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Tech & ScienceApple announces repair program for cracked Apple Watch screens

17:25  02 september  2019
17:25  02 september  2019 Source:   msn.com

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If you own the Apple Watch Series 2 or Series 3, you might be interested to learn that Apple has recently announced a free screen repair This is because it has been found that there have been some instances in which the edge of the screen will crack even if the user did not do anything to do.

Owners of the Apple Watch Series 2 and Apple Watch Series 3 thankfully now have a new screen replacement program in place that afford repairs of cracked screens at no Apple has steps that owners need to follow before sending their Apple Watch in for repair ; those steps can be seen here.

Apple announces repair program for cracked Apple Watch screens

Apple has acknowledged a flaw in certain Apple Watch models that could lead to the screen cracking, and has launched a replacement program for affected users. Apple or authorized service providers will replace the screen on eligible models free of charge.

“Apple has determined that, under very rare circumstances, a crack may form along the rounded edge of the screen in aluminum models of an Apple Watch Series 2 or Series 3,” the company says on its website. “The crack may begin on one side and then may continue around the screen as shown in the images below.”

The program only applies to aluminum Series 2 and 3 watches, including the Nike+ models and cellular variants. The original “Series 0,” the Series 1, and current Series 4 are not covered, and in the case of the Series 3, only models purchased through September 2019 are eligible. That could either mean Apple has fixed the problem in manufacturing or plans to discontinue the Series 3 this month — perhaps at next week’s iPhone event.

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Many Apple Watch issues can be resolved by restarting the device. You can also unpair your Apple Watch from your iPhone and then pair it again. Be sure to unpair your Apple Watch from your iPhone before you get service. After we receive your Apple Watch , we’ll repair or replace it as soon

Have a damaged Apple Watch Series 2 or Apple Watch Series 3 sitting around? There’s a chance Apple could replace it for free under a new replacement program publicly announced on Friday. From Apple ’s support document published today: Apple has determined that

Stories of similarly cracked Apple Watch screens aren’t hard to find on social media, though it’s always hard to tell how widespread such issues are. A class action lawsuit in California was thrown out earlier this year for not sufficiently demonstrating the defective design.

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