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By Ramone360, Senior Member on 10th February 2014, 02:00 AM
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10th February 2014, 06:38 AM |#11  
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I believe you will still be able to utilize T-Mobile's insurance. Its not like its an At&t or Sprint specific phone then it would be understandable why T-Mobile won't cover it. T-Mobile sells the very same phone as the one on the Play Store so it shouldn't be an issue.

Note: If you do decide to buy the Nexus 5 from the Play Store then you'll be covered under a manufacturers warranty. Its not exactly the same as T-Mobile's insurance but it will cover any software and/or hardware defects (minus a cracked screen or water damage).


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I don't think you can get the insurance if you didn't purchase it from them. I have T-Mobile and I wasn't given that option.
 
 
10th February 2014, 06:43 AM |#12  
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I don't think you can get the insurance if you didn't purchase it from them. I have T-Mobile and I wasn't given that option.

In the past, when I was with T-Mobile I used to always get phones off of Craigslist and I would sometimes send them to T-Mobile for a warranty exchange. As far as I know the insurance is transferable from device to device. Of course it won't be if you have an At&t branded device but if T-Mobile has the device in their lineup then I don't see why they wouldn't honor it and give you another one if you pay monthly for their insurance service.

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10th February 2014, 08:17 AM |#13  
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That's correct, the insurance is attached to the line, not the phone.
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