1. lochmox's Avatar
    I purchased my Galaxy s4 for Verizon through amazon on 2 year subsidized plan just like everyone else.

    I am currently enrolled in 2gb for $ 30 per month plan and expected to carry out my contract until the next upgrade date is available.

    I have not purchased 3rd party insurance or verizon/Asurion insurance at all.

    So if my phone starts to malfunction, such as power/home/volume key not working correctly, Screen burns, or exploding battery, where should I call

    and how should i deal with the issue?

    And also, since I am on capped data plan, am I allow to use mobile hotspot for free?
    10-26-2013 10:34 PM
  2. tech_head's Avatar
    You can enroll in Verizon insurance and equipment coverage during the current open enrollment period.
    10-27-2013 01:06 PM
  3. Jaycemiskel's Avatar
    If it happens within a year you should be under warranty and as long as your phone is in good shape you should be able to get a replacement through Verizon. As for the tethering, yes you should be able to tether for free and it'll just use the data from your tiered plan.

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    10-27-2013 02:58 PM
  4. eshropshire's Avatar
    After the manufactures warranty runs out (one year I believe). You will be responsible to pay for any problems with the phone. Last June my Rezound that I had been using for 18 months, the bottom row of buttons stopped working. I was paying insurance, I walked into the Verizon store, they looked at the phone, and said you will have your replacement tomorrow. Sure enough, I had a refurbished phone show up the next day. If I had not payed the insurance I would have had to buy a new or used phone somewhere to continue my phone service.

    I pay for Asurion because I have two teenagers on my plan and I don't want to have to buy new phones when they loose or break their smartphones.
    chshrkt and lochmox like this.
    10-28-2013 12:07 PM

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