Apple will fix Apple Watch Series 2 for free

Apple will repair some Apple Watch 2 models that have swollen batteries or won't power on for free

Apple begins 3-year repair program for Apple Watch Series 2 devices w/ expanded batteries

Apple is now offering Apple Watch Series 2 models with expanded batteries or which are having troubling turning on. The new service program began yesterday, according to a leaked internal document...

Secretly Apple approved a service policy that will fix 42mm Series 2 models for free when they either won't power on or have a swollen battery, including those whose battery has expanded to the point where the display has popped loose according to MacRumors.

If you're wondering what models are regarded as eligible devices, you should note it down that the Apple Watch Series 2 in 42mm size which can be the Sports, Nike+, Hermes or even the Apple Watch Edition variant. Hey, it happens. As it goes, Apple is now dealing with a battery life issue on some of its Apple Watch devices, and is offering free repairs to customers who are experiencing swollen batteries. If your device falls into a certain category after a physical device assessment, Apple will fix the device for free. Moreover, any 38mm variant of the Apple Watch is also not eligible to apply.

It's somewhat unclear as to what is covered under the memo's mention of an Apple Watch Series 2 not powering on.

Users on forums such as Reddit and Apple's support website have noted of instances where their Apple Watch battery seemingly expanded without reason.

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Apple Watch faces are mostly limited to digital or analog time displays and a choice of complications, with any new additions only coming from Apple itself and remaining under their control, such as the Disney and Pixar characters added previous year.

In a rumoured, decidedly un-Apple move, it looks like the Big A could be about to let third-party developers design faces for the Apple Watch.

This is all for now, folks.

Coverage for eligible devices will be authorized for three years after the original date of purchase.

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