Apple repairs these iPhone, iPad, Mac and AirPods for free

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You may not know it, but apart from the legal guarantees of the products, Apple also has several open free replacement programs. These affect certain batches of devices that, for some reason, come with a factory defect. The company repairs or replaces them at no cost even out of warranty. In this post we review all those that are open today.

The devices that Apple repairs/exchanges for free

Below we will leave you a list of the devices that are included in these plans, as well as the problem they must have. To enter the program, in addition to meeting these requirements, you must request an appointment in the official technical support of Apple or in a SAT as if it were one more repair.

iPhone

  • iPhone 6Plus:
    • Affected Models: Any.
    • Problem: touch panel failure.
    • Solution: screen replacement.
  • iPhone 6s/6sPlus:
    • Affected models: manufactured between October 2018 and August 2019.
    • Problem: The device does not turn on or has problems turning on.
    • Solution: iPhone replacement.
  • iPhone X
    • Affected Models: Any.
    • Problem: Touchpad fails partially or completely, intermittently or continuously.
    • Solution: screen replacement.
  • iPhone 11:
    • Affected models: manufactured between November 2019 and May 2020.
    • Problem: touch panel glitches.
    • Solution: screen replacement.
  • iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro:
    • Affected models: manufactured between October 2020 and April 2021.
    • Problem: No sound from main display speaker when making or receiving calls.
    • Solution: speaker replacement.

iPad

iPad Air 2019

  • iPad Air (3rd gen):
    • Affected models: manufactured between March 2019 and October 2019.
    • Problem: The screen goes blank permanently or emits strange flashes.
    • Solution: replacement of the terminal.

macbook

  • MacBook, MacBook Air, and MacBook Pro:
    • Affected models: manufactured since 2016.
    • Problem: butterfly keyboard has problems.
    • Solution: keyboard replacement.
  • MacBook Pro (13″ – 2016):
    • Affected models: manufactured between October 2016 and February 2018.
    • Problem: The display backlight has continuous or intermittent bright spots and/or stops working altogether.
    • Solution: screen replacement.
  • MacBook Pro (13″ – without Touch Bar – 2016):
    • Affected models: manufactured between October 2016 and October 2018.
    • Problem: battery problems.
    • Solution: battery replacement.
  • MacBook Pro (13″ – without Touch Bar – 2017):
    • Affected models: manufactured between June 2017 and June 2018.
    • Problem: Faulty SSD causing data loss
    • Solution: disk replacement.
  • MacBook Pro (15″ – 2015):
    • Affected models: manufactured between September 2015 and February 2017.
    • Problem: battery overheating.
    • Solution: battery replacement.

Apple Watch

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  • Apple Watch Series 2 (Aluminum):
    • Affected models: manufactured between September 2016 and September 2017.
    • Problem: Cracks forming from one side and spreading across the screen.
    • Solution: screen change or replacement of the Apple Watch.
  • Apple Watch Series 2 (Nike):
    • Affected models: manufactured between October 2016 and October 2017.
    • Problem: Cracks forming from one side and spreading across the screen.
    • Solution: screen change or replacement of the Apple Watch.
  • Apple Watch Series 3 (Aluminum):
    • Affected models: manufactured between September 2017 and September 2019.
    • Problem: Cracks forming from one side and spreading across the screen.
    • Solution: screen change or replacement of the Apple Watch.
  • Apple Watch Series 3 (Nike):
    • Affected models: manufactured between October 2017 and September 2019.
    • Problem: Cracks forming from one side and spreading across the screen.
    • Solution: screen change or replacement of the Apple Watch.

AirPods

  • AirPods Pro:
    • Affected models: manufactured before October 2020.
    • Problem: Clicking or static sounds and/or problems with noise cancellation.
    • Solution: replacement of both hearing aids.

Accessories

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  • Smart Battery Case iPhone XS/XS Max and XR:
    • Affected models: manufactured between January 2019 and October 2019.
    • Problem: The case does not charge or charges intermittently and/or is unable to recharge the iPhone properly.
    • Solution: replacement of the accessory.
  • US power adapter:
    • Affected Models: Sold between 2003 and 2010 with the Mac, iPhone, iPad, and iPod.
    • Solution: adapter replacement.
  • Europe Power Adapter (5W):
    • Affected models: Sold between October 2019 and September 2015 with iPhone 3GS, 4 and 4s.
    • Problem: It does not provide power.
    • Solution: adapter replacement.