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Thread: barred phone
03-23-2010, 12:06 PM #1barred phone
hi guys i work for a bus company and found a 3g on the bus 6 weeks ago was given it as it was never claimed if i change the motherboard would that get rid of the barred network as ive foned o2 and they cant do anything for me which i understand as i wouldnt if it were me any help
03-23-2010, 12:12 PM #2
As a recent experience with losing my phone, I would suggest taking it to o2 store or what have you and see if they can't locate the owner using the card. However, 6 weeks is a long time if no one claimed it, perhaps they never thought they left it on the bus.
03-23-2010, 12:15 PM #3
I agree! Do the right thing
03-23-2010, 12:41 PM #4
i did take it to o2 they barred the fone the day it went missing there they have replaced the phone under the guys insurance so they told me i could hand it in to them and they would refurbish it or i could keep it so i was wondering if the network chip was on the mainboard and replacing it would give me a phone i did the right thing by handing in at work i know this is a touvhy subject was just after a bit of advice thanks guys
03-23-2010, 12:44 PM #5
It's a parts phone now. Used logic boards aren't cheap.
03-23-2010, 01:00 PM #6
ok watchin a couple on fleebay but will leave it and strip it down for spares
03-23-2010, 02:01 PM #7
I'll take... Jk, don't need any parts ATM.
Must be nice to be able to get insurance to cover ur phone. From what AT&T tells me here, u can't get insurance on the iPhone to cover things like that. Only the warranty/insurance to cover hardware problems.