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Apple To Allow Some Broken Parts To Be Replaced On Some Models – PC Perspective

Apple To Allow Some Broken Parts To Be Replaced On Some Models – PC Perspective

Replace a broken part with a working used one… maybe

If you have a broken iPhone, Apple's recent news may cheer you up, but it doesn't have to. Apple has agreed to allow at least some parts of a broken phone to be replaced with used but working parts. As you might expect, there are some caveats. First, while they originally made a vague statement that this would only apply to certain models, their The SVP of Hardware Engineering reportedly said that this will only apply to iPhone 15 or later devices..

If you own one of these phones, you should now be allowed to replace the screen and batteries, although other components like biometric sensors cannot be replaced. If you ignore these limitations, you will be greeted with pop-up messages warning you that a part of your phone is not genuine and therefore your phone's capabilities. will be limited until you replace it with an authorized part. That's certainly good news from a company that only recently allowed third-party repairs, but it signals how unwilling Apple is to comply with the Right to Repair Act.

Models and parts eligible for repair should increase gradually, so don't give up hope on your broken fruit phone just yet.

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