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I have a broken iPhone 2G that has issues with the touchscreen. It is cracked, very ugly looking, and does not hold a charge. I was wondering what I can use it for, it can't even make calls. I had it be an alarm clock for a while, that was the best I could think up of. What can I do with it? The power button doesn't even work.

Is there some hack to make it upside down? The cracks are on where I would press the keyboard.
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post #2 of 19
O_o um, throwing it in the trash is a viable option.
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Use it as a clock for your desk? thats all i do with my old iPod Touch.
You could also sell it for like 50 bucks on ebay as long as it turns on.
    
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You could probably sell it. If I remember correctly, the iPhone 2g allows at&t customers to get onto the grandfathered unlimited data plan.
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post #5 of 19
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Originally Posted by Dee.;13876524 
You could probably sell it. If I remember correctly, the iPhone 2g allows at&t customers to get onto the grandfathered unlimited data plan.

It does not. I had an iphone 2G when AT&T changed their data plans. When I went to upgrade, the computer allowed me to select unlimited data, but when I got my new phone, AT&T still forced me into the 2GB for $25 plan because my unlimited data plan was "not valid."
 
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post #6 of 19
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Wow I did not know that. Thanks for telling me!
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post #7 of 19
Whose the jailbait in your avatar?

Take it to staples for free recycling of cell phones.
post #8 of 19
obviously as an ipod
post #9 of 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by foothead;13895427 
It does not. I had an iphone 2G when AT&T changed their data plans. When I went to upgrade, the computer allowed me to select unlimited data, but when I got my new phone, AT&T still forced me into the 2GB for $25 plan because my unlimited data plan was "not valid."

Hmmm, technically, they can't legally do that. You should have called them up and specifically told them you were grandfathered in.
 
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Quote:
Originally Posted by foothead;13895427 
It does not. I had an iphone 2G when AT&T changed their data plans. When I went to upgrade, the computer allowed me to select unlimited data, but when I got my new phone, AT&T still forced me into the 2GB for $25 plan because my unlimited data plan was "not valid."

I work for AT&T and if you put the 2g iphone on your account you can select unlimited data plan, then switch IMEI to any other smart phone and keep the unlimited data. I've done it plenty of times for friends & such.
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