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Thread: Preparing my iPhone 4 for genius bar help!

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    Default Preparing my iPhone 4 for genius bar help!
    Hi, so right now I am in a tight situation. My complimentary 1 year warranty is expiring in 10 days and there are a couple of things that i need to get fixed or replaced before the warranty ends. (hopefully they replace my iPhone all together)
    - There is a gray pixel on my display
    - home button is unresponsive
    - mute/unmute slider is loose
    I know that if i bring the phone in, they are going to give me an iPhone that is updated to the latest firmware and baseband.. But i need an unlock because i am on T-mobile. I am also trying to get it done before Apple releases 4.3.4
    Any suggestions?

    Thanks in advance!

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    they WILL upgrade your baseband. you're SOL.

    if the issues really bother you, sell the phone, phones with minor damage like yours actually don't sell for much less than a normal used phone. then buy another unlocked phone.

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    iPhone? More like MyPhone rukavuda's Avatar
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    take it back asap
    chances are they will give you an unlocked phone, if they dont they will give you a carrier specific replacement
    they have done this with my twice now
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    Quote Originally Posted by rukavuda View Post
    take it back asap
    chances are they will give you an unlocked phone, if they dont they will give you a carrier specific replacement
    they have done this with my twice now
    ^^^DO NOT DO THIS.
    They will void your warranty if you bring them a jailbroken phone. you would be out of your mind to think they will replace a locked phone, slightly damaged, with an unlocked phone (a factory unlocked phone costs hundreds of dollars more)

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    Quote Originally Posted by jcitme View Post
    ^^^DO NOT DO THIS.
    They will void your warranty if you bring them a jailbroken phone. you would be out of your mind to think they will replace a locked phone, slightly damaged, with an unlocked phone (a factory unlocked phone costs hundreds of dollars more)
    yes sorry i misread the question
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    You will get a locked phone back if you warranty this one. And yes, it will need to be un-jailbroken if you want to return it. If these issues bother you that much, you could also accept the locked phone they are going to give you and get a Gevey SIM for it. My locked iPhone with fake Gevey Pro I was using previously seemed to have better signal and battery life than my Ultrasn0w unlocked one on 1.59.00 that I am using now.

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    Don't worry about replacement locked iPhone, just use Gevey sim and you will get a brand new iPhone that works on T-Mobile.

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