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Topic # 20785 5-Apr-2008 22:25 Send private message

Hi,

My Nokia N95 8GB black nz vodafone got stolen last night from my work place. The phone is turned off. I have reported to vodafone and cops.

Is there anyway that I could get it back using technology? Is that GPS receiver in it any good in tracking the phone?

Please help!!




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  Reply # 121404 5-Apr-2008 22:29 Send private message

Not unless you had special software to engage the GPS and 'phone home'.

Its unlikely to be able to phone home if its barred.

However, you are probably better off claiming through insurance...




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  Reply # 121407 5-Apr-2008 22:31 Send private message

but the phone was not insured! bummer! i'm pretty sure its covered under house and content, but it was stolen from my work place!!  ??

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Reply # 121408 5-Apr-2008 22:33 Send private message

Best thing to do then is to contact your home content insurance provider and see if it is covered. It may have a higher excess but its better than paying full price.




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  Reply # 121411 5-Apr-2008 22:41 Send private message

Yep. thats first to do on monday. Do you think i should ring up nokia and blacklist it? I heard that if thats the case, the phone might end up in garbage or whoever who stole it might just chuck it in the river if it cannot be sold... ??

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  Reply # 122298 9-Apr-2008 12:42 Send private message

You need to fill in a blacklist form.Sign it and fax it to vodafone before they can bar it

Nokia NZ have nothing to do with this.They won't do anything

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  Reply # 122305 9-Apr-2008 13:18 Send private message

Blacklist form can be downloaded from the vodafone.co.nz site.

You will also require proof of purchase and Police report.

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  Reply # 122318 9-Apr-2008 14:41 Send private message

Did you buy the phone from Vodafone or Parallelimported?

Check weather Vodafone will black list Parallelimported phones?

Good luck.

 


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  Reply # 122332 9-Apr-2008 15:20 Send private message

skspi:

Did you buy the phone from Vodafone or Parallelimported?

Check weather Vodafone will black list Parallelimported phones?

Good luck.

 



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  Reply # 122336 9-Apr-2008 15:41 Send private message

Na. I bought it off my mate, its not parallel imported, its NZ vodafone.

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Reply # 122343 9-Apr-2008 16:08 Send private message

everybodylovesfebs: Na. I bought it off my mate, its not parallel imported, its NZ vodafone.


Have you proof of purchase






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  Reply # 122345 9-Apr-2008 16:10 Send private message

yep. I've got a docket for warranty purposes, not a gst receipt though.

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  Reply # 122349 9-Apr-2008 16:21 Send private message

everybodylovesfebs: yep. I've got a docket for warranty purposes, not a gst receipt though.


Proof of purchase is receipt




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  Reply # 123398 14-Apr-2008 14:02 Send private message

Feeling for ya - mine N95-Classic got stolen on the weekend! Just charging my insurance replacement N95-8GB so I can debrand it and upgrade to the new V20 firmware...




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  Reply # 123400 14-Apr-2008 14:07 Send private message

ohh, i was using the standard network voda4ne software, is v20 way better? also what do u guys think about the n96? how long do you think does it take for voda4ne nz to get them any idea? is it gonna be way better than the 8gb version?

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  Reply # 123497 14-Apr-2008 20:33 Send private message

everybodylovesfebs: ohh, i was using the standard network voda4ne software, is v20 way better? also what do u guys think about the n96? how long do you think does it take for voda4ne nz to get them any idea? is it gonna be way better than the 8gb version?


N96 is like a N82 but looks like an N81

I dont think anyone here can tell you when it'll be release in nz

Even N82 isnt release in NZ and i wanted to buy a battery for it.Looks like I'll pay my dad to send one across

Hmm.The only difference I see is the two led light and more memory than the n95 8gb.Everything else looks the same

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