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Tech & Science Apple will reportedly allow repairs for iPhones with third-party batteries

10:05  06 march  2019
10:05  06 march  2019 Source:   msn.com

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Apple ‘s always been really strict to deny any kind of service or repair when it comes to iPhones with third - party components. Now, it seems to have And if the battery ‘s faulty, they’re allowed to replace it. While Apple still doesn’t allow repairs for iPhones with aftermarket logic boards, microphones

Apple will allow Apple stores and Apple Authorized Service Providers (AASPs) to repair iPhones that have non- Apple replacement batteries , according to Apple made a similar policy change regarding screen replacements in 2017. Then, it decided that third party screen repairs would no longer totally

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Apple‘s always been really strict to deny any kind of service or repair when it comes to iPhones with third-party components. Now, it seems to have relaxed this policy, and will allow repairs for iPhones with aftermarket batteries at its Genius Bars and Apple authorized service providers internationally.

French blog iGeneration was the first to report this development yesterday, and MacRumors subsequently obtained internal documents that confirmed the news. This is a huge win for Apple product owners, as they can now get their gadgets fixed at an authorized service center, even after replacing their batteries at a third-party repair shop, or with off-brand batteries on their own.

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iPhones with aftermarket batteries installed by third - party repair shops are now eligible for service at Genius Bars Apple similarly loosened its repair policy for iPhones with third - party displays back in February 2017. The feature is reportedly codenamed "Avocado" and no other details are available.

Apple ‘s always been really strict to deny any kind of service or repair when it comes to iPhones with third - party components. Now, it seems to have Now, it seems to have relaxed this policy, and will allow repairs for iPhones with aftermarket batteries at its Genius Bars and Apple authorized

As per MacRumor’s report, service centers are instructed to ignore the third-party battery, if the problem is not related to it. And if the battery‘s faulty, they’re allowed to replace it.

While Apple still doesn’t allow repairs for iPhones with aftermarket logic boards, microphones, volume buttons, and lightning connectors, this is a welcome change.

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