U.S. couriers won't accept Note 7 devices unless properly packaged, fireproofed

Since all carriers in the United States promised to honor the replacement of all Galaxy Note 7 units, regardless of when they were bought, many customers have already decided to head over to the closest retail store and turn in their phones.

However, those who prefer to send their Note 7 phones through couriers will have to wait for their carriers to send them proper delivery packages that have been approved by the U.S. Department of Transportation. Even then, there's a high chance that U.S. Couriers won't accept these packages.

For example, FedEx Ground division will accept Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones (new or used), but only from mobile phone retail locations in the United States. FedEx Ground confirmed that it will not take any phones from individual customers or from any other type of store, not even the ones with FedEx counters or drop boxes.

Jim McCluskey, a FedEx spokesman, confirmed in a recent statement that his company has taken all the precautions necessary to ensure the safety of employees and assets while delivering the Galaxy Note 7 phones.

UPS, the other major shipping company in the United States, updated its guidelines concerning the transportation of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones as well. The company said it will not accept these phones without proper packaging and certainly not from individuals.

Both shipping companies said that they will not move the Galaxy Note 7 devices by planes, so everything will be handled by ground transportation.

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1. truthwins unregistered

Samsung note 7 is just a embarrassment to their users.

3. NoToFanboys

Posts: 3231; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

Says the idiot who doesn't know what an analogy is. (from other article) Anyways, RIP Note 7

6. truthwins unregistered

Says the idiot who is racist against muslims.

9. NoToFanboys

Posts: 3231; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

[facepalm] I was CLEARLY against the people who thinks all Muslims are terrorists, LEARN TO READ. Repeatedly read what I said in the other article, and realize how stupid you are.

10. truthwins unregistered

[face palm] No you used irrelevant analogy to defend your lord samsung . You said not all muslims are terrorist . So with that you meant some muslims are terrorist which is not true. Terrorism has no religion.

11. NoToFanboys

Posts: 3231; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

Thank you for repeatedly re-enforcing the fact that you are stupid. You are the one saying some Muslims are terrorist, not me.

12. Supraman21

Posts: 467; Member since: Jun 09, 2010

I'm sorry but yes some muslimsare terrorists. The Koran speaks of a lot of hate and is definitely not a religion of piece.

17. darkkjedii

Posts: 31604; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

I'm not a terrorist, and I believe in peace. You sound so very typical.

19. MrElectrifyer

Posts: 3960; Member since: Oct 21, 2014

You muslim?

20. MrElectrifyer

Posts: 3960; Member since: Oct 21, 2014

The Qur'an (that's the english spelling I saw on one of them), is subject to different interpretations. Kindly point out where you think it speaks of hate. I'm betting it's nothing like you think it is when you read the commentary ( https://goo.gl/o8W2tZ ) behind whatever verse you're referring to.

13. Kumar123 unregistered

@ truthwins, Dude, You owned him. It's just that he saw a opening to score some green thumbs so he just go for it by calling you idiot. Don't mind the Green thumbs W, he will go extraordinary length just to get some green thumbs. BTW, I 100% Agree with you "Terrorism has no religion". Western media effectively brainwashed people into thinking that All Muslim are terrorist and Islam is the religion of terrorist which is obviously not true. +1 for a great comment.

14. truthwins unregistered

bro everyone here on phonearena knows that those green thumb came from his own multiple troll account.

15. Kumar123 unregistered

A total insecure loser that's the description I will give you if you ask me about him. Always comment for green thumbs and attention. Always Comment like an immature idiotic fanboy yet his username says other thing and let's not forget he calls other people 12 years old even though all his post sounds like a 12 years old. LOL. A total hypocrite.

18. PrYmCHGOan

Posts: 335; Member since: Sep 28, 2016

Some terrorists are Muslims...which is a matter of fact. Oh and terrorism comes in many forms of religions. Terrorists can be Muslim, Christian, Buddhists and more. Many for them have a belief in god, no matter how twisted their belief may be. Yes terror has no religion. But the person does. Terror is just an adjective describing something. You'd probably know that, if you went to school. Before you try to correct someone, you should actually try to be right. Because it makes you look even more stupid.

2. NoToFanboys

Posts: 3231; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

Of course, who would want many unprotected explosive devices in a single place?

4. xondk

Posts: 1904; Member since: Mar 25, 2014

They are not explosive devices though, the latest video shows a brilliant example of how they 'burn' it may say a 'pop' but that is hardly an explosion, then it will smoke and burn itself out, unless it is in anything flammable, nothing will happen. And remember Samsung provides packaging specifically for damaged lithium batteries, which last I checked is resistant, the only reason it can't go on an airplane is because it isn't air tight, and as such smoke would escape, and given planes are sealed, that would be bad. So this seems like yet another overreaction?

5. NoToFanboys

Posts: 3231; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

Okay, flammable then. Funny how the entire media calls them "exploding".

8. xondk

Posts: 1904; Member since: Mar 25, 2014

Makes more people read the article, sensationalising journalism at its best.

7. Sidewinder

Posts: 515; Member since: Jan 15, 2015

It's a wake up call for Samsung. I'm pretty sure there is a light at the end of the tunnel. They'll come back strong and rectify the faults and produce a stunning new product.

16. JunitoNH

Posts: 1946; Member since: Feb 15, 2012

Whatever you want to call them, they are Unsafe.

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