Any damage to your iPhone can be very upsetting. Luckily, there are authorized Apple service centers that can take care of these accidents and make your phone as good as new. You can opt for a variety of services that are specific to the damage caused to your precious iPhone.
Repair Services Offered
Authorized Apple Service centers take care of any damage to your device, including:.
iPhone Screen Repair
If there is any accidental damage to your device that leads to the screen shattering or cracking, you can have it fixed easily.
Cost for Screen Repair
The cost depends on whether your phone is insured or not. The service fee can change with each authorized service center. Any accidental damage is not covered by Apple One Year Warranty. However, if your phone is insured by AppleCare+ which is offered by the EU consumer laws, you can make claims for two accidental damages. You will be charged as per the AppleCare benefits available to you.
The cost for screen repair are as follows
|With AppleCare+||Without AppleCare+|
|iPhone 6s Plus||£ 79||£ 126.44|
|iPhone 6s||£ 79||£ 106.44|
|iPhone 6 Plus||£ 55||£ 106.44|
|iPhone 6||£ 55||£ 86.44|
|iPhone SE||£ 55||£ 106.44|
|iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5||£ 55||£ 106.44|
iPhone Battery Repair
If you notice that your battery is draining out faster than usual, then you may have to get your phone repaired. Before that, you should restart your phone and check the battery life. You can also use various Apple Battery saving options. Despite that, if your phone continues to drain out quickly, you can have it repaired.
Cost for battery repair
The cost is based on the repairs that are required and whether your phone is insured by AppleCare+ or not. With the AppleCare+ insurance as well as the Apple One Year Warranty, you can have the battery replaced completely if the power retained is less than 80% of the actual capacity. The out of warranty costs can vary with the location of the Apple Service Centers.
For all models, out of warranty service charges are £59.
For any other repair required you can look for solutions in the iPhone Support Community and on the Apple Support articles available on the official website. If you are unable to find a solution, you can get in touch with a service center.
Cost for other repairs
The cost for any other damage depends on the issue in the device. In case the issue is not accidental damage, then you can get free services with the Apple One Year Warranty. However with accidental damage, you are covered for two instances if you have AppleCare+. Another service offered by Apple is the Express Replacement Service that helps you get a replacement device before your phone is sent in for any repair.
The service charges vary with each service center. The usual prices for other repairs are as follows:
|AppleCare+ in case of any accidental damage||Out-of-warranty|
|iPhone 6s Plus||£ 79||£ 256.44|
|iPhone 6s||£ 79||£ 236.44|
|iPhone 6 Plus||£ 55||£ 256.44|
|iPhone 6||£ 55||£ 236.44|
|iPhone SE||£ 55||£ 206.44|
|iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5||£ 55||£ 206.44|
How to get in touch with service providers
For any iPhone repair you have to options:
Take your phone to the service center:
- You can take an appointment at the nearest authorized Apple service center or Apple Store.
- The phone may be fixed immediately if the issue is simple.
- In case of more complex issues, the phone is sent to an Apple Repair Center.
- In that case, your device will be ready in about a week.
- Within your warranty period, you can get a replacement phone while your device is being repaired.
Ship the phone to a service center
- You will need to place a service request by calling Apple Support or online.
- A box will be sent to collect the device.
- You can then ship it as per your convenience to any Apple Repair Center.
- The device will be sent back to you in a week after repairs.
- An additional £7.44 is charged for shipping along with any service fee that is applicable.
Before you get your device repaired, make sure you get a back up of all your data.
Is your phone covered by AppleCare+?
If you are unsure of whether you are covered by Apple Care+ or not, you can enter your serial number on www.checkcoverage.apple.com to confirm. You also have additional insurance as per EU consumer laws that are different from the AppleCare+ coverage and the Apple One Year Warranty.