“On August 22, Apple rolled out an iPhone 5 battery replacement program for qualifying iPhone 5’s,” Mark Reschke reports for TGAAP. “Any iPhone 5 purchased between September 2013 through January 2014 may be eligible.”
“Many stores had lines the day after the program was launched, as word spread through social media like wildfire. NOTE: My iPhone 5 qualified and I am around number 200 in the request queue, with an estimated wait time of around two weeks,” Reschke reports. “T-GAAP checked west coast Apple retail locations, and from Los Angeles, CA, to Portland, OR, stores are backed up with iPhone 5 customers waiting for batteries to arrive.”
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MacDailyNews Note: If your iPhone 5 is in working order and exhibits shorter battery life or needs to be charged more frequently than normal, use Apple’s serial number checker to see if it is eligible for this program here.
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