Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




166 posts

Master Geek


# 143490 16-Apr-2014 17:04
Send private message

Hi all,

Could someone please advise me if installing the 8.1 update via the Microsoft Preview for Developers program, will void the warranty provided by Nokia or not? I really want to install this on my Lumia 625.

Many Thanks,

Paparangi

Create new topic
1026 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted

  # 1026333 16-Apr-2014 17:35
Send private message

Yes it will.

1315 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted

  # 1026448 16-Apr-2014 21:24
Send private message

As per our warranty conditions found here http://www.nokia.com/nz-Ien/support/product/lumia625/warrantyandrepair/

It will void your warranty

What isn't covered

This Warranty is not valid if: 
1. Your Product has been (a) opened, modified, or repaired without Nokia’s authorisation, or  (b) repaired with unauthorised spare parts.   2. Your Product's serial number, the mobile accessory date code, or the IMEI number has been  removed, erased, defaced, altered or if these are illegible in any way, and this shall be de‐ termined at the sole discretion of Nokia.   3. The software your product runs on has been modified, except by Nokia. 
For the purposes of this Warranty, all software that Nokia has preinstalled on the product and which  is necessary for its normal operation is considered Nokia software.  In this Warranty, Nokia does not 

   4 (5) 
warrant that any Nokia software (including updates and upgrades) provided with, in, or for your  Product will meet your requirements, work in combination with any hardware or software not pro‐ vided by Nokia, that the operation of Nokia software will be uninterrupted or error free or that any  defects in the software are correctable or will be corrected. For Nokia software related defects,  Nokia or a Nokia authorised service centre will make available the latest version of the Nokia soft‐ ware for reinstallation on your Product. Some Nokia software may be subject to separate licence  terms. Please refer to www.nokia.com or the license terms, which apply to the Nokia software, for  information on support that may be available for it.  This Warranty does not cover transport costs.

 
 
 
 


3946 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  # 1026965 17-Apr-2014 16:11
2 people support this post
Send private message

Disclaimer: IANAL

If the supplier refused to repair/replace the phone due to a hardware fault while it was running non approved software, I believe you'd have a very good case against them under the CGA. It would be reasonable for them to not honour the warranty in relation to any _software_ issues however.

 

 

 







Information wants to be free. The Net interprets censorship as damage and routes around it.


Create new topic



Twitter and LinkedIn »



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Netflix releases 21 Studio Ghibli works
Posted 22-Jan-2020 11:42


Vodafone integrates eSIM into device and wearable roadmap
Posted 17-Jan-2020 09:45


Do you need this camera app? Group investigates privacy implications
Posted 16-Jan-2020 03:30


JBL launches headphones range designed for gaming
Posted 13-Jan-2020 09:59


Withings introduces ScanWatch wearable combining ECG and sleep apnea detection
Posted 9-Jan-2020 18:34


NZ Police releases public app
Posted 8-Jan-2020 11:43


Suunto 7 combine sports and smart features on new smartwatch generation
Posted 7-Jan-2020 16:06


Intel brings innovation with technology spanning the cloud, network, edge and PC
Posted 7-Jan-2020 15:54


AMD announces high performance desktop and ultrathin laptop processors
Posted 7-Jan-2020 15:42


AMD unveils four new desktop and mobile GPUs including AMD Radeon RX 5600
Posted 7-Jan-2020 15:32


Consolidation in video streaming market with Spark selling Lightbox to Sky
Posted 19-Dec-2019 09:09


Intel introduces cryogenic control chip to enable quantum computers
Posted 10-Dec-2019 21:32


Vodafone 5G service live in four cities
Posted 10-Dec-2019 08:30


Samsung Galaxy Fold now available in New Zealand
Posted 6-Dec-2019 00:01


NZ company oDocs awarded US$ 100,000 Dubai World Expo grant
Posted 5-Dec-2019 16:00



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.


Support Geekzone »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.