Apple store repairs

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by lilthrift, Dec 12, 2012.

  1. lilthrift macrumors newbie


    Apr 10, 2010
    Fayetteville, NC
    My daughter dropped her iPhone 5 in the toilet today. I have vacuumed each end well and submerged the phone in a bag of rice. I am going to let it sit for about 2 days.

    If it does not work after that can she get it replaced at an Apple store. It has been less than 90 days since purchase. If so what would the cost be? We DO NOT have Applecare. I would of course be honest about what happened to the phone.

    Thank you!
  2. jbachandouris macrumors 601


    Aug 18, 2009
    Upstate NY
    I believe out of warranty repairs are about $220.

    On occasion, they may allow you to buy AppleCare+ that day for $99 and use one of the two 'events' for another $50.

    Lastly, you may get lucky (unlikely, but not impossible) and get a free replacement.

    Either way, consider AppleCare+ in case this happens again.
  3. ibleedgolden macrumors newbie

    Feb 3, 2012
    And make sure your daughter is there with you.

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