Attention, parents! Here's the (dad-approved) secret to keeping your tech 'toys' running smoothly

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Yahoo Plus Protect Home lets this dad kick back and relax. (Photo: Instagram.com/christophekeyes)
Yahoo Plus Protect Home lets this dad kick back and relax. (Photo: Instagram.com/christophekeyes)

Yahoo Plus Protect brand ambassador and proud papa Christophe Keyes has his hands full wrangling two kids, so he has no time to troubleshoot glitchy tablets or fret over a slow laptop. Kids put your priorities into perspective, and fussing over tech devices is a priority that’s pretty low on the list.

So what's a busy parent to do when personal electronics inevitably run into tech problems? Keyes has it figured out. He declared in a recent online post that he's outsourced the job to professionals — the folks at Yahoo Plus Protect Home, who work with all sorts of tech on a daily basis — while he keeps his eye on what matters most: his family. And he couldn't be happier.

"You see this dad here[?]...He is not worried about the breaking of his precious and expensive devices. This dad got smart and utilized Yahoo Plus Protect Home," Keyes wrote, referring to Yahoo's home device protection service, which offers 24/7 tech support and repair or replacement for many home electronics malfunctions — all for just $15 a month.

$15 a month

"Whether the kids are rough or the little one drooling on the electronics, [I know] that no matter what happens [our] precious toys are always protected from harm," Keyes continued.

Fellow Yahoo Plus Protect brand ambassadors Jason Hanna and Joe Riggs agreed, writing in an online post, "Over time, we learned the hard way that we need to ensure all of our smart home devices and gadgets are secured."

"We are always super excited to get our new device[s] unboxed and set up," the pair noted. "It is also so exciting and reassuring to know our smart home devices and gadgets are protected. Yahoo Plus Protect Home is an easy and more exciting choice of extended warranty coverage for any number of devices."

What does the Yahoo Plus Protect Home tech protection plan cover?

Yahoo Plus Protect is your own tech superhero you can call if something goes wrong with your equipment. The service is designed to make sure home tech users like you won't have to worry about what happens to their precious tech toys. It helps pay for repairs, replacements — in some cases, it even pays for new devices.

The plan safeguards products like flat-screen TVs, laptops, gaming consoles and more. Unlike most protection plans you buy during checkout in stores (you know the one, the kind that only covers the product purchased during that specific transaction), Yahoo Plus Protect Home can cover your TVs, laptops, tablets and more, regardless of when or where they were bought.

"You can rest assured that the protection, 24/7 support, and peace of mind is all there," says Keyes of a Yahoo Plus Protect subscription.

$15 a month

You're busy. Let Yahoo Plus Protect take care of your tech toys (photo: Getty)
You're busy. Let Yahoo Plus Protect take care of your tech toys (photo: Getty)

What is included in the Yahoo Plus Protect Home plan?

The best part of Yahoo Plus Protect Home is that you can contact a U.S.-based tech expert for your device issues 24/7 by phone. Once the issue is diagnosed, the plan will repair, replace or even reimburse you for covered problems. Subscribers also get one in-home visit per year for your tech issues, so you don't have to worry about unplugging your glitchy tech and dragging it into a store.

You'll get expert advice and support for the tech in your home as well as protection for eligible products. The plan covers:

  • Material defects

  • Normal wear and tear

  • Power surges

  • Accidental damage from handling portable products as a result of the normal use of the product.

The special sauce in the plan is that if Yahoo Plus Protect Home can't fix the issue, you'll get a replacement or reimbursement based on qualifications like the replacement value, age, and overall condition of the product before the issue started.

With Yahoo Tech Plus, all you have to worry about is the score, not your tech (photo: Getty)
With Yahoo Tech Plus, all you have to worry about is the score, not your tech (photo: Getty)

Yahoo Plus Protect Home works with U.S.-based tech experts who know how to get you back online so you and your family can get back to your normal digital life, whether it's watching a favorite cartoon on your tablet or turning in homework virtually.

You won't have to keep track of several warranty plans, search through a pile of takeout menus to find receipts, or worry if your plans have expired. Protect your favorite stuff like TVs, laptops, tablets and more with one easy peasy solution. Yahoo! Plus Protect Home Tech Protection Plan starts at $15 per month.

$15 a month

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