Support Cracked Screen

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by V7X, Nov 30, 2010.

  1. V7X

    V7X Member
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    Okay so I dropped my naked epic onto the concrete screen down from about 3 feet. I missed my pocket like an idiot......Splat....

    I was just wondering what my options maybe as far as getting it repaired.

    I do not have TEP.

    Thanks!
     

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  2. charlesdeanda

    charlesdeanda Member
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    I'm in the same situation. Cracked screen. I know the phone works because I'm receiving text, emails, etc. Is there a simulator where I can hook up my phone to PC and view my screen?
     
  3. jonra

    jonra Active Member
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    It's my understanding that if you don't have a replacement plan and you are after the 30 days, you're basically boned. The phone itself is like $500+. I don't have a replacement plan, just put a case on mine and have my old Instinct as a backup just in case I destroy this one. Would suck to go back though :(
     
  4. burningembers

    burningembers Well-Known Member
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    There's clean ESN Epic 4G's on eBay for quite a bit less than $500. Still more than the TEP deductible, but only a little more than a contract purchase through, say, Best Buy.

    I think that's your best bet...
     
  5. aznmode

    aznmode Well-Known Member
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    If youre pretty handy, I've seen some screens being sold on ebay for about $100 and just replace it yourself. There was a thread here about replacing screens and it had a link of the ebay seller.
     
  6. Branf

    Branf New Member
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    Sprint, they will now fix screen cracks as long as the phone is otherwise fine for just $35 bucks. this is without having insurance. When you do this though invest in a case or insurance! I did not even have to gripe and threaten like this, though I planned to!

    Cheers to Sprint for valuing their customers (while it lasts lol)
     
  7. Drewh915

    Drewh915 New Member
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    My screen broke, i ordered one off of ebay, fairly easy to fix. If you can make your phone look like nothing ever happened you can try to turn it in on warranty. The only way to do that would be to fix your screen though.
     

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