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If you've experienced problems with your mail-in rebates for cell phones, there are a few things you can do:
* Tell your phone provider that you prefer a straight discount worth the same amount as a rebate. The provider can decline your request, and you are entitled to go to another provider.
* If you do choose to use a cell phone rebate, make sure the manufacturer knows your concerns. Write a letter, or make a phone call to the company.