Apple Prolongs iPhone 5 Sleep/Wake Button Substitute Program Until 2016

Apple recently updated its iPhone 5 Sleep/Wake Button Replacement Program page, as kept in mind by Apfelpage [Google Translate], bring in an added year into the customer service. This will permit consumers with a malfunctioning iPhone 5 as much as three years after investment day to change the sleep/wake switch on the device.

The solution began remaining April when several records surfaced concerning the iPhone 5’s lock button just sporadically functioning, or discontinuing to function altogether. The program permitted customers to enter their iPhone’s identification number to validate its eligibility and subsequently carry-in or mail-in their device to be taken care of in 4-6 days.


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The brand-new extension brings an added year of insurance coverage onto the customer service for iPhone 5 users facing damaged sleep/wake buttons. As a few redditors have kept in mind, the service might need replacing even more than merely the lock switch.

I had actually mine taken care of via this program. They changed all the buttons and changed my electric battery for free too. As soon as you acquire your phone back you can ask the individual at the apple store for the list of components that were replaced. I assume they have to change a few points to get to the button.The business

did the same for its iPhone 5 Electric battery Replacement Program remaining week, as spotted initially by iPhone in Canada. The program was readied to end on March 1, 2015, “or two years after the very first retail sale of the device.” Apple included a 3rd year into the program, extending the iPhone 5’s battery substitute program right into 2016 too.

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