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Looking for more information about Assurant MAX+Protection? You've come to the right place! Here you will find details about your plan, requesting a replacement and more!
Day one coverage:
Cracked screen or spill? Your coverage starts day one if your mobile device isn’t working because of physical or liquid damage.
After manufacturer’s warranty ends:
We’ll replace your mobile device if it isn’t working due to mechanical breakdown after your manufacturer’s warranty ends. We’ll also cover battery failure not covered by the manufacturer’s warranty.
This plan provides two device replacements per year of coverage. Over the two-year plan you can get up to four device replacements.
You can enroll in the plan when you purchase a new mobile device and sign a new wireless agreement at a Costco wireless kiosk within a Costco Warehouse.
The plan fee is a one-time payment when you purchase the plan exclusively at the Wireless Etc. kiosk at a Costco warehouse in Canada.
|Replacement plan purchase price†
Check Device Tier Schedule to find pricing for your device.
†Plus applicable tax.
If you receive a replacement device with Assurant MAX+Protection we automatically transfer the plan onto the replacement.
If you sell your device or give it away as a gift, the plan can be transferred to the new owner for no additional fee. Just give us a call at 1-877-699-1355, and provide us with the name of the person to whom you are transferring the device. To complete the transfer, the new owner must contact us to provide their address, email, and phone number. Please note that you cannot transfer the plan onto a new device that you purchase.
You can cancel your plan at anytime by visiting a Costco Warehouse. An applicable refund will be applied, see below:
You can get a like-new replacement right here on this site or by calling us directly at 1-877-699-1355.
IMPORTANT: The IMEI number of the device you are requesting a replacement for must match the IMEI number of your covered device.
An applicable replacement service fee applies for all replacement device requests. Payment can be made by Credit Card, Visa Debit, Mastercard Debit or Electronic Cheque Payment. Make sure you have your payment details handy at the start of the replacement process!
Then, follow these steps:
Your replacement device will be a refurbished device similar to your covered device. It will be restored to like-new condition and go through quality testing and inspections.
Note: model and colour subject to availability.
In order to process your replacement request a replacement service fee applies.
If you have an outstanding amount on your account from a previous replacement request, we will not be able to process your request; for example, an outstanding non-return fee. Don’t worry though – getting your account up to date is easy! Just give us a call: 1-877-699-1355.
When you request a replacement, you will be charged a replacement service fee. The replacement service fee is determined by your device’s price tier on the date you purchased your device, as described in the Description of Our Replacement Plan section of your Terms and Conditions.
|Replacement service fee†
† Plus applicable tax.
If you purchased your plan between May 25, 2017 and December 2, 2018 please refer to your Terms and Conditions for replacement service fee details.
The location of the IMEI number is dependent on the model and manufacturer of your mobile device. The IMEI number can be located on most devices by dialing *#06# or by looking in the Settings. The IMEI number may also be found on the back of the device, on your SIM card tray or under the battery. Please be sure to power down your wireless device before removing the battery.
Your like-new replacement device will typically arrive within 1- 2 business days of request approval. If a request is submitted before 2 PM EST Monday to Friday, it will ship the same business day. If a request is submitted after 2 PM EST, on a weekend or holiday, it will ship the next business day.
You will be charged a non-return fee (plus shipping and handling costs) if:
As defined in your Terms and Conditions, this fee is equal to the no-contract retail price of your original device at the time you submit your replacement request, plus shipping and handling costs. This fee will not exceed $2,000.
We have a 90-day guarantee on replacement devices. If your replacement device isn’t working because of mechanical breakdown (within 90 days of you receiving it) - we’ll replace it. No replacement service fee will apply. Just request a replacement.
If you damaged your replacement device, you can still request a replacement. However, a replacement service fee will apply.
No need to activate your device. To set it up, simply insert your media and SIM cards from your existing phone. Some instructions have been provided in the shipping envelope that your replacement device was sent in. Please refer to the phone manufacturer for further details if you are having difficulties.
IMPORTANT: Please return your defective device as soon as possible following the instructions provided and remove screen lock applications to avoid the non-return fee.
You should have received instructions with your replacement device.
Just follow these steps:
Please send us only your defective device and battery – KEEP ALL OF YOUR ACCESSORIES.
To package your device please follow these steps:
Please be aware that we must receive your defective device within 15 days of when you receive your replacement. If we do not receive your device within 15 days, we’ll charge the non-return fee.
All screen lock applications and activation locks must be disabled before shipping your defective device.
Please refer to the manufacturer's manual of your specific model of mobile device for further detailed instructions.
Contact FedEx at 1-800-GoFedEx (1-800-463-3339) to arrange for pick-up or go to the FedEx website to locate your nearest drop-off location. Please use the prepaid shipping label we send you to avoid paying fees.
We try our best to match you with a like-new replacement device that is the same as your defective device. However, we cannot guarantee it. Our priority is to get you back up and running with a fully functioning replacement device as soon as possible. As a result, we sometimes send replacement devices that are a different colour than the original.
Sometimes we send a like-new replacement device that has an upgraded memory size. We try our best to match you with a replacement device that is the same as your defective device. However, we cannot guarantee it. Our priority is to get you back up and running with a fully functioning replacement device as soon as possible.
You can track your replacement device on our website. Just enter your incident number and postal code. We will also send you emails to keep you updated throughout the process.
An incident number is assigned when you requested a replacement device. It can also be found in the replacement device status emails that we send.
You have two options to track your device: