Reply
Contributor
Posts: 81
Registered: ‎08-02-2011
0

Barclays Apple approved on recon: awaiting "instant credit"

A quick call to a recon analyst yesterday got me approved for $2000 on the Apple Store Card. One perk is you can instantly use the card online to buy a Mac, and the analyst assured I could after his recon.

Despite two calls back to customer service and Apple, my status shows as declined online...looks like I'll have to wait for plastic in order to upgrade this ol' Mac :/

Any similar experiences??
NFCU (7000) | Freedom Visa (2400) | DM (2500) | AMEX Plat (7000) | Amazon.com (1800) | GapCard ($750) | Closed: Barclays (1500) | Cap1 ($750) | BoA 1-2-3 Rewards (2500) | Gardening til mid-autumn 2015 for that Delta Platinum AMEX

Starting Score: 608 (2015) 702 (2012), 653 (2011)
Current Score: 685 699 8/6/11 717 8/30/11 712 12/6/11 714 across the board 1/12/12 685 EX FICO 3/1/14
2015 Goal Score: 755


Take the FICO Fitness Challenge
Member
Posts: 9
Registered: ‎07-09-2013
0

Re: Barclays Apple approved on recon: awaiting "instant credit"

When I upped my BC limit to $3,700 in May, I did it manually over the phone with them, to buy a new rMBP. They approved it, and actually let me make the purchase over the phone. I got the email while still on the phone that the order was processing, etc.

I'd just call them, and say you want to use your new CL to make a purchase over the phone. They can find you in the system and process it.

Advertiser Disclosure: The listings that appear on myFICO are from companies from which myFICO receives compensation, which may impact how and where products appear on myFICO (including, for example, the order in which they appear). myFICO does not review or include all companies or all available products.
† Credit cards for FICO Score ranges: The score ranges are guidelines based on actual applicant approvals and having a FICO Score in a particular range does not guarantee you will be approved for credit cards recommended in that range.

Copyright ©2001-2015 Fair Isaac Corporation. All rights reserved.   | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Sitemap

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: All FICO® Score products made available on myFICO.com include a FICO® Score 8, along with additional FICO® Score versions. Your lender or insurer may use a different FICO® Score than the versions you receive from myFICO, or another type of credit score altogether. Learn more

FICO, myFICO, Score Watch, The score lenders use, and The Score That Matters are trademarks or registered trademarks of Fair Isaac Corporation. Equifax Credit Report is a trademark of Equifax, Inc. and its affiliated companies. Many factors affect your FICO Score and the interest rates you may receive. Fair Isaac is not a credit repair organization as defined under federal or state law, including the Credit Repair Organizations Act. Fair Isaac does not provide "credit repair" services or advice or assistance regarding "rebuilding" or "improving" your credit record, credit history or credit rating. FTC's website on credit.