1. Chris Parsons's Avatar
    I always contemplate getting AppleCare when they ask me but I generally say no, I haven't had any issues as of yet but what about you all? AppleCare all teh things or skip it?
    11-27-2013 12:19 PM
  2. dobermansrule's Avatar
    I didn't get Applecare. I figured I would just pay the price when something happens...
    11-27-2013 12:22 PM
  3. Eileen89's Avatar
    I always get Apple Care Plus on all of my iDevices including my new iPad Air. Although I've never had to use it thus far, it's nice to have for that unforeseen accident. Because I only keep my Devices for one year I end up calling in and getting a prorated refund from Apple just before I sell them. This brings the final cost of Apple Care Plus down to $50/year which is well worth it to "me".
    11-27-2013 02:06 PM
  4. tigerinexile's Avatar
    AppleCare is basically an insurance decision -- do you pay nothing and risk paying 300 when the break happens, or do you pay 99 up front so that you only pay 79 when the break comes?

    If Apple didn't offer out of warranty replacement for that reduced cost, then buying AppleCare+ would be a no-brained. But they do, so it's just a bet on how clumsy you expect to be.

    I expect to be clumsy, so I bought it.
    11-27-2013 02:06 PM
  5. Garz's Avatar
    Yes and you can call and get the prorated refund if you sell your device. Just got the check in the mail yesterday from selling my 1st gen mini.
    11-27-2013 02:15 PM
  6. Eileen89's Avatar
    Yes and you can call and get the prorated refund if you sell your device. Just got the check in the mail yesterday from selling my 1st gen mini.
    I wasn't aware that Apple gave out checks for this. For me they have always credited the card that I used when placing my order for Apple Care Plus.
    11-27-2013 02:36 PM
  7. adamgbiggs's Avatar
    Iv never had AppleCare+ on any of my iPhones, iv never dropped a phone yet (I used to be a Mobile Phone Engineer too) so I see no need to get AppleCare+ for my Air, and I hope I will never need it.

    Adam.
    11-27-2013 03:13 PM
  8. phreddyl's Avatar
    I didn't get it for my air. I did however get it for my iPhone.
    11-27-2013 03:57 PM
  9. warcraftWidow's Avatar
    iPhones only not iPads.
    11-27-2013 04:22 PM
  10. Garz's Avatar
    I wasn't aware that Apple gave out checks for this. For me they have always credited the card that I used when placing my order for Apple Care Plus.
    Yeah they have always gave me checks. Not sure why.
    11-27-2013 06:39 PM
  11. iEd's Avatar
    Yeah they have always gave me checks. Not sure why.
    I was told by Apple that I would get a check because I paid cash for AC + on my old 4S.


    #Naked Tuesday
    11-27-2013 07:17 PM
  12. kataran's Avatar
    I use to get electronics insurance back in the day does anyone remember Lechmere use to be the best buy of its day it sold in store repair insurance at a decent price but your stuff always broke right after the policy ran out




    Sent from my iPhone 5
    11-27-2013 10:23 PM
  13. shief24's Avatar
    My credit card has purchase protection so it doubled my warranty.
    11-27-2013 10:47 PM
  14. taz323's Avatar
    I should, but don't .
    11-27-2013 11:17 PM
  15. Garz's Avatar
    I was told by Apple that I would get a check because I paid cash for AC + on my old 4S.


    #Naked Tuesday
    I never carry or use cash so that wouldn't have been my reason.
    11-28-2013 03:15 AM
  16. jmr1015's Avatar
    11-28-2013 03:49 AM
  17. Speedygi's Avatar
    Never got Applecare in my life, but neither did I ever spoil any Apple devices I ever had in my life. I'm lucky that way.
    11-28-2013 08:00 AM
  18. anon(73368)'s Avatar
    For me it's a must! For 99 bucks you get 2 accidentals and anything hardware/ software related free replacement. And I get a new iphone yearly so I get a refund of usually 50 bucks. Just nice to have IMO.
    11-28-2013 09:28 AM
  19. Ron7624's Avatar
    Yes. I bought Apple Care for the iPad Air that I bought for my wife using ATT Next at the ATT store and I also bought it for the iPad rMini that I paid cash for when ordering it using the Apple Store app.
    With AppleCare, it will only cost $49 to replace either one of those devices but with the ATT insurance the cost is $199 to replace either of those devices. I am super careful with my device but my wife not so much. And another reason that I purchase Apple care is on a few occasions over the years I have needed technical help from Apple and because my warranty was over they would not talk to me without a credit card first. I have three iPhone 5s in my family that do not have AppleCare. I do have the AT&T insurance on all three of those and yesterday, from what I understand, one of them landed in a commode. This is the second dousing for this particular phone hopefully the hairdryer will get it working again this time too. If not the AT&T insurance will cover it but be will be much more expensive than AppleCare would've been.
    I realize that belt holsters are not cool when it comes to carrying electronics, but back pockets aren't the best way to carry them either 😏. I will buy Apple care on all future devices.
    I almost never buy warrantees when they're presented to me at purchase time when buying anything else in a store or online. Obviously my only exception is for Apple products because I'm so heavily invested in them and won't live without them.
    11-30-2013 05:18 AM
  20. bembol's Avatar
    I never buy extended warranties, not even for my car.

    I only bought Apple Care for my Late 2012 27" iMac 3TB Fusion because our last three iMac's failed or had issues with the HDD.
    11-30-2013 01:06 PM
  21. got berry's Avatar
    For me AppleCare for my iPad air is a no brainer. I have never had a problem losing my devices, so I don't need the carrier insurance, but with 4 kids it only takes 1 drop to make it completely worth it. I have a friend that is on their 3 iPad mini in less than a year. They finally bought AppleCare on the last one.
    02-03-2014 09:34 AM
  22. nikkisharif's Avatar
    I got it this time because I'll have my iPad & 5S for at least 2 years. I'll be replacing my 2nd phone with my 5S whenever the new iPhone comes out and I don't change iPads often.
    02-03-2014 10:55 AM
  23. Spencerdl's Avatar
    Yes, I have AppleCare+ for me and my wife's 5s iPhone. Accidents do happen when you least expect. I like the security
    02-03-2014 11:07 AM
  24. kataran's Avatar
    I should have it but I don't

    Hard headed I guess


    Sent from my iPhone 5s Gold 64GB
    02-03-2014 11:54 AM
  25. iRiidium's Avatar
    Its weird, I don't know what I was thinking. I got Apple Care on my iPad Air LTE but just went with AT&T's protection plan on my rMini and both iPhones. Having LOST a phone (who loses a phone!? ...apparently me.) AT&T's protection plan replaced my lost G2 so I'm a believer. I hope I never need the Apple Care or AT&T's protection plan but insurance is insurance.


    Sent from my titanium rMini LTE
    02-03-2014 04:18 PM
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