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Device Support & Insurance Claims

Reporting of Device Issues (hardware issues and damages)

  1. Parents/students to contact M1’s helpdesk for device issues. Parents/students will need the following information such as their device serial number, brand and model of the device, their name and contact number to log a case with the helpdesk.
  2. M1’s helpdesk agent will advise parents/students on any further actions required (e.g. bringing their devices to the service centre for diagnosis or assessment of damage).
  3. Parents/students can also use the fortnightly collection service provided by M1 to schools to send in their devices.
  4. School-based ICT Service Desk personnel will liaise and confirm the fortnightly collection date and time with M1 Representative from M1 will pick up the devices from school on the arranged date and time.
  5. The devices (depending on the parts availability) will be fixed and returned to school the next fortnightly collection service day. If there are follow up actions required, M1 will contact parents/students directly (e.g. the damage is not covered under warranty and need consent to claim insurance to get the repairs done).
  6. School-based ICT Service Desk personnel will inform the students when they can collect back their devices.
  7. Students can loan a device from the school common pool for daily lessons during the period of repair (subject to availability of devices).
  8. If students encounter issues with their devices in school, they may approach their school- based ICT Service Desk for assistance. They will perform basic troubleshooting and assist to log a case with M1 if needed.
  9. Please note that only personal learning devices procured under PDLP device bulk tender are eligible for the fortnightly collection services provided by M1.

Parents/Students may rely on the following platforms if they need support or insurance claims for their devices:

M1’s helpdesk

Helpdesk Phone: 800 852 8100

Helpdesk Operating Hours
Mon – Fri: 0900 – 1800
Sat: 0900 – 1500

Closed on Sun and Public Holidays

Lenovo Service Centre

Helpdesk Phone: 6338 3778
Address: 107 North Bridge Road, Funan Mall, #03-19 Funan, S(179105)
Nearest MRT: City Hall MRT (280m away)

Opening hours:
Mon – Fri: 1100 – 1900

Sat, Sun and Public Holidays: Closed

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Fortnightly Collection Service

Students can hand their damaged devices to the school-based ICT Service Desk for consolidation and handover to the M1. The repaired devices will be returned to school via the fortnightly collection service.

1. WARRANTY

Warranty from defects in materials and workmanship is for a period of 36 months. This warranty is only valid for the first 36 months from the date of collection of the PLD. This limited warranty covers normal use, mechanical breakdown, or faulty construction and will provide replacement parts necessary to repair or if necessary, replace the PLD. The warranty DOES NOT cover damage caused by misuse, abuse, or accidents. Please report all technical problems to the school-based ICT Service Desk.

2. LOSS OF PERSONAL LEARNING DEVICE

Students are responsible for their personal devices. The school will not be held responsible for any damage, theft or loss of their devices.

STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURE
  1. Parents to make a police report for the lost device.
  2. If the lost device is covered under the circumstances listed in the device’s insurance coverage, parents should contact and inform M1 via their helpdesk or service centre. They will need to furnish M1 with the police report for insurance claim. (Applicable only if the device is still under insurance coverage period).
  3. M1’s helpdesk/service centre will advise parents on the insurance claim procedure.
  4. Parents should also inform school of the lost device for the school’s Device Management Application (DMA) Administrator to remote lock the device.
  5. School will loan a temporary device from the common pool to students.
  6. M1 to send the new replacement device to school and school to pass to student if device is covered under insurance. Parents can opt for doorstep delivery but with delivery charges.
  7. If the device is without insurance coverage or the loss is due to clause(s) not covered under insurance, parents can seek school’s assistance to procure a replacement device.

Loss Within School Premises
  • Where a PLD is lost within the school premises, student should immediately report the loss to the Form Teacher / Subject Teacher / Staff in the General Office/ICT Service Desk. The school’s DMA Administrator will take action to remote lock the device at the earliest possible time.
  • A police report has to be made at the earliest possible time by the student/parents if the PLD is not recovered.
  • A copy of the Police Report must be submitted to the school-based ICT Service Desk at the earliest possible time.

Loss Outside School Premises
  • Where a PLD is lost outside of school, student should inform their parents immediately.
  • Student should, together with their parents, make a Police Report.
  • Student should inform their Form Teachers of the loss and provide a copy of the Police Report at the earliest possible time. A copy of the Police Report must be submitted to the school-based ICT Service Desk. The school’s DMA Administrator will take action to remote lock the device at the earliest possible time.
  • Students are required to replace their lost PLD. Students will not be able to utilize their Edusave fund for replacement of their device.

3. REPLACEMENT / CHANGE OF PLD

  • Students are to inform their school-based ICT Service Desk whenever there is a replacement/change of PLD.
  • Replacement/change of PLDs can be under any of the circumstances listed below:
    • Replacement of PLD covered under insurance by M1
    • Replacement of PLD by parents for PLD not covered under insurance or insurance period has ended
    • Students who are using their own PLDs which were not procured from NDLP PLD Bulk Tender changing to another PLD. The new PLD must be assessed by the school-based ICT Service Desk for suitability and approval before DMA can be installed.
  • This is to facilitate the installation of the DMA into the new PLD.
  • School’s DMA administrator will enroll the new PLD to their school’s DMA.
  • For all new PLD where the DMA enrolment is not done during the PLD handover exercise in school (including all PLDs collected from M1’s service centres), the school’s DMA administrator will do a factory reset before enrolling the new PLD into the DMA.