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Released September 20, Apple's largest and most expensive 2019 smartphone features a 6.5" OLED display, a triple-lens camera system, and greatly improved battery life. Successor to the iPhone XS Max.

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The story begins when I bought the broken 11 pro max at eBay for only 322 bucks. It was a 256GB model and the color is Space Grey.

Before that , I bought the brand new iPhone 11 Pro Max about 2 weeks ago with the same model and color.

Luckily the Apple Care is still available for 49 days. So the question: can I swipe the sim tray and tell Apple that my iPhone breaks, then charge me the replacement price of the Apple Care?

I got 49 days to wait for the answer

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What’s the point of swapping the SIM tray? They can connect it to diagnostics and see every identity number on it.

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The SIM tray is only holding a physical S/N ID. The logic board and the OS both hold the same ID. Apple will use these S/N ID's so your switch-a-roo won't hide the fact you swapped the SIM tray.

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