Can someone else buy me a phone usin their tab, but the new phone could have a separate tab for me?

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Hello, I am a person considering our purchasing a samasung galaxy s2 x. But my actual question is quite complicated... my brother (currently using koodo) told me that after you buy a phone from koodo, and you pay off your tab completely ... then you get $150 off your next phone purchase. I was wondering if it is possible that my brother (or anther family member with koodo) could purchase another phone off of their tab, but for me and I could have my own tab after that. I know it is kinda complicated but I was hoping someone would be able to help me out. Thanks, :)
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I believe so.

What it sounds like to me is that someone buys a phone for you using their tab, and then you add it on to your account, thus leaving you with a zero tab. If this is what you wanted then yes it is possible.

Basically the other person buys the phone, and you put it on your account. Then every month the tab is credited 15% of your bill (before taxes) so that you would end up with a positive tab balance (maybe in the hopes of buying a different phone for whoever bought you that phone :)
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You can definitely do this if you order the phone through the webstore, since it comes unactivated with a new sim card. Once you have the phone you can activate it on any line you choose. Some retailers require that the phone must be activated immediately if you buy it in store.
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Hi Mia, it's possible! However, remember that, since your brother would use his own Tab to get the phone, he will be responsible for it (and charged) if he decides to cancel his account, even though he's not the one using the phone. A credit check is also mandatory, even if you already have a phone. We hope to welcome you soon!

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