How long before I can get a new phone on a Tab after activating SIM only?

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If someone activates a line on SIM only, how long do you have to wait before you can then upgrade and get a new phone on a Tab after activating on the SIM only?
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Posted 2 years ago

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I don't think you have to wait at all.  I activated SIM only, and when I decided to get a new phone a few months later, the Tab cost was simply added to my existing plan.
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I don't think there's any sort of a wait unless your credit class places you on Spending Limit program when you sign up with SIM only. Then you'll have to pay on time for a consistent 6 months to get that cleared. That's a separate issue though.
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Hi Raj,

Indeed Jonathan (and JeremyESQ) are right. You can activate a line on SIM-Only and the very same day, if you decide to buy a phone on the Tab, you should be able to do it. However, as Jonathan said, if you are on the Spending Limit Program (, your account will be reviewed after 6 months and if you have a good payment history (, then the Spending Limit Program will be removed from your account and then you'll be able to get a Tab :-).

Hope this helps! 


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