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Apple iPhone 8 / 8 Plus & iPhone X Reservation numbers / Questions!

Meowmix
I'm a Trusted Advisor

Hey everyone!!Smiley Happy

I am posting this now as tomorrow i will be unable to come online due to some family appointments i have Smiley Sad

 

Once again its the time of the year that Apple will be announcing their new iPhone line up. I am happy to announce that iPhone 8 / 8 Plus and iPhone X will be announced tomorrow! As for the specs, They are rumored to be the iPhone X will have a OLED wrap around display near bazel-less and have 3GB of RAM and wireless charging as per the rumors. The iPhone 8 / 8+ will have similar body and display as the iPhone 7 and newer technology such as new camera / Face unlocking and more! Will update this tomorrow when i can! The names to be rumored as per what the IOS11 beta has shown and also some of the features! Again i will try and update the thread tomorrow when i can! 

 


1). Once Rogers has announce when they will add the Apple iPhone 8 / 8+ and iPhone X to the reservation list & the day comes, sign into your My Rogers account - Product & Services – Wireless & you will see a Red wording saying “Device Reservation" on the main page. Click that & it will take you to the page. Once there you will need to pick which device you want, iPhone 8 Black and what other colors they may release it on. You also need to pick the store you want it to go too. Just to make it clear, reservations are for current Rogers wireless customers which have contracts with them. Rogers will put up the Pre order list for people that want to pre order the phone which have no wireless accounts with Rogers. Also just too add below is the meaning of the statues .

- If your status is "OPEN", your reservation has been made and we are awaiting product from our supplier. At this time you can change your pick-up location, contact email address or cancel your reservation.
- If your status is "CANCELLED", your reservation has been cancelled and your reservation fee will be credited back to your account.
- If your status is "IN PROGRESS", we have begun the shipment process and you will not be able to edit or cancel your reservation any longer. The next email you will get will be the one that confirms shipment to the store you chose.
- If your status is "SHIPPED", your device has left our warehouse and is on its way to the store you chose. Keep in mind that you can NOT reserve a device via calling them. It can ONLY happen if the reservation system is down but they will to reserve it via online. Plus if you reserve it via phone, you will NOT see your status or know what number you are VS reserving it online.


2). Please keep in mind that if you pick a Rogers Authorized dealership, you may not be able to get the device soon after it ships. This has been the main issue with all the iPhone reservations & most of the other devices which have been on the reservation system. I would suggest you pick a Local Rogers store (Corporate Rogers store or Rogers Plus) to go to get it. When the Rogers warehouse sends it out, the Rogers stores will get them first. Some of the Rogers Authorized dealers have their own warehouse in which the devices will go to. After that there is no tracking until the device ships from that warehouse & goes to the store & they call you. You can also look for your FlexTab aka upgrade fee online via My Rogers or contact Rogers & they will let you know.


3). Also remember you are going to have to put down a $40 fee to reserve the device. Once it ships out, the $40 fee will be reversed back into your account. IF you want to cancel your reservation, that $40 will also be credit back to you. So either way you will get that $40 back. Also remember you may NOT be the first to get the phone if you have a high number or a low one. The Reservation system is made to have a device reserved for you as the stores will be sold out. If your reservation status still says “ OPEN” after launch & a store has a device in stock, you can still go in the store & get it. Then come back home & cancel the reservation online. If the status is “ IN PROGRESS” & you get a device via a store that have one for u, you have to wait until it ships out & then tell the store that u picked u do not want it. Do remember the reservation number is CANADA - WIDE. This means if lets say you are #45 in line for the black one, you are #45 for that GB , color & model Canada wide. Also keep in mine you have to be the account holder in order to pick up the device at the store. No one else can. You can try adding a family member as Level on the account but some stores will decline it.


For frequently asked questions about the Rogers Reservation System, please click here Rogers Reservation FAQ


4) .For Corporate / Business customers. You guys will have a different line then regular customers do. This means you guys have a few different statutes then regular customers do. Also keep in mind for the past few years there has been issues / confuses about business customers getting the phones via the reservation. You guys will be getting them the day of launch or after depending on your status & what goes on.

 

5). They also started last year a pre ordering system done online being charged on your CC ( Credit card) imminently and having the device shipped to your home instead. Last year with the iPhone 7 / 7 Plus the ones that picked this way got it the day of launch or day after launch but only a few did. Not everyone.  This way is a good way but sadly u do not see any status updates like u do with the reservation system and only get a confirmation email and a shipment email. ( some did not get any email until the unit got shipped with QMS or UPS). Please do remember. Using the SHIP TO HOME option does NOT give u any insight of updates or status. You will only get notified when it ships out. 

Let's make this thread the only thread for the iPhone 8 / 8+ iPhone X  please and if you guys have any questions, don't hesitate to ask me and I'll gladly be able to help!Smiley HappyCat Happy

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Re: Apple iPhone 8 / 8 Plus & iPhone X Reservation numbers / Questions!

Meowmix
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Hello @jorjel

Thats true. Some stores don't even get anything. It's only the big stores which make volume sales.

Re: Apple iPhone 8 / 8 Plus & iPhone X Reservation numbers / Questions!

jillzzzy77
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okay I went to check my best buy order because I am #173 in the rogers queue and the best buy one already has shipping date and number  Should I assume i will get that one and can cancel my Rogers one?

Re: Apple iPhone 8 / 8 Plus & iPhone X Reservation numbers / Questions!

Meowmix
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Hello @jillzzzy77

Don't cancel just incase it doesn't show up. Cancel the Rogers one when u get it from Best buy

Re: Apple iPhone 8 / 8 Plus & iPhone X Reservation numbers / Questions!

jorjel
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Wait few more days...
This time we won't see Tim with high number, record breaking sales after the first week-end

Re: Apple iPhone 8 / 8 Plus & iPhone X Reservation numbers / Questions!

abrarhaq
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Hey Meomix, which best buy did you work at? I used to work at the Stoney Creek location between 2008 and 2013

Re: Apple iPhone 8 / 8 Plus & iPhone X Reservation numbers / Questions!

Meowmix
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Hello @abrarhaq

I worked at the Yonge And Eglinton location from January 2015 till May 2017. I was the Home Theater / Appliance Senior.

Re: Apple iPhone 8 / 8 Plus & iPhone X Reservation numbers / Questions!

@mwahidullah yes I did but on the Canada Post website it only says that "electronic information has been submitted by shipper." On the Best Buy website it says "Item Status: Shipped" 

Re: Apple iPhone 8 / 8 Plus & iPhone X Reservation numbers / Questions!

@jillzzzy77 I ordered two phones, both space grey 64GB, one at 3:16 AM EST, and the other at 3:20 AM EST. It says both of them have shipped and it's given me a tracking # for both 

Re: Apple iPhone 8 / 8 Plus & iPhone X Reservation numbers / Questions!

@Meowmix thank you!

Re: Apple iPhone 8 / 8 Plus & iPhone X Reservation numbers / Questions!

mwahidullah
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Looks like bestbuy is faster and more legit interms of tracking orders.

Re: Apple iPhone 8 / 8 Plus & iPhone X Reservation numbers / Questions!

jillzzzy77
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yes i see it now mine says arriving nov 6th 

Re: Apple iPhone 8 / 8 Plus & iPhone X Reservation numbers / Questions!

Aperrotta
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@Meowmix

 

Do you know to check a Rogers business orders status?

Re: Apple iPhone 8 / 8 Plus & iPhone X Reservation numbers / Questions!

mwahidullah
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Question to @Meowmix
How does it work with bestbuy? You order online for $50 and they will ship the phone to your address. How do you pay $600 to Rogers then?

Re: Apple iPhone 8 / 8 Plus & iPhone X Reservation numbers / Questions!

Meowmix
I'm a Trusted Advisor
Hello @mwahidullah

" Pre-Order Online. Pick Up In-Store.

How to pre-order this phone:
Pre-order today to place a $50 deposit and reserve your place in line! The earlier you order, the earlier you'll get a phone.
We’ll email you with details about which store your phone will be available for pick up after the release date.
In-store your $50 deposit will be applied to the price of your phone."

That means you will pick up the device in store and u will need to pay the amount in store.

Re: Apple iPhone 8 / 8 Plus & iPhone X Reservation numbers / Questions!

Meowmix
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Hello @Aperrotta

You need to log into your Business account via the Rogers business solutions page.

Re: Apple iPhone 8 / 8 Plus & iPhone X Reservation numbers / Questions!

abrarhaq
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Does anyone know if my anything will go screwy with my order if I change my pickup location?

Re: Apple iPhone 8 / 8 Plus & iPhone X Reservation numbers / Questions!

Meowmix
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Hello @abrarhaq

It won't do anything to the reservation if you change the location of the Rogers store u want it to go to.

Re: Apple iPhone 8 / 8 Plus & iPhone X Reservation numbers / Questions!

enigma4321
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@Th1ef  Plus theres no way Rogers is getting 2800 phones  (Especially iphone X's) on launch lol

Re: Apple iPhone 8 / 8 Plus & iPhone X Reservation numbers / Questions!

AJ7777
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Hopefully I see my phone on launch. This Nexus 6P is killing me lol app crash is known but freaking keyborad crashes. Like you serious. Haha Position #9 for Grey256

Re: Apple iPhone 8 / 8 Plus & iPhone X Reservation numbers / Questions!

Jrsmithz
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Logged on to check my reservation this morning. Jumped up from #56 to #55, looks like someone got antsy and ditched their spot.

Re: Apple iPhone 8 / 8 Plus & iPhone X Reservation numbers / Questions!

Meowmix
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Hello @Jrsmithz

Yeah some are because they see Apple or Best Buy is faster.