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07-07-2011, 03:09 PM #1Preparing 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
Thanks in advance!
07-08-2011, 12:38 AM #2
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.
07-08-2011, 04:22 AM #3
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
07-08-2011, 04:39 AM #4
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07-08-2011, 08:17 AM #6
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.
07-08-2011, 12:53 PM #7
Don't worry about replacement locked iPhone, just use Gevey sim and you will get a brand new iPhone that works on T-Mobile.