Any scratches on your Apple Watch?

Discussion in 'Apple Watch' started by Zmanbaseball2, Apr 28, 2015.

  1. Zmanbaseball2 macrumors 68040

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    I just noticed a scratch on mine. I have no idea how it happened but now I'm a little mad.
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    Post your pictures of you scratched apple watch
     
  2. Jonmurgie macrumors member

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    Nope, had it since Friday morning and no marks... it's gonna happen though, to everyone.

    Can't see it in your pic though.
     
  3. elbartino macrumors member

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    Is the scratch on the bottom left? This has concerned me with the sport. But the watch is supposed to be weaker on impact.
     
  4. Zmanbaseball2 thread starter macrumors 68040

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    No,
    It is along the bottom towards the right side on the reflection.
     
  5. Rayban macrumors regular

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    Looks like your screen protector has a scratch on it....
     
  6. Zmanbaseball2 thread starter macrumors 68040

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    I'm looking at it and it looks like more of a defect in the protector rather than a scratch. Looks like it is not completely flush to the screen.

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    Better pic of the scratch:
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    Several Apple employees have told me that AppleCare+ will not provide a replacement Watch for cosmetic damage. They will only replace a Watch if the functionality is affected. They said if the screen is horribly scratched so much that it is hard to read the screen then they would replace that, but not for minor scratches.

    If you call Apple you can buy AppleCare+ after you already received your Watch. They have no way of knowing if it is already damaged.
     
  9. donster28 macrumors 65816

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    Buying AppleCare+ after purchase requires you to bring your watch to the store for inspection. If it's still undamaged, you can buy the AC+ for your watch.

    And yes, AC+ covers accidental/cosmetic damage for 2 instances, but you have to pay a minimum charge to get your watch replaced each time.
     
  10. simonx314 macrumors regular

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    I called Apple yesterday and ordered it over the phone with my credit card number. He didn't even ask me about the condition of my Watch.
     
  11. Zmanbaseball2 thread starter macrumors 68040

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    Already have it
     
  12. JayLenochiniMac macrumors G5

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    Again, AC+ does not cover cosmetic damage that does not otherwise affect the functionality of the Watch. Read the terms and conditions.
     
  13. ricktat macrumors 65816

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    If you look through other threads you will see the same exact scratches on other Sport and non sport models. One guys thread was wondering in the Milenaase... however you spell it.. loop was causing it.

    The rounded part just seems to be more prone to scratching. I can see scratching it there under my desk at work just rolling the chair forward.

    Also.... many many... people with the Iphone 6 and no case have the same exact scratches on the curve on the glass. I can remember a thread on apple support that was like a 100 pages long.
     
  14. Twimfy macrumors 6502a

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    Just discovered a nick in the glass of my sport. No idea where it came from but wasn't there yesterday. Can physically feel the nick with my fingernail and it's in the top part of the screen so always visible. Gonna bug me forever but hopefully I don't get too many more.
     
  15. Bazooka-joe macrumors 68000

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    I know it sound criminal nut if people are gonna worry about scratches and dings then put a case on it
     
  16. gdeputy macrumors 6502a

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    You're paying for accidental protection. if you want a replacement stomp on your watch and bring it in.
     
  17. Rogo117 macrumors regular

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    Well it happened to me, I was skeptical at first that it would happen easily but was being careful with it on. Some how I managed to get a small scratch right on the middle of the screen. I just bought the armor suit screen protector, so hoping it'll help avoid more. Will take a picture of it later, 42MM SG sport.
     
  18. geoff5093 macrumors 68000

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    This is one area where bezels are actually useful, as it would protect from most day to day scratches. The fact is though, this is a watch, and watches come into contact with walls, doors, desks, debris, etc. It's going to get scratched eventually.
     
  19. JayLenochiniMac macrumors G5

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    That's called fraud, and people wonder why Apple jacked up the AC+ deductible for the iPhone to $79 from $49. We can thank people like you.
     
  20. Itsedstech macrumors 6502a

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    if hes paying for it how is it fraud?
     
  21. JayLenochiniMac macrumors G5

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    Don't be absurd. I'm paying for car insurance too. Doesn't mean I should go out and crash my car to collect on the insurance.
     
  22. Tebailey macrumors regular

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    Really?
     
  23. Itsedstech macrumors 6502a

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    Sorry guys, thought that it covered cosmetic damage.
     
  24. srsub3 macrumors 6502

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    I am sorry, but watches are meant to be scratched..... a mark gives more character to the watch ;)...
     
  25. karinatwork macrumors regular

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    One of the reasons I went with a small watch is that I knew I would wreck it if it was too large on my wrist. So far, so good.
     

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