Apple: Getting an iPhone replacement under warranty

Facebook xkPS65
Dec 9, 2018 9 Comments

I’ve got one week left on my Apple care warranty - what can I report, if anything, to receive a replacement phone?

(Nothing *really* in need here, just want to upgrade to full replacement in this window if possible)

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TOP 9 Comments
  • Amazon / PR jefe_bezos
    “Hey guys, what’s the best way to commit insurance fraud?”
    Dec 9, 2018 0
  • Cisco CapTKirk
    You’re joking right? Apple is not going to replace your phone unless they really need to. Good luck with your scam.
    Dec 9, 2018 0
  • New / Eng
    JsFhA1k

    New Eng

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    Amazon
    JsFhA1kmore
    White spotted .
    Dec 9, 2018 0
  • Criteo / R&D
    :o)

    Criteo R&D

    BIO
    Bio
    :o)more
    Ok, first that comes to mind :
    A) Maybe drop it in pure alcohol while powered on and CPU busy. Water-sensitive marks may not go red, but no guarantees.

    B) Put some transparent glue inside charging port and claim it does not charge

    I like option B better. Good luck and let us know the outcome ;)
    Dec 9, 2018 1
    • Google KissMyPiss
      Holy fuck this is actually genius..
      Dec 9, 2018
  • Amazon Int2ABool
    They’ll just replace your phone with a terribly shitty refurbished one covered by a 90 day warranty. Stick with what’s been working.
    Dec 9, 2018 0
  • I cracked my phone on purpose
    Dec 9, 2018 0
  • New / Consultant
    keef

    New Consultant

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    keefmore
    Do a restore and pull the plug halfway
    Dec 9, 2018 0
  • Forcepoint / Other Fumanchú
    Microwave it
    Dec 9, 2018 0