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Any Sprint customer, even those with old phones, can enroll in insurance this month

Normally the offer is off the table the instant you walk out the door with your new phone, but for the month of June any customer on Sprint will be able walk back in that door of no return and purchase insurance for their device. The offer doesn't change the price or service at all — it's still $11-a-month for the Ausurion-provided loss/theft/damage replacement, or $13/month for Total Equipment Protection Plus which adds in data protection as well. Prepaid customers on Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile can get coverage for $8 each month.

The offer is only good through the end of the month, though, so any Sprint customer that's regretting having not purchased a Total Equipment Protection plan when they bought the phone will be able to reverse that decision. Well, so long as that regret isn't from having already lost or broken the phone — you'll have to physically bring the device into a Sprint store for inspection before they'll issue insurance.

Who's game for adding insurance they didn't before to their Sprint phone?

Source: Sprint

Derek Kessler is Special Projects Manager for Mobile Nations. He's been writing about tech since 2009, has far more phones than is considered humane, still carries a torch for Palm, and got a Tesla because it was the biggest gadget he could find. You can follow him on Twitter at @derekakessler.

14 Comments
  • This is WPcentral not sprint central /s
    Thought I would get there before the others lol
  • Ah, was hoping I could buy the insurance after I broke my phone.
  • Yeah, you should be able to get the insurance after it breaks. I don't think insurance companies can refuse coverage for pre-existing conditions any more. ;)
  • Exactly, I'll just wait till my house burns down too before I get home owners insurance.
  • Seems costlier
  • Sprint still have customers? Posted via Windows Phone Central App
  • mmmmmmmmmmaybe...............
  • At least 4 or 5...
  • Lmao haha, they have a dying breed.
  • Ahhh F$%! Sprint they are garbage filet.
  • I dont want insurance from them but new windows phones...come on Sprint b4 I jump next month.
  • Might as well put the 11 bucks on top your car and hit the interstate by the time Sprint finishes explaining why your Kyosera Echo isn't covered after you paid. lol.
  • Sigh... poor Sprint. So many poor choices from the Nextel acquisition, to the hasty WiMax rollout, and lastly the $15 billion iPhone contract. A merger with T-Mobile is the best thing that can happen to this Japanese-owned American telco.
  • I have an 8XT and the Asurion coverage (but at the grandfathered $8/mo level). I shattered the screen on my phone around 6 PM on a Wednesday night, opened a claim around 9 PM, and had a replacement phone in-hand at 3 PM Thursday. I was very pleased with the turnaround.