You Can Now Repair an iPhone at Independent Repair Shops
Apple has started allowing independent repair shops to register to perform out-of-warranty servicing for the iPhone, basically allowing customers to have their devices repaired at more locations without being worried that non-genuine parts would be used.
Once an independent repair shop is allowed in the program, it’s provided with access to all the resources that an authorized service provider typically gets, including here genuine parts and training.
Apple insists that all these resources should remain confidential, and the company requires a thorough validation process for each business accepted in the program, as explained in the official guidelines published here.
“The Independent Repair Provider program is designed for companies interested in offering out-of-warranty repair service for iPhones. Qualifying companies can gain access to Apple genuine parts, tools, training, service guides, diagnostics and resou… (read more)