1. iPhone4Rocks!'s Avatar
    Ok, so I'm interested in getting insurance for my iPhone 4. The one thing that is most important to me is if my iPhone is stolen, which company would be the best for me because in the past, I've lost an iPhone 3GS without insurance which was terrible because I'd have to pay full price for a new one. Any help?
    01-16-2011 04:11 PM
  2. Ipheuria's Avatar
    Your phone is covered through home insurance. The problem is that the deductible can sometimes be the cost of the phone. There is four square I beleive it's called.
    01-16-2011 06:57 PM
  3. boomhower1820's Avatar
    Your phone is covered through home insurance. The problem is that the deductible can sometimes be the cost of the phone. There is four square I beleive it's called.
    It's squaretrade. Check with your home owners. Some have rider policy's that don't have a detectable for electronics like phones and computers.
    01-16-2011 07:02 PM
  4. Ipheuria's Avatar
    lol yes thanks four sqaure is something totally different 
    01-16-2011 07:05 PM
  5. boomhower1820's Avatar
    Just looked at squaretrade and they don't cover loss, just damage.
    01-16-2011 07:05 PM
  6. Snowleopards's Avatar
    If you are in UK, the best insurance at the moment is O2. My iPhone 4 glass was broken and I received new one quick. And with stolen phones are same.
    01-16-2011 07:40 PM
  7. SeanHRCC's Avatar
    Before you buy ANY insurance, read actual reviews from people who have attempted/have used the service to replace a phone. I know that 90% of the time, these coverages are usually a huge PITA, and people usually echo that in reviews...i've never personally bought one, and prob wont ever get one because it seems like such a headache to deal with them.
    01-16-2011 08:20 PM
  8. lshartle's Avatar
    There is a free application called SmartGuard (smrtguard.com) With this app you can locate your phone (accuracy depends on signal strength), you can remote lock your device and you can remote listen which has your device call a number, that you specify, to assist you in locating. These features are free and you can pay for a premium version that has more features.
    I've been using this on my BB for about a year and it's great and I plan on getting it for my iPhone.
    This app will only help if you lose the device though obviously
    01-16-2011 09:50 PM
  9. Cleveland's Avatar
    State Farm ... Personal Effects Policy .. $39 a year no deductible
    01-17-2011 12:25 AM
  10. Theb787pilot's Avatar
    Just get the apple protection plan.
    01-17-2011 01:18 AM
  11. SeanHRCC's Avatar
    Just get the apple protection plan.
    Covers nothing but defects for an extended amount of time past the 1 year warranty...how does this apply to anything in this thread?
    01-17-2011 09:45 AM
  12. cardfan's Avatar
    Again, the no insurance plan is the best.

    No money up front. No monthly payments. 199 deductible for nonwarranty service. Just deal with an apple store for same day service. In the case of lost or stolen (which shouldn't be that big of a concern), you can buy a new or used one..just think of that as a higher deductible and a lesson to keep better track of your things.

    As for the State Farm or home insurance route, that's risky (which is why its probably so cheap). Claims like these are seen as frivolous when compared to what homeowners insurance is designed to do, cover major incidents. If you were to have 2 or 3 incidents small or large, do not be surprised when you receive a non-renewal notice from your provider. And your claims get kept in a database for at least 5 years. You never file a claim with your home insurance unless its big.
    01-17-2011 10:20 AM
  13. vietalogy's Avatar
    State Farm ... Personal Effects Policy .. $39 a year no deductible
    Thats what I got too. Covers lost, theft, damage.


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    01-17-2011 10:52 AM
  14. Cleveland's Avatar
    Thats what I got too. Covers lost, theft, damage.


    iPhone Tapatalk
    I was able to add on my homeowners insurance no deductible so i didn't need the state farm route but I know it exists...

    And for anyone stating you have to watch out for the deductible, just call and make sure there isn't one on smartphones and set the full retail price + tax, and you're good to go



    Just get the apple protection plan.
    APPLECARE IS JUST AN EXTENDED WARRANTY ... some people need to know what they are talking about before they reply lol
    01-17-2011 12:48 PM
  15. Garz's Avatar
    Your phone is covered through home insurance. The problem is that the deductible can sometimes be the cost of the phone. There is four square I beleive it's called.
    you generally have to endorse it on your homeowners policy or it may not be covered
    01-17-2011 06:05 PM
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