Apple have a number of free repair programs for faulty devices. Apple don’t communicate this directly to users of the affected devices so it’s good to occasionally go to their website and check your Apple devices. The repair programs do not run indefinitely.
The list includes the SSD drive and battery on some 13 inch macbook pros, the faulty butterfly keyboards on some new macbook pros, the iPhone 8 logic board, iPhone 7 coverage issues, battery replacement for iPhone 6s, the Beats Pill XL Speaker and more.
To see if your device is affected you can go to Apple’s repair program website and type in your serial number.
All Apple computers ship with 1 year international warranty. You can extend this to a 3 year applecare warranty anytime in the first year – before your original warranty runs out. If you are not sure if you macintosh is still under warranty, Apple keep a central record of all macs and you can check out if your computer is still under warranty by entering your mac serial number here. If you are buying a second hand mac this is a good way to check the warranty on it as well.
You can get your serial number by going to the Apple menu, About This Mac, More Info, and then you can copy the serial number from there and paste it into the Apple site.
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