Only you can decide what is worth it. However, the precise wait time will depend on the work load at your particular Apple store, the phone model you have, and the availability of the replacement batteries themselves. Well, they were proven partially correct, at least. And I almost did — until I thought to myself that come November, there could be a lot of people like me who had done the same, and needed those new batteries right now. You can extend your coverage to two years from the date of your iPad purchase with the AppleCare Protection Plan for iPad. The author is a Forbes contributor. I'm using ios 7 right now.
What iPhones are eligible for a battery replacement? Found the answer to my question you were right gdgmacguy Here is what i found: iPod Owners Your one-year warranty includes replacement coverage for a defective battery. I've asked one of their distributors here and they said they should be the one replacing it. Follow me on Twitter or. If you don't live near an Apple Store, a Send in for Repair option is also available on Apple's website in certain regions. The one-year warranty includes service coverage for a defective battery.
Can I mail my iPhone to Apple? I told the rep I wanted to go through with it, expecting to set up an appointment sometime in May. Learn more about how and how our. Apple was indeed forced to fess up to throttling older iPhone models once a developer made the discovery that this was the case. Unlike Apple, however, iFixit it including iPhone models older than the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in its new program. Other service providers may set their own prices. I had the original droid and the second I could get an iPhone 4 off craigslist for a reasonable price and still under the 1 year applecare warranty I switched. In both cases, it can take 3-5 days to get your phone back.
Am skeptical of remote troubleshooting. It's worth noting that many Apple Stores allow walk-in customers to wait for a Genius Bar appointment on the spot, but only if the queue is short enough, so booking a reservation in advance is recommended. Returned at appointed time and everything was ready. These prices apply only to battery repairs made by Apple. I think I might just do nothing and use it because of lots of people told me it's normal battery life. If your iPhone does require a battery replacement you have two options. Select Battery questions and troubleshooting.
Disclaimer Except where expressly specified, the content on the Website is provided for your information only. If the Apple Store or Apple Authorized Service Provider has replacement batteries in stock, the process should be completed within hours, allowing you to walk out with your iPhone on the same day. Oh, and another recommendation: Before you make that trip, back up your iPhone. It shows that I need to get a battery replacement though. The opinions expressed are those of the writer. Anywhoo according to what several people have said, yours sound like within a normal range. Alternatively, you can make an appointment at an Apple Store or Apple authorized service location and take your iPhone in yourself.
It means you won't find an original battery anywhere. Apple disposes of your battery in an environmentally friendly manner. To schedule an appointment, click on a store and choose an available 15-minute time slot, which reflects the time you are expected to arrive by. After a little less than a year and a half of use, I noticed the battery life began to take a sharp downturn. Apple on iPhones with degraded batteries. Apple will typically only replace your battery if it retains less than 80% of its original capacity, but there are reports that it is waiving this requirement for the time being.
Unsurprisingly, rather long wait times were reported right out of the gate, with firms like Barclays citing delays ranging from two to four weeks due to short battery supplies for certain models. That really needed a blog post to lay it all out. Getting a new battery doesn't sound like is gonna bump you up that much. If you got everything off and can't see the screen whats the point. You plug the iPhone into the mac and you can check the battery of the mac as well as the iPhone.
How long will I have to wait? You can set up an Apple store appointment by clicking the Bring in for repair tile, this will be the most expeditious way to get your battery replaced and your iPhone back in your hands. Since batteries degrade over time, it is likely that owners of these iPhones who are still using the original battery are throttled nearly all the time. In for its PowerBooks and iBooks Apple also has recalled and MacBook MagSafe power adapters that were The iPhone 5 also has seen previous issues. Apple disposes of your battery in an environmentally friendly manner. It won't increase or currently decrease your resale value, so if it was me I would just live with it. Your meetup announcements here can be stickied, just. The most usage time I got is 5 hours.