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    Default Does Applecare + cover theft?

    Im getting insurance for my phone this time, ive learned the hard way. Anyways, does applecare+ cover theft?
    thanks
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    Last time I checked, no.
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    lol... help apple someone stole my phone ( i swear it wasn't my gf!)
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    Quote Originally Posted by jayfry View Post
    lol... help apple someone stole my phone ( i swear it wasn't my gf!)
    i dont have a gf, do you wanna be my gf?
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    Check your homeowner's/renter's policy. Many policies cover electronic devices.

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    i dont think it covers theft
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    Quote Originally Posted by lak611 View Post
    Check your homeowner's/renter's policy. Many policies cover electronic devices.

    Sent from my Lumia 900 using Board Express
    I would guess that the cost of the iPhone would be less than your homeowners deductible.

    Besides, someone would have to steal my pants off of me or saw my arm off to steal my iPhone. Lol!
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    Quote Originally Posted by bruno5379 View Post
    Im getting insurance for my phone this time, ive learned the hard way. Anyways, does applecare+ cover theft?
    thanks
    But does it cover *lost* phones?
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    Applecare is for a malfunctioning phone ONLY!

    NOT: Physically broken, lost, stolen, water-damaged, etc.

    Applecare is NOT insurance.
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    Yes Applecare covers accidental damage with a $49 deductable, up to two times.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Darth-gamer View Post
    Applecare is for a malfunctioning phone ONLY!

    NOT: Physically broken, lost, stolen, water-damaged, etc.

    Applecare is NOT insurance.

    Applecare+ does cover any physical damage up to 2 times per term with a 49$ deductible for a replacement phone

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    Quote Originally Posted by cglaguna View Post
    Yes Applecare covers accidental damage with a $49 deductable, up to two times.
    No, it does not.

    Applecare + does. They are different products.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Darth-gamer View Post
    No, it does not.

    Applecare + does. They are different products.
    He would only be referring to AppleCare +, as AppleCare+ is the only one offered for the Iphone. So, when you stepped in the thread and made the post, just saying


    "Applecare is for a malfunctioning phone ONLY!

    NOT: Physically broken, lost, stolen, water-damaged, etc.
    "

    If you were actually trying to help, you would have said that AppleCare is only for malfunctioning phones, but AppleCare only offers AppleCare +, which actually does cover broken, damaged devices, just not lost or stolen devices.
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    Quote Originally Posted by briankeith513 View Post
    If you were actually trying to help, you would have said that AppleCare is only for malfunctioning phones, but AppleCare only offers AppleCare +, which actually does cover broken, damaged devices, just not lost or stolen devices.
    No, I wasn't trying to help, just trying to dance a jig!

    But seriously, I posted because a lot of people bought AppleCare for the iPhone 4 from Verizon and found out after they bought it that it was not covered.

    I was unaware however that for the iPhone 5 the ONLY thing Apple offers in Applecare plus.
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    I guess since "AppleCare" sans + is unavailable for the iPhone 5 or any other model, I thought the point was moot. The only thing offered for an iPhone of any designation is Applecare+ and covers accidental damage with a $49 deductible.
    Last edited by cglaguna; 09-17-2012 at 11:14 PM.
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    I've been using Square Trade insurance for a while now and love them. The kids are always breaking their ipods and they have never given me a hassle about coverage. They do iphone too.
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    home owners/renters insurance can cover electronic devices... i know from experience. my phone was stolen... deductible can be an issue, but remember you are doing replacement costs, and that can include fees etc that you man incur. The only question you need to look into is will it affect any insurance rate you may have.
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    you can take it to state farm agent and get a policy on it right then and there too for pretty cheap.
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    No. AppleCare & AppleCare+ are extended warranty programs. In order to receive AppleCare service, you must bring the iPhone with you to the store for exchange. Insurance will cover theft & loss, but won't necessarily extend a warranty. Be careful of the non-Apple services, they seem to have a hefty deduction. Also, if you have homeowner's or renter's insurance, that should cover the theft or loss of an iPhone; check with your agent

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    Quote Originally Posted by bruno5379 View Post
    Im getting insurance for my phone this time, ive learned the hard way. Anyways, does applecare+ cover theft?
    thanks
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    I tried to go with my homeowner's policy. Statefarm wont cover iDevices.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Darth-gamer View Post
    Applecare is for a malfunctioning phone ONLY!

    NOT: Physically broken, lost, stolen, water-damaged, etc.

    Applecare is NOT insurance.
    AppleCare+ (with the "plus") does, in fact allow for two accidental breakage repairs or replacements in two years.
    Each repair or replacement costs $49. So yes, it is kind of like a limited form of insurance.

    Plain old AppleCare (without the "plus") does not cover any accidental damage.

    AppleCare+ is the only option available for iPhone 5, so if you get it you're protected from manufacturing defects as well as two accidental breakage incidents.

    Here's a quote from the AppleCare+ page:

    AppleCare+ for iPhone extends your coverage to two years from the original purchase date of your iPhone and adds up to two incidents of accidental damage coverage, each subject to a $49 service fee.
    Here's the link:

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