Have an iPhone 12 or 13 and enjoy DIY? Apple announced a Self Service Repair program that will provide users with parts, tools and instructions to repair these smartphones themselves.
Business Apple was known, among other things, for the fact that it rather did not allow repairs to be made of its products outside, preferably authorized, services. Now that will change with the announced program Selfe Service Repair. As part of it, the American giant will provide parts, tools and instructions to help the user iPhone 12 or iPhone 13 he will be able to repair his device himself, as long as he has enough skill. What’s more, the program is to cover more products over time, Mac computers with M1.
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In the initial phase of the program, the most serviced modules will be available, such as display, battery and camera. More are to come next year.
Giving more access to genuine Apple parts gives our customers even more choice when a repair is required. In the past three years, Apple has nearly doubled its service points with genuine parts, tools and training, and we now provide an option for those looking to do their own repair.
Said Jeff Williams, Apple’s chief operating officer
To ensure that the customer can safely perform the repair, Apple will provide the customer with the appropriate repair manual. Then he will be able to place an order for genuine Apple parts and tools in the store Apple Self Service Repair Online Store. People who recycle the used part after repair will be paid for it.
The new store will offer more than 200 individual parts and tools, enabling customers to perform the most common repairs on iPhone 12 and iPhone 13. As Apple emphasizes, Self Service Repair is intended for people with knowledge and experience in the repair of electronic devices. For the vast majority of customers, a visit to a professional service center that uses original parts from the company will still be the safest and most reliable way to repair their equipment.
Users of the Cupertino company’s equipment can take advantage of over 5,000 Apple authorized service stations and 2.8 thousand independent repair points globally. In each of them, service technicians have access to original parts, tools and repair manuals.
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