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Since there is an Apple store at the mall beside me, should I go there? I will tell the truth.
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Go to the Apple support page and setup a repair. When they ask you what's wrong say the touch screen doesn't work. Works every time, because you aren't lying.
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post #23 of 68
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Originally Posted by allenottawa View Post
Go to the Apple support page and setup a repair. When they ask you what's wrong say the touch screen doesn't work. Works every time, because you aren't lying.
I see what you did there...
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post #24 of 68
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Since there is an Apple store at the mall beside me, should I go there? I will tell the truth.
Just ask "Is there anything you can do". When they ask (if) what happened say "I have no clue, I didn't seriously slam it against anything. I heard that some cases were putting a weird pressure on the back of the Iphone 4s are were causing cracks so were pulled from shelves." None of this is actually a lie, also that last part about the cases is actually true.


Goodluck.
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I didn't know iPhone4 have glass on the back till I read this thread....
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buy a galaxy s
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Just ask "Is there anything you can do". When they ask (if) what happened say "I have no clue, I didn't seriously slam it against anything. I heard that some cases were putting a weird pressure on the back of the Iphone 4s are were causing cracks so were pulled from shelves." None of this is actually a lie, also that last part about the cases is actually true.


Goodluck.
You can try ^^^ but I don't think apple's iphone warranty covers devices that are damaged while used with non-apple-approved third-party accessories--from what I recall, that case is not "iphone4 approved" for use by apple.

My buddy just got the front screen of a iphone 4 replaced--the glass shattered when someone dropped it, and the apple store charged $200-ish for the screen + replacement.

I couldn't tell from the posts, but does the front still look and function properly? If so, and if shards of glass aren't breaking off the back, AND if it will cost a pretty penny to fix the back, I'd just as soon get a full-backed case and use the phone with the case and not worry too much about it. You could tape over the back with silver duct tape to make it a little higher-class-looking...

I am still trying to understand why people use full-phone cases with iphones--I like the perimeter "case" with the super-durable, "self-healing" protective films on the back and front. full cases just add so much bulk.
    
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Lol.



My guess is Apple will tell you to contact your case provider to get a new one from them.
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post #29 of 68
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Apple Care warranty does not cover the product being broken by user negligence. Not saying it was your fault thats just how Apple Care works.
Are you serious? Get a Droid next time. A couple of hundred dollars down the toilet. Nice job blowing it Apple.
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Double post. Whoops .
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