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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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    • ididntgetwhereiamtoday
    • By ididntgetwhereiamtoday 29th Nov 17, 2:50 PM
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    You wouldn!!!8217;t get a refund from a decent retailer. You!!!8217;ve got no chance with that bunch of shysters.
    I didn't get where i am today by not reading moneysavingexpert.com
    • societys child
    • By societys child 29th Nov 17, 5:23 PM
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    If bought in store and been used, they could decline a return.

    • Robisere
    • By Robisere 29th Nov 17, 5:36 PM
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    Purchasing mistakes. Like mistakes in general, we have all made them. Some remember their own mistakes and allow for those made by others.

    And some are not so tolerant. They are the Perfect Ones.
    I think this job really needs
    a much bigger hammer.
    • zagubov
    • By zagubov 30th Nov 17, 8:46 AM
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    Can't you just run Opera Browser on it? It allows you direct access to WhatsApp.
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    • DoaM
    • By DoaM 30th Nov 17, 8:59 AM
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    ANY browser that enables a Desktop Site view allows direct access to WhatsApp.

    Or are you referring to something different?
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    • motorguy
    • By motorguy 30th Nov 17, 2:23 PM
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    Purchasing mistakes. Like mistakes in general, we have all made them. Some remember their own mistakes and allow for those made by others.

    And some are not so tolerant. They are the Perfect Ones.
    Originally posted by Robisere
    Yes, and when we do make mistakes we own them and deal with them at our own expense.

    We dont try to make up reasons to make it someone elses problem.

    Whats the business meant to do with a tablet thats opened and used? Would you be happy buying it as brand new off the shelf with say, the box taped up with cellotape??

    I'm wholly intolerant of this Snowflake generation where theres always someone else to blame and noone takes ownership for anything.
    Last edited by motorguy; 30-11-2017 at 2:25 PM.
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    • worried jim
    • By worried jim 30th Nov 17, 3:41 PM
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    A quick Google yields mutliple results on how to install Whatsapp on a tablet.

    [ 1 ], [ 2 ], [ 3 ] for example
    Originally posted by DoaM
    Just used this to install on my PC- massive thanks! Another simple way to communicate with friends and family for free.
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    • kwikbreaks
    • By kwikbreaks 19th Jan 18, 11:51 AM
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    I've stopped buying from PC world for this very reason. It may be something like you hate a user interface or maybe a fiddly remote neither of which may show up in reviews or specifications. Most other retailers offer no quibble returns and buying online guarantees it although you may have to pay return carriage.
    • RumRat
    • By RumRat 19th Jan 18, 3:21 PM
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    Spammer reopened the thread....post 28.
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    • kwikbreaks
    • By kwikbreaks 19th Jan 18, 6:04 PM
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    It was a current thread when I replied I guess I didn't notice the spam and it has been removed. Unless deleting the spam doesn't alter the thread position in the queue. Either way my post was genuine and I'd advise others to think twice before buying from Currys/PCW unless 100% certain of suitability.
    • RumRat
    • By RumRat 19th Jan 18, 9:26 PM
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    It was a current thread when I replied I guess I didn't notice the spam and it has been removed. Unless deleting the spam doesn't alter the thread position in the queue. Either way my post was genuine and I'd advise others to think twice before buying from Currys/PCW unless 100% certain of suitability.
    Originally posted by kwikbreaks
    Sorry KB I wasn't implying that you were to blame for anything.
    Drinking Rum before 10am makes you
    A PIRATE
    Not an Alcoholic...!
    • kwikbreaks
    • By kwikbreaks 19th Jan 18, 10:52 PM
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    No problem. I should have spotted the spam assuming it was there when I posted but I didn't read the entire thread as I already knew what my answer would be.
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