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All four major US carriers are now letting their customers dump the Samsung Galaxy Note 7. Customers sick of the negativity surrounding the Galaxy Note 7 can exchange their device for a less dangerous alternative.
If you have ANY concerns with your T-Mobile Galaxy Note 7 device, return it for an exchange or refund. ?https://t.co/agdncMC3Pq
— T-Mobile? (@TMobile) October 7, 2016
Sprint, AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile will all now let you swap your Galaxy Note 7 out for a different smartphone. All you need to do is take your phone to one of your carrier’s retail stores, where you’ll be able to exchange it for another handset of equal or lesser value.
If you’re a Samsung devotee in need of advice, we have already suggested a handful of non-exploding alternatives to the Galaxy Note 7. Or, if you fancy a major change, there’s always the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.
Trial by Fire
This offer from the major carriers comes hot on the heels of a replacement Galaxy Note 7 allegedly catching fire on a plane. Yes, a replacement Galaxy Note 7, which isn’t meant to have the same overheating problems as the original.
In case you missed it, Samsung recalled the original Galaxy Note 7 after multiple reports of batteries exploding. Dozens of unsettling incidents led to millions of handsets being recalled. Samsung quickly shipped replacements considered completely devoid of overheating problems.
Unfortunately, that assessment may not be entirely accurate, as a replacement handset is reported to have caught light on a Southwest Airlines flight earlier this week. The incident is currently being investigated, and could lead to a second recall of this cursed handset.
Regardless, you can now end your suffering by giving up on the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, and choosing something a little less explosive instead. If you’re a masochist and proud of it, you could always buy a Windows 10 Mobile device. We kid, we kid!
Do you own a Samsung Galaxy Note 7? If so, have you experienced any issues with it? Are you tempted to exchange it for an alternative smartphone? If so, which one? Or are you sticking with Samsung through thick and thin? Please let us know in the comments below!
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