Apple activates limited on-site iPhone repairs in select US cities
Apple just lately added an choice for purchasers to obtain on-site service for sure iPhone repairs in select metropolitan cities throughout the U.S., with work fulfilled by Apple Authorized Service Provider Go Tech Services.
Apple’s Get Support webpage reveals a brand new choice for on-site repairs.
While repairs are usually not carried out by Apple itself, the brand new service choice is a handy and presumably expedient different to visiting an Apple Store or transport a broken machine to a restore heart.
Apple gives on-site repairs to enterprise prospects, however till now has restricted shopper service to bodily shops and mail-in service. Unlike its small enterprise choices, the patron model seems limited to iPhone and is presently unavailable to homeowners of Apple Watch, iPad, Mac, Apple TV and HomePod.
The new function might be accessed by Apple’s Get Support webpage beneath “Schedule a Repair.” Depending on the issue and placement, Go Tech Services is listed as a viable different to Apple Stores and Authorized Service Providers. Clicking by sends customers to Go Tech Services’ web site, the place they will schedule a meet time.
It is unclear if on-site service warrants a further price, as pricing data shouldn’t be accessible on Apple or Go Tech Services web sites.
As famous by MacRumors, which noticed the choice earlier as we speak, Go Tech Services on-site repairs are accessible in Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco. Other areas is likely to be lined, as Apple doesn’t furnish an entire availability record. Whether the corporate intends to roll out the service nationwide is unknown.
It seems Go Tech Services is provided to deal with a limited vary of repairs that at this level begins and ends with cracked entrance screens impacting current technology iPhones. Other gadgets are usually not famous as eligible for on-site service on Apple’s web site, nor does the service choice course of present on-site restore availability for different points like water injury, cracked rear glass, malfunctioning buttons or battery substitute.
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