Verizon Edge is a program that provides you the flexibility to upgrade early, and pay for your phone over 24 months rather than paying for it all upfront. You’ll make a monthly payment until your phone’s full retail price is paid off completely.
After 30 days, if you’ve paid for at least 50% of the phone, you’ll have the option to Edge Up to a new phone without any upgrade fees.
To be eligible for the Edge Up option, the original phone purchased using Verizon Edge must be returned in good working condition and have no significant damage as determined by Verizon Wireless.
With Verizon Edge, you can:
To be eligible for Verizon Edge, your phone must be eligible for an upgrade and:
Early Edge Open Enrollment is a limited-time option to participate in the Verizon Edge program. You can get your choice of the latest smartphone sooner than you would under a traditional 2-yr contract.
If you’ve had your current phone since 11/13/13, you may be eligible to purchase a 4G LTE smartphone through the Verizon Edge program. You’ll pay for your phone in monthly payments.
To be eligible for Early Edge, you must meet all the following:
All Verizon Wireless smartphones and basic phones are eligible for Verizon Edge. Other devices, such as tablets and mobile hotspots, aren’t eligible at this time.Back to top
You make a device payment each month that appears on your bill. There’s no finance fee or upgrade fee to join the program.Back to top
Yes. You can purchase insurance to protect against loss or damage.Back to top
Yes, you can participate in the Verizon Edge program provided you are upgrade eligible and enter a Verizon Edge Agreement.Back to top
No. Prepaid accounts aren’t currently eligible for Verizon Edge.Back to top
Yes, for smartphones with Verizon Edge, you get $10 off your monthly line access on The MORE Everything plans up to 8GB and $25 off on plans with 10GB or more.
For example, if you have 2 smartphones on your plan with 6GB of data, line access on a 2-year contract would be $80, on Edge it would be $60.
Yes, you can make a down payment which will reduce your monthly Edge payment. However, the total down payment can’t exceed 50% of the full retail price of the device.
Note: To participate in the Verizon Edge program, some customers will be required to make a down payment.
You can have a Verizon Edge Agreement for every device on your account, up to 10, as long as you don’t exceed your spending limit.Back to top
Yes, when you participate in the Verizon Edge program, you will enter into a 24-month Verizon Edge Agreement. However, this agreement is different from traditional 24-month contracts because you can upgrade after 30 days. Customers must have a Verizon Wireless service agreement when they purchase under Verizon Edge.Back to top
No, unless you are either seeking to Edge Up to a new device, which requires that at the time of the Edge Up transaction you pay at least 50% of the device following the initial 30 days of the Verizon Edge Agreement; or you are seeking to pay off 100% of your Verizon Edge Agreement, which you may do at any time.Back to top
The remaining balance for your Verizon Edge phone will be listed on your bill, which is also available in My Verizon.
Note: You won’t have the option to pay additional amounts beyond your monthly payment toward your outstanding Verizon Edge balance, unless you’re exercising the Edge Up option or paying off 100% of the balance.
Yes. You’ll continue to be responsible for your monthly payments under your Verizon Edge contract. We encourage you to sign up for insurance to protect your Verizon Edge phone.Back to top
Yes. If you voluntarily suspend service to your phone (with or without billing), you’ll still need to make your monthly payments under your Verizon Edge Agreement.
Note: If your line is suspended under our military service policy, you will not be billed Verizon Edge payments during the military suspension (limit for military suspend is 3 years and 90 days) and your payments will resume where they left off upon your return from military service.
Edge Up allows you to turn in your existing Edge phone and upgrade to a new phone without an upgrade fee.
To be eligible to Edge Up, you must:
When you Edge Up to a new Edge device, you must provide to Verizon Wireless one of the following in good working condition and without significant damage, as determined by Verizon Wireless:
There are three ways that you can Edge Up:
Beginning April 13th, you’ll be able to complete the Edge Up process at select Verizon Wireless authorized retailers.
Yes. Verizon Edge phones are covered by these policies.
Note: once you return your previous Edge phone, you can’t get that phone back.
Learn more about Verizon’s Return Policy.
Yes. The restocking fee of $35 applies to all phone returns and exchanges.
Note: There is no restocking fee when you turn in your phone using the Edge Up option.
No. Once you exercise the Edge Up option, your old Verizon Edge Agreement is terminated, and you’re responsible for returning your old Edge phone in good working condition and without significant damage within 14 days of your receipt of your new device.Back to top
I am eligible to Edge Up, but I’d rather upgrade my phone under a long-term service agreement rather than a Verizon Edge Agreement. Can I sign up for a long-term service contract to get a new device if I continue to make my monthly Edge payments?
No. If you’re currently under a Verizon Edge agreement, you can’t also sign a long-term service contract. You must first pay off the remaining balance of your Verizon Edge phone, either in full or according to the scheduled monthly installments. Then, you can purchase a new device under a long-term service agreement.Back to top
Yes. You’ll receive the value for the trade, and you can use the balance to make the first payment of your new phone. However, you may not use the trade-in value to reduce the retail price of the new Edge phone.Back to top