Apple replacing water-damaged iPhones!

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  1. EugeneO

    EugeneO New Member

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    According to Appleinsider.com, Apple is now replacing water-damaged iPhones for $199 while extending your contract 2 years. This new policy only applies to out-of-warranty situations that would require the purchase of a brand new iPhone.

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    Some people thought this policy was created to clear out the iPhone 3G inventory however others thought this was just a nice gesture on Apple's part.

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  2. madcowz

    madcowz New Member

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    ??? Really?
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    ipodtouch1234 Active Member

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    wtf? They will do this for any phone. The key lies in the 2 year contract extention.
  4. studangerous

    studangerous Super Moderator Emeritus Staff Member

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    Edited OP's post to show quote & source. Replacement only applies to US customers on AT&T contract.
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    RoYaLx Member

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    I do have a damaged 2G(speakers don't work, leaving on vibrate 24/7), but do not want to upgrade because of the extra bill for 3G service. Does it say I can just get a new 2G, or will I have to upgrade?
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    leadergo Active Member

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    well if you have a damaged iPhone, use eBay, kijiji, or craigslist for a new device without worrying about the contract extension. they may be pricey, but it saves the trouble.
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    DrewGzy Active Member

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    It's been a few months since I talked to them but they offered this deal for the 2G's.

    Like leadergo mentioned you would probably be better off to get a contract-less 3G.

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