Just bought Applecare have i done the right thing?

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by marlman, Sep 26, 2014.

  1. marlman macrumors regular

    marlman

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    I decided today to buy Apple Care for my lovely new iPhone 6

    I intend to keep it for two years no matter what Apple bring out next year so hopefully it will give me two years with no worries!

    Just for the record I think the iPhone 6 is my perfect phone in every way I love it!
     
  2. tb12 macrumors newbie

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    IMO Apple Care is useless if you have a case that fully protects the edges of the phone. I've had my iPhone 5 for 2 years, and I've dropped it plenty of times, and it's still in close to perfect condition. Only thing are some chipped edges from scuffgate, since I have the black i5, but the 6's don't have that problem.
     
  3. BJMRamage macrumors 68020

    BJMRamage

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    I went and bought mine at lunch today!

    I am still concerned. I'd hope not to crack the screen because that will be total cost of $170 (or $179) whereas if I didn't have AC+, it would run me $109.

    BUT if it was dropped in water or something crazier, then it is just the $170 total and not the $360 or was it $260 they told me.


    PS. I am case-less. I was case-less on my iPhone 4 too. and didn't have issues with with 4 but figured with 2 young kids who might be grabby, I'd go for it.
     
  4. kevroc macrumors 6502

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    Everyone says if you have a case you're okay, but cases only protect so much. Also, there is a LOT of things that can go wrong in additional to the screen breaking.

    I had applecare before when Apple started to support T-Mobile. I was able to return my AT&T phone for a T-Mobile phone and they didn't charge me anything. I've also been able to swap my phone before I needed to sell it so I have a perfect condition iPhone to resell. It's always worked out great for me. If people don't want it that's fine, but I think it's worth it.
     
  5. Arran macrumors 68040

    Arran

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    Personally, I've never broken a phone - but then I lead a dreadfully dull life.

    My wife and kids, OTOH, have broken several each.

    Bottom line: Well worth it. And remember, bigger screen = bigger target to break.
     
  6. Oppressed macrumors 65816

    Oppressed

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    By the way it may sound rehtorical but AppleCare is insurance. You can cancel at any time and get a pro-rated refund of the remaining time like all insurance.
     
  7. The1englishman macrumors newbie

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    No you havnt done the right thing.
    The world will now end because of your choice.



    Get. Bloody grip. You will be asking what underwear to put on next.
    What is the world comming to ###
     
  8. eoblaed macrumors 68000

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