Anyway to check if the phone is a refurbish?

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  1. htc.EVOlution

    htc.EVOlution Well-Known Member
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    I'm about to return my phone because of LED backlight issues. Is there anyway to check the phone to see if it was a refurb? I know for windows phones, i'm able to check within the system binaries to see if it's a refurbish unit. I was wondering if there's any secret menu or location to check this information. Thanks
     

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  2. THEFORCE

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    i think there is a dialer code u can put in but i cant think of it right now
     
  3. htc.EVOlution

    htc.EVOlution Well-Known Member
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    hopefully someone chimes in on this. thanks
     
  4. THEFORCE

    THEFORCE Well-Known Member
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    got it!!!!! ##786# and scroll down
     
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  5. htc.EVOlution

    htc.EVOlution Well-Known Member
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    interesting... same code as windows. LOL
    thanks
     
  6. THEFORCE

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    i guess they r universal sprint dialer codes
     
  7. BetterMost

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    ##786# scroll to see Refurbishment status and date. A new handset will say "unavailable" in both places.
     
  8. AGeleff

    AGeleff Active Member
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    Is that number the same to check the hardware build?
     
  9. THEFORCE

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    yes
     
  10. mtrajano00

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    Does anyone have list of all the codes? It can be really nice to have.
     
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