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Is it possible for a new iPhone 5 to have an expired warranty?

So, I am going to buy a new iPhone 5 (not in an authorized apple store, since it's no longer sold there), but when I checked the serial number on the back of the box here, it said that the warranty ...
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How to find out MBA-2011 13" battery serial number on the battery?

I'm aware of ability to find out the battery serial number via About This Mac. Is it also written somewhere on a physical battery, to be read without turning Mac on? If so, where? Of course I'm ...
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MacBook Air serial number

I am seeking to find a Macbook Air serial number from within the backup files created by the Mountain Lion operating system and stored on an external hard drive. Exactly which file do I need to be ...
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Recognise installed iOS version by serial number?

This is a follow-up to this question. In short: I need to buy an iPhone 4S with iOS 7.0 (and this version specifically, not the latest 7.1). I have mailed an Apple reseller asking if they had any in ...
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is there any difference between part numbers?

Is there any difference between iPad Air part numbers? Like ll/a versus zp/e – for different countries. I want buy a new iPad Air and I stock between different part numbers.
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How can I find the serial number on a mac programmatically from the terminal?

What command can I use to retrieve the system's serial number from the unix command line? As uname will output some information about the software and hardware, I would like to retrieve the serial ...
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What causes a Mac to lose its serial number?

I upgrade my brand new late 2012 Mac Mini's drive to an SSD and changed the RAM. Now when looking up the serial number in "About this mac" or System Profiler it just says "System serial#" : The ...
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How to check what keyboard type is installed in MacBook Air by serial number?

I have unpacked MacBookAir 13". How to check using serial number or other information from the box if MacBook is equipped with English keyboard layout or with other?
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Risks of publishing the computer serial number on the Internet

I'm searching used Macs to buy in eBay. Some of the offered items show the computer's serial numbers in screenshots and/or plain text. Reading the Q&A Where to find factory list in apple serial ...
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Get iPad serial number on iCloud

My girlfriend and I have traveled to Singapore and her iPad has gotten stolen. We can't seem to find her iPad serial number anywhere (she never plugged it into her computers as it was backed up ...
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What's the 'unique device identifier' (UDID) of a non-iOS device like a Macbook Pro running Mac OS X?

I wanted to know if the Hardware Serial Number associated with a Macbook Pro is itself treated as a UDID, or is there something else that uniquely identifies the device? I'll provide a little bit ...
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Grab list of Stats, Application Data, and Serials off OSX 10.6 to prepare for reformat and fresh install?

I need to reformat my 2007 OSX as it is now returning kernal errors. I want to install everything fresh but I have a lot of software and don't want to sit here making a list of everything installed as ...
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Is there a way to find the age of a specific Mac?

Is there a way to decode the serial-number of your iDevice to get more information ?
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How do I get my (lost) device's serial number from its UDID?

I lost an iPad, and I need the serial number - all I have of it is the UDID. The device is not registered, I don't have the box, and I don't have backups of it either. I suppose that calling Apple ...
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Retrieve Previous Computer Serial Number From Old Ext Hard Drive

This is a long shot, but I thought I'd ask anyways. I used to have an iMac 24" and the internal hard drive went bad on it. So I bought an external hard drive, installed OS 10.7 on it and booted the ...
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OS X Serial Number in VM

I was wondering after installation of Mountain Lion on VMWare or other virtualization softwares (on a mac) will it show the same "serial number" in "About This Mac"? And is it possible to customize ...
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Find original sales information of MacBook by serial number

Is there any way to figure out where my MacBook was sold and what the price was, by serial number only? I know how to get information from Apple based on a serial number, but they did not tell me ...
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Are Mac serial numbers sent to Apple?

Is the serial number (of a MacBook Pro, OS X 10.7) ever sent to Apple? For instance, is it automatically sent during system updates or app store connections?
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Installing Aperture from the App Store when a previous version is installed

I have installed Apple Aperture some time ago using a serial (likely pirated) that I searched for on the internet. Now, I want to purchase a legal version through the App Store, but it is seeing the ...
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Can someone read production week from this serial?

The serial looks like this a13038xxxxxxxxxx I know that I have to look for 3rd digit for the year, and 4th and 5th for week of that year to get the week when my iphone was made. Do I count the ...
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Mac Rechargeable Battery - 13-inch Serial Number

Where are all the places I can locate the serial number for a Mac Rechargeable Battery? I know the serial number can be located on the battery itself as well as on the Mac they were used with, but is ...
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Is it possible to find the serial number of stolen devices using a Mac that they've been connected to?

For a number of devices that were stolen, can I find their serial number on a Mac that I still have and which the devices have been connected to at some point? In other words, are there any ...