Apple has brought back Reserve & Pickup for iPhone 7 pre-orders, which allows customers to reserve a device online to then pickup in-stores, for both unlocked and those seeking contracts. The service was made available last year for the iPhone 6s as well.
How to use Reserve & Pickup for iPhone 7?
Launch the Apple Store iOS app, go to pre-order iPhone 7 and you should see the following ‘Reserve today’ for carriers—which actually takes you to this link, but it’s down because it’s getting hammered. The link may require you to click through via the Apple Store iOS app, like last year, so keep trying.
For pickup in-store for unlocked iPhones, the option appears under capacity when you’re choosing a model (our screen shows unavailable):
But if you do see pickup available, you’ll see the following two screens once you go through the steps:
Were you able to use Reserve & Pickup for your unlocked or carrier pre-order?