iPhone repair

How to get a new iPhone 8 logic board

iPhone 8

Does your iPhone 8 suffer from unexpected shut downs or a frozen screen? Apple has identified a manufacturing defect on some iPhone 8 logic boards, which causes these issues and more. In some cases, affected devices won't turn on. While the percentage of iPhone 8 units with this problem is small, Apple will repair eligible devices free of charge.

How to claim a refund for iPhone battery replacement

iPhone 7 battery

It's official, iPhone owners who had their out-of-warranty batteries replaced last year can receive a $50 refund for the service. The announcement from Apple is a follow up to the $29 battery replacement program, which continues until the end of 2018. As the full price of battery replacement was previously $79 for eligible devices, this $50 credit brings pricing in line with the discounted program currently in place.

How to check iPhone battery health

iPhone battery status

Now that Apple has reduced the cost of an iPhone battery replacement to $29, users may be wondering about the health of their power packs. After all, lithium-ion batteries like those found in the iPhone slowly lose capacity as they age. There is a simple way to see if the battery in your iPhone has reached the point where it could use replacement.

All iPhone 6 or later models now qualify for $29 battery replacement

iPhone 6s Battery

Apple is doing its best to pacify disgruntled iPhone owners after the performance throttling controversy revealed last week. The iPhone maker originally said it would begin offering $29 battery replacements to any iPhone owners whose qualifying device passed a diagnostic test. Now according to an internal memo obtained by iGen, Apple retail employees have been instructed to offer the reduced rate to any customers who request a replacement.

Apple $29 battery replacement effective immediately

iPhone Battery Warning

Apple promised to lower battery replacements from $79 to $29 after issuing an apology for slowing down older iPhone models. The iPhone maker originally said the start of the lower-priced battery replacements would begin in late January, but it has since removed that date from its website, and iPhone owners can take advantage of the reduced price starting today.

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