We are official in December and that means that there is only one month to take advantage of Apple's discounted iPhone battery replacement fee $ 35 in Canada for the eligible iPhone models listed below:
- iPhone SE
- iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus
- iPhone 6s to iPhone 6s Plus
- iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus
- iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus
- iPhone X
Starting January 1, 2019, the battery replacement fee will increase i $ 65 for the iPhone 6 through iPhone 8 Plus, almost double the current price. The increase will be even higher for the iPhone X, i $ 89, according to what Apple is charging for battery resets in the iPhone XR, iPhone XS, and new iPhone XS Max.
Apple has dropped its provisional prices for iPhone battery resets starting in December 2017 following the revelation that it slows down some older iPhones with unwanted batteries to prevent those iPhones from closing. unexpected. The power control feature was presented quietly to iOS 10.2.1.
The replacement of reduced battery was part of Apple's apology for its lack of communication about the whole situation. Apple also declined that the power control feature is a form of planned enforcement.
"We know that some of you feel that Apple has let you down. We apologize."
We have been hearing feedback from our customers about how we handle iPhones performance with older batteries and how we have communicated that process. We know that some of you feel that Apple has left you down. We apologize There has been a lot of misunderstanding about this issue, so we would like to explain and inform you of some changes that we make.
First of all, we are never – and we will never – do anything to shorten the life of any Apple product, deliberately, or degrade consumer experience to drive customer upgrades. We always aim to create products that our customers love, and making iPhones as long as possible is an important part of it.
Apple full apology: Message for iPhone Batteries and Performance Customers
Making your iPhone battery superseded will not only lead to longer battery life, breathing a fresh breath from the device, but also be able to accelerate the iPhone as there should be no slower performance.
Dissatisfied if you need to replace your iPhone battery? On iOS 11.3 or later, open the Settings options and tap Battery > Health Battery. If the battery is less than 80 percent, it is worth considering replacing it.
To start replacing an iPhone battery, go to Contact the Apple Help page and choose iPhone > Battery and Charging > Reset Battery. Then choose Get In Repair to arrange an appointment with Apple Store or Apple Authorized Service Provider. Make sure you support your iPhone first.
If you prefer, most Apple Stores allow customers to walk to wait for a Genius Bar appointment at the location and location, but only if there is a queue Short enough, so booking is recommended in advance. Usually, the battery replacement process is completed on the same day, although service times can vary.
If you do not live near Apple Store, or if you can not worry about doing the trip, then follow the instructions above but instead select Send in to Repair. Apple will help organize you to send your iPhone to one of its repair centers, at an additional cost of $ 10.77, and to send it back to you with a new battery up to five business days later.
Genius Bar's appointment times are available in the first place, and are often ordered every week, so if you want to take advantage of the replacement of an iPhone battery at Apple's discounted price, go on it faster rather than later – especially if you are at the center regardless of gift shopping.