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    SSN required for iPhone activation

    I just called an AT&T representative. It's okay if you have no credit history or a SSN, but you have to make a deposit in order to get the iPhone. So I guess it's no big deal then. Pay the deposit, it's $500, and it should be fine.
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    SSN required for iPhone activation

    You could also buy the iPhone online, I doubt there will be a credit check online. When you receive the phone, register via iTunes on the name of someone else who is willing to do that, like a family member. I guess I have to go that route.
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    SSN required for iPhone activation

    Yes, I have used only pre-paid programs so far. I guess the only way to work around this is someone else has to get my AT&T subscription like a family member.
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    SSN required for iPhone activation

    Hello, I just noticed on the syn&activation video that you need to have a SSN for activation. Since I'm a foreign student in the US, I have no SSN nor any credit history. Does that mean I cannot purchase the iPhone? Or what other way is there to get the iPhone? When you but the iPhone in...