1. tamon77's Avatar
    So ...

    A good friend if mine gave me an iphone 5 that he received from his friend. The phone has some significant issues (wifi, Bluetooth, Siri, and phone speaker phone dont work). Cell phone calls and data works. I've been using the phone as a secondary phone for the past few weeks. Out of curiosity I checked the warranty status of phone and it turns out it is covered under apples limited warranty until July 11/14.

    I want to take it into a store but I am wondering if they will even believe my story of receiving a second phone with all of these issues. Should I give it a try anyways??

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    01-25-2014 10:11 AM
  2. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    Yes, give it a try. They will either fix or replace the device or they won't.
    01-25-2014 10:26 AM
  3. phreddyl's Avatar
    You have nothing to lose if you bring it to apple store.
    01-25-2014 11:46 AM
  4. tamon77's Avatar
    Guess I will give it a shot.

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    01-25-2014 12:43 PM
  5. kataran's Avatar
    Do these issues stem from water damage or drop and fall?

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    01-25-2014 01:02 PM
  6. tamon77's Avatar
    Don't know. No history about the device.

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    01-25-2014 01:56 PM
  7. tgp's Avatar
    I had an iPhone 5 that I bought off Craigslist. After I used it awhile it developed a problem. Of course I had no receipt or other proof of purchase. I took it to the Apple store, and they used the IMEI I believe to show it was still under warranty. I walked out with a replacement. No muss, no fuss.

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    01-25-2014 02:58 PM
  8. tamon77's Avatar
    Was able to get a replacement device

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    01-28-2014 12:17 AM
  9. saichick04's Avatar
    Good deal!

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    01-30-2014 11:13 PM
  10. eyecrispy's Avatar
    Yes, they will replace or fix it. Like folks said above, no fuss.
    01-31-2014 06:26 AM
  11. pr1nce's Avatar
    Welcome to iMore. Good luck!

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    01-31-2014 07:24 AM

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