outbrain
Close  

iPhone 8 devices with broken logic boards get free repair service

/ 06:01 PM September 01, 2018
iPhone 8

Image: Apple

A free repair program from Apple will involve replacing broken logic boards on iPhone 8 smartphones.

The company launched the program on Aug. 31, reports 9to5Mac, to address issues on iPhone 8 devices, including unexpected restarts, frozen screens and failure to turn on. Eligible devices will get their devices furnished with a new logic board free of charge, according to program page.

ADVERTISEMENT

Targeted devices are those sold between September 2017 and March 2018 in Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Macau, New Zealand and the US. This program will cover devices for the first three years after being bought from a retailer.

Owners of a faulty iPhone 8 can get in touch with a local Apple store or an Apple authorized service provider. Customers may also opt for a mail-in service where the iPhone 8 is mailed out for repairs then returned once service is completed.

FEATURED STORIES

The free service may be restricted to the region or country where the iPhone 8 was sold. On another note, owners are also advised to back up their data just in case, since the iPhone’s logic board is basically what makes the smartphone operate.  /ra

RELATED STORIES:

Upcoming budget-friendly iPhone may have thinner bezel than iPhone X

Dual-screen, folding smartphone costs twice as much as iPhone X

Galaxy S10 may have 3 different sizes to match upcoming iPhones

ADVERTISEMENT
TOPICS: free repair, free service, iPhone 8, logic board
Read Next
EDITORS' PICK
MOST READ
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.


© Copyright 1997-2020 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.