Technology Apple will replace your iPhone battery even if it passes tests

06:36  03 january  2018
06:36  03 january  2018 Source:   Engadget

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According to a report by MacRumors, Apple will replace batteries in iPhone 6 smartphones and later models even if they pass Apple 's own diagnostic test . Further Reading. Apple ’s response to battery controversy: Have a new one for .

MacRumors has confirmed an iGeneration report that Apple will replace the batteries on iPhone 6 or newer models whether or not they pass the usual diagnostic test (which recommends a replacement if the battery falls below 80 percent of its original capacity).

a close up of some shoes© Provided by Engadget Apple now has $29 iPhone battery replacements available as an apology for its approach to handset slowdowns. But do you need to wait until your iPhone actually slows down before paying for a fresh power pack? Apparently not. MacRumors has confirmed an iGeneration report that Apple will replace the batteries on iPhone 6 or newer models whether or not they pass the usual diagnostic test (which recommends a replacement if the battery falls below 80 percent of its original capacity). In other words, you can go ahead if your phone just isn't lasting as long as it used to.

Some iPhone owners who jumped on the replacement program during its initial weekend had been denied fresh batteries, since their power packs were otherwise healthy. They shouldn't have a problem throughout the rest of the discount period, which ends in December.

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Apple is currently replacing batteries in the iPhone 6 or later. What this means is you shouldn’t have any issues getting your iPhone ’s battery replaced even if it passes Apple ’s diagnostic tests . At least, that’s according to MacRumors, which confirmed with Apple that the company will replace

That’s even if the phone passes all tests and the battery is in good condition — that means it should not instruct iOS to slow the iPhone down anytime soon. How to take advantage of Apple ’s iPhone battery replacement program right now. 5.

The no-strings-attached gesture is clearly part of Apple's mea culpa: you can get a fresh power pack if you're even slightly worried. At the same time, it's also helpful if you know you tend to thrash batteries, or if you just want to wring out as much use as possible before you consider an upgrade.

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Without a constant icon at the top of your screen, it's not always apparent if DND is enabled.For example, you can no longer display the battery percentage on the iPhone X's status bar. Instead, you need to swipe down from the top of the screen to view Control Center to check the current battery percentage.

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