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Sprint Warranty and HTC warranty


  1. darkworld260

    darkworld260 Well-Known Member

    Hello everyone,
    So i just got my htc evo 4g LTE today, im moving from the OG 4g. Anyway my OG evo was rooted and has s-off. So i wanted to do the same thing to my LTE. But i read that if you unlock your bootloader you will void your HTC warranty but not sprints (if you relock the bootloader it wont void sprints). So my question is, Does HTC's warranty even matter? Because from my experience if sprint cant fix it then they would give you a new phone, and if they can they will repair it. So whats the point of even losing HTC's warranty or do i have it all wrong?

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  2. Rxpert83

    Rxpert83 Dr. Feelgood Moderator

    No, HTC's warranty does not matter. You can still get sprint and the insurance company to replace or work on the phone if issues arise.

    Also, *I hope* you haven't taken any OTA's, because if you're still on 1.13 you can get full S-OFF. HTC patched LazyPanda (the s-off method) with the last OTA.
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  3. darkworld260

    darkworld260 Well-Known Member

    If theirs anything i learned from my last phone OTA's NEVER ACCEPT them haha but i never accept them because it patches things that we can exploit :D
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  4. marctronixx

    marctronixx Moderator Moderator

    question is not handset specific so moved to Sprint section.
  5. darkworld260

    darkworld260 Well-Known Member

    Sorry wasnt sure where to post it
  6. Mr. Ed

    Mr. Ed Well-Known Member

    A rooted phone does not void sprints coverage. If root is suspected, we educate on the dangers involved.. more so if root/etc is the cause of failure
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  7. MissJennell

    MissJennell Well-Known Member

    Our ASC store isn't even allowed to work on the phones if they are rooted.
  8. darkworld260

    darkworld260 Well-Known Member

    well its not hard to unroot what i really wanted to know is if HTC warranty really mattered if something was wrong with my phone
  9. Rxpert83

    Rxpert83 Dr. Feelgood Moderator

    Not unless you plan on sending the phone to HTC ;)
  10. darkworld260

    darkworld260 Well-Known Member

    lol well if sprints covering it then wouldnt it just make sense to just go to sprint. :D
  11. Rxpert83

    Rxpert83 Dr. Feelgood Moderator

    Haha yeah that was my point. Nobody really uses the HTC warranty
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