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Woman claims iPhone 4S spontaneously combusted and Apple will not replace it

0. phoneArena 03 Feb 2013, 17:02 posted on

We have heard stories like this before, a battery or phone spontaneously combusting or melting with no obvious reason...

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posted on 03 Feb 2013, 17:57 12

18. TROLL (banned) (Posts: 4851; Member since: 13 Apr 2012)


So what if she is, wow supporting a bad fruit company! All they do is steal and patent which does not, nor ever belonged to them™®©

posted on 03 Feb 2013, 18:07 3

22. Kaze105 (Posts: 21; Member since: 15 Feb 2012)


So everyone that lies about damage of their phone should have it replaced free? Then samsung is crap for not replacing my broken screen android phone for free since the screen just broke without me doing ANYTHING!

posted on 03 Feb 2013, 18:42 1

29. sithvenger (banned) (Posts: 371; Member since: 25 Aug 2012)


Pow rite n the kisser bro. Good post

posted on 04 Feb 2013, 00:55 1

67. samystic (Posts: 230; Member since: 25 Mar 2012)


abusing bad fruit company is your early morning resolution, is'nt i??? it is now boring! play with your toy

posted on 03 Feb 2013, 18:04 19

20. GoBears (Posts: 451; Member since: 27 Apr 2012)


I don't even care what happened. I just like to see destroyed iJunk. She probably charged it wrong.

posted on 03 Feb 2013, 18:15 13

25. TROLL (banned) (Posts: 4851; Member since: 13 Apr 2012)


Me2, that was funny. Ha ha ha ha,

posted on 03 Feb 2013, 18:39 2

28. sithvenger (banned) (Posts: 371; Member since: 25 Aug 2012)


Liquid indicator on full red, brown stains, and over a year old. She spilled Starbucks on her year old, and just out of apple care iPhone and tried to scam her way into another one. Kudos to apple for saying no.

posted on 03 Feb 2013, 19:31 2

33. 14545 (Posts: 1612; Member since: 22 Nov 2011)


Agreed, I hate Cr@pp73, but I hate stupid people more. Idiot woman.

posted on 03 Feb 2013, 19:45 1

35. sithvenger (banned) (Posts: 371; Member since: 25 Aug 2012)


She actually thought it would work too

posted on 04 Feb 2013, 12:33

77. Droiddoes (unregistered)


Yeah, because apple novelties have NEVER had glaring flaws and defects before, mirite?

posted on 03 Feb 2013, 18:56 5

30. nwright94 (unregistered)


Maybe she microwaved it like that one guys gs3. She wanted some fried apple treats.

posted on 03 Feb 2013, 19:02 4

31. s.mrabet (Posts: 125; Member since: 26 Oct 2011)


I am in no way an apple fan, but this story cant be true... how fast can remove an iphone battery?????? like you have the 5-point screwdriver on a coffee table?? i bet she is lying
She was probably messing with the device and did something wrong..

posted on 03 Feb 2013, 19:53 3

39. sithvenger (banned) (Posts: 371; Member since: 25 Aug 2012)


Good point

posted on 03 Feb 2013, 19:43 2

34. BiN4RY (Posts: 83; Member since: 22 Jun 2012)


"she says she panicked and tried to remove the battery by prying the back plate off the phone"

What an idiot, common sense would have told her to drop the phone and stay away from it as far as possible

posted on 04 Feb 2013, 01:33 1

70. Nathan_ingx (Posts: 4004; Member since: 07 Mar 2012)


I do that quickly...BUT, only if some liquid has gone in. That's why, in this case, i think, that's the reason.
She might have forgotten or might be oblivious of the fact that iPhone's batteries are not that easily accessible.

posted on 03 Feb 2013, 19:47 1

36. dwgit (Posts: 37; Member since: 24 Dec 2012)


Ahw that's suck should have bought Samsung even though its all plastic but owell. Letsssssss goooooooo ravennnnnnnnnnn wooooooooooo

posted on 03 Feb 2013, 20:37

48. sithvenger (banned) (Posts: 371; Member since: 25 Aug 2012)


Frisco not done yet

posted on 03 Feb 2013, 19:58 2

40. AfterShock (Posts: 3698; Member since: 02 Nov 2012)


Apple may have made a good call on this one.

posted on 03 Feb 2013, 20:09 1

41. yt6nin (Posts: 100; Member since: 16 Nov 2011)


It's the iPhone 4S! Why can't Apple just give her a replacement? Apple has enough money to let a "new" iPhone 4S out to one of their very valuable customer, right? It's an iPhone 4S that's completely manufactured in China for god's sake, who knows when any iPhone user will run across a possible problem like that, setting outside the fact if she caused it, and she is trying to scam Apple for a new one, or it actually happened, as she claims. Who know, only she knows, and we can only question and assume. If she's scamming it, and lying, then Apple, why not just send her a refurbished one, that works like brand new, but ain't brand new, and make her feel like she's loved and cared for. It'll make her happy, and Apple, you have to deal with one less of a problem.

posted on 03 Feb 2013, 20:10 2

42. yt6nin (Posts: 100; Member since: 16 Nov 2011)


Plus, a problem with smartphones, or any phone without a removable battery cover, and battery...

posted on 03 Feb 2013, 22:51 1

62. Topcat488 (Posts: 1396; Member since: 29 Sep 2012)


Exactly the point i'm glad Samsung makes removable battery covers... My OG-Note will still fetch the next user i gift it too well... All my brother or cousin will have to do is "Buy a NEW battery"... This is a reason most OEM's don't put on removable covers... THEY WANT YOU TO BUY, A NEW PHONE!

posted on 03 Feb 2013, 20:14 1

43. 9thWonderful (Posts: 232; Member since: 24 Jan 2013)


Hmm...so you smell burning & attempt to remove a battery that is not removable. Genius. And if that isn't stupid enough, then you show up to an Apple store demanding a replacement. This is classic.

posted on 03 Feb 2013, 21:49

57. HDShatter (Posts: 1021; Member since: 17 Jan 2013)


They probably would have taken it if she didn't pry it open.

posted on 03 Feb 2013, 20:42 1

50. gameday78 (Posts: 48; Member since: 17 Mar 2012)


My iphone also just had sex with an ipad and gave birth to a nano...

posted on 03 Feb 2013, 21:44 1

56. dwgit (Posts: 37; Member since: 24 Dec 2012)


Lame^^^

posted on 03 Feb 2013, 22:12 3

58. B3BLW29 (Posts: 238; Member since: 02 Mar 2012)


You had to by iPhone in the first place... You had it coming woman... :D

posted on 03 Feb 2013, 22:23 12

59. -box- (Posts: 3991; Member since: 04 Jan 2012)


Designed in California to be made as cheaply as possible in China to fail worldwide.

posted on 03 Feb 2013, 22:47

61. Ninetysix (Posts: 2461; Member since: 08 Oct 2012)


Your definition of fail doesn't seem to match what's in the dictionary.

posted on 04 Feb 2013, 12:34 10

78. Droiddoes (unregistered)


Right, the definition is just a picture of your mom deciding not to abort you. Biggest fail in history!

posted on 04 Feb 2013, 12:36 1

80. gmracer1 (Posts: 646; Member since: 28 Dec 2012)


ROFLMAO

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