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Help: Just put my contract mobile through the washing machine

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Basically I have just ruined my mobile. I have an 18 month contract which I am 9 months through. Rang up O2 and they want £200 for a replacement W880i phone. Shall I downgrade the contract and move to… Read More
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9y, 5m agoPosted 9 years, 5 months ago
Basically I have just ruined my mobile. I have an 18 month contract which I am 9 months through. Rang up O2 and they want £200 for a replacement W880i phone. Shall I downgrade the contract and move to a new network or pay for a new phone??
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9y, 5m agoPosted 9 years, 5 months ago
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#1
Get a cheap pay as you go phone to tide you over until you can get a new contract phone? :)
#2
In your position id buy a replacement from ebay or buy yourself a cheaper O2 pay as you go phone or if you know someone to unlock it the orange deal on here http://www.hotukdeals.com/item/129153/sony-ericsson-k550i-mobile-phone-on/all/deals/hot/
its a great phone at an amazing price..just need to get it unlocked
#3
do you have accidental insurance
#4
dalebindi
do you have accidental insurance


NO. Sadly no insurance
#5
would perhaps dry out (30mins on a low heat....sorry just joking) but could you not put it in the airing cupboard for a week or so. :thumbsup:
#6
I have an Barclays additions account and have claimed for my phone (also dropped in water) through that.
#7
hi, dropped mine down toilet while flushing, left it for couple of days with battery out n still works fine 2 years on
#8
argos have a sony ericsson w200i on 02 half price at £34.99 sorry cant be bothered doing a link
#9
edjaned
argos have a sony ericsson w200i on 02 half price at £34.99 sorry cant be bothered doing a link


Yep was going to suggest that one as even if it is locked it will still work with your sim

Here is the link:

http://www.argos.co.uk/static/Product/partNumber/5474428/Trail/searchtext%3EO2.htm

Cat. No. 5474428

hth

EliTom
#10
tinz11
I have an Barclays additions account and have claimed for my phone (also dropped in water) through that.


That cost £6.50 a month
#11
I washed my phone a few years ago. I removed the battery and the sim card and left it all to dry out for a few days. Put it all back together but no joy, it didn't work at all. When I went to throw it out about 4 months later I checked it first and it was working ok, but the display was a bit iffy, so I suppose maybe a lot fo time is all that's needed!
#12
Your mobile should be ok if it was on o2


muhahahahah

yeh ok i did tell that joke another time,.....bet hey ho !! lol
#13
Thanks for the help.
What I did was reduce the contract down to the minimum per month. Then i got a new contract phone from phones 4 u on Orange and got £170 cash back which I am using to pay off the remainder of my O2 contract. Also blagged a few freebies like a 2GB memory card
banned#14
You think you've got problems, I've just put my contract washing machine through my mobile, they're both knackered.
#15
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was that a tumble weed that just went passed ? lol
#16
saxo_appeal
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was that a tumble weed that just went passed ? lol


yeah - its from the JD stupid posting season:whistling:
banned#17
elitom
yeah - its from the JD stupid posting season:whistling:


If you've got a problem with me, come to Nottingham and we'll sort it out.
#18
JDeal
If you've got a problem with me, come to Nottingham and we'll sort it out.


LOL:p
#19
t0mm
LOL:p


ditto - pmsl
#20
I wasn't loling at him, i was lolling at what he said.


Anyway back on topic:

Didn't you take insurance out?

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