Have an iPhone or iPad to repair? You can now do it at places other than Apple stores; find out where

By: | Published: December 7, 2016 4:24 PM

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In the latest update to its online support system, global tech giant Apple has made its possible to locate a place to get their devices repaired. According to a MacRumors report, Apple on its website has included details about third party service providers authorised by the company. So, when a user logs in to the website to search for a person or place to replace or repair some damaged part of the iPhone or Mac, the company directs him/her to third party repair options and not just its own stores. Apple will book appointments with the authorised third party as well.

This might appear to be a small change, but long time iPhone and iPad users will swear by the fact that Apple stores in big towns and cities have long waiting for queues, as well as waiting time can extend to as much as a week or two. Apple has authorised some shops which the company has assessed that they can work as AppleCare repair and out-of-warranty fix shop as well. These shops may not look as great, minimalist and fancy as Apple’s regular stores but since they might be able to fix your iPhone or MacBook within a day, you can be happy about it. This is also good news for Apple stores in busy areas which are unable to keep up with the increasing consumer demands and provide quicker service.

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While on the repair website, you try to find the fault with your product by using Apple’s support prompts, and you fail and click on ‘Bring in for Repair’ the website shows you every repair centres near you. The search results include the company’s own retail stores and retail locations where you may get Apple Authorized Service Centre repairs. The website also lists availability so that you can check for the place which can give you the fastest service.

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