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What types of TV warranties can you get at Best Buy?

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Technology might be advancing every day, but television is more relevant than ever. Whether you’re a dedicated cable subscriber or prefer to stream your favorite shows, a Best Buy smart TV is always a great solution for your home entertainment needs.

However, you never know when the time may come when you need Best Buy TV repair, so it’s important that you understand all your options when it comes to Best Buy TV warranties before making any decisions.

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What are the TV warranties you can get at Best Buy?

To help you get started, we’re covering all the TV warranties available from Best Buy, along with some tips to help you get the most out of your next exciting investment.

Manufacturer’s warranty

The simplest type of Best Buy TV warranty is going to be the standard coverage provided by the TV manufacturer. This typically protects the consumer from defects and malfunctions that are caused by manufacturing issues for the first year from the purchase date.

Keep in mind that some brands might offer their customers more than one year of coverage, but that doesn’t mean you’ll be covered for additional types of damage or theft/loss.

Geek Squad protection

Geek Squad protection is an extended warranty program offered by Best Buy that can give you an additional five years of coverage, depending on the plan you choose. These plans cover normal wear and tear, power surges, accidental damage, and more specific needs.

This is a great option if you’re purchasing a Best Buy Samsung TV and don’t want to rely on the basic warranty coverage provided by Samsung. If your TV needs repairs, you’ll get an in-home visit from one of their technicians.

Best Buy open-box warranty

A Best Buy open-box TV is a great way to save some money on a newer model. The good news is that the Best Buy open-box warranty is going to provide you with the same coverage as the manufacturer's warranty. So, if there’s an open-box version of the TV you want, it’s worth buying because you don’t need the unopened model to get that basic coverage.

Total Tech support

The Best Buy Total Tech support program gives you Geek Squad product protection coverage, but it covers multiple devices and provides you with 24/7 access to tech support. You’ll get unlimited support for all your tech needs and in-home service for any necessary repairs.

While you’ll always have access to support for the life of your Total Tech membership, keep in mind that you only get 24 months of product protection on TVs, so additional coverage is probably worth it.

The Best Buy TV return policy window is also longer for Total Tech members, extending it to 60 days instead of the standard 15 days.


While all these options provide a reasonable amount of coverage, it’s hard to know when you’re getting the best deal. When you subscribe to Mulberry Unlimited, you get unlimited coverage and claims for all your Best Buy purchases under the same product protection plan. And for just $9.99 a month, you know you're getting the best deal.

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Kim Miller is the Head of Consumer Marketing at Mulberry. She is passionate about building products and brands that make consumers happy, save them money and make their lives easier. Have an innovative idea for Mulberry you'd like to share? Give her a shout! She'd love to chat about anything from fintech and UX to gardening and antiquing.

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