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Old June 4th, 2013, 06:38 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Today my touchscreen quit working completely. I cleared all data and re flashed to no success. I believe it is the digitizer that went out.
So i made the choice of using my protectcell insurance plan. What do you think the chances of them having a Spectrum is? I wouldn't mind getting a different phone. Also after i submitted my request i noticed online there has been some issues of people getting really bad shape or even stolen phones sent to them.
What do you guys think or have heard?

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Old June 4th, 2013, 07:20 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Today my touchscreen quit working completely. I cleared all data and re flashed to no success. I believe it is the digitizer that went out.
So i made the choice of using my protectcell insurance plan. What do you think the chances of them having a Spectrum is? I wouldn't mind getting a different phone. Also after i submitted my request i noticed online there has been some issues of people getting really bad shape or even stolen phones sent to them.
What do you guys think or have heard?
I haven't had to use my insurance, so I can't really speak on that.

There's been plenty of people who have reported getting spectrums (refurbed) for insurance claims. Though, some of them have had issues with them. IF you do, you should be able to cycle through a couple until you get one that works somewhat decently.
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Old June 5th, 2013, 06:58 PM   #3 (permalink)
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How much is the deposit? When my phone's digitizer cracked, my insurance wanted a $100 deductable. I found a digitizer and LCD on amazon for $44 and fixed it myself.

Saved me $56 and the hassle of possibly getting a bad phone
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It was $80. I got it in Friday. I have been gone all weekend so i haven't even tried it out yet. looks nice though. Still a Spectrum, I was hoping of getting a different phone. That is one reason why i went with the insurance.
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Not very happy with the phone so far. When i turned the phone on, the activate setup must have already been done, and would not activate to my sim card. The car home app was turning on and off constantly and force closing all the open apps. Verizon could not activate my phone until i did a factory hard reset. Was able to activate after that, but car home was still acting up and doing that. It does it off and on. I have updated my phone to ics, thru the updates and it seems to have stop so far. You guys think this is a hardware issue or software? Should i call tje protectcell and ask for a different one?
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Not very happy with the phone so far. When i turned the phone on, the activate setup must have already been done, and would not activate to my sim card. The car home app was turning on and off constantly and force closing all the open apps. Verizon could not activate my phone until i did a factory hard reset. Was able to activate after that, but car home was still acting up and doing that. It does it off and on. I have updated my phone to ics, thru the updates and it seems to have stop so far. You guys think this is a hardware issue or software? Should i call tje protectcell and ask for a different one?
There's no telling. Personally I'd I got a warranty phone and anything seemed off about it... I'd ask for another. They're all refurbished at this point so they're going to turn them out as cheaply as possible to maintain profit margins.

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It seems to have completely stopped after the ics update. Must have been software. I am planning on rooting and running different roms anyways. So that software issue shouodnt bother it
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The LG Spectrum for Verizon Wireless is the sucessor to the LG Revolution. Surely, LG did not want to stay behind, so this device packs some great specs and features. The Spectrum sports a 4.5-inch HD IPS display, a 1.5 GHz dual-core processor and ... Read More

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