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Cracked iphone3GS screen

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6y, 10m agoPosted 6 years, 10 months ago
Hey folks,

My iphone jumped out of my pocket while running, and the screen is pretty smashed up, but the phone is in workable order. I do have it insured as part of my halifax reward account, was just wondering if anyone had been through these guys before, will they send me a new phone, or try and fix my current one.....reluctant to send it off only to be given a refurb phone.

Anyone had any experience with iphone insurance, specifically cracked screens input would be much appreciated.

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6y, 10m agoPosted 6 years, 10 months ago

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Does the touch screen still work? As in, the screen may be cracked but you can still use the phone? If so, it is a fairly straightforward and inexpensive fix if you are handy with a little bit of diy.

Otherwise, which is worst: having a potentially refurb phone, or a broken one :S

Having said that, I dropped my iPhone down the toilet not too long ago and had to pay £140 at the apple store to have it replaced by a refurb, which as far as I can tell is brand new. I was told by the rep in the store that they have to label them as "refurbs" otherwise they would need to provide a full 1 year's warranty. So you may well end up with a new phone that has simply been labelled as a refurb.
if its under 1 year old apple will replace the screen they did mine not a drama
The screen does still work surprisingly well yea, you just get little bits of screen in your fingers now and then. Have looked online and seems you can get a new screen got around £50.00, but then excess is only £30.00 so may as well go that route.

As regards apple replacing it, it is within year warranty....but the standard warranty doesn't cover accidental damage as far as I am aware.

Cheers for responses

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