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Apple iphone battery replacement

Discussion in 'off topic' started by Manket, May 23, 2021.

  1. Manket

    Manket New member NainMan

    Top tip - My battery was showing 78% and wasn't keeping a full charge very long. I happened to pass an Apple shop this week whilst getting my Covid jab. I didn't know they could change the battery within 2 hours. I always assumed they needed to sent away for 1-2 weeks! My iPhone 8 is now back to peak performance. Great service and far better than going to those 3rd party repair shops. For under £50, I can see my iPhone lasting another few years.:)
     
  2. Tony Lockhart

    Tony Lockhart Avoiding Stress, at Every Opportunity

    And many of the phone repair places don’t use the best quality batteries, so a few months later you’re back to where you started.
     
    Fatmarley and doctorf like this.
  3. Manket

    Manket New member NainMan

    I was about to go to lovefone.com! I actually sent them a message on whether they do the glue seal for the water-proofing but they didn't get back to me. Thank Goodness!
    Only by chance, I was close to the Apple Shop. I told Apple staff that they should advertise more prominently about their repair service as I really believed they couldn't repair it on the day.
    I would have been happy to pay double @ Apple repair shop anytime!
     
  4. RJohan

    RJohan pfm Member

    There are rumors there actually exist's 'smartphones' where you can change the the batteries all by your self.
     
  5. docstocker

    docstocker pfm Member

    Can anyone remind me of the consumer protection legislation which effectively trumps Companies own guarantees.
     
  6. Jamie

    Jamie pfm Member

  7. docstocker

    docstocker pfm Member

    Thank you
     
  8. kensalriser

    kensalriser pfm Member

    I could change the battery myself for the cost of a few pounds on my old Blackberry. It also kept a charge for three or four times longer than my iPhone SE. I managed to avoid Apple products entirely until a couple of years ago, where did I go wrong!
     

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