• Mon. Dec 6th, 2021

Apple Surprises And Announces An Unexpected Right To Repair

ByRoger Fisher

Nov 20, 2021

Has it ever been the case that your mobile phone has broken , have you wanted to repair it on your own and have not dared in the end because you did not have the necessary parts?

If you have an iOS device you can rest assured, Apple has announced that users will be able to carry out their own repairs thanks to the parts and tools that the company will provide to perform self-services.

For now, the iPhone 12 , iPhone 13 and Mac computers with 11 chips will have self-service repairs available early next year in the United States and will expand to other countries throughout 2022.

Although the company creates durable products that are designed to withstand the potential risks of everyday use, the first phase of this program will focus on the most frequently repaired iPhone modules , such as the screen, battery and camera. .

These are the steps you must follow
It is important that customers review the ‘Repair Manual’ to ensure a safe fix, for this, users will need to order original Apple parts and tools from the company’s self-service repair store .

When the repair has been carried out, customers must return the defective parts for recycling , in addition, they will receive a credit for their future purchases.

On the other hand, if you are one of those people who bet on the traditional and safe method, Apple recommends from the publication of its blog that “self-service repair is intended for individual technicians with the knowledge and experience to repair electronic devices .”

Any user can access Apple repairs
Over the past three years, Apple has doubled the number of service locations with access to parts and tools, including more than 2,800 independent repair providers.

The Independent Repair Vendor Programs was originally launched in the United States and has since expanded to more than 200 countries, where independent repair shops have been given access to parts and tools used by manufacturers. Apple authorized services .

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