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    Default Should I take my 5 in for the fix before selling?

    I wasn't planning to be an early adopter but I'm guessing my device will lose value if I don't go ahead and sell. (This is my first device) I hadn't taken it in to fix the sleep/wake. I planned to take it when my daughter started school bc it was down the street. It just seems like such a hassle though with my 3 yo who inevitably falls asleep on the way and my baby. Should I bite the bullet & do it?
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    Default Re: Should I take my 5 in for the fix before selling?

    depends on cost- i think it would sell quicker if it was in 100% working order
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    No doubt get it fixed


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    Yeah even if you want to keep it get it fixed while you still can.
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    I guess when I read it again it seemed less of a hassle! Even less if s genius would come to my van of sleeping children lol!
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    Yeah when I wanted to keep it I had planned to then I started thinking of trading.
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    Default Re: Should I take my 5 in for the fix before selling?

    Quote Originally Posted by blessed2bamommie View Post
    I wasn't planning to be an early adopter but I'm guessing my device will lose value if I don't go ahead and sell. (This is my first device) I hadn't taken it in to fix the sleep/wake. I planned to take it when my daughter started school bc it was down the street. It just seems like such a hassle though with my 3 yo who inevitably falls asleep on the way and my baby. Should I bite the bullet & do it?
    My sleep wake button was also broken on my iPhone 5 but I didn't say anything to them about it lol and they never tested it so I was given $225 which is what I've seen most people getting for their iPhone 5
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    Default Re: Should I take my 5 in for the fix before selling?

    Carrier? Apple?
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    Default Should I take my 5 in for the fix before selling?

    If it's a free fix, definitely get it fixed. You'll get more money from the sell with a fully functioning phone. I can imagine that it's rough having a toddler and baby but the toddler will probably be okay once they are inside, I believe Apple still has a section of iMacs with kids games right in front of the Genius Bar. They have little beanie type chairs and the kiddos really enjoy it. Other than explaining your issue to the genius (ha) you can focus on your kids.


    Quote Originally Posted by mnicole03 View Post
    My sleep wake button was also broken on my iPhone 5 but I didn't say anything to them about it lol and they never tested it so I was given $225 which is what I've seen most people getting for their iPhone 5
    I would rather be honest and fare if selling it to a person but if it's a trade-in, the carrier or whatever company would more than likely make sure it's fixed.
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    I may bite the bullet and do it and get more money than a trade. Though I am actually thinking the 6 so it will cost less to upgrade. If I can get 225 that would include a case & screen protector.
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    Quote Originally Posted by EmceeGeek View Post
    If it's a free fix, definitely get it fixed. You'll get more money from the sell with a fully functioning phone. I can imagine that it's rough having a toddler and baby but the toddler will probably be okay once they are inside, I believe Apple still has a section of iMacs with kids games right in front of the Genius Bar. They have little beanie type chairs and the kiddos really enjoy it. Other than explaining your issue to the genius (ha) you can focus on your kids.




    I would rather be honest and fare if selling it to a person but if it's a trade-in, the carrier or whatever company would more than likely make sure it's fixed.
    It was a trade in so I didn't see the need in telling them,if I was planning on giving it someone I would've gotten it fixed in advance but I wasn't so didn't see the need. Apple had a time where they were fixing iPhones with the sleep/wake buttons for free which I needed because I didn't have insurance on it but I didn't like how long it was gonna take for them to fix it,they said they would be needing my phone for up to a week which was too long in my opinion. I need my phone to communicate and I also go to college in a semi sketchy area and would become very paranoid knowing I had no way of communication if something out of the ordinary had happened. Plus that offer was given out too late,by the time they offered to fix it free of charge my contract was almost already done so I just dealt with it.
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    Default Re: Should I take my 5 in for the fix before selling?

    No loaner? I thought they would give you a loaner?
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    Quote Originally Posted by blessed2bamommie View Post
    No loaner? I thought they would give you a loaner?
    Certain Apple stores would, only participating ones. the one near me was not one of them
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    Well that's no good! That will determine it! This is it for me too!
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    I am waiting for this information. Thanks for sharing this.

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