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If they get fussy at the shop, say this:

Under the Supply of Goods & Services Act 1982; This item is of an unsatisfactory quality and unfit for purpose (as it does not turn on). By refusing a refund/exchange, you are denying me my statutory rights, and breaking the law.

That usually gets me a replacement/ refund! :P

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:excl:A WARNING TO ALL G300 OWNERS! Please Read! (The Flash Memory Problem!) :excl:

Tutorial: How To (Officially) Unlock Your Bootloader! (The long way, but which definitely works)

Please, Do not use the HuaweiG300.com Tutorial on how to unlock your bootloader, it is better to unlock it officially with my tutorial!

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My Device:

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Samsung Galaxy S4 (Black) - The LTE Version - GT-I9505

(Ignore the links above (if there is one). It's a skimwords (advertising) link and nothing to do with me!)

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Card is fine tried it in other devices and ran a number tests on it, nothing shows it self to be corrupt or bad. Put in to my phone and it plays up like a so badly. Put a different SD card in and nothing happens so its no the phone!

Hence my why I am confused...



**-Just an update... My phone does not even turn on any more... So guess am ringing up Hauwei tomorrow morning to send it off. Am not taking it back to vodafone because the last one i took back with dust under the screen there went all funny about it!-**

Also, if you paid by credit card, you could also chargeback. but only if they have denied a replacement as if the bank finds that you have been abusing it, then they can charge you back too! its also fraud

Edited by george109, 21 April 2013 - 06:46 PM.

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:excl:A WARNING TO ALL G300 OWNERS! Please Read! (The Flash Memory Problem!) :excl:

Tutorial: How To (Officially) Unlock Your Bootloader! (The long way, but which definitely works)

Please, Do not use the HuaweiG300.com Tutorial on how to unlock your bootloader, it is better to unlock it officially with my tutorial!

Spoiler

My Device:

Huawei Ascend G300 (U8815) - Sold!

Samsung Galaxy S4 (Black) - The LTE Version - GT-I9505

(Ignore the links above (if there is one). It's a skimwords (advertising) link and nothing to do with me!)

The ROMS I have used:

Spoiler

Download Blink, a great app that controls the status LED on the G300!

Wait for 5 seconds and then click skip ad! Do not download anything in the ad window, that is not the app!

Did I help you?

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Does that applied to Debt cards as well? Thought it did.

Ill write it down...

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Does that applied to Debt cards as well? Thought it did.

Ill write it down...

It depends, look at this for more info http://www.moneysavi...card-chargeback

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Hello. I have an S4 now, and I hardly ever use MoDaCo now. 

Therefore you will receive no replies to any PMs

Please post in the forum instead. You will get more help there :)

:excl:A WARNING TO ALL G300 OWNERS! Please Read! (The Flash Memory Problem!) :excl:

Tutorial: How To (Officially) Unlock Your Bootloader! (The long way, but which definitely works)

Please, Do not use the HuaweiG300.com Tutorial on how to unlock your bootloader, it is better to unlock it officially with my tutorial!

Spoiler

My Device:

Huawei Ascend G300 (U8815) - Sold!

Samsung Galaxy S4 (Black) - The LTE Version - GT-I9505

(Ignore the links above (if there is one). It's a skimwords (advertising) link and nothing to do with me!)

The ROMS I have used:

Spoiler

Download Blink, a great app that controls the status LED on the G300!

Wait for 5 seconds and then click skip ad! Do not download anything in the ad window, that is not the app!

Did I help you?

If I did, Please press the rep_up1.png button, in the bottom right hand corner of my posts.

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http://whatconsumer....bit-chargeback/

Seems I can!

Any amount of money on a visa debit. Worth spreading the word that is well worth knowing...

"But did you know that you can also claim the money back if you have paid on your Visa Debit card? And unlike your credit card, which imposes a minimum spend of £100, you can claim back any amount of money."

Edited by sharkyo01, 21 April 2013 - 07:03 PM.

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Thats great, but here's another tip. If the attendant refuses to return the item, say that you want you want to see the manager and then use the Supply of Goods & Services Act 1982 quote on them. If they say our returns policy means that ....., (if the receipt says anywhere this does not affect your statutory rights) say

The Supply of Goods & Services Act 1982 is part of my statutory rights, which means that I am legally entitled to a refund.

too

Edited by george109, 21 April 2013 - 07:32 PM.

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Hello. I have an S4 now, and I hardly ever use MoDaCo now. 

Therefore you will receive no replies to any PMs

Please post in the forum instead. You will get more help there :)

:excl:A WARNING TO ALL G300 OWNERS! Please Read! (The Flash Memory Problem!) :excl:

Tutorial: How To (Officially) Unlock Your Bootloader! (The long way, but which definitely works)

Please, Do not use the HuaweiG300.com Tutorial on how to unlock your bootloader, it is better to unlock it officially with my tutorial!

Spoiler

My Device:

Huawei Ascend G300 (U8815) - Sold!

Samsung Galaxy S4 (Black) - The LTE Version - GT-I9505

(Ignore the links above (if there is one). It's a skimwords (advertising) link and nothing to do with me!)

The ROMS I have used:

Spoiler

Download Blink, a great app that controls the status LED on the G300!

Wait for 5 seconds and then click skip ad! Do not download anything in the ad window, that is not the app!

Did I help you?

If I did, Please press the rep_up1.png button, in the bottom right hand corner of my posts.

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Wow thanks for all the advice mate! Are you a solicitor or something!?

Edited by sharkyo01, 21 April 2013 - 07:16 PM.

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No! I have just looked around on the internet, and after buying stuff from comet a few times, I know all those lines off by heart! :P

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Hello. I have an S4 now, and I hardly ever use MoDaCo now. 

Therefore you will receive no replies to any PMs

Please post in the forum instead. You will get more help there :)

:excl:A WARNING TO ALL G300 OWNERS! Please Read! (The Flash Memory Problem!) :excl:

Tutorial: How To (Officially) Unlock Your Bootloader! (The long way, but which definitely works)

Please, Do not use the HuaweiG300.com Tutorial on how to unlock your bootloader, it is better to unlock it officially with my tutorial!

Spoiler

My Device:

Huawei Ascend G300 (U8815) - Sold!

Samsung Galaxy S4 (Black) - The LTE Version - GT-I9505

(Ignore the links above (if there is one). It's a skimwords (advertising) link and nothing to do with me!)

The ROMS I have used:

Spoiler

Download Blink, a great app that controls the status LED on the G300!

Wait for 5 seconds and then click skip ad! Do not download anything in the ad window, that is not the app!

Did I help you?

If I did, Please press the rep_up1.png button, in the bottom right hand corner of my posts.

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Ill be learning them that for sure! I have number of arguments with other companies and it has got a little heated at times!

Ill let you know how i get on tomorrow! And sort out some screens of that problem.

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Ill be learning them that for sure! I have number of arguments with other companies and it has got a little heated at times!

Ill let you know how i get on tomorrow! And sort out some screens of that problem.

Hopefully it will work...
Also, I know this is quite basic, but make sure you have the box too. Then they will be more likely to accept it from what I have seen.

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Therefore you will receive no replies to any PMs

Please post in the forum instead. You will get more help there :)

:excl:A WARNING TO ALL G300 OWNERS! Please Read! (The Flash Memory Problem!) :excl:

Tutorial: How To (Officially) Unlock Your Bootloader! (The long way, but which definitely works)

Please, Do not use the HuaweiG300.com Tutorial on how to unlock your bootloader, it is better to unlock it officially with my tutorial!

Spoiler

My Device:

Huawei Ascend G300 (U8815) - Sold!

Samsung Galaxy S4 (Black) - The LTE Version - GT-I9505

(Ignore the links above (if there is one). It's a skimwords (advertising) link and nothing to do with me!)

The ROMS I have used:

Spoiler

Download Blink, a great app that controls the status LED on the G300!

Wait for 5 seconds and then click skip ad! Do not download anything in the ad window, that is not the app!

Did I help you?

If I did, Please press the rep_up1.png button, in the bottom right hand corner of my posts.

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Hopefully it will work...
Also, I know this is quite basic, but make sure you have the box too. Then they will be more likely to accept it from what I have seen.


I have everything including box, receipt, re-charger, cable etc etc etc

Just waiting for the missus to come back from work and off we go to shop lol - update to come!

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I have everything including box, receipt, re-charger, cable etc etc etc

Just waiting for the missus to come back from work and off we go to shop lol - update to come!

Good luck! :)

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Hello. I have an S4 now, and I hardly ever use MoDaCo now. 

Therefore you will receive no replies to any PMs

Please post in the forum instead. You will get more help there :)

:excl:A WARNING TO ALL G300 OWNERS! Please Read! (The Flash Memory Problem!) :excl:

Tutorial: How To (Officially) Unlock Your Bootloader! (The long way, but which definitely works)

Please, Do not use the HuaweiG300.com Tutorial on how to unlock your bootloader, it is better to unlock it officially with my tutorial!

Spoiler

My Device:

Huawei Ascend G300 (U8815) - Sold!

Samsung Galaxy S4 (Black) - The LTE Version - GT-I9505

(Ignore the links above (if there is one). It's a skimwords (advertising) link and nothing to do with me!)

The ROMS I have used:

Spoiler

Download Blink, a great app that controls the status LED on the G300!

Wait for 5 seconds and then click skip ad! Do not download anything in the ad window, that is not the app!

Did I help you?

If I did, Please press the rep_up1.png button, in the bottom right hand corner of my posts.

(If not, Press it anyway!)

If I really helped you, you could also donate to me. Thanks!  :) 


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Well had problems yesterday, the 'manager' was not there...

So all there said was there can do send it off for repair. So off to another store today. Just grabbed them quotes to print off!

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Here's the update...

No refund, No exchange, No repair ... Reason why because I unlocked it

Good old Vodafone customer services was appalling as well. Went to the bank asked about the charge back and that was a just as bad because the bank thought i infected my phone because i unlocked it.

So had the best morning ever...

My next move is what then?

Update ... Spoken to huawei and there have said because its unlocked its changed the system on it... sound like a lot of bull...

PS...where's this +1 button then?

PsPs... Sd card is fine been playing films on it all last night, forgot to mention it so sd card is in the clear!

Edited by sharkyo01, 23 April 2013 - 02:49 PM.

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Here's the update...

No refund, No exchange, No repair ... Reason why because I unlocked it

Good old Vodafone customer services was appalling as well. Went to the bank asked about the charge back and that was a just as bad because the bank thought i infected my phone because i unlocked it.

So had the best morning ever...

My next move is what then?

Update ... Spoken to huawei and there have said because its unlocked its changed the system on it... sound like a lot of bull...

PS...where's this +1 button then?

PsPs... Sd card is fine been playing films on it all last night, forgot to mention it so sd card is in the clear!

The plus 1 button is the green one on the bottom right of each post.
That is the worst excuse I have ever heard. I'll just check to confirm now but as far as I know unlocking does not void any warranties. Also, its good to know the SDcard is working :)

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:excl:A WARNING TO ALL G300 OWNERS! Please Read! (The Flash Memory Problem!) :excl:

Tutorial: How To (Officially) Unlock Your Bootloader! (The long way, but which definitely works)

Please, Do not use the HuaweiG300.com Tutorial on how to unlock your bootloader, it is better to unlock it officially with my tutorial!

Spoiler

My Device:

Huawei Ascend G300 (U8815) - Sold!

Samsung Galaxy S4 (Black) - The LTE Version - GT-I9505

(Ignore the links above (if there is one). It's a skimwords (advertising) link and nothing to do with me!)

The ROMS I have used:

Spoiler

Download Blink, a great app that controls the status LED on the G300!

Wait for 5 seconds and then click skip ad! Do not download anything in the ad window, that is not the app!

Did I help you?

If I did, Please press the rep_up1.png button, in the bottom right hand corner of my posts.

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lmcjipo.blogspot.com/2009/11/unlocking-gsm-cellphone-and.html
Look at that, it does not void your warrenty. What they have told you is a load of rubbish! if they don't refund this time then write to the head office, or send them an email.

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Therefore you will receive no replies to any PMs

Please post in the forum instead. You will get more help there :)

:excl:A WARNING TO ALL G300 OWNERS! Please Read! (The Flash Memory Problem!) :excl:

Tutorial: How To (Officially) Unlock Your Bootloader! (The long way, but which definitely works)

Please, Do not use the HuaweiG300.com Tutorial on how to unlock your bootloader, it is better to unlock it officially with my tutorial!

Spoiler

My Device:

Huawei Ascend G300 (U8815) - Sold!

Samsung Galaxy S4 (Black) - The LTE Version - GT-I9505

(Ignore the links above (if there is one). It's a skimwords (advertising) link and nothing to do with me!)

The ROMS I have used:

Spoiler

Download Blink, a great app that controls the status LED on the G300!

Wait for 5 seconds and then click skip ad! Do not download anything in the ad window, that is not the app!

Did I help you?

If I did, Please press the rep_up1.png button, in the bottom right hand corner of my posts.

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Well is there an official document from Vodafone or Huawei to prove this?

I had thought it was the biggest load of bull. I do have an official letter from Vodafone saying that my warranty is void because I unlocked it. Just got them to do it so when I prove a point at least somebody gets in trouble!

I am going to speak Vodafone head office today because am not going back in to store as I can't be doing with the bull today!


Update...
Just spoken to Vodafone been give an email address to send my complaint off too...

[email protected]

Will do a template letter as well for people in the same boat as my self. But I may need somebody to check the English it in. (Good old learning problems!)

Edited by sharkyo01, 24 April 2013 - 08:24 AM.

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Edited by george109, 24 April 2013 - 05:47 PM.

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Please post in the forum instead. You will get more help there :)

:excl:A WARNING TO ALL G300 OWNERS! Please Read! (The Flash Memory Problem!) :excl:

Tutorial: How To (Officially) Unlock Your Bootloader! (The long way, but which definitely works)

Please, Do not use the HuaweiG300.com Tutorial on how to unlock your bootloader, it is better to unlock it officially with my tutorial!

Spoiler

My Device:

Huawei Ascend G300 (U8815) - Sold!

Samsung Galaxy S4 (Black) - The LTE Version - GT-I9505

(Ignore the links above (if there is one). It's a skimwords (advertising) link and nothing to do with me!)

The ROMS I have used:

Spoiler

Download Blink, a great app that controls the status LED on the G300!

Wait for 5 seconds and then click skip ad! Do not download anything in the ad window, that is not the app!

Did I help you?

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Sorry! Wrong Post

Edited by george109, 24 April 2013 - 05:48 PM.

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:excl:A WARNING TO ALL G300 OWNERS! Please Read! (The Flash Memory Problem!) :excl:

Tutorial: How To (Officially) Unlock Your Bootloader! (The long way, but which definitely works)

Please, Do not use the HuaweiG300.com Tutorial on how to unlock your bootloader, it is better to unlock it officially with my tutorial!

Spoiler

My Device:

Huawei Ascend G300 (U8815) - Sold!

Samsung Galaxy S4 (Black) - The LTE Version - GT-I9505

(Ignore the links above (if there is one). It's a skimwords (advertising) link and nothing to do with me!)

The ROMS I have used:

Spoiler

Download Blink, a great app that controls the status LED on the G300!

Wait for 5 seconds and then click skip ad! Do not download anything in the ad window, that is not the app!

Did I help you?

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What does this mean?

Am very confused!

Any help is grateful received!

A Sim can be blocked due to these two reasons(Mostly):
1) If you enter PIN code wrongly many times,then the sim will be blocked. It can be unlocked using a PUK code. You can get it by contacting the service provider.
2)When you try to use other network's Sim card ,it will be locked. That means the device is locked to a specific network . To unlock this carrier lock you can use unlock code. You can get unlock code from the network provider or from online vendors like http://www.unlock-zo...-u8815/rs16wp9/ . Most of the network providers will provide the unlock code only if the contract period is over . But,from Online vendors you can get the Unlock code at any time for a small price.

Edited by InToJungle, 10 May 2013 - 09:29 AM.

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