Self Service Repair

iFixit Teardown: Apple’s iPhone Self Service Repair Tools [VIDEO]

Apple announced a Self Service Repair program for its products back in November 2021. The program launched in April, but it is currently only available in the U.S. and supports the iPhone 12, 13, and SE 3. Customers in the U.S. can now get replacement parts directly from Apple (upon providing a serial number or...

Apple Finally Rolling Out Self Service Repair But There’s a Catch

Promised by the company last year in November, Apple’s long-awaited self service repair program is finally rolling out to customers in the U.S., allowing fixers to buy iPhone 12, iPhone 13, and iPhone SE 3 parts and tools from Apple (via iFixit). The program, which offers replacement parts for the battery, bottom speaker, camera, display,...

Apple Launches Self Service Repair Program, U.S. Only for Now

In 2009, Apple started putting proprietary screws on iPhones, MacBooks, and other devices. Thirteen years later, it's finally selling the screwdriver. For more than a decade, Apple has made it difficult for customers to replace a battery or screen. Now it's selling repair parts to everyone. In a press release, Apple announced that its Self Service...

Apple to Make DIY Repair Manuals Available on Support Website

Last week, Apple announced that beginning early next year, it will roll out a new 'Self Service Repair’ program, which will allow customers to buy parts from Apple for their products and perform repairs at home. Starting with the U.S., the program will expand to Canada and beyond. Today, an internal Apple memo obtained by MacRumors...