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Need help if something happens to your device?

Subscribe to StayConnected Advanced, our fast repair, exchange and replacement service for phones, tablets and 2-in-1 laptops.

How it works

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How it works

With a $15/month StayConnected Advanced subscription, you can get your device repaired, swapped or replaced up to two times every 12 months for a service fee (see below), by submitting a request above.

Broken screen?

We'll repair cracked or broken screens for just $59 on eligible handsets and tablets (2-in-1 laptops excluded).

Swap your device

If your device is damaged or you need to swap it for any reason, just return it to us and we’ll get you a replacement (usually refurbished) for a fee of $190 or $270 (varies by device).

Replace your device

If your device has gone missing or you need to replace it, we can block your old device and get you up and running with a replacement (usually refurbished) in no time, for a fee of $190 or $270 (varies by device).

Back up your data

Back up your photos, videos and content in Australia to the cloud with up to 10GB of storage, with the StayConnected app (iOS only) or the Telstra Device Care app.

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Get help faster

Whether you need to swap or replace your device, we’ll get your replacement device to you promptly – usually by the next business day.

Need help overseas?

We can also ship your replacement device overseas. Just let us know where you need it sent (additional shipping fees apply - please call us on 13 2200 for a quote).

How to add this service

You can only add on StayConnected Advanced when you first take up your device and month-to-month plan in the checkout. It can’t be added on later.

Choose a new device

Select a new phone, tablet or 2-in-1 laptop and add it to a plan.

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Add StayConnected Advanced

You can only add this service when first taking up your new device and plan in the checkout.

Breathe easy

Enjoy your new device knowing that you can repair, swap or replace it if you ever need to.

Frequently asked questions

1. Submit a service request

You can submit a service request here, via Telstra 24x7 My Account or by calling 13 2200.

A fee of up to $270 applies for swapping or replacing your device, or $59 for a screen repair on eligible devices. If your device is covered by warranty or consumer guarantee, these fees won’t apply.

Exchange, repair or replace your device up to twice in a year.

Exchange or replace
Phones and tablets with an original purchase value more than $1,500 RRP

$190

Exchange or replace
Phones and tablets with an original purchase value more than $1,500 RRP

$270

Exchange or replace
2-in-1 laptops

$270

Screen repair
For phones and tablets (2-in-1 laptops excluded)

$59

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Log a service request

 

2. Wait for a delivery from us

Exchange or replace: We'll dispatch the same or similar device (most likely a refurbished model) to you, usually by the next business day. We’ll email you the order details so you can track it online.

If a direct replacement of your current device isn’t available, we’ll offer you a similar model, or you can wait until we have a direct replacement in stock.

Screen repair: We’ll provide you with a reply paid satchel so you can send the handset back to us via Australia Post.

 

3. Return your device

Send your device to us using the instructions found at StayConnected Help, or in the guide you receive with your delivery.

Please remove the battery from your device before posting it to us. If you can’t remove it or it’s not easily accessible, follow the Australia Post guidelines below: ‘Wrap your handset with battery still connected, or battery without a handset, in bubble wrap or similar. Each handset or battery must be completely sealed in its own wrapping to cushion it from impact and to ensure it doesn’t come into contact with any other items in the envelope.’

Exchange or replace: If the original device is still in your possession, you must return it to us within 14 days of receiving the exchange device. If you don’t return your original device within this time, you’ll be charged a device non return fee.

Screen repair: The sooner we get your device, the sooner we can repair it.

 

4. Restore the content on your swap or replacement device

If you've previously backed up your photos, videos and contacts using the StayConnected app or Telstra Device Care app, reinstall the app you used via the Apple Store (iOS) or Google Play (Android) to restore your device content.

For instructions on restoring your content please visit Telstra CrowdSupport, or call 13 2200 for assistance.

The short answer is ‘no’. StayConnected Advanced can only be added to your package when you first purchase a new device and month-to-month plan in the online checkout. It can’t be added on later.

For full details on how to use StayConnected Advanced go to StayConnected Help.

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