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I need to brick my unrooted phone into an unrepairable state! Help!

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30th November 2010, 10:54 PM   |  #1  
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So I have a broken charger port on my HTC EVO 4G so I put it back to stock ROM and took it back to the store in hopes of having it replaced. However, the charger port being broken is not under warranty so they will not be able to replace it!

Can someone please give me a way to put my phone in a state where I would be able to replace it?

THANKS
30th November 2010, 10:56 PM   |  #2  
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If your charger port is broken, and Sprint won't replace your phone, I think that's f'd up... :s
30th November 2010, 10:56 PM   |  #3  
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Originally Posted by k1ngxjames

So I have a broken charger port on my HTC EVO 4G so I put it back to stock ROM and took it back to the store in hopes of having it replaced. However, the charger port being broken is not under warranty so they will not be able to replace it!

Can someone please give me a way to put my phone in a state where I would be able to replace it?

THANKS


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30th November 2010, 10:58 PM   |  #4  
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Pull the usb cord in the middle of odin. Do this at your own risk I could permantly brick your phone and they still wont take it back

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30th November 2010, 11:02 PM   |  #5  
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Originally Posted by k1ngxjames

So I have a broken charger port on my HTC EVO 4G so I put it back to stock ROM and took it back to the store in hopes of having it replaced. However, the charger port being broken is not under warranty so they will not be able to replace it!

Can someone please give me a way to put my phone in a state where I would be able to replace it?

THANKS

If you have TEP (total equipment protection) Then sprint will repair it free for ya. If you do not have TEP itll cost ya $35. That, my friend, sounds like a better option than bricking your phone and having them still not replace it.
30th November 2010, 11:04 PM   |  #6  
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I got mine replaced when the 4G RSA Keys were "lost" (obviously through my own failure to backup before a root process). They replaced in no questions asked. That would be an easier way of "breaking" the phone without making it useless, in the event they still don't take it back.
30th November 2010, 11:18 PM   |  #7  
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Well you have hboot to work with. It does seem easier to try another sprint store.
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Wtf? They replaced mine for broken charger port with a new phone under warranty. Said it would take two days to get me a new phone but arrived in the mail the next day.
Sounds like you need to go back and not talk to the janitor about your charging port.
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Wtf? They replaced mine for broken charger port with a new phone under warranty. Said it would take two days to get me a new phone but arrived in the mail the next day.
Sounds like you need to go back and not talk to the janitor about your charging port.

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Originally Posted by k1ngxjames

So I have a broken charger port on my HTC EVO 4G so I put it back to stock ROM and took it back to the store in hopes of having it replaced. However, the charger port being broken is not under warranty so they will not be able to replace it!

Can someone please give me a way to put my phone in a state where I would be able to replace it?

THANKS

I used to take out the battery and put my phones in the microwave for 10 seconds (or until it looked like something was going to start on fire or explode) then slip the batt back in and take it to the store.

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