How does Applecare work on an iPhone purchased from ebay?

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by Astro8973, Jul 1, 2008.

  1. Astro8973 macrumors regular


    Jan 14, 2008
    I purchased a 16gb iPhone on ebay 2 weeks ago. The phone itself is only 2 months old. How do I go about setting applecare up for my iPhone? Also, is there any recipt or proof of purchase required for applecare?
  2. SFStateStudent macrumors 604


    Aug 28, 2007
    San Francisco California, USA
    ^^^you can activate the AppleCare on your home computer via the website ( No proof of purchase required, AppleCare will be effective from the date of the original purchase. It takes a few minutes, and you'll receive a confirmation email from AppleCare and you'll be able to view your AppleCare Agreement a few minutes later...:cool:
  3. citron230 macrumors 6502a


    Dec 17, 2007
    San Diego, CA
    the original owner has to transfer it over to you. I believe the seller may need your information in order to complete the transfer.

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