Apple Is Replacing Aluminum Apple Watches That May Crack; Check If Yours Is At Risk

Posted: Aug 30 2019, 9:40pm CDT | by , in Technology News

Apple is replacing aluminum Apple Watches that may crack; check if yours is at risk

Read on to see if your watch is part of the replacement program.

Apple is replacing aluminum Apple Watches that may crack; check if yours is at risk

Are you worried about your aluminum Series 2 or Series 3 Apple Watch that’s suddenly cracking around its rounded edges?

You’re in for some good news!

Apple says it’s replacing the screens of aluminum models of the Apple Watch Series 2 and Series 3 that may, under very rare circumstances, crack along the edges. The tech giant said the crack may start on one side of the watch and may continue around the screen:

Apple said any Apple Authorized Service Provider will replace the screen of the affected models, free of charge.

Check out below if yours is part of the recall:

If you’re unsure about the model of your Apple Watch, you can head on to this page for a detailed instruction on how to check your Apple Watch model, collection, and color.

For those who seek to get their Apple Watch screen replacements, Apple recommends visiting an Apple Repair Center where your Apple Watch will be examined to verify if it’s eligible for the replacement program.

If it’s identified to be at risk of cracking, your watch will be sent for repair and will be returned in about 5 business days.

Here’s how to get your screen replaced:

Step 1. Find an Apple Authorized Service Provider.

Step 2. Make an appointment at an Apple Retail Store.

Step 3. Contact Apple Support to arrange mail-in service via the Apple Repair Center.

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