You must have a Cricket monthly rate plan that costs $30/mo or more; The upgrade phone must be new and purchased from a Cricket store or online at www.cricketwireless.com; You can upgrade your phone only once every 180 days; A $25 device upgrade fee applies to phone upgrades in Cricket stores and online.
Applies to both Cricket-purchased devices and devices that you bring to Cricket. In Store: $25. Online: $0. Device Upgrade Fee. A fee for upgrading to a new Cricket-purchased device. (Does not apply to service plan changes.) In Store: $25. Online: $25. Reactivation Fee. A fee charged for reactivating a suspended account.
When you upgrade to a new phone, a $25 Device Upgrade Fee applies. However, this fee may be waived for a limited time for customers with phones that are not HD Voice-capable. *Limited time. For select existing Cricket customers in good standing who upgrade to a new Cricket smartphone from a non-VoLTE smartphone.
Cricket appreciates all of our customers which is why we offer upgrade discounts, monthly plan discounts, and a referral program that allows you to earn up to $250 per year in bill credits. Please know that current customer offers must be taken advantage of when offered and have expiration dates like new customer offers.
So that phone you pay cricket $50 might cost the dealer $100. So the dealer pays full price for the phone and has to sell it before cricket cuts the price of the handset, if they drop the price the dealer doesnt get the credit for the remainder of the phone. On an upgrade, the $25 fee is all the money the dealer makes on the phone.
If you're a current Cricket customer and you're upgrading to a new phone, you'll pay the "upgrade" price. You'll also pay a $25 upgrade fee. If you're a current Cricket customer, but you've already upgraded to a new phone within the past 90 days, you'll pay the "Full Retail Price." You'll also pay a $25 upgrade fee.