Apple users in Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Spain, Sweden and the UK have been given the opportunity to officially buy genuine Apple electronics self-repair parts. In addition, you can buy special tools.
The company announced the launch of the self-service repair program in Europe – regional Apple self-service repair shop Not only spare parts and tools are offered, but also repair instructions. If you want, you can repair many knots in the smartphones of the iPhone 12 and iPhone 13 series, as well as in Mac laptops with Apple chipsets.
It is known that buyers will have access to more than 200 components and tools as well as instructions. The program allows those who for some reason could not or did not want to carry out repairs in the official service to try it themselves, since they have the same components and information as authorized workshops.
According to the manufacturer, every spare part goes through a system of comprehensive quality, safety and reliability tests. The price of the components does not differ for services and ordinary buyers. In addition, users can send defective components to Apple for recycling or refurbishment – in many cases additional discounts are granted for this.
Repair tools are specifically designed to repair Apple smartphones and are designed to repair bulk electronics at a professional level. Additionally, Apple offers repair kits for rent for $49 – those who don’t want to buy one-off repair tools can rent them. Delivery for a weekly repair is free.
Apple emphasizes that for most users of Apple electronics, repairs in the service are the cheapest and safest. In the last three years, Apple has nearly doubled the number of service centers with access to genuine parts, tools and trained personnel – including more than 4,000 independent repairers. In addition, there is a worldwide network of over 5,000 authorized service centers with over 100,000 employees. According to Apple, 8 out of 10 of the company’s customers are within 30 minutes of an authorized repair shop – if we’re talking about the EU.