If you woke up at 12:00 a.m. PT/3:00 a.m. ET on Friday, Sept. 14 to pre-order a new iPhone from Apple, you likely have some good news coming your way.
Order statuses are beginning to switch to “Preparing to ship” if you have a launch day pre-order with a Sept. 21 delivery date. A charge on your form of payment and tracking number will likely be arriving soon.
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More importantly in the long term, you can rest easy knowing that Apple is not going to push your shipping date back, or at least isn’t planning to.
In years past, Apple has been a bit slow to send out tracking numbers, likely as the devices first ship from China and have to come over to US hubs for shipping. If you’re eager to know where your iPhone is, UPS is usually the shipping provider, and tracking by reference with an order number or phone number might let you find it. Read more…