Power supply issues are driving Apple to launch a new service program for its aging iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus smartphones. Affected iPhones of a certain serial number range can not be switched on anymore. Apple will fix this for free.
As the company announces on their support website, a new iPhone 6s (Plus) service program has been released for power issues. Affected users will be notified: “Apple has determined that certain iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus devices may not turn on due to a component that may fail. “ As usual, Apple did not say which component it was.
But not every iPhone 6s or 6s Plus is affected by this problem. “This issue only affects devices from a specific range of serial numbers manufactured between October 2018 and August 2019“Continues the company from Cupertino.
Owners of such an iPhone model can enter the serial number of their smartphone directly on the website and see if their iPhone 6s (Plus) is covered by the free repair and service program. An official Apple Store, the repair, a date provided, also in the way.
Paid additional repairs possible
In order to carry out the repair, additional repairs may be necessary. As with any free service program, Apple therefore states, “If your iPhone has damage that prevents it from being repaired (such as a cracked display), this issue must be resolved first before the actual service can be performed. In some cases, the additional repair costs.“
Affected users who have had their iPhone 6s (Plus), from the corresponding serial number range, repaired for a fee before October 4, can arrange a refund of the costs through the support and the Apple Store.