Apple launches free repair program for select Apple Watch 6 users

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Apple has introduced a new repair program for its Apple Watch Series 6 users who are experiencing a known issue. Some Series 6 users have reported a permanent blank screen issue. Apple has taken cognizance of this issue and is ready to provide free repair to the users facing this issue.

Apple has given instructions regarding this issue. It also explains the process by which the user will be able to access the new repair program. The company has revealed that Apple Watch Series 6 units manufactured between April 2021 and September 2021 have been affected by this blank screen issue.

To easily identify the Watch Series 6 phone affected by the problem, Apple has provided a serial number checker on its official website. Once you enter the serial number, Apple will let you know if your device is eligible for a free repair by an Apple Authorized Service Provider.

This issue affects the 40mm Apple Watch Series 6, and the affected devices were manufactured between April 2021 and September 2021.

Apple, its dedicated . Feather help Page, said, “Apple has determined that the screen may be permanently blank on a very small percentage of 40mm Apple Watch Series 6 devices. Affected devices were made between April 2021 and September 2021. If your Apple Watch Series 6, please use the serial number checker to see if your device is eligible for this program. If so, an Apple Authorized Service Provider will provide the service for free.”

how to repair

Find an Apple Authorized Service Provider to service your Apple Watch Series 6.

Your Apple Watch will be screened prior to any service to verify that it is eligible for the program.

If your device is exhibiting the same problem and is still not covered under the free program, you may need to contact Apple Support.

Additionally, if your Apple Watch has any damage that interrupts service, that problem needs to be fixed first. In some cases, there may be a cost associated with the repair.

Apple has also clarified that the tech giant can restrict or limit repairs in the country of origin or region of purchase.

First appeared on BGR India after Apple launched a free repair program for select Apple Watch 6 users.

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