All defective merchandise, unless otherwise indicated, may be returned for a replacement within 7 days from the original purchase date. This warranty does not cover physically damaged merchandise, such as cracked glass, ripped or torn flex cables, etc. At phonetje we thoroughly test and verify every item before we ship it to you. We try our best to package the goods as good as possible, but damage by postal services always remains possible. To resolve this, we will contact our postal service provider (PostNL or DHL) and co-operate further with them to provide a fitting solution.

1.0 Defective Parts (DOA, dead on arrival)

Please refuse the package from the courier if it looks damaged or has been opened. Directly contact us after refusing the package. If you have accepted the package and the goods inside are physically damaged or non-functioning, please contact us within 2 work days. If the product is physically damaged or broken, please provide the following information within the timely manner of 2 work days:

  • Pictures of the front and back of the shipment.
  • Pictures of the front, back and side of the physically damaged products

If the product you have ordered is DOA (dead on arrival), please provide the following information within the timely manner of 2 work days:

  • Explanation of the product’s defect (touch problem, LCD problem, pixel problem etc.)
  • Picture or video demonstrating the malfunction of the product

Failure to provide the information as requested above within 2 work days will cause your RMA to be denied.Note: For products which are DOA, always leave them in the original packaging and plastic material. We do not accept an item if it’s not within it’s original packaging or if it is missing it’s original plastic covers. This means you always have to test the product before you install it onto the device. We also do not accept DOA items which are returned in damaged packing or plastics.

1.1 Customer ordered wrong products

Technically, we hold no responsibility in returning items that were incorrectly ordered, but, that being said, this does not mean we do not want to help our customers in the event this happens. Customers will be responsible for all return shipping fees and a 25% restocking fee will be charged after we have received and tested the product. Note: Incorrect item orders that fail to open a RMA ticket, within 2 work days upon receipt, will be denied.

1.2 Customer received incorrect products

If you have received a different item than the one you have ordered, please take 3 clear photos of the incorrect item with the SKU showing and open a RMA ticket (Return Merchandise Authorization) on our website. We will verify the error and fix this as quickly as possible. RMA processing time will generally be processed within 14 work days  depending on the customer’s request (refund or exchange), the RMA handling process will be finished within 14 work days after the defective items have been received by phonetje . If the 14 work days have passed without notice from phonetje , please send an email to, it will be handled immediately and a response will be provided within 24 hours.

1.3 Following terms apply to all refunds and exchange

  • All item(s) you return must be in original condition with original packaging, unused, and undamaged. Otherwise, the RMA will be denied.
  • All item(s) that have been returned without first receiving RMA approval will be denied.
  • All item(s) being returned without the phonetje logo on it, will be denied.

1.4 Refurbished iPhones terms for refund or exchange

All Premium Refurbished iPhones that have been paid in advance can be returned to us for 2 years, unless otherwise indicated. All A-Grade, B-Grade and C-Grade Refurbished iPhones have 14 days DOA warranty. DOA warranty= Dead On Arrival warranty. All ordered refurbished iPhones should be checked upon arrival. iPhones that do not function properly or that do not function at all should be returned within 14 days after delivery. The DOA warranty automatically expires 14 days after the delivery date. Following terms apply to all refurbished iPhone refunds and exchanges: The product(s) to be returned must include: original box, original labels, all included accessories (included accessories are the Power adapter, 1M Lightning Cable, Earpods, Booklet and a Sim Pen). Having used the product is allowed. If you want to return the product, make sure you do not make the item dirty and return it to us in the – as far as reasonably possible – original condition and factory packaging.

  • Before shipping, please make sure that the settings have been set to factory settings (via ‘Settings’ > ‘General’ > ‘Reset’ > ‘Reset All Content and Settings’).
  • All item(s) you return must be in original condition with original packaging, unused, and undamaged. Otherwise, the RMA will be denied.
  • Please make sure that on all devices ‘Find my iPhone’ is turned off (via ‘Settings’ > ‘[your name]’ > ‘iCloud’).
  • All item(s) that have been returned without first requesting RMA approval will be denied.

Not covered by phonetje warranty:

  • If the device’ parts are replaced by an external party
  • Defects occur after the warranty period of 2 years
  • Damage as a result of improper use (if user is responsible for broken parts and / or moisture damage)
  • Broken SIM card reader
  • The touch ID function after replacing the home button
  • Broken camera lens
  • Damaged or dirty charging connector
  • Loose parts headphone connection / AUX Flex
  • iPhone 7 (Plus) devices are waterproof and therefore are not applicable to phonetje warranty
  • iPhone 7 (Plus) devices’ homebutton cannot be repaired and therefore are not applicable to phonetje warranty.

In case of damage caused as a result of drop, impact or moisture damage, the repair costs of another defect may no longer be covered by the warranty. The warranty also expires when using illegal software without a manufacturer’s brand.

Policy Changes

These Return & Exchange policies are subject to change at any time and without notice.