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Transfer upgrade eligibility

Get important details about transferring upgrade eligibility to another wireless line on your account.


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Requirements for transferring upgrade eligibility

If a line on the account is eligible to upgrade, you may be able to transfer that upgrade to another line on the account. To transfer upgrade eligibility:
  • Contact us or go to an AT&T store to get started.
  • Only the account owner, Retail Authorized User, or authenticated caller can transfer an upgrade.
  • The transferring and receiving lines must be the same type of device like a phone for phone, tablet for tablet.
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Swap installment plan or contract terms

When you transfer upgrade eligibility to another line, the transferring line assumes the installment plan or contract terms remaining on the receiving line.
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Transfer upgrade eligibility with an AT&T Next smartphone

If the transferring line that is eligible to upgrade has any AT&T Next smartphone installment plan payments, they’ll need to trade in a smartphone of the same make and model. The smartphone must be fully functional, and in good physical condition. Learn more about trade-in requirements.
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