Recently, Apple accepted the claims that, their iPhone 6S and 6S Plus has a problem related to power on and off. It is because of a component that has failed in some of the affected devices. To help out the affected users Apple has started a free of cost repair program for the affected device users. 

The company, for now does not discloses the details about the component that is affected. One can claim the for the free repair only if their device is eligible for the “Free repair program”. Most of the affected devices are those which were manufactured at the time of discontinuation the same series, i.e, October 2018 and August 2019. 

How to find, that are you eligible or not?

To find this out, one has to go to the “ Company Support page” (page link: Their the user has to enter the phone’s serial number, and immediately the dialogue box will appear that will tell that the device is eligible or not.

What all is covered under this program?

The repair program covers affected devices for 2 years. Which means that the devices will be covered for 2 years from the date of repair.  

Process for the eligible users?

Those who are eligible for the repair program are recommended to get in touch with Apple Support or they can directly contact to an Apple Store or any authorized Apple Service Provider. After filing for repair via Online or Offline mode, one can access the status of their repair.

What if any user has already paid for such repair?

They are recommended to contact Apple support and there they can file for a refund.

Does this repair program extends the basic standard warranty of the device?

No, this program does not extend the standard warranty coverage of iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus.

Other repair program by Apple

This repair program is the sixth in the series this year, according to theApple inc. Earlier this year, they started repair program for the old 15-inch MacBook Pro’s battery, some wall adapters, the 13-inch MacBook Pro display backlight, MacBook keyboards, and screens on the Apple Watch Series 2 and Series 3.

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