Where iPhone 4S Case hooks on caused a chip. Noticed when taken off.

SethRogen

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I bought a case for my White iPhone 4S at Apple. Haven't dropped it once. Case is hooked on the top left and right corners. I took it of and the left corner is chipped on the white part. The case they gave me caused this obviously from being tight and I can show them.

Would they able to repair it for me? I have insurance.

If not, how much does it cost for Apple to repair it.
 
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Arnezie

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No apple is not going to give you a new phone on warranty because of a case YOU put on the phone. Now if you have apple care+ pay the 50$ and swap it if it means that much to you. Otherwise don't worry about it ,it's a phone
 

AndrewR23

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Same thing happened to me. Eventually I got over it, my case even took a small chunk off the top so it looks like someone took a knife and scraped it.

Took off my SP too and now Im just using the phone without anything but skins.

I absolutely LOVE using the iPhone without a SP. first time I have ever used an iPhone without any protection. I only use skins because I hate and regret getting the white iPhone.

Since Im not selling this one, (giving to to my mom) I really stopped caring about the phones look. My white 4S has like 3 chips and a chunk missing from that cheap *** plastic border.

Oh and yes I will be replacing it before giving it to my mom. My mail never shows I have any, EVER. After 2 restores and set up as new it still doesn't show any mail. Apple agreed to swap, made a note of it in the system. But I'm not replacing this yet because of how horrible the yellow screens are!
 

Rocko1

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Why not try? Apple replaced phones when their bumper scratched the antenna band. Try it.
 

Jordan921

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I bought a case for my White iPhone 4S at Apple. Haven't dropped it once. Case is hooked on the top left and right corners. I took it of and the left corner is chipped on the white part. The case they gave me caused this obviously from being tight and I can show them.

Would they able to repair it for me? I have insurance.

If not, how much does it cost for Apple to repair it.
Does it bother you that much to get it replaced?
 

sweetbrat

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Why not try? Apple replaced phones when their bumper scratched the antenna band. Try it.
In that case it was a bumper created by Apple. Sounds like the OP just bought a case from the Apple store. Apple isn't going to fix damage that another company's product caused.
 

Rocko1

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In that case it was a bumper created by Apple. Sounds like the OP just bought a case from the Apple store. Apple isn't going to fix damage that another company's product caused.
They might. If they sell a product that damages their branded product, they are liable to some extent.

Try it. Worst case they will say no, then you can tell them it's not a good idea to endorse products that damage the iPhone.

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What case is it so we can avoid it?
 
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