Device Protection - What's covered?

For $5.95 a month, your U.S. Cellular® phone, standard battery and standard charger a re covered in case of theft, loss or accidental damage. Device Protection also covers mechanical or electrical break down losses after the manufacturer's warranty expires. A maximum limit of 51,500 applies per covered loss.

Wireless Tablets and Wireless Modems

You can extend the same comprehensive coverage to your wireless tablet and wireless modem for an additional $5.95 a month each.

Easy Payments

You pay $5 95 per month for the Service Contract coverage components (mechanical breakdown and accidental damage). This cost will be added to your account. Your monthly fee will appear on your phone bill. In addition, you will be the Certificateholder on U.S, Cellular's Insurance Policy for lost and stolen coverage benefits, at no additional cost to you. The non-refundable deductible for each approved claim for Wireless Tablets is $150. For devices that require a Srnartphone Data Plan, Premium Mobile Internet Plan or Data Plus Plan, the non-refundable deductible is $100 for each approved claim. All other models and wireless modems are subject to a $50 non-refundable deductible for each approved claim. Prior to shipping the replacement, the deductible may be paid via credit card (Visa, MasterCard or American Express), electronic check or Cash on Delivery (C.O.D.). A $17 charge will apply for those who choose to pay their deductible by C.O.D.

Making a Claim

Simply visit to file a claim 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, for repair or replacement of your equipment as quickly as possible. You may also call 1-800-480-0167 and a call center representative will work with you to process your claim.