AT&T Next and AT&T Next Every Year℠ take the retail price of your new smartphone and spread it across small monthly payments.
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 0% APR 24 or 30-month installment agmt & elig. svc (min. $45/mo after AutoPay and paperless billing discount. Pay $55/mo. until discount starts w/in 2 bills). Credit approval req’d. Tax due at sale. If service is canceled, device balance is due. Down payment (either 30% or a range of $0 to $600 based on a variety of factors) may be req’d. 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. Fees, other monthly charges, limits & restr’s apply.
Let's work the numbers
Here's what you'd pay if you bought the Samsung Galaxy S9 with:
$0 down payment
30% down payment
(pay off in 30 months):
AT&T Next Every Year
(pay off in 24 months):
Tax due at sale. Req’s elig.installment agmt & svc. (minimum $45 per month after AutoPay and Paperless billing discount for new customers. Pay $55 per month until discount starts within 2 bills. Existing customers can add to eligible current plans which may be less). Activation/upgrade up to $45/line & other fees, charges, limits & restr's apply. 3$0 down req's well-qualified credit. Limit as low as 2 at $0 down. Down payment may be req’d and depends on a variety of factors. Will be either 30% of price or an amount ranging from currently $0 to $600 (amount subject to change, and may be higher).
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.
Depending on your number of lines, credit, and tenure, a down payment of 30% or a dollar amount ranging from $0 to $600 may be required. 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 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 down payment may be required.
Both plans require you to pay tax at sale and have eligible postpaid voice and data wireless service (minimum $50 per month for a new customer, or you can add to an existing eligible plan which may be less) 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.
You will have to pay taxes on the full price at the time of sale. You may also need to pay a down payment depending on your credit score, how long you have been an AT&T customer, your credit history with AT&T, your number of lines, and the number of devices you are financing.
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: Credit approval required. For smartphones only. Tax on sales price due at sale. Requires 0% APR monthly installment agreement and eligible service. Divides sales price into monthly installments. AT&T Next: 30-month agreement with trade-in to upgrade when 80% of sales price is paid off. AT&T Next Every Year: 24-month agreement with trade-in to upgrade when 50% of sales price is paid off. $0 down: Requires well-qualified credit. Limit as low as 2 smartphones at $0 down. Down payment: May be required and depends on a variety of factors. Down payment if required will be either 30% of sales price or a dollar amount ranging from currently $0 to $600 (amount subject to change, and may be higher). You may choose to pay more upfront. Remainder of sales price is divided into 30 or 24 monthly installments. Service: Eligible postpaid voice and data service (minimum $45 per month after AutoPay and Paperless billing discount for new customers. Pay $55 per month until discount starts within 2 bills. Existing customers can add to eligible current plans which may be less) is required and extra. If service is cancelled, remaining installment agreement balance is due. Examples: $749.99 sales price on AT&T Next (30-month) with $0 down is $25 per month, with $225 down (30%) is $17.50 per month, or with $600 down is $5 per month. On AT&T Next Every Year (24-month) with $0 down is $31.25 per month, with $225 down (30%) is $21.88 per month, or with $600 down is $6.25 per month. Activation or upgrade fee: Up to $45/line. No upgrade fee for line with a smartphone purchased on an installment agreement prior to August 1, 2015. Waiver of fee subject to change. Restocking Fee: Up to $45. Limits: Purchase limit applies. Eligibility, device, line and financing limits & other restr’s apply. Upgrade with eligible trade-in: Requires payment of percentage of sales 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 or AT&T Next Every Year trade-in program (excludes AT&T trade-in program where you receive an instant credit or AT&T promotion card), and purchase of new eligible smartphone with qualified wireless service. After upgrade, unbilled installments are waived. See att.com/next and your Retail Installment Agreement for full details.
GENERAL WIRELESS SERVICE: Subject to wireless customer agreement (att.com/wca). Services are not for resale. Deposit: May be required. Limits: Purchase and line limits apply. Prices vary by location. Credit approval, fees, monthly and other charges, usage, eligibility and other restrictions per line may apply. See att.com/additionalcharges for more details on other charges. Pricing and terms are subject to change and may be modified or terminated at any time without notice. Coverage and service are not available everywhere. You get an off-net (roaming) usage allowance for each service. If you exceed the allowance, your services may be restricted or terminated. Other restrictions apply and may result in service termination. For info on AT&T network management policies see att.com/broadbandinfo.