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TechnologyApple will reportedly allow repairs for iPhones with third-party batteries

08:25  06 march  2019
08:25  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

iPhones with aftermarket batteries installed by third - party repair shops are now eligible for service at Genius Bars and Apple Authorized Service 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 reportedly allow repairs for iPhones with third-party batteries© Provided by The Next Web

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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In 2018, Apple reportedly replaced 11 million iPhone batteries . That was driven by the company's year-long battery replacement program, which Or, maybe Apple is just becoming more flexible. After all, last month, the company announced third - party iPhone screen repairs would no longer

iPhones with third - party batteries are now eligible to be repaired at Genius Bars and Apple For repairs relating to the battery , Genius Bar and AASP technicians will reportedly be permitted to MacRumors also says that technicians will be allowed to replace the entire iPhone for the cost of a.

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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