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Technology Apple will replace some faulty iPhone XS battery cases for free

16:31  11 january  2020
16:31  11 january  2020 Source:   engadget.com

Apple’s new iPhone battery cases have a physical camera shortcut button

  Apple’s new iPhone battery cases have a physical camera shortcut button Launch the camera app with a press of the buttonBut the new trick for 2019 is a physical button that automatically opens the iPhone’s camera app when pushed — even if your phone is locked. If you turn the phone horizontally for a shot, your right index finger should naturally rest right near the button’s location on the case. Holding it down will start recording a video using the new QuickTake feature available on this year’s iPhones.

Apple 's battery cases can keep your iPhone running longer, though they do add quite a bit of bulk to the devices. They cost around 0 each, so you may want to take advantage of the program while you can: Apple says it will replace cases up to two years from their date of sale.

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If you have an Apple smart battery case that's no longer working correctly, don't toss it yet: Apple might replace it free of charge. The tech giant has launched a replacement program for iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and iPhone XR battery cases manufactured between January 2019 and October 2019. In particular, it will replace cases that won't charge or only charges intermittently when plugged in, as well as cases don't properly charge the iPhone.

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Apple's battery cases can keep your iPhone running longer, though they do add quite a bit of bulk to the devices. They cost around $130 each, so you may want to take advantage of the program while you can: Apple says it will replace cases up to two years from their date of sale. If you can't go to an Apple Store or an authorized service provider yet, don't worry. While malfunctioning batteries may sound alarming, the tech giant says the program isn't related to a safety issue.

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Amazon has a rare sale on official iPhone cases .
Apple's first-party iPhone cases tend to cost significantly more than their no-name counterparts. Even cases from well-regarded companies like Spigen are usually less expensive than the ones you can buy directly from Apple. That said, if you prefer to put your recently purchased iPhone 11, 11 Pro or 11 Pro Max in a matching case, Amazon has discounted its stock of Apple-made cases. In some instances, the company is currently selling the accessories at all-time low prices. iPhone 11When it comes to the iPhone 11, there are two options we want to highlight. Amazon is currently selling the clear case for $32 instead of $39.

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