Repair Period for First-Gen Apple Watches With Battery Issues- Extended to 3 Years.

Apple have declared that they are now increasing the service coverage for first-generation Apple Watches experiencing Battery problems to three years.

This extension is for original Apple Watch models which are experiencing swollen or expanded batteries. A public announcement about the service extension has not been made, and not clear if apple will offer reimbursements for customers who have already paid or fitted new battery replacements.

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No AppleCare needed for this battery replacement.. 

“Apple has extended Service coverage for eligible Apple Watch (1st gen) models with an expanded/swollen battery to three years after the original date of purchase. Eligible devices will be covrered for two years beyond the original 1-year Limited Warranty.”

Reports are rare but still something to keep at the forefront of an decisions when relating to this device and repairs.

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