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  1. morphnavi

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    Hello friends, I'm Naveen from India. I'm using iPad2 which is 1 month old and I wanna know about the jailbreak to my iPad and also pros n cons about the jailbreak. Guys my iPad accidentally got damaged at the edge blow on the right said, do I get a replacement bcoz I stil hold warranty. Please help me guys
     
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    scifan57 Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Unless you purchased the AppleCare + plan,which covers your iPad for up to 2 incidents of accidental damage,you are not covered by the warranty. The standard warranty does not cover accidental damage.
     
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    Hi Naveen and welcome to the Forum!

    Have a look at these links for Jailbreaking, one is a tutorial and the other explains what Jailbreaking is
    http://www.ipadforums.net/jailbreak...ilbreak-ipad2-ipad3-5-1-1-absinthe-2-0-a.html
    http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-hacking/2838-jailbreak-explained-new-updated-2011-a.html

    As Scifan has said normal warranty does not cover accidental damage.

    The IPad Forum is a community of members from all walks of life and from all over the world coming together to share our experiences and to help each other learn about this wonderful piece of technology the Ipad. There is a wealth of information already here in the many threads we have so doing some searches will answer most of the questions you have. If then you cannot find the answer you are seeking then by all means post your question. There are many friendly and informed members here only too willing to help you.

    We also have our own App - It is a very simple app to navigate.
    http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/discussion-forum-for-ipad/id412896524?mt=8
    Reading the IPad manual is a great place to start so please download a copy of these.
    http://www.support.apple.com/manuals/ipad/
    3 very informative threads from which you will learn many tips and shortcuts for the IPad.
    http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-general-discussions/21590-tips-tricks-those-us-who-dont-know.html
    http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-os/49581-ios5-tips-tricks.html
    http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-help...shortcuts-helpful-places-people-new-ipad.html
    We have rules like any Community so please read these also
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    Once again we welcome you here and are so pleased you have joined us!

    iPad 2 3G 64gb
     
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    Thanks for your help friends. I just wanted to know that if I jailbreak my iPad will it void my warranty? I came to know that if iPad has any problem(when jailbreak has done) and should show to apple care, then we can restore it to original firmware and we can get serviced which is under warranty. Is that true? :)
     
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    Yes that is true, you can just remove the jailbreak first if you should ever need to take it back to Apple.

    iPad 2 3G 64gb
     
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    Just a simple question leelai.Jailbreaking has been said to be legal in the states right?If that is true,then Apple can't complain if you return your device to them jailbroken?
     
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    While jailbreaking your device may be legal,it voids the Apple warranty. Before returning your iPad to Apple for warranty service you must remove the jailbreak.
    Check Leelai's previous comment on this issue, which you quoted in your post.
     
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    Friends I have wifi+3G model. So if I do jailbreak should I change the baseband or anything like that.
     
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    It may be legal but Apple doesn't like it at all and it will void your warranty if you do jailbreak. Part of the small print I'd say just like many company warranties that are voided if modifications are made to a product.

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    Hello and welcome to the forum Naveen!
     
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    Thank u :)
     
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    Hi Leelai do you knw any app tat v can send mesg thru iPad2 3G?
     
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    Well iMessage comes straight to mind, but can only be used on iPad, iPhones and iPod's.
    I don't use any others but have a look at this thread, I hope there's something there for you.
    http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-apps/54369-best-messaging-app.html

    iPad 2 3G 64gb
     
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    My iPad home button is unresponsive will the apple repair it for me?
     
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    If the iPad is under warranty and the cause of the malfunctioning home button is a manufacturers defect, it will be repaired at no cost to yourself. If you have the AppleCare + plan you are covered for up to 2 cases of accidental damage. Out of warranty repairs are performed by apple for a fee.
     

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