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Old March 20, 2012, 08:07 PM
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ell oh ell

Anyways, it's an iPhone4 and still covered by Apple/Rogers until mid April. Rogers claims to have an accident forgiveness policy, but I question their competence. I've heard good stories of people bringing their phones directly to the Apple store for service even though they bought it from their carrier.

- should I take it to Rogers or Apple?
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Old March 20, 2012, 08:09 PM
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Try it in a bag of rice first, then take it to apple. They will generally replace it free of charge.
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Old March 20, 2012, 08:09 PM
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Apple won't do squat as iphones have a moisture/wetness indicator that will have been set off voiding any and all warranty.
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Old March 20, 2012, 08:14 PM
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derp forgot about that, i think rogers is the same for moisture.
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Old March 20, 2012, 09:05 PM
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Bag off rice. tripple bag it. Freezer fore a week.


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Old March 20, 2012, 09:33 PM
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Dropped my iphone 4 in the water trough once. Took it to apple, they called me on the moisture thing and I told them I work outside and for the price of them their phones should be able to handle it if i have it in my pocket on a rainy day as it's useless to me if it needs to stay in the truck due to in-climate weather. Got my replacement.
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If the solutions above don't work, call rogers, and get to the costumer retention line. Its a bit of a hassle to get there, but once your in, you'll get results.
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Old March 21, 2012, 01:54 PM
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Dropped my iphone 4 in the water trough once. Took it to apple, they called me on the moisture thing and I told them I work outside and for the price of them their phones should be able to handle it if i have it in my pocket on a rainy day as it's useless to me if it needs to stay in the truck due to in-climate weather. Got my replacement.
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Old March 21, 2012, 06:03 PM
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Nice argument, I'll have to remember it. One reason I got a waterproof unit though. :)
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Old March 22, 2012, 02:33 PM
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Dropped mine in a Jacuzzi and did the rice thing. Buried it completely in rise in a plastic container and it worked...who would of thought...still going strong after 4 months.
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