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How to check your iPhone AppleCare+ status

iPhone AppleCare status

AppleCare+ coverage, much like the standard iPhone warranty, eventually expires. Hardware repairs or accidental damage can be covered for up to two years from the original date of purchase with AppleCare+ plans for iPhone. For iPhone owners, the date of AppleCare or warranty expiration can be the difference between a minor inconvenience and a costly repair.

How to find your iPhone serial number and IMEI

iPhone IMEI and serial number

Back in the days of the original iPhone, Apple printed each device's serial number right on the back of the iPhone. This is no longer the case, but every once in a while iPhone owners still need their serial number. Checking for warranty coverage or scheduling a repair typically requires entering this information, as each iPhone has its own unique number.

How to manually update iPhone carrier settings

Optimize iPhone carrier settings

Keeping the carrier settings file on your iPhone up to date ensures the best wireless performance on your carrier's cellular network. Typically, the carrier will push updates to subscribers' devices automatically. Then iOS will ask if you'd like to install these new carrier settings with a prompt.

How to disable AirPods automatic ear detection

AirPods Automatic Ear Detection

Apple engineered AirPods to be intuitive and convenient, which means that many functions are fully automatic. AirPods are designed to seamlessly transition audio from a connected device as soon as the earphones are placed into your ears. In fact, taking the AirPods out of your ears will pause whatever audio is playing, while replacing the AirPods restarts playback.

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