Mobile Device Protection Service (Applied through May 31, 2019)

About Mobile Device Protection

If you are considering applying for the service when purchasing a new phone on or after Saturday, June 1, 2019, refer to "Mobile Device Protection Service".

Mobile Device Protection Service

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Applicable: Customers who purchased winter 2013 or later models by Friday, May 31, 2019

Receive full compensation for phone issues. This service offers a replacement phone and support for repair fees.

  • Application : Required

    Monthly charge : ¥330~¥500*1
    No monthly charge for up to 31 days from date of the first application*2.

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  • If you apply for delivery via My docomo, you will get a 10% discount on the subscriber's expenses.
  • The procedure can be performed 24/7 (open all year round) from the Internet.
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  • Monthly Charge

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    Monthly Charge
    Applicable models Monthly Charges
    "docomo with" applicable models (except for iPhone and iPad) and sp-mode Feature Phones of November 2017 models and later models*3*4 ¥330
    Smartphones and tablets of 2014 winter models and later models*3 ¥500
    Models other than the above*3 ¥380
    1. The monthly charge for your current mobile phone can be viewed at the Monthly Charges by Model for Mobile Device Protection Service (Applied through May 31, 2019) (in Japanese only) page.
    2. Excludes new color variations for "docomo with" applicable models older than November 2017 models.

    Monthly charges by Model for Mobile Device Protection Service (Applied through May 31, 2019) (in Japanese only)

    No monthly charge for up to 31 days

    No monthly charge for 31 days from date of the first application.

  • Phone Replacement in Case of Trouble

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    This service covers you against various kinds of trouble including water exposure, damage, and loss. You can use the service up to twice a year.
    If trouble occurs, we will offer a replacement phone (refurbished product) to you within two days from when the application was made.
    Starting Tuesday, September 3, 2019, the device can also be replaced at shops.

    Subscriber's expenses

    You can use the service up to twice a year from the day an application was made to use this service (application for compensation).

    Subscriber's expenses
    Applicable plans Subscriber's expenses
    Subscriber with monthly charge of ¥330 Uniform charge of ¥5,000
    Subscriber with monthly charge of ¥500 Uniform charge of ¥7,500
    Subscriber with monthly charge of ¥380 First time:¥5,000
    Second time:¥8,000

    NEWService benefits

    1. WEB Wari
      If you apply for delivery of a replacement phone via My docomo, you will get a 10% discount on the subscriber's expenses.
    2. Express Delivery
      A replacement phone will be delivered within four hours after the completion of the service application to Tokyo's 23 wards and Osaka-shi, Osaka. This option costs you an additional shipping fee of ¥3,000.
    3. Shop Replacement
      If you find a shop that has your model in stock in Replacement Phone Available Shops (in Japanese only), you can get a replacement phone on the day you visit the shop.

    For details on the Replacement Phone Delivery and Shop Replacement services, see Offering a Replacement Phone page.

    Offering a Replacement Phone

    How to apply

    You can apply from My docomo, at a docomo Shop, or by phone.

    My docomo

    24/7 (open all year round)

    If an issue occurs, 1. Apply for compensation via My docomo. 2. DOCOMO delivers a replacement phone (refurbished product) to you! 3. When the replacement phone arrives, send the old phone to DOCOMO.If an issue occurs, 1. Apply for compensation via My docomo. 2. DOCOMO delivers a replacement phone (refurbished product) to you! 3. When the replacement phone arrives, send the old phone to DOCOMO.
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    • If you apply for delivery via My docomo, you will get a 10% discount on the subscriber's expenses.

    docomo Shop

    The compensation procedure can be performed directly at a docomo Shop.

    If you find a shop that has your model in stock in Replacement Phone Available Shops (in Japanese only), you can get a replacement phone on the day you visit the shop.
    For details on Shop Replacement, see Offering a Replacement Phone.

    Business hours and compensation application acceptance hours differ depending on the shop. Please see the page of the corresponding shop for details.

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    open all year round

    You can apply for compensation (delivery of a replacement phone) at the Mobile Device Protection Service Center.

    • You cannot apply for Shop Replacement by phone.

    Mobile Device Protection Service Center

  • Repair Fee Support in the Event of Trouble

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    Support is provided for the repair fee when a model that has malfunctioned is repaired by DOCOMO.
    In addition to the manufacturer's warranty period of one year, DOCOMO offers a warranty from the second year until repair acceptance has been completed.

    • Not applicable to phones that have been exposed to water, damaged beyond repair (deformation/damage of circuit board), modified (including software modifications), or repaired at a location other than a repair counter specified by DOCOMO.
    • Repairs may not be possible depending on the model or part that has malfunctioned or because of insufficient repair parts or other factors.
    • Repairs only apply to the phone. The rear cover and other accessories must be repurchased.

    Repair fee support amounts

    Repair fee support amounts
    Malfunction covered by warranty Free (while repairs possible)
    When malfunction not covered by warranty Upper limit of ¥3,000 (while repairs possible)
  • Mobile Phone Data Recovery Charge Discount

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    Get a discount on the Handset Data Recovery Service (in Japanese only) charge for recovering your phonebook and other data from a phone from which data can no longer be exported because of water exposure, damage, etc.

    Data recovery charge

    Data recovery charge
    Applicable plans Subscriber's expenses
    Subscriber with monthly charge of ¥330 Normal charge: ¥8,000→¥1,000
    (¥8,000 if not subscribed)
    Subscriber with monthly charge of ¥500
    Subscriber with monthly charge of ¥380 Normal charge: ¥8,000→¥2,000
    (¥8,000 if not subscribed)
  • Free Keitai-Osagashi Service (Mobile Phone Finder Service)

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    The monthly charge for Keitai-Osagashi Service (in Japanese only), which allows you to find the approximate location of your phone when it is lost, will be free.

    • You need to subscribe to Keitai-Osagashi Service to use this feature.
  • Terms of Use

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    Check the service conditions in the New windowTerms of Use (in Japanese only).

  • Notes

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    Notes on replacement phone offering service

    • Depending on the model you use, the same model may not be able to be provided.
    • The monthly charge after replacement may be a charge in accordance with the model after replacement. Consequently, please note that the monthly charge may become higher than before compensation was accepted.
    • Customers with FOMA models subscriptions may be encouraged to change your subscription to Xi when switching models at Mobile Device Protection Service Center.
    • Please apply for compensation within 30 days of the trouble occurring. In case of theft or loss, please apply after suspending service and notifying the police. (DOCOMO may confirm information such as the notification receipt number issued by the police, person who accepted the notification, name of the police station where the notification was accepted, and the date and time.)
    • If the data in the old phone needs to be transferred, transfer the data yourself before sending the phone.
    • If you are not able to send your old phone to DOCOMO, you will be required to pay a penalty for breach of contract.
    • The breach of contract fees of Mobile Device Protection Service for a compensation application from September 14, 2016 are as follows.
      <Penalty charges>
      Penalty charges
      Mobile Device Protection Service (Applied through May 31, 2019) : ¥330 ¥40,000
      Mobile Device Protection Service (Applied through May 31, 2019) : ¥380/¥500 ¥60,000
    • If a replacement phone is not delivered to you because you were not at home when it was delivered or the address was incorrect, the application for compensation will be automatically canceled.
    • Automatic cancellation is applied under the following conditions:
      <Delivery to your specified address>
      • Not being at home: The delivered replacement phone is returned to DOCOMO because it is not collected from the delivery company in time.
      • Incorrect address: The delivery company discovers that the specified address is incorrect.
      <Delivery to docomo Shop>
      Seven days pass since the date of arrival that you were notified of at the time of application.
    • If you find a replacement phone to be defective, please contact the Mobile Device Protection Service Center within 14 days including the compensation application reception date specified in "Replacement Phone Delivery Information" or "Compensation Application Confirmation".
      Before contacting, be sure to check "Frequently Asked Questions" in "Service Guidelines", which is supplied with the replacement phone.

    Other notes

    If there are any changes to the registration information you submitted to DOCOMO, such as the registered phone, contact a docomo Shop, New windowMy docomo (in Japanese only), or docomo Information Center. For information that needs to be reported, please check the FOMA service agreement or Xi service agreement.

    Service Agreement (in Japanese only)

    Notes concerning canceling Mobile Device Protection Service

    • You will not be able to reapply for this service until your next device purchase.
    • You will no longer be able to receive a replacement phone. You will need to purchase a new device in the event of a total loss.
    • You will no longer be able to receive Repair Fee Support (a service that limits your repair fees to a maximum of ¥3,000). Depending on the extent of the damage, repair fees may be costly.
    • If you are unable to retrieve data from your damaged phone, you will no longer be able to receive a discount for the Handset Data Recovery Service.

    Service counter

    If you have any inquiries or questions about the service or want to report a change of the registered phone, contact the Mobile Device Protection Service Center.


  1. The monthly charge is specified by DOCOMO depending on the model.
  2. The application is limited to once per line upon first subscription to Mobile Device Protection Service.
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  • Unless otherwise specified, all indicated amounts exclude tax.
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