Apple launching new broken iPhone upgrade, screen protector installation programs

“Apple is gearing up to launch a pair of new retail initiatives centered around the iPhone: an upgraded iPhone trade-in program for iPhones with damaged screens, cameras, or buttons, and a new program that allows Apple Retail Stores to install screen protectors on iPhones,” Mark Gurman reports for 9to5Mac.

“The Apple Store Reuse and Recycle iPhone trade-in program currently allows a customer to bring in an older iPhone model and trade it in for credit toward the purchase of a new iPhone model,” Gurman reports. “The main exception since the launch of the program is that this does not apply toward older iPhones with cracked displays, or broken cameras and buttons.”

Gorman repots, “That’s about to change.”

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  1. When I traded in my iPod touch, they didn’t seem to care what it’s working condition was. But I was buying a new 5th gen iPod Touch, which the old one’s condition may not have mattered at the time.

    Apple Store employees/managers have a lot of wiggle room when working with customers. I can’t think of a better place to shop. You really get what you pay for.

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