View Full Version : iPhone AppleCare

03-16-2008, 11:11 PM
I bought my iPhone from craigslist about two months ago and I went online to check its warranty status today and it says its applecare runs through till 2009... can I go to the apple store and have them repair it (it freezes up tons and also the speaker volume is so low compared to recent iphones) even though I have no receipt for it?

03-16-2008, 11:21 PM
you should be able to. i dont see any problem.

03-16-2008, 11:24 PM
I mean I dont know where the original seller got it from, I got it with no box, just the charger and a simcard inside the phone... will I get in trouble or have the phone taken away if it turns out the phone may be stolen or something?

03-16-2008, 11:43 PM
did you activate it or was it already done for you?

03-16-2008, 11:44 PM
It came unlocked so I didn't have to activate, I just put my sim card in and began using it...

03-16-2008, 11:46 PM
hmmmm. i dont really know then, worth giving it a try if its your sim card and you pay for the att service.

03-17-2008, 12:55 AM
If the phone is unlocked, even if it's on AT&T I don't think they will help you. They have a pretty strict policy when it comes to unlocked and/or jailbroken phones, they won't work on them.

03-17-2008, 01:27 AM
Cant I just restore the locks and reset it to factory settings?

03-17-2008, 01:31 AM
Not with an unlocked phone. For that, you need to "virginize" it to re-lock it. Restoring simply wipes the jailbreak.

03-17-2008, 01:44 AM
Ok well say I do all that... then can I take it to get it fixed?

03-17-2008, 02:27 AM
Technically if you do all that, then yes, you should be able to take it in for repair.

03-17-2008, 02:37 PM
just dont tell them it was ever jailbroken.

03-17-2008, 02:56 PM
Yeah- jaibreaking voids the warranty!

How much did you buy it for?- cheap?