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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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Buying AppleCare for a macbook from a country where it is not officially supported

A number of sources confirm that AppleCare can be bought any time during warranty and even in a different country. In my country (South Africa) apple care is not officially supported, the resellers ...
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Conditions for repair at Apple Store

Last time I was in an Apple Store, they suggested they could repair the Super Drive on my MacBook Pro (2010) when I next came in. Of course, it is out of warranty, so there will be a charge. But, are ...
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Buying IPhone in another person name without contract (withoutcontract)

Can I buy an iPhone in another person's name because I will be gifting it to him so that he can claim under they warranty if anything comes up in the future.
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Remove MacBook from Apple ID, is extended warranty still valid after that?

I want to sell my old Retina MacBook. I know how to erase/reinstall the Retina MackBook, but two more questions remain: How can I unregister it from my Apple ID? Is the extended Apple Care Warranty ...
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How to get Apple to repair iPhone under statutory warranty?

My iphone 5's battery after a bit more than a year is dying. I bought the iPhone via the German Apple Online Store. Hence I have 24 months of EU statutory warranty. The iPhone is otherwise in great ...
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I'm getting my iPhone 5 6.1.2 replaced - any way to AVOID getting stuck with iOS 7?

My iPhone 5 64GB 6.1.2 has a malfunctioning camera sensor so I'm getting a warranty replacement. However I badly want to avoid iOS 7. Presumably, any refurbished iPhone 5's at this point (December ...
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Is AppleCare Transferable on iPhones?

A friend of mine purchased an iPhone 5 a couple of months ago which she now wishes to sell. She said she has contacted Apple with regards to the AppleCare warranty and selling her iPhone and was ...
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Is it possible to buy an Apple product in the UK and return it in the US?

Is it possible to buy an Apple product, like an iPad mini, in the UK and return it in the US? And vice versa?
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My iPhone 4S power button is no longer functioning properly

As the title says, my iPhone 4S's power button has suddenly stopped "depressing", making it very hard to do push. I understand that Apple offers their own Limited Warranty for a year, but sadly ...
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2013 MBP Hotspots in Backlight / Apple Warranty

So last night I was playing Portal 2 in a rather dark room, and the combination of the dark colors in my screen with the darkness of the room allowed me to see quite a few "dead spots" in the ...
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“Pre-registered” AppleCare — to whom is it registered?

When I log into my Apple ID on Apple's site here, https://selfsolve.apple.com/GetAgreements.do, I am able to view a complete list of all of my AppleCare registrations. This is very convenient for ...
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Does the iPad mini warranty cover the charger?

I purchased my iPad mini last January. Now the charger doesn't work so well and sometimes it doesn't work at all. Does the warranty cover the charger?
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Will upgrading Mac Mini hard drive void AppleCare Warranty?

After purchasing a Mac Mini, I wanted to replace the hard drive from a 5,400 rpm hard drive to a 7,200 hard drive. Will this replacement void my AppleCare warranty?
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Where can I look up purchase/activation date for Apple products?

I can't remember exactly when it was I bought my iPhone. I thought that perhaps I could look it up via Apple somehow. I'm aware of the Check Your Service and Support Coverage page, but that's not ...
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Would Apple (UK) change a part with another for you?

I was just wondering if Apple would swap my Optical Drive on my MacBook Pro for an SSD, and how much it would cost, as I would rather they do it and I keep my warranty then doing it myself and losing ...
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may I demand product replacement? Macbook Pro Retina will have screen replacement for the 3rd time

may I demand product replacement - completely new Macbook Pro Retina? My 15" Macbook Pro Retina will have screen replacement for the 3rd time. For the first time it was ghost effect - replaced with ...
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Warranty on products received as a giveaway

I received an ipad mini 2 months ago as a giveaway at a computer company luncheon. It is my 4th ipad & 1st mini. Two nights ago, I noticed the back right side (left side if looking at the back) ...
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Will Apple offer a discounted replacement for a water damaged iPhone 4S outside of warranty?

Will Apple offer a discounted replacement for a water damaged iPhone 4S outside of warranty? The water indicators on the outside of the phone have not gone off, but the one inside on the logic board ...
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Used iPhone 5 - What do I need to do to register as the new iPhone owner, have warranty, etc

Buying a used iPhone 5. What should be my next steps to register as the new iPhone owner in Apple's eyes, have warranty, etc.
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Will an US purchased Mac receive Warranty coverage while in Brazil?

I bought a macbook pro and I'll have to work on a project in Brazil for over 7 months and I would like to know what is going to happen if any problems happens to my mac... I've checked and brazil ...
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Swollen/pregnant battery on a MacBook (13" aluminium late-2008)

The battery in my late-2008 model aluminium 13" MacBook became extremely swollen in early to mid-2012 after only 283 cycles (as per Cycle count under Hardware → Power), and the button on the ...
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What does the iPad Mini warranty actually cover?

I am grasping at the straws here... I am trying to read the iPad Mini US warranty, but I can't make heads or tails out of it. Does it cover accidental damage? Here is what happened. I got my kid ...
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Is there a one-time physical damage policy for cracked ipad2 a week after warrenty ends?

My 1 year warranty has just ended within the last week and my daughter dropped my iPad 2 which has resulted in a cracked screen. Is there a one-time physical damage replacement policy in Washington ...
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Buy an iPad mini abroad

I'm going to spend my holidays in New York and I would like to buy an iPad Mini 32GB Wi-Fi. (I'm from Italy) However I talked with two guys at the Apple Store and they told me The iPad is not going ...
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Burning disks fails with error 0x80020022 on MacbookPro 2012

My Macbook Pro is about 22 weeks old and I keep getting this error: 0x80020022 (communication with drive failed) when trying to burn DVDs or "attempt to burn a disc failed"/unknown error -3 in iTunes. ...
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Trouble with 13 inch MacBook Pro & about buying AppleCare

This is the 2nd time I have trouble with my 13" MacBook Pro, which I have purchased a little less than 1 year ago, in october 2011. First time it was 6-7 months ago—the logic board was short ...
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Does installing a second hard drive in my Mac Mini 2011 void my Apple hardware warranty?

I just installed a second hard drive, and I'm wondering if that voids my warranty.
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If I sell my iPhone, how will the warranty be affected?

I recently dropped my iPhone 4 in the bath. Whoops... Knowing Apple's stance on water damage, I simply upgraded (I was due an upgrade as part of my contract) and got a new phone. My house-mate then ...
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Uk apple shop won't fix my phone under EU warranty [closed]

My iPhone 4's button has stopped working properly. I went to the apple shop today to get it repaired, and was told I had to pay £119 as it was 22 months old and outside of the one year warranty. I ...
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How does Apple's two year warranty in Europe work?

The EU has recently forced Apple to abide to the two-year warranty period mandated there. As I understand it, this is not a maker warranty, but a retailer warranty, so to keep things simple, assume ...
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Smart Cover on/off no longer functioning

After only 4 months of use my Smart Cover no longer turns my iPad off/on. Apple in Brasil says they are not the manufactures, so I would need to look for XDA. How can I fix or exchange it?
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Claim warranty on a MacBook

I need to know if I can make a warranty claim on a MacBook if there are oxide deposits on its motherboard. I live in a cabana close to the beach, so I am worried. note: I don't have the Apple Care ...
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Colorware with Apple Products

Could someone who has, or knows someone who has, used Colorware for an Apple product comment on their experiece? I'm thinking about getting an third-generation iPad colored through Colorware, as they ...
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Can Apple refuse service under warranty if an iPhone presents only some scratches?

One morning I found that one corner of my iPhone was hit and there is a scratch on the metal and the small plastic border around the glass. The glass is in perfect shape. Now, I encounter an ...
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Does AppleCare cover physical wear on MacBook Pros?

I have a Mid-2010 MacBook Pro with AppleCare. I've had a few minor/cosmetic hardware issues: My power cord recently started coming apart. The rubber/plastic coating around the MagSafe end of the ...
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Does Adding Memory to My MacBook Pro Void My Warranty?

I would like to add memory to my MBP, but I am worried that if I do this myself I will be in jeopardy of voiding my warranty. Is there an authorized way to have memory added that will not void my ...
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What are good warranty coverage options for a pre-owned Mac?

I am really looking at getting a used Mac Pro, and there are a lot of good used machines out there that will meet my needs that are around $1500. I was wondering what options I can get to help cover ...
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How can you find out if your iPhone ever got wet?

I know that iPhone has some internal sensors that can be used to test if the device was got ever wet. Apple uses them in order to deny your warranty. The question is how to find out this before ...
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Upgrading RAM/HDD in latest MBP [closed]

I planning to buy a 13 inch MBP this month. Is it a good idea to stick to the standard 4GB of ram and 500GB harddrive, and upgrade it myself to 8GB/1TB? This would save me about $350. I have ...
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Does installing rEFIt void my warranty?

I would like to install rEFIt. Will it void my warranty, even though it can be uninstalled?
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Damage replacement plan / Insurance for Mac Book Pro?

I used to own a Dell with a pretty beefy replacement plan. When I bought my MBP, I asked if there was any similar coverage and the "genius" said no. I search around online and found a company called ...
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How to find closest AppleCare service provider

A friend is considering buying a MacBook pro AppleCare package. She lives on the Canary Islands, and is getting a new MacBook soon. Is there any official information on what kind of AppleCare ...
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Buying AppleCare warranty in a different name than the original buyer's

A friend has the opportunity to get a recently purchased Apple MacBook from a colleague in exchange for some work. It was very recently purchased (< 2 weeks). The receipt is in the original ...
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Will my warranty be valid in other countries if I buy an iPad in Korea?

I will be in Korea for 5 months, I'm about to buy an iPad 2 there and I'll be back in London or France in September. I would like to know if my warranty will be valid in England or in France in case ...
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Repair Bent Unibody Case Mac Book Pro 15"

I dropped my 15" MacBook Pro off of the couch onto hardwood floor (a drop of about 24 inches). It works fine still, but the bottom part (not the LCD) has bent inwards as a result. So if you are ...
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Alternatives to, or benefits of, AppleCare for a MacBook Pro?

I have a 17" MacBook Pro. I bought it in November 2010, so it is still under the one-year warranty and thus I have the ability to buy AppleCare and extend the warranty. Thing is, I'm having second ...
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If a buy a mac from another retailer, do I get the same warranty that I would get from Apple?

On this page, it shows that without the Apple Care package, you get 1 year limited warranty, and 90 days of complimentary telephone technical support on a mac. If I buy the mac from another retailer ...
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Keyboard rubber spacer broken

I bought a wired aluminum keyboard in May this year. Today one of the rubber spacers pressed into the case and I can't get it out. As the keyboard is now extremely loud while typing and not even ...
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Extending Warranty - AppleCare Protection Plan

I have a problem with the phone screen. I set up a repair with apple today and I noticed that the warranty expires in just 3 days. Would the repair be handled as a warranty or am I expected to ...