Apple Starts Offering Credit for Out-of-Warranty iPhone Battery Replacements
Apple acknowledged in late 2017 that it deliberately slowed down older iPhone models with degraded batteries to prevent unexpected shutdowns, and the company then launched a battery replacement program for the impacted models, reducing the price from $79 to just $29.
At that point, many were wondering what would happen in the case of customers who paid for a battery replacement on their own before Apple launched this promo, and today the company is finally coming up with an answer.
Cupertino will offer $50 credit to customers who had their iPhone batteries replaced at an Apple authorized service location, be it an Apple Store, Apple Repair Center, or Apple Authorized Service Provider, between January 1, 2017 and December 28, 2017.
iPhone 6 and newer qualify for the offer
Only iPhone 6 and newer models qualify for the promo, so technically anyone who replaced their iPhone battery the year before Apple launched the campaign can receive the $50 cred… (read more)