1. pinkclouds890's Avatar
    Hello All!

    I am a longtime lurker of crackberry but I was too lazy to create an account.

    IN SHORT: I called a Best Buy and they actually found 2 KeyOne's in my city after all... in 2 very outlier Best Buy locations! Try and call a few Best Buy's, give them the SKU# of the KeyOne(which is on their website), tell them to double check because online may say it's sold out, and hopefully they have one afterall. I hope I don't waste anyone's time or give someone false hope, but if you are really desperate for the new phone because perhaps your current Blackberry is on it's last limb and you were trying to hold out until the KeyOne is released, then maybe you can give it a shot, and make a few calls. *phew*

    LONG STORY: Okay, so this kinda thing never happens to me, but thank God I decided to call a Best Buy again today to see if by some chance they had one in stock. I live in the 4th Largest Metropolitan City in the United States, and after reading these threads on Crackberry all day yesterday, I pretty much figured those in smaller towns would have a better chance at snagging a KeyOne at a Best Buy than me. I want to purchase a K1 from Best Buy because of the Geek Squad protection that covers cracks, water damage, malfunctioning period. So that's why I didn't want to get one from Amazon(besides they were sold out by the time I got to looking smh).Yesterday I called the nearest Best Buy to me and the assistant said they haven't heard of it, but put me on hold and came back to say they didn't have any in stock and said there's none actually in the whole city, or state for that matter. Later in the day as I was searching for answers, confused by the lack of product of this whole rollout I decided let me call a random Best Buy in Seattle(lol)...the sweetest person did all kinds of cross searches, etc. and she said she's been getting calls about this and unfortunately she's not seeing anymore KeyOne's in stock in the state, better yet the whole country. She was just as surprised as us with the unavailability of product and whatnot. So then I really gave up and turned to Crackberry to soothe my pain, or to see if someone found out something great like actually there's going to be more KeyOne's out by next week, BUT I didn't see that and I started looking for my sister's old Galaxy because my Blackberry Classic is all kinds of tore up. FAST FORWARD to today, I decide: let me call one last Best Buy, so I chose one by a really deserted mall. The person checks the system says they don't even see a K1, then I insist the phone exists and it's listed on their website...I give them the SKU# and they say "we don't have that in stock, actually wait" put me on hold for a while, comes back and lo and behold they came to see that there are some in only 2 locations in our ENTIRE city. I hurriedly call 1 of them to check and I felt like I was Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.. I found the golden ticket. The location had 1...ONLY 1 KeyOne! And they said they assume they were only given 1! At first they were like we don't have any and blah blah blah but I told them to check again, and that I was told their location has 1, and they found out that yeah they actually do. Sooo, I called the other location because its a 1 hour drive compared to the 1 hour and 15 minute drive I would've had to make to the other location and after being on hold for a while they confirmed they actually have 1, and only 1 KeyOne, and there were only 2 locations in my whole city that currently have 1(confirming what the 1st representative told me). SOOO all in all guys, I hope I don't give you all false hope, or waste your time but I just wanted to share this victory with you and hope that there are maybe some KeyOne's left at your local Best Buys after all! I don't know if these were the only 2 Best Buys in my entire city to have ever had a KeyOne for release date or not, but I was definitely shocked at A. The locations of the Best Buys that had them(very random, outlier kinda locations) and B. that each store only had 1 KeyOne.

    Well Good Luck to you all, and again I hope I don't give anyone false hope or waste your time, thanks for reading, and good luck.
    cbvinh likes this.
    06-01-17 06:24 PM
  2. FishhPoohh's Avatar
    Yeah, this is too long. You lost me at 4th largest metropolitan city in America. Which is Dallas but yeah....
    Camelhmpz and Mike-Mike like this.
    06-01-17 09:07 PM
  3. Al moon's Avatar
    all these letters made me very dizzy but congratulations
    06-01-17 09:11 PM
  4. anon(5364777)'s Avatar
    Lol its like an egyptian wall scripture. ill read tomorrow during coffee.
    06-01-17 09:38 PM
  5. anon(4297019)'s Avatar
    Did you type this on your KEYone?

    Passport. SQW100-1 OS 10.3.3.2163
    Camelhmpz likes this.
    06-01-17 09:42 PM
  6. Al moon's Avatar
    Did you type this on your KEYone?

    Passport. SQW100-1 OS 10.3.3.2163
    we better hope he did.
    06-01-17 09:51 PM
  7. jakie55's Avatar
    Some people have no patience, and we wonder why they go into fits when they don't get what they want THIS SECOND! OP, good for you finding that acorn in the forest so to speak.
    Last edited by Uzi; 06-01-17 at 10:43 PM.
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    06-01-17 09:57 PM
  8. pinkclouds890's Avatar
    Some people have no patience, and we wonder why they go into fits when they don't get what they want THIS SECOND! OP, good for you finding that acorn in the forest so to speak.
    Thank you. I gave a short version to get straight to the point, and a long version, for those who really like details. Almost regret posting..
    06-01-17 10:50 PM
  9. Captain Kitchener's Avatar
    Thanks for posting, OP. But it's hard to restore be honest. But the fact that it's not in all caps helps
    06-01-17 10:58 PM
  10. anon(4297019)'s Avatar
    Did you type this on your KEYone?

    Passport. SQW100-1 OS 10.3.3.2163
    I was serious! Don't you even consider that your posting is regrettable...

    Passport. SQW100-1 OS 10.3.3.2163
    06-01-17 11:02 PM
  11. Jose Vazquez5's Avatar
    Who in the world sends only one device to a store?
    06-01-17 11:33 PM
  12. iamci's Avatar
    Damn there was one in Dallas? Which one?
    06-02-17 12:19 AM
  13. mithrazor's Avatar
    Thanks for the story I'm going to try to call some stores today and see what they say in the 5th largest metropolitan
    06-02-17 12:34 AM
  14. muindor's Avatar
    I think it's a good way to find out where the KEYone is in stock. In times of instant information, showing the stocks of devices on websites have a massive delay, or even never short the correct stock which I never understand. So calling the stores to ask is a great way to find out. If the customer (us) feel to waste the staffs time by calling them to ask questions then there's something seriously wrong.

    Posted via CB10
    06-02-17 02:40 AM
  15. Mike-Mike's Avatar
    i planned on stopping by the two best buys near me to see if they have a display out
    06-02-17 03:25 PM
  16. Carjackd's Avatar
    Yeah, this is too long. You lost me at 4th largest metropolitan city in America. Which is Dallas but yeah....
    He lost me at hello
    06-02-17 03:27 PM
  17. bishop4128's Avatar
    Apparently BlackBerry does. One per store. Verified by two Los Angeles Best Buy stores. -_-
    06-02-17 03:30 PM
  18. supertom's Avatar
    Apparently BlackBerry does. One per store. Verified by two Los Angeles Best Buy stores. -_-
    Verified in SAN DIEGO too.. I asked the rep how many they got on Launch day when I went to pick it up and he said They got one (Chula Vista) and Mission Valley had one, and that's it

    I stayed up til 1:20am tuesday night when it went live on their website and bought it right away!
    06-02-17 06:14 PM
  19. Jose Vazquez5's Avatar
    Hopefully they're not selling the ship to store phones. I got notified that mine is ready to pick up but I won't be able to go until tomorrow night. It better still be there.
    06-02-17 09:46 PM
  20. SK122387's Avatar
    Apparently BlackBerry does. One per store. Verified by two Los Angeles Best Buy stores. -_-
    I was going to go to the one in Torrance or Hawthorne or even Signal Hill... but got one on amazon coming tomorrow. Not quite the launch I was hoping for.
    06-03-17 01:53 AM
  21. cbvinh's Avatar
    Verified in SAN DIEGO too.. I asked the rep how many they got on Launch day when I went to pick it up and he said They got one (Chula Vista) and Mission Valley had one, and that's it

    I stayed up til 1:20am tuesday night when it went live on their website and bought it right away!
    You got lucky it was still available. I discovered Best Buy went live at about 10:50 PM PST and sold out within minutes, at least with the two Best Buy's near me.
    06-03-17 04:42 PM
  22. cbvinh's Avatar
    OP, thanks for posting. It's obvious you're excited! And congrats!
    06-03-17 04:46 PM
  23. Mike-Mike's Avatar
    I checked out a Best Buy mobile today and they were aware of the phone but didn't have it.

    She looked in their internal system and showed no record of it in their whole district
    06-03-17 09:47 PM
  24. cbvinh's Avatar
    I checked out a Best Buy mobile today and they were aware of the phone but didn't have it.

    She looked in their internal system and showed no record of it in their whole district
    Did your District offer Tribute?

    06-03-17 10:05 PM
  25. Insync's Avatar
    Hello All!

    I am a longtime lurker of crackberry but I was too lazy to create an account.

    IN SHORT: I called a Best Buy and they actually found 2 KeyOne's in my city after all... in 2 very outlier Best Buy locations! Try and call a few Best Buy's, give them the SKU# of the KeyOne(which is on their website), tell them to double check because online may say it's sold out, and hopefully they have one afterall. I hope I don't waste anyone's time or give someone false hope, but if you are really desperate for the new phone because perhaps your current Blackberry is on it's last limb and you were trying to hold out until the KeyOne is released, then maybe you can give it a shot, and make a few calls. *phew*

    LONG STORY: Okay, so this kinda thing never happens to me, but thank God I decided to call a Best Buy again today to see if by some chance they had one in stock. I live in the 4th Largest Metropolitan City in the United States, and after reading these threads on Crackberry all day yesterday, I pretty much figured those in smaller towns would have a better chance at snagging a KeyOne at a Best Buy than me. I want to purchase a K1 from Best Buy because of the Geek Squad protection that covers cracks, water damage, malfunctioning period. So that's why I didn't want to get one from Amazon(besides they were sold out by the time I got to looking smh).Yesterday I called the nearest Best Buy to me and the assistant said they haven't heard of it, but put me on hold and came back to say they didn't have any in stock and said there's none actually in the whole city, or state for that matter. Later in the day as I was searching for answers, confused by the lack of product of this whole rollout I decided let me call a random Best Buy in Seattle(lol)...the sweetest person did all kinds of cross searches, etc. and she said she's been getting calls about this and unfortunately she's not seeing anymore KeyOne's in stock in the state, better yet the whole country. She was just as surprised as us with the unavailability of product and whatnot. So then I really gave up and turned to Crackberry to soothe my pain, or to see if someone found out something great like actually there's going to be more KeyOne's out by next week, BUT I didn't see that and I started looking for my sister's old Galaxy because my Blackberry Classic is all kinds of tore up. FAST FORWARD to today, I decide: let me call one last Best Buy, so I chose one by a really deserted mall. The person checks the system says they don't even see a K1, then I insist the phone exists and it's listed on their website...I give them the SKU# and they say "we don't have that in stock, actually wait" put me on hold for a while, comes back and lo and behold they came to see that there are some in only 2 locations in our ENTIRE city. I hurriedly call 1 of them to check and I felt like I was Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.. I found the golden ticket. The location had 1...ONLY 1 KeyOne! And they said they assume they were only given 1! At first they were like we don't have any and blah blah blah but I told them to check again, and that I was told their location has 1, and they found out that yeah they actually do. Sooo, I called the other location because its a 1 hour drive compared to the 1 hour and 15 minute drive I would've had to make to the other location and after being on hold for a while they confirmed they actually have 1, and only 1 KeyOne, and there were only 2 locations in my whole city that currently have 1(confirming what the 1st representative told me). SOOO all in all guys, I hope I don't give you all false hope, or waste your time but I just wanted to share this victory with you and hope that there are maybe some KeyOne's left at your local Best Buys after all! I don't know if these were the only 2 Best Buys in my entire city to have ever had a KeyOne for release date or not, but I was definitely shocked at A. The locations of the Best Buys that had them(very random, outlier kinda locations) and B. that each store only had 1 KeyOne.

    Well Good Luck to you all, and again I hope I don't give anyone false hope or waste your time, thanks for reading, and good luck.
    This needs paragraphs.

    Posted via CB10
    06-04-17 11:09 PM

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