i have the same problem. lost my phone yesterday in a foreign city. the find my iphone app wont work if the phone is dead or the sim card is taken out. I know that isnt a helpful answer, but it might be nice for you to know you're not alone in trying to figure out a solution. The best solution may be to look on amazon or ebay
Did u add insurance the deductable is $169 to $199 that's $9.99 a month or $8.19 there's an extended period now to add it online or over the phone.
I don't know how many lines you have or you can budget: but if you can get another line to put a new Iphone on.. go that Route. Then suspend the line that the lost phone is on or put a non smartphone on it. An as soon as you can Pay that line off do that. One other i wanted to Suggest.. you could possibly Put the Iphone on your Bill ( Service Bill ) an pay it when the Bill come's that way she can get into a phone Right away.
But this is all just a suggestion i know Money can be Tight an phones are not Cheap An keeping a hold of them little Guys can Be a Task! Especially When other one's have there eye's on them....
I like your idea. You can put the new iPhone on the old line too but I see your point how it would be easier to get rid of or suspend it. You could do a family share with those two lines. For $59 you can have 2 lines loualty plan thats why my dad has. I just wanted to add that bill to account you can do $400 or less. They just changed it to less then it used to be. Deffinantly get insurance this time I would say. AppleCare plus is great if u break it but not lose it. It's $50 per time but the good thing about the vzw one it covers if u lose it although $160 or $190.
Thank you B33 and gina7239!
Hello Rosie 111 and ChadEscobedo,
It is very unfortunate to lose your mobile device. The community members definitely provided great options to take advantage of. If either of you need any assistance with any of the options provided please let me know and I will be more than happy to help. Thank you.
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