At that point, I just wanted my phone and wanted to get the hell out of their. Then he wanted me to wait for couple minutes. A two-year installment loan and iPhone activation are required. Instead of having to reload your contacts and social networking sites not to mention game apps , you will receive the same hardware — but with a fixed screen, of course. Pony up and let Apple handle it.
Yes I am ranting … I am pissed beyond belief! Replacing the glass is much more difficult than replacing the entire touchscreen, because you will need to separate the glass from the touchscreen and then glue the new piece of glass onto the old touchscreen. I finally restore it and it works fine. You can also use our. I wasted hours trying to get my emails working from my phone, and nobody had a clue why I was having a problem. I was cleaning it and it dropped out of my hand. The guy at the genius bar was really nice.
After reading all of these stories on message boards saying they would replace your phone for free. We'll try to fix your iPhone during your visit. Last installment payment may be less depending on remaining balance. I will call them back today and see if they would cover the whole cost!! This is our Website Thank you, Jorge. Get it replaced by a third party You don't have to go to Apple to get your screen repaired, but going anywhere else will void your warranty and trust me, Apple can tell if a non-Apple employee has opened up your phone.
I worked at the Apple Store for almost two years and saw many people do this the wrong way and end up with a ruined iPhone and a voided warranty. I swore by it on my 3,3g,3gs,3gs 32, 4 and now, the 4S. I turned it in at the start of my lunch break and managed to get my phone back before I had to return to work. I went to a Blue October concert and i was taking a picture, someone taps my hand and gently slips out of my hand, I almost catch it slowing it down even more and it hits the floor…. If your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch screen is broken, all hope is not lost. Six or more months latter, it kept telling me to restore it.
Phone fell onto the floor and the entire glass front panel is shattered. But be warned that AppleCare+ only covers two incidents of accidental damage. You will be much better off for it. Those ancient Nokia mobile phones had one huge advantage over modern smartphones: you could drop them, abuse them, stomp on them, and even use them as a hammer and they would still look like new, perhaps with a minor scratch or two. The main benefit of going to a third party is time. I went to the Apple Store about one week ago.
However, if you still can use your iPhone despite the shattered display, make sure to back up everything you can from it to iTunes or iCloud. Plus, if you can get into an Apple store, you may be able to convince the Genius Bar to fix your phone for free even if there's more than one hairline crack. The video rating and the comments below it are usually good indicators of the content quality. When a phone is that expensive, anything should be covered under warranty for the 1st year regardless of what the problem is. They just need to justify it. In more complex cases, we might need to send it to an Apple Repair Center.
Also, my genius was not very helpful in restoring and activating my new phone. She came back to me about 2 minutes later and said she would like to make a one-time exception and offered a replacement. I always had a brand new otterbox defender in my drawer since i had purchased the phone. AppleCare+ with Theft and Loss includes up to two incidents of accidental damage, theft, or loss coverage, each subject to the deductibles listed below. Despite my pleas, both the tech support rep and a manager insisted that the warranty would not cover any physical damage and that I would have to cover the cost of the iPhone glass repair myself.
Apple Washes Their Hands Of Your Device If You Go Somewhere Else Apple recognizes this as taking service into your own hands and voids your warranty. Note: Apple Covers Hairline Cracks Under Warranty One type of break is actually covered by warranty if you go to an Apple Store — a hairline crack. Backup Your Device If Possible Make sure that you are so that when you take the step to get your device replaced, you are also able to get your photos and personal data back as well. Of course, you get original parts and retain your warranty coverage for future repairs. Hops this helps with anyone who cracked their phone as well I went to a place called mypooriphone. If we do, your iPhone will be ready for pickup in 3-5 business days. We'll deliver your iPhone back to you in 3-5 business days.