amount that fulfills 50% of the retail price in order to upgrade with eligible trade-in.
Please note that to trade in your smartphone, it must be fully functional and in good physical condition.
AT&T NEXT OR AT&T NEXT EVERY YEAR: For smartphones only. Divides retail price into monthly installments. Requires 0% APR monthly installment agreement and eligible service. Tax due at sale. $0 down requires well-qualified credit or a 30% down-payment option is available. Pay more up front and the remainder of retail price is divided into 30 or 24 monthly installments. AT&T Next: 30-month agreement with trade-in to upgrade when 80% of retail price is paid off. AT&T Next Every Year: 24-month agreement with trade-in to upgrade when 50% of retail price is paid off. Service: Eligible postpaid service (voice and data) is required and extra. If service is canceled, remaining installment agreement balance is due.Examples: $749.99 retail price (1) on AT&T Next is $0 down and $25 per month or $225 down and $17.50 per month; or (2) on AT&T Next Every Year is $0 down and $31.25 per month or $225 down and $21.88 per month. Activation or upgrade fee: $25. No upgrade fee for line with a smartphone purchased on an installment agreement prior to August 1, 2015. Waiver of fee subject to change.Upgrade with eligible trade-in: Requires payment of percentage of retail price (50% or 80%); account in good standing; trade-in of financed device (or one of the same make and model) in good physical, and fully functional, condition through the AT&T Next and AT&T Next Every Year trade-in program (excludes AT&T trade-in program); and purchase of new eligible smartphone with qualified wireless service. After upgrade, unbilled installments are waived. Restocking fee: Up to $45.
GEN. WIRELESS SVC:Subj. to Wireless Customer Agmt (att.com/wca). Deposit: May apply. Limits: Purch. limits apply. Prices may vary by location. Credit approval, taxes, fees, monthly, other charges, usage, speed, coverage & other restr's apply per line. See att.com/additionalcharges for details on fees & charges. Pricing, terms & restr's subject to change & may be modified or terminated at any time without notice. AT&T service is subject to AT&T network management policies, see att.com/broadbandinfo for details.