Apple announces a program that can replace the screen of Apple Watch for free

It has been discovered that some

Apple Watch Series 2 and Apple Watch Series 3 aluminum models may crack the rounded edges of the screen. In response, Apple has announced a program to replace the screen for free Apple Watches that have cracks on the screen.

Apple Watch Series 2 and Series 3 aluminum model screen replacement program-Apple Support

The edge of the Apple Watch screen is rounded ...

There is a case where there is a crack as shown in the following figure. For this reason, we have announced a program to replace the screen for cracked items free of charge.

The screen exchange program is subject to Apple Watch Series 2 sold from September 2016 to September 2017,

Apple Watch Nike + sold from October 2016 to October 2017 Series 2 , Apple Watch Series 3 sold from September 2017 to September 2019, Apple Watch Nike + Series 3 sold from October 2017 to September 2019. The target of the program is aluminum case material, and both 38mm and 42mm case sizes are eligible.

In addition, model name and case material etc. are printed on the back of Apple Watch, for example, you can see that “APPLE WATCH SERIES 2 42mm ALUMINUM CASE” is written in the following pictures.

If you use the screen replacement program to repair, you must bring it directly to an Apple Authorized Service Provider or an Apple Retail Store, or arrange for delivery repair using Apple Support .

In addition, since Apple has published an article that summarizes advance preparations etc. when sending out Apple Watch for repair, it is good to check it before sending it out for repair.

Prepare your Apple Watch for repair-Apple support

in Mobile,   Hardware, Posted by logu_ii