Apple’s Battery gate controversy of last year is still fresh in our minds. The Cupertino-based firm was caught throttling the performance of iPhones with software updates to compensate for battery degradation. But Apple was criticised for keeping the users in blind and not offering them the other option, which is to replace their old iPhone batteries with a new one.

After facing flak, Apple added a couple of iOS battery features with its new build iOS 11.3 and even slashed the prices of its new battery. However, there were still the ones who got their iPhone’s battery changed by paying for the new ones. Apple is now offering a refund for the replacement costs it charged to such customers.

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Apple’s Refund Policy Eligibility:

The Apple’s refund policy is applicable to owners of iPhone 6 or later models who had paid for the battery replacement between January 1, 2017, and January 28, 2018, at the authorized stores.

The Apple’s iPhone out-of-warranty battery replacement credit’ will allow the owners of the respective iPhone models to visit any authorized Apple center across India to get the refund.

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Here’s how to get Rs 3,900 credit from Apple

  • Apple will inform its customers of their eligibility to receive the refund via an email starting from May 23 to July 2018.
  • The refund of Rs 3,900 will be transferred to customer’s bank account or to a credit card used at the time of payment.
  • If you are eligible for the Apple’s refund and have not received the email, he/she can contact Apple on the related issue.

Further, Apple will not issue any refunds on the battery replacements that were done during the warranty period of the iPhone models in question.


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