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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Slylust, Jul 13, 2010.

  1. way2success

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  2. lamboh

    lamboh Well-Known Member

    not with seidio's rugged...
     
  3. lamboh

    lamboh Well-Known Member

    the catcch about best buy insurance is...its all good if youmess up your ohone...but if you lose it...you lost it. ..thats why i didnt opt for it
     
  4. lamboh

    lamboh Well-Known Member

    gravity would.
     
  5. Intel

    Intel Newbie

    Would it be possible to switch to a different (cheaper) phone that you or a friend already has...add insurance to it and then switch back to the Evo with the insurance still active?
     
  6. Fatstogey

    Fatstogey Newbie

    They are if you got best buy insurance. Woot!
     
  7. lkj61

    lkj61 Lurker

    I cracked the screen on my Evo a couple of weeks ago. I called the Sprint corporate store near me and they said they could replace the screen in store for about $140 or I could do the insurance claim. I did the claim and got a brand new Evo from Asurion. Couldn't be happier. Rev 3, no defects. :)
     
  8. sadkins292

    sadkins292 Newbie

    Ya the bestbuy ins is definitely the way to go if your not worried about losing your phone. And have you looked into any phone repair shops? Idk what they charge, but I have seen many that can replace phone screens if anyone is afraid of doing it on their own
     
  9. yourmomplusme

    yourmomplusme Newbie

    And it was not even my fault.:mad:

    What a shame. Can you say devastation?


    Anyways, any suggestions? :(
     
  10. SirSlayer

    SirSlayer Android Expert


    Not sure what we can do except sympathize and tell you we hope you have insurance.
     
  11. Traceamount

    Traceamount Well-Known Member

    Pics plz! Was it nekked or wearing a case? How far did it drop?
     
  12. 5maximus71771

    5maximus71771 Member

    Details please....
     
  13. crewchief227

    crewchief227 Member

    Ya we need some pics and description on how it happened
     
  14. Mr. Ed

    Mr. Ed Extreme Android User

    See post 15....& 33. Its been 3 months and no pics :(
    I've had a few scary moments but have yet to drop mine.
     
  15. mcnutty

    mcnutty Member

    A service and repair Sprint store will likely repair the phone...for $119.

    Research Best Buy and the horrors some have endured while waiting to have their phones repaired/replaced. In my opinion, its not worth it.
     
  16. blake247

    blake247 Well-Known Member

    It took HTC 94 days to repair my cracked screen....
     
  17. EVU

    EVU Well-Known Member

    Has any1 ever bought a Square Trade warranty? for the EVO?
    care to share your experiences?
     
  18. Shawnz

    Shawnz Android Enthusiast

    FWIW, Sprint will let you add the insurance inside the 30 days but Assurion won't cover it for an after-the-fact claim. Don't waste your time.

    The screens are kind of cheap on ebay.

    I'd also STRONGLY recomend a TPU case. I've dropped mine several time caseless and tore up my Ghost Armor screen protector bad enough that I took it off.

    With the TPU case a drop ends in a dull thud and the phone doesn't even know it was dropped. I have a < $3 shipped TPU case from ebay and most people think it's the phone's body.
     
  19. GeeOh

    GeeOh Lurker

    Here ya go

    Search on EBay for a New LCD screen....about $60.00 with free shipping

    then call the nearest Sprint Repair center..( NOT Sales Center )

    the Repair Center close to my house Took my Screen from EBay and repaired it Free
    The Tech said he had never done one before because they were so new..so He did it free to see how it would work..And worked like a charm.. Viola
     
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  20. chrisco_kid

    chrisco_kid Newbie

    if you want i have just the capacitive screen if you want it, its harder to replace but it is cheaper, id ask 40 for it if your interested, pm me.
     
  21. tamaramarrero

    tamaramarrero Member

    So, pretty big fall from my Evo. The Screen is completely shattered. My question, is it better to just get a new Evo and the insurance covers it so I would only have to pay $100 or buy a new screen off a website?
     
  22. BKBitar

    BKBitar Member

    I would go with a new phone, unless you know how to properly install it and it is a decent amount cheaper. Unless theres a huge difference in price id go with a new phone.
     
  23. tamaramarrero

    tamaramarrero Member

    Do you have any idea where I can look at replacement screens?
     
  24. akazabam

    akazabam Android Expert

    Take it to a sprint repair center. They might be able to repair it without it giving you a new phone, which shouldn't cost you the $100.
     
  25. Muk

    Muk Newbie

    If you have the $7 per month insurance it wont cost you anything. If you don't it will cost you $35.
     

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