3G S issues, will Genius Bar replace?

Discussion in 'iPhone Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by Abyssgh0st, Sep 16, 2009.

  1. Abyssgh0st macrumors 68000

    Abyssgh0st

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    Hey all, I bought my 3G S on launch day from Apple (w/out Applecare. But I don't plan to keep it longer than a year anyways), and from day 1 the mute/sound switch was extremely loose to their point where if I shake the phone when it is on the mute option (which I have it on 90% of the time), or even touch the screen it flops back and forth.

    Also my oleophobic coating is completely gone. I can never rid of screen of fingerprints (even with cleaning solution and microfiber), whereas on day 1 I could barely get a fingerprint to show up.

    Do you think they would replace my iPhone for these problems?
     
  2. lollicup macrumors regular

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    maybe for the first problem

    but not for the second one

    apple never said that the coating was "fingerprint proof" , just that it resisted fingerprints more than the normal screen

    which it does
     
  3. labman macrumors 604

    labman

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    Time to Visit Apple

    there you will get your answers. We can really only guess! good luck! some might have experiences but pretty much up to the Apple genius! make a Appt and see the 1st issue sounds likely though!
     
  4. Abyssgh0st thread starter macrumors 68000

    Abyssgh0st

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    I made my appointment already, I was just looking for users who possibly have been in before for this.
     
  5. The Californian macrumors 68040

    The Californian

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    Let me have a look for you...

    [​IMG]

    "ASK AGAIN LATER"

    Man, I hate it when it gives that answer ... Let me try again...

    "OUTLOOK GOOD"

    Hey, what do ya know ... Looks good man.​
     
  6. JoshVB macrumors regular

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    Just a guess - if your switch is that loose that it will switch without you touching it I'm sure you'll receive a replacement. The coating Problem is probably an issue which is a bit more subjective.

    Good luck.

    JVB
     

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