1. RandoGal's Avatar
    As far as Verizon or any other carrier is concerned, what would void the warranty? Other than the obvious, like altering your cell phone as far putting on a new housing. I was just curious in case this ever happens and I get a lemon phone. For the record, nothing is wrong with my phone and other than having to deal with few issues, I love my blackberry.
    05-12-10 09:39 AM
  2. John Yester's Avatar
    yes once you remove the tamper sticker and un screw the case it will void warranty. They do not have to cover anything if they notice this.
    05-12-10 09:41 AM
  3. Pi Guy 3.14's Avatar
    Water will void the warranty too
    05-12-10 10:16 AM
  4. MrObvious's Avatar
    TECHNICALLY speaking, putting a nonoffical OS on there will too. Also physical damage will void it.
    05-12-10 10:51 AM
  5. Radius's Avatar
    For some companies, unlocking it will void the warranty.
    05-12-10 11:26 AM
  6. Reed McLay's Avatar
    Limited Warranty
    Research In Motion Limited (“RIM”), the manufacturer ...

    warrants to YOU, the end-user (“YOU”), that the BlackBerry Hardware will be free from defects in workmanship and materials for a period that concludes one (1) year from the date that the BlackBerry Hardware was first purchased by YOU as an original end-user (the “Warranty Period”). This Limited Warranty is not transferable.

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    This Limited Warranty does not apply to normal wear and tear or if any component of the BlackBerry Hardware is opened or repaired by someone not authorized by RIM, and does not cover repair or replacement of any BlackBerry Hardware damaged by misuse, moisture or liquids, proximity or exposure to heat, accident, abuse, neglect, misapplication, or defects due to repairs or modifications made by anyone other than RIM or its authorized service representative. This Limited Warranty does not cover physical damage to the surface of the BlackBerry Hardware, including cracks or scratches on the LCD screen. This Limited Warranty does not apply to any equipment other than the BlackBerry Hardware as defined in this Limited Warranty or to any damage caused by peripheral equipment. This Limited Warranty also does not apply if the malfunction results from the use of the BlackBerry Hardware in conjunction with accessories, products, services or ancillary or peripheral equipment not expressly approved or provided by RIM, and where it is determined by RIM that such malfunction is not the fault of the BlackBerry Hardware itself. Additionally, if malfunction results from the failure of the user to abide by the Safety Information contained in the package with the BlackBerry Solution comprised of the BlackBerry Hardware, the BlackBerry Desktop Software, and the associated wireless data service and documentation (the “BlackBerry Solution”), the Limited Warranty may be void, and if it is not void, it shall not apply. Data backup is presumed to be the responsibility of the user of the BlackBerry Hardware. RIM is not responsible for data that may be damaged or lost at any time, including, without limitation data lost or damaged during the servicing of the BlackBerry Hardware, or through the use of synchronization software. In as much as any wireless data services provided as part of the BlackBerry Solution are provided via RIM or RIM’s reseller through a third party provider or mobile communications operator, we cannot guarantee or warrant that the wireless data service will always be available or will always function properly. YOU should contact the mobile communications operator to determine what warranties and levels of service they offer in conjunction with the BlackBerry Solution. For this and other reasons, the BlackBerry Solution should not be relied upon for the transmission of data relating to emergency or lifethreatening or mission critical situations, and RIM disclaims any liability on its behalf and on behalf of its resellers for events or damages resulting from such reliance or the failure of the wireless data service to perform or to be available for YOUR use of the BlackBerry Solution, including, without limitation, the lack of service coverage in the area in which YOU wish to use the BlackBerry Solution.
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    05-12-10 01:34 PM
  7. ericmichaels1978's Avatar
    Great info Reed. thanks!
    05-12-10 01:47 PM
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