Multiple reviewers reported the phone scratched just from being tucked into a pocket. To safeguard against that cost, users can of course buy a case to protect the back panel. If your screen fails due to a manufacturing defect, it may be covered by the Apple warranty, an AppleCare+ plan, or consumer law. If you don't have an AppleCare+ plan, you'll pay the out-of-warranty fee. There's been cases in the past where I've had to do this, file a claim with my issuer and have won just based on logic. The logic applied here is that you expect the phone not to be damaged during cleaning.
Apple was just being merciful in your situation when they didn't have to be and in most cases, they would not replace the display for the customer in those types of situations. But it seems that Apple and Samsung have made a choice—to sacrifice durability in the name of innovation. It passed the sniff test for that. Nobody needs your snarky responses. With other iPhone 8 Plus screen replacement companies, you have to mail your device away or be without it for weeks at a time. The back pocket theory, I would agree with you on. Another option he has, if he didn't purchase AppleCare is, he pays for it repairs, or replacement with a credit card, and then disputes the charge based on what happened.
Disassemblies of the iPhone 8 family have shown a relatively simple disassembly process for a screen replacement. They did provide the proof, but my financial institution said the proof they provided wasn't enough. If you have an AppleCare+ plan, you can use it to cover screen repair. Any injury, damage or loss that may result from improper use of these tools, equipment, or the information contained in this video is the sole responsibility of the user and not JerryRigEverything. Nothing should crack or break when you clean it with a cloth. Glass simply doesn't crack on it's own.
I do not know what Apple would charge for a replacement without any protection plan. If you purchased AppleCare+ at the time or purchase you can exercise one of your two replacement options for a nominal fee. Apple may choose not to believe him, but I see no reason to not believe him either. That means the iPhone 8's glass back has the potential to crack from a waist-level drop, and you're better off getting a case to prevent cracking the iPhone's 8 glass back. If you think that your iPhone 8 Plus might have water damage, we suggest that you skip the rice bath and bring it to a uBreakiFix right away. Repair the back glass on your iPhone 8, iPhone 8 plus, or the iPhone 10! Here's how the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus' glass backs fared against several drop tests: The iPhone 8's glass back survived two of the YouTubers' waist-level drop tests, but it cracked on PhoneBuff's test.
JerryRigEverything recommends safe practices when working with power tools, automotive lifts, lifting tools, jack stands, electrical equipment, blunt instruments, chemicals, lubricants, expensive electronics, or any other tools or equipment seen or implied in this video. It's not up to us, so I'm not sure whey we're debating what Apple will or won't do in the first place. I would hate to think that apple quality has gone down hill to pay such a large price for something so fragile. It either goes in the belt clip, in my side pocket, or I carry it. I seriously recommend every iPhone 8 and 8 Plus owner use a case. You can then arrange to ship it to an Apple Repair Center at your convenience.
We don't want to perform drop tests on our own iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus review units, so we let YouTubers do it for us. I agree, that's why I'm so puzzled by this. Apple typically doesn't covered broken glass. Apple Authorized Service Providers may set their own prices. Apple has made these repairs extraordinarily difficult. In fact, if you can find a lower advertised price for the same repair, we would be happy to match and beat that price.
For me, I did my homework. I would definitely process this as a warranty replacement. Now we do clean our phones, I do, I understand the importance of keeping a phone clean. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our and. This warranty is valid at any uBreakiFix store across North America.
I use an Otterbox Defender on my 6S Plus. However, you can certainly ask Apple, but they're going to quote you a repair fee. Box on my 'About page': JerryRigEverything assumes no liability for property damage or injury incurred as a result of any of the information contained in this video. AppleCare+ plans include two incidents of accidental damage coverage. Water proofing is around the edges of the screen using adhesive, if the actual screen has cracks, water can penetrate into the internals of your device. I don't know how many new phones that I've seen and the screen is already cracked because someone dropped it. Both shattered and lost glass as a result.