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What's the safest way to purchase and use a third party iphone?
jade645
Member

I had my brand new one month old Iphone 5s stolen on my birthday!

It seems cheaper, but riskier to buy a phone off of craigslist, ebay, swappa.. but how safe is it?

What is the best way to ensure no risk?

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Re: What's the safest way to purchase and use a third party iphone?
vzw_customer_support
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jade645,

So sorry to hear your phone was stolen on your birthday! Hope it was a good birthday anyway. The safest route to go in replacing your phone is by using insurance http://bit.ly/07CrqPK or, if you do not have insurance, using our CPO option http://vz.to/16vfYHl . You know the phones are clean and have been tested to ensure they work. If you choose to purchase from a third party provider make sure you check the return and exchange policies. You can check the device ID prior to purchase here: http://vz.to/1rVFQsm .

BrianP_VZW
Follow Us on Twitter @VZWSupport

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Re: What's the safest way to purchase and use a third party iphone?
vzw_customer_support
Customer Support

jade645,

So sorry to hear your phone was stolen on your birthday! Hope it was a good birthday anyway. The safest route to go in replacing your phone is by using insurance http://bit.ly/07CrqPK or, if you do not have insurance, using our CPO option http://vz.to/16vfYHl . You know the phones are clean and have been tested to ensure they work. If you choose to purchase from a third party provider make sure you check the return and exchange policies. You can check the device ID prior to purchase here: http://vz.to/1rVFQsm .

BrianP_VZW
Follow Us on Twitter @VZWSupport

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