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    • Cowboy.
    • By Cowboy. 28th Nov 17, 2:10 PM
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    Currys Refund: A reason that works to get a refund on a tablet?
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    • 28th Nov 17, 2:10 PM
    Currys Refund: A reason that works to get a refund on a tablet? 28th Nov 17 at 2:10 PM
    Hi all,

    What is a general reason that works to get a refund on a tablet product from Currys?

    I recently bought it but realised apps like Whatsapp don't work on it.

    I have already opened it, it's only a few hours old and no damage and still have the original box etc.
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    • worried jim
    • By worried jim 28th Nov 17, 2:17 PM
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    • 28th Nov 17, 2:17 PM
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    • 28th Nov 17, 2:17 PM
    I thought WhatsApp was mobile phone only.

    As it’s unboxed and with out a fault why would they take it back? Stick it on eBay and sell it as second hand, which it now is.
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    • Cowboy.
    • By Cowboy. 28th Nov 17, 2:37 PM
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    • 28th Nov 17, 2:37 PM
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    • 28th Nov 17, 2:37 PM
    Is there no way I can return it to Currys for a full refund?
    • Oakdene
    • By Oakdene 28th Nov 17, 2:40 PM
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    • 28th Nov 17, 2:40 PM
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    • 28th Nov 17, 2:40 PM
    Is there no way I can return it to Currys for a full refund?
    Originally posted by Cowboy.
    Not now you have taken it out the boxed & used it no.

    Edit: I'm sure there is a way to put Whatsapp on a tablet, but I can't remember how it's done.
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    • googler
    • By googler 28th Nov 17, 2:50 PM
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    • #5
    • 28th Nov 17, 2:50 PM
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    • 28th Nov 17, 2:50 PM
    I recently bought it but realised apps like Whatsapp don't work on it.
    Originally posted by Cowboy.
    You should have done your research and made sure it was suitable for the purpose you wanted to put it to. That's not the store's fault.

    As was said above - eBay, Gumtree, or Shpock are your next port of call.
    • robpw2
    • By robpw2 28th Nov 17, 2:52 PM
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    • 28th Nov 17, 2:52 PM
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    • 28th Nov 17, 2:52 PM
    you have no legal right to a full refund , you can ask for one but its up to currys
    i agree with the above sell it and recoup some of your losses


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    • As Poor As A Church Mouse
    • By As Poor As A Church Mouse 28th Nov 17, 2:59 PM
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    • 28th Nov 17, 2:59 PM
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    • 28th Nov 17, 2:59 PM
    Next time buy from QVC (You can send things back after 30 days use)

    Or Ideal World (you can send things back after 14 days use)
    I'm so poor, I can't even afford to pay attention.
    • DoaM
    • By DoaM 28th Nov 17, 3:05 PM
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    • 28th Nov 17, 3:05 PM
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    • 28th Nov 17, 3:05 PM
    A quick Google yields mutliple results on how to install Whatsapp on a tablet.

    [ 1 ], [ 2 ], [ 3 ] for example
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    • Bradden
    • By Bradden 28th Nov 17, 4:04 PM
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    • 28th Nov 17, 4:04 PM
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    • 28th Nov 17, 4:04 PM
    You don't even need to install whatsapp.. there are chrome browser extensions which enable you to use whatsapp.
    • Robisere
    • By Robisere 28th Nov 17, 4:22 PM
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    How to install Whatsapp on a Tablet:

    http://www.techadvisor.co.uk/how-to/google-android/how-install-whatsapp-on-tablet-3517280/

    I just googled it...

    EDIT - so did DoaM, before me...
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    • firefox1956
    • By firefox1956 28th Nov 17, 6:54 PM
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    DoaM.......he's fast that lad.
    • Enterprise 1701C
    • By Enterprise 1701C 28th Nov 17, 7:03 PM
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    Did you buy it instore or online?
    What is this life if, full of care, we have no time to stand and stare
    • were
    • By were 28th Nov 17, 7:19 PM
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    bet he used the voice and phone feature of whatapp and the tablet has no mic
    • Sarastro
    • By Sarastro 28th Nov 17, 7:34 PM
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    You know you need a reason because the one you have won't wash - you bought the wrong thing. Curry's might be nice to you, but I doubt the messages on here will be.
    • societys child
    • By societys child 28th Nov 17, 8:02 PM
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    Bit late now because answers above tell you how . . but anyway . .

    I've got whatsapp on tablets


    not that use it.

    • AndyPix
    • By AndyPix 29th Nov 17, 11:15 AM
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    bet he used the voice and phone feature of whatapp and the tablet has no mic
    Originally posted by were

    Dont most if not all tablets have a mic ?
    Video recording ?
    Running with scissors since 1978
    • Tarambor
    • By Tarambor 29th Nov 17, 12:15 PM
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    Hi all,

    What is a general reason that works to get a refund on a tablet product from Currys?
    Originally posted by Cowboy.
    It has a fault.
    I recently bought it but realised apps like Whatsapp don't work on it.
    I have already opened it, it's only a few hours old and no damage and still have the original box etc.
    Did you buy it in store or online? If online then you can return it under distance selling regs. If it was in store then you can try back at the store but they are under no obligation to refund you.
    • motorguy
    • By motorguy 29th Nov 17, 12:24 PM
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    Is there no way I can return it to Currys for a full refund?
    Originally posted by Cowboy.
    Yet another example of how people these days dont take ownership for their own mistakes.
    You are not special. You are not a beautiful and unique snowflake.
    • were
    • By were 29th Nov 17, 2:05 PM
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    Dont most if not all tablets have a mic ?
    Video recording ?
    Originally posted by AndyPix
    I thought this too, makes sense one to be there, but not on my friends samsung. Unsure if there is a mic socket though, but told us he can't use it for skype unless typing text?

    I have a hp 7 stream, and that has an audio jack that supports a mic and headphones, but no build in mic.
    • DCFC79
    • By DCFC79 29th Nov 17, 2:20 PM
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    OP why not tell us what happens when you try to use it or install it ?
    Can people stop loaning money/being a guarator to family/friends, it rarely ends well and you lose out as your money is gone or you get shafted with being a guarantor.
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