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Topic: AppleCare+

AppleCare+ price for iMac Pro remains unchanged at $169 despite new machine's cost

12/14/2017, 01:12 pm

Apple is making the decision for customers acquiring the iMac Pro to pick up AppleCare+ with their purchase easier, by keeping the price of the extended warranty service the same as for the iMac despite the increase in hardware cost.

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Why you need AppleCare+ to protect your new iPhone X

10/27/2017, 07:10 pm

Apple's iPhone X demands not only a higher purchase price, but also comes with a more expensive AppleCare+ coverage charge. If you managed to snag a copy, you'll want to spring for the warranty plan. AppleInsider explains why.

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iPhone X out-of-warranty repairs eclipse iPhone 8 Plus at $549, screen repairs run $279

10/27/2017, 09:10 am

Apple has announced repair costs for the iPhone X, with AppleCare+ fees remaining the same as other phones, but out of warranty fees commensurate with the higher retail price of the phone, and similar in price to screen repairs on the Galaxy S8 with Samsung parts.

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AppleCare+ iPhone 8 back screen glass replacement $99, not screen repair cost of $29

09/22/2017, 10:09 am

Users with AppleCare+ for the iPhone are accustomed to a relatively new $29 screen replacement from Apple -- but that only applies to the screen in the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, and not the back glass.

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Apple hikes repair, replacement & AppleCare+ prices for iPhones

09/13/2017, 05:09 pm

Alongside announcing the iPhone 8 and X, Apple has also raised the cost of some AppleCare+ warranties, as well as out-of-pocket repair and replacement costs for every recent iPhone model.

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Apple expands AppleCare+ to cover Mac users for accidental damage

06/05/2017, 05:06 pm

Apple has expanded its AppleCare+ extended warranty service to cover the Mac range, with the quiet update expanding the warranty period for Mac users to three years, as well as covering two incidents of accidental damage to both the desktop Mac and MacBook product families.

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T-Mobile adds iPhone AppleCare+ services to Jump, Premium Device Protection add-on plans

03/27/2017, 08:03 am

T-Mobile has added AppleCare services to members subscribing to its extra-cost Premium Device Protection or Jump upgrade programs, allowing for $29 screen repairs.

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Apple extends AppleCare+ purchase deadline to one year for iPhone, report says

03/17/2017, 05:03 pm

According to a recent report, Apple appears to be bringing its AppleCare+ plan for iPhone more in line with offerings for the Mac and Apple TV, and looks to be allowing users to purchase the plan up to a year after initial device purchase.

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Third-party iPhone screen repairs no longer void warranty, Apple says

02/24/2017, 06:02 pm

In an apparent policy shift, Apple recently notified store technicians that third-party iPhone screen repairs no longer void the handset's standard warranty as long as the unauthorized fix does not damage the casing or other related components.

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Danish court rules Apple not allowed to dole out refurb iPhones for service swaps

12/09/2016, 02:12 pm

A Denmark court has ruled that in cases of iPhones purchased new, that Apple can't give a refurbished phone in exchange for new, as there is no guarantee that the resale value is retained with the exchange.

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AppleCare+ gains $29 iPhone screen swaps, makes $99 fee universal for other repairs

09/07/2016, 06:09 pm

In tandem with announcing the iPhone 7 on Wednesday, Apple also revised its AppleCare+ plans for iPhones, instituting a $29 screen replacement option but forcing all customers to pay $99 for any other form of accident repair.

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Cost of out-of-warranty Apple Watch Sport repairs drops to $199

03/25/2016, 03:03 pm

As of this week, the Apple Watch is not only cheaper to buy, but also to repair in the event that it's broken without an AppleCare+ warranty, with a new cost of $199 per incident.

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Best Buy to offer AppleCare and AppleCare+ warranties ahead of 'iPhone 6s' launch

08/17/2015, 09:08 am

Electronics retailer Best Buy has inked a deal with Apple to begin selling authorized warranty extensions for its products, and employees have been told that the new addition will be announced to the public on Sept. 10.

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Apple faces new class-action suit over refurbished AppleCare+ hardware replacements

07/20/2015, 01:07 pm

A newly-filed class action lawsuit accuses Apple of breaching contract by failing to provide new -- or "equivalent to new" -- devices when offering up replacement hardware under AppleCare+ warranties.

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Apple loses appeal of $1.2M AppleCare ruling in Italy

03/22/2012, 06:03 pm

Apple lost an appeal of an Italian case that fined the company 900,000 euros, or roughly $1.2 million, for allegedly not furnishing an adequate amount of information regarding mandated product guarantees and warranty stipulations.

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AT&T also teases "exciting" announcement; $99 AppleCare+ rumored for new iPad

03/07/2012, 01:03 am

As Apple is expected to take the wraps off its next-generation iPad on Wednesday, AT&T Wireless has joined rival Verizon in trumpeting an "exciting new addition" to its line-up that is coming soon to the carrier. Also, a new report claims Apple will offer $99 AppleCare+ for iPad warranty coverage for the new tablet.

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AppleCare+ now available 30 days after purchase

11/18/2011, 05:11 pm

Apple has amended the terms for its AppleCare+ iPhone warranty and accidental damage coverage, allowing customers 30 days to opt in to the service that was previously only available at time of purchase.

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AppleCare+ offer extended to iPhone 4 and 4S pre-orders until Nov. 14

10/12/2011, 10:10 pm

Apple is offering customers who pre-ordered the new 8GB iPhone 4 or the iPhone 4S an extended opportunity until Nov. 14 to buy an AppleCare+ warranty for their device.

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Genius Bar iPhone policies tightened to make AppleCare+ more attractive

10/11/2011, 05:10 pm

After introducing a more comprehensive extended warranty option for iPhone buyers, Apple is reportedly curtailing liberal exchange policies in its retail stores to make the new option more attractive.

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Apple introduces AppleCare+ for iPhone covering accidental damage

10/04/2011, 04:10 pm

Apple on Tuesday introduced AppleCare+ for iPhone, a new extended warranty service that combines traditional tech support, software support, and hardware support with the addition of the company's first accidental damage plan.

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