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 View Poll Results: If you got a warranty for your phone what did you get?

Sprint phone insurance ($7 per month)
 
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InStore warranty plan ($Varies)
 
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5.26%
SquareTrade Warranty ($125 w/o discount)
 
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[Q] Warranty for HTC Evo Shift

14th January 2011, 11:42 PM |#11  
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i'm worried about accidentally getting it wet or dropping it and ****in up the plastic or something. i'm pretty sure best buy's insurance covers those so i'm good
 
 
15th January 2011, 01:42 AM |#12  
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Ditto, my wife droped 2 palm Pres in toilet.

If we had sprint ins. After the first palm swim we would be screwed... sprint doesn't cover water damage.

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#1. Your wife needs to never ever carry her phone with her anywhere near a bathroom ever again...

#2. Sprints TEP covers Physical Damage, Liquid Damage including Water(sinks,toilets,lakes,baptisms ect.), it also covers loss of phone ex: theft, loss due to drunken nights, spiteful ex's ect... Any replacement due to loss, theft, or liquid damage, are covered up to a maximum of three times within a twelve month period.

You might want to do research first.




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16th January 2011, 07:00 AM |#13  
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Sprint Warranty/Insurance
Looked into it. Sprint TEP now covers, since Oct. 24, 2010, manufacturer + loose charge ports, cracked screens, basic physical damage, within reason. The $100 deductible is only charged for lost, stolen, wet, or damaged beyond repair to the extent that the circuit board is showing/bent (i.e. run over by a truck.)

Evo Shift 4G + Sprint Total Equipment Protection!
16th January 2011, 05:21 PM |#14  
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Thank you for the clarification,last time I looked into it at all was last Feb, I was unaware of the update. Sorry for the faulty info.

And by the way I have a 2year old son who likes mommy's phone...the water damage wasn't her fault lol

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17th January 2011, 12:42 AM |#15  
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Thank you for the clarification,last time I looked into it at all was last Feb, I was unaware of the update. Sorry for the faulty info.

And by the way I have a 2year old son who likes mommy's phone...the water damage wasn't her fault lol

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Hahaha okay having a two year old explains it all. For a while there I was wondering how someone could drop there phone in the toilet twice, without learning their lesson :P



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17th January 2011, 05:42 AM |#16  
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Hahaha okay having a two year old explains it all. For a while there I was wondering how someone could drop there phone in the toilet twice, without learning their lesson :P



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I dropped my Hero in the toilet once (glad it was clean water, lol). Shut it off immediately, removed the battery and let it dray all day. Still works like a champ. Well, it did until I exchanged it for a refirb the same day I upgraded to the Shift. The stupid trackball was acting weird, always had really.
20th January 2011, 07:42 PM |#17  
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another "water treatment" is to put your phone in a bath of DRY rice (totally surrounded, and I would pull back off, battery out and submerge each piece individually and leave it like that for a day. The rice is supposed to absorb the water out of the phone. I luckily have never had to do this, but I know people that have and it worked for them.
26th January 2011, 10:57 PM |#18  
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^ Did you say "bath of dry rice"? Interesting.
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That's only if you drop it in a bowl of Kung Pao Chicken!
4th February 2011, 08:26 PM |#20  
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If you were ever worried about sprint not taking a water damaged phone than jsut say you lost it or it got stolen.

I mean sure you are lying, but who cares =P

I had insurance on my HTC Touch Pro and it got lost and then someone stole it. I tracked it to a house but I never called the police. (Yes I should have)

I decided to use my insurance, but when I found out I had to pay $100 deductible I said forget it. THe ended up being a waste of what.... Had the phone 13 months at $7 a month ... $91. Seems like the insurance is pretty much a rip off.
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