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Re: best iphone case
« Reply #75 on: April 07, 2021, 01:00:29 AM »
I think my best option is to send her into Target or Walmart and tell her to get herself a case. I'll tell her that she could spend as much as she wants, which seems to translate in DW talk as "buy the most expensive one they sell." Hopefully, she'll buy one that will be really protective and not a Gucci piece of non-protective fashion.

If I think it's not strong enough, I'll sign up for AppleCare+.

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Re: best iphone case
« Reply #76 on: April 07, 2021, 01:12:29 AM »
get the Sonim xp3 no case needed

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Re: best iphone case
« Reply #77 on: April 07, 2021, 02:29:35 AM »
Otterbox. Lots of models (and styles) to choose from.
Their warranty on cases and screen protectors are awesome, unlimited free replacements, no proof needed. You only have to pay for shipping.
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Re: best iphone case
« Reply #78 on: April 07, 2021, 07:33:20 AM »
Their warranty on cases and screen protectors are awesome, unlimited free replacements, no proof needed. You only have to pay for shipping.
Replacement of the case or of the phone?

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Re: best iphone case
« Reply #79 on: April 07, 2021, 07:34:47 AM »
get the Sonim xp3 no case needed
I could also buy chicken soup, and then I'd also get a nice, warm sensation in my throat.

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Re: best iphone case
« Reply #80 on: April 07, 2021, 08:27:06 AM »
Replacement of the case or of the phone?

The case, ostensibly. I’m yet to see a case brand guarantee the devices they’re supposed to protect (which typically cost much more than the case).

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Re: best iphone case
« Reply #81 on: April 07, 2021, 10:26:02 AM »
Replacement of the case or of the phone?
case.
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Re: best iphone case
« Reply #82 on: April 07, 2021, 11:12:42 AM »
I’m yet to see a case brand guarantee the devices they’re supposed to protect (which typically cost much more than the case).
I think I remember seeing a Shark Tank presentation in which a phone case company said they replace the phone.

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Re: best iphone case
« Reply #83 on: April 07, 2021, 12:04:00 PM »
I think my best option is to send her into Target or Walmart and tell her to get herself a case. I'll tell her that she could spend as much as she wants, which seems to translate in DW talk as "buy the most expensive one they sell." Hopefully, she'll buy one that will be really protective and not a Gucci piece of non-protective fashion.

If I think it's not strong enough, I'll sign up for AppleCare+.
So she went to Target and got an Apple brand silicone case.

Should I enroll in AppleCare+?

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Re: best iphone case
« Reply #84 on: April 07, 2021, 12:28:41 PM »
So she went to Target and got an Apple brand silicone case.

Rip off. Better looking, but not as durable and likely more expensive than some of the other options I mentioned.

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Re: best iphone case
« Reply #85 on: April 07, 2021, 12:29:14 PM »
Should I enroll in AppleCare+?

Still only two screen replacements a year @ $29 each...

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Re: best iphone case
« Reply #86 on: April 07, 2021, 12:31:34 PM »
I could also buy chicken soup, and then I'd also get a nice, warm sensation in my throat.
But with the phone you may also get a shout out at a yankee game.
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Re: best iphone case
« Reply #87 on: April 07, 2021, 12:34:00 PM »
Rip off. Better looking, but not as durable and likely more expensive than some of the other options I mentioned.
:(


Still only two screen replacements a year @ $29 each...
I'm assuming Apple brand replacements will stand up better than the off-brand ones that I bought on Amazon.


But now's the question: What does it entail to get the $29 screen replacement? Can it be done on-the-spot in an Apple store? Or does it require sending in the phone? How long is the turnover rate?

Any insight is appreciated.

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Re: best iphone case
« Reply #88 on: April 07, 2021, 01:45:35 PM »
:(

I'm assuming Apple brand replacements will stand up better than the off-brand ones that I bought on Amazon.


But now's the question: What does it entail to get the $29 screen replacement? Can it be done on-the-spot in an Apple store? Or does it require sending in the phone? How long is the turnover rate?

Any insight is appreciated.

Appointment at Apple's Genius Bar, replacement on the spot assuming the housing isn't and they can install a replacement screen in to fit perfectly (they had to replace my device when the housing was bent - not visible to me - and they couldn't install the replacement screen).

Appointments are probably harder to get with COVID and the COVID safety protocols at Apple store are onerous...