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How to hack T-Mobile’s breakup plan and save hundreds on an iPhone

Photo: Jim Merithew/Cult of Mac

Photo: Jim Merithew/Cult of Mac

There’s a reason T-Mobile’s offer to pay off new customers’ early termination fees sounds too good to be true. In certain cases, it’s a rotten deal compared to just paying the fee yourself.

However, with a little hackery, you can flip T-Mobile’s deal from bad to fantastic — and save hundreds on a new iPhone (or any smartphone).

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