Recently, Apple is now allowing customers to fix their own iPhones, but the official parts and tools are much more expensive and available to US customers.
Long time A go, Apple pooh-poohed the concept of letting you restore your personal stuff. The company has even long gone toe-to-toe with the United States Congress to hold its tight grip on maintenance of its tech. Then, remaining November, Apple introduced it might provide customers the cappotential to get access to legitimate repair manuals and “true Apple parts” to restore(Fix) their devices.
As of today Apple announced Self Service Repair is now available, providing repair manuals and genuine Apple parts and tools through the Apple Self Service Repair Store to customers. Self Service Repair is available in the US alone for now and will expand to additional countries, beginning in Europe later this year.
According to Apple, The new online store offers more than 200 individual parts and tools, enabling customers who are experienced with the complexities of repairing electronic devices to complete repairs on all the iPhone 12 and iPhone 13 lineups and iPhone SE (3rd generation), such as the display, battery, and camera. Then Later this year the program will also include manuals, parts, and tools to perform repairs on Mac computers with Apple silicon.
Apple will provide device condo kits for $49, in order that clients who do not need to buy equipment for a single repair nevertheless have get entry to to those expert repair equipment. The weeklong rental kits will deliver to clients for free.
To begin the Self Service Repair process, a client will first overview the restore guide for the product they need to repair with the aid of using visiting support.apple.com/self-service-repair. Then, they could go to the Apple Self Service Repair Store and order the vital parts and tools.
Note: Every genuine Apple element is designed and engineered for every product, and is going via vast testing to make sure the best quality, safety, and reliability. The components are the same ones — on the same price — as the ones available to Apple’s community of legal repair providers. For sure repairs, clients will receive a credit while returning a replaced part for recycling.