If i recall correctly it typically does not cover water damage. So if you were planning to test out your new phones. As an alternative, there are other companies that also offer extended. Jan 16, 2020 service for the liquid damage to an iphone or ipod isnt covered by the apple oneyear limited warranty. Nextday delivery is subject to geographical restrictions, bank holidays and exceptional. Applecare is what comes with all phones, for 1 year. The basic applecare coverage free coverage does not cover water or physical damage.
Because apple designs iphone, ios, and many applications, iphone is a truly integrated system. If liquid damages an iphone or ipod for example, coffee or a soft drink, the service for the liquid damage isnt covered by the apple oneyear limited warranty. Mar 23, 2020 applecare water damage protection not covered in any plans. Water and other liquid damage to iphone or ipod isnt covered by warranty. Regular applecare does not cover accidental damage such as water damage. Sep 09, 2016 apples warranty for water resistant iphone 7 doesnt cover liquid damage. Each incident is subject to the service fees listed below, plus applicable tax. Full cover has a claim limit of two successful losstheft claims in a 12month period, that begins with the first successful claim. The warranty and applecare only cover manufacturing defects, not damage from accidents or normal wear. I remember asking about water damage, and they said it was covered, which is why i got applecare in the first place. However, depending on the type of device, there is a deductible to pay with each accident. The plans do not cover damage caused by reckless, abusive, willful or intentional conduct. This plan allows for two incidents of accidental damage, theft, or loss coverage. Im debating if i should keep my security damage coverage plan with verizon or switch to apple care which is a less expensive.
This does not include accidental damage, which requires a fee. Apple leak shows how it decides to repair or replace iphones. There is, however, a deductible that needs to be paid every time the macbook suffers damage from liquids. If your iphone issue is covered by the apple warranty, an applecare plan, or consumer law, theres no charge.
I feel like its limited to 30 days after you buy it. I dropped by phone and it accidentally fell in a cup of water in my car. However, accidental damage is excluded from the regular applecare. The iphone 7 and iphone 7 plus can survive 30 minutes under a meter of water, but dont test them unless youve got. Apr 24, 2015 apple watch damage that is eligible for warranty service includes userclaimed debris under the display glass or pixel anomaly, a back cover removed with no damage, and any condensation in the. Water and other liquid damage to iphone or ipod isnt covered. There is no limit on the number of successful claims we will accept for accidental damage during the period of cover. It does not cover water damage or any other user induced damage.
Besides news of the iphone 4s and ios 5, apple also rolled out a new applecare plan which covers those accidental damages. Jan 20, 2016 if your wondering if apple care plus will cover water damage it most certainly will. Oh shit i thought applecare expressly didnt include water damage. Afaik every apple device made in the last several years has had a means of detecting whether the device has been subjected to water damage. Any new iphone you buy, whether its the new iphone xs max or the 2yearold iphone 7, comes with applecare, which includes complimentary phone support from apple for the first 90 days, and a one. In fact, water damage voids your warranty and applecare. Does applecare cover water damage macrumors forums.
My current plan covers water damage and i was wondering if the same was true for apple care. Apple outlines types of apple watch damage eligible for. Apple quietly updated its applecare service plan for the iphone to cover up to two incidents of accidental damage for a small fee. If liquid damages an iphone or ipod for example, coffee or a soft drink, the service for the liquid damage isnt covered by the apple oneyear limited warranty, but you may have rights under consumer law. Top 3 tips to do with a waterdamaged iphone withwithout. If you arent sure whether liquid exposure is causing an issue for your device, even if you see a red lci, contact applecare or an authorised. Sep 26, 2016 however, be aware that the standard apple oneyear warranty does not cover water damage. If your wondering if apple care plus will cover water damage it most certainly will. How to repair an iphone from water damage with pictures. Should you need repair or replacement, there are convenient service options. It will cover up to 2 years of accidental damage on your iphone.
Yes it includes water damage you make insurance for your apple device is through asurion. Apples warranty for waterresistant iphone 7 doesnt cover. Water damage not covered for iphone x as usual, although apple advertises the 2017 iphone flagships as being water resistant, a potential water damage isnt covered by the standard 1year applecare warranty thats included for free when you purchase the iphone x. In addition, youll get express replacement service and 247 priority access to apple experts by chat or phone.
The extra cover might not be worth investing in for apple displays, but for ipads and iphones, it might be good to have. If you arent sure if liquid exposure is causing an issue for your device, even if you see a red lci, contact applecare or an authorized iphone. The only kind of insurance that will cover water damage is applecare plus so you should check with apple to see what your policy actually is. Macbook pro water damage and applecare apple ios os help. The guide covers the iphone 6, 6 plus, 6s, 6s plus, 7, and 7 plus. Does apple acre i purchased for my iphone5 cover me for water damage. Apple also has a detailed procedure to check for water or liquid damage, something thats not very surprising if you own an model prior to the water resistant iphone 7. Water and other liquid damage to iphone or ipod isnt. Apr 26, 2015 i think you are out of luck as far as applecare is concerned. Apple care water damage coverage iphone, ipad, ipod forums. Tripping the water sensors does not immediately void your warranty, but water damage is still clearly not covered.
The flash turned on and then it started acting weird. You can buy the best money value discount, for iphone apple care iphone 11 pro max, xs max, iphone xs, xr, x, 8 plus, 7 plus, 6s plus, iphone 6, 6s, 5s, 5, 4s for mac mini apple care. As an alternative, there are other companies that also offer extended warranties for iphones such as squaretrade. Apple leak shows how it decides to repair or replace iphones the. This plan allows fortwo incidents of accidental damage, theft, or loss coverage. My sister dropped my phone in water and it is not working. However, be aware that the standard apple oneyear warranty does not cover water damage.
Is applecare worth it for macbook air or macbook pro. All you need to know about applecare plus coverage macmyths. Apple made finished rules for different types of protection. How long after ive had my phone am i allowed to buy it.579 745 1436 1107 540 384 23 384 590 1585 204 1439 243 423 535 737 1506 1007 1162 1531 886 1279 106 473 443 888 265 1571 896 1149 80 1628 1392 1213 48 268 629 987 554 888 808 55 1375 26 1177 1435 429 125 1174