Get a Free iPhone 4 Bumper Case from Apple
To compensate for antenna issues with the iPhone 4, Apple is giving out free cases, including Bumper cases. Here’s how to get yours.
You Will Need
iPhone 4 Case Program app
iTunes Store account or Apple ID
Step 1: Download the app
Open the App Store on your iPhone 4. Search for the iPhone 4 Case Program app and download it to your phone.
Step 2: Identify yourself
Launch the app. When it loads, tap, “Get Started” to sign in using your iTunes Store account or your Apple ID and bring up a list of available cases.
For iPhone 4 purchases made before July 23, 2010, you must apply no later than August 22, 2010; otherwise, you must apply within 30 days of your iPhone 4 purchase. To qualify for this program, you must purchase your iPhone 4 by September 30, 2010.
Step 3: Select a case
Select which case you want — Apple offers a range of choices, including Bumpers as well as cases from other manufacturers.
Be advised: the Bumpers only come in black.
Step 4: Enter shipping information
Enter the address where you want Apple to send your iPhone 4 case.
Step 5: Place your order
Tap the “Place Order” button to finalize your request — you should get your free iPhone 4 case within 3 to 5 weeks.
The iPhone 4’s weak antenna spot is the thin black strip in the lower left corner of its metal band.