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I need to have my Tilt serviced under AT&T warranty and I was wondering if anyone has had experience with the Device Support Center?

I am debating whether I should use the mail exchange or take the phone to the Device Support Center.

I understand that you only get a refurbished replacement using the mail exchange.

My question is, if you get your phone exchanged at the Device Support Center, do you get a new unit or a refurbished unit? The AT&T website says that they will "swap" the phone, but no mention of whether i's a new or refurbed unit.
 
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I need to have my Tilt serviced under AT&T warranty and I was wondering if anyone has had experience with the Device Support Center?

I am debating whether I should use the mail exchange or take the phone to the Device Support Center.

I understand that you only get a refurbished replacement using the mail exchange.

My question is, if you get your phone exchanged at the Device Support Center, do you get a new unit or a refurbished unit? The AT&T website says that they will "swap" the phone, but no mention of whether i's a new or refurbed unit.
i did the mail exchanged and i got a refurbished one it took a week tho but you couldnt tell its refurbished been using it for a couple of months now and it just like brand new
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Pretty much all places will give you a refurb after 30 days. Should they give you a new one if your used one is broken?


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Traditionally the DSC only carries refurbs in stock. The best way to get a NEW model would be to call the warranty dept over the phone and request a new model. However, it is not a garauntee that they will reissue you a new phone unless they no longer have any seed stock equipment in stock.

But, AT&T fully tests the refurbished models before placing them in stock and should a refurb go bad, then you are welcome to call the warranty dept again stating that the refurb has gone bad and to replace it with a new one so that the problem doesnt continue to happen or get worse.

Lastly, keep in mind that regardless of when you get a phone from the DSC or the Warranty Dept, the ORIGINAL warranty still applies. So they only warranty the phone for 1 year from the original phone purchase date or 90 days if the phone is outside of the 1 year after replacement.

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Pretty much all places will give you a refurb after 30 days. Should they give you a new one if your used one is broken?
I don't mind getting a refurb unit, but I don't want to end up with one of those earlier models with the usb/battery problem.

I was trying to see if anyone has had any experience with getting the phone exchanged at the "Device Support Center." Since ATT exchanges the device on site, I guess I could at least make sure the phone functions and that there're no visible defects.
 
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lol... Yes, Im a DM for an AT&T Authorized Retailer in Jacksonville.
 
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lol... Yes, Im a DM for an AT&T Authorized Retailer in Jacksonville.
Oh it shows with your carefully scripted reply. (I'm not saying you were reading from one, just that you probley say it just like that all the time)


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I don't mind getting a refurb unit, but I don't want to end up with one of those earlier models with the usb/battery problem.

I was trying to see if anyone has had any experience with getting the phone exchanged at the "Device Support Center." Since ATT exchanges the device on site, I guess I could at least make sure the phone functions and that there're no visible defects.
I got my AT&T Tilt exchanged twice at the DSC in San Diego, California. They only carry refurbs but you really couldn't tell (well, I could for the first refurb I got...).

I'm not sure what 'usb/battery problem' you're referring to as my original Tilt that I got back in October 2007 didn't have that problem. Anyway, the two refurbs that I got were already loaded with the 'latest' ROM update released from HTC+AT&T.

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Just a bit of info.

My dad's star trek's usb port died on him. AT&T sent him a wizard to replace it.
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