Check your Apple Warranty
Sometimes troubleshooting your problems just isn’t enough and you need to take your hardware in for service, but before you do so, you might want to check on your Apple warranty status. This is very easy to do for any hardware, including Mac, iPhone, iPad, iPod, and Apple TV, all you need is the devices serial number.
Check the Apple Warranty of your Hardware
This applies to all Apple hardware:
- Locate the devices serial number
- Go to Apple’s Service & Support Coverage check
- Enter your serial number, click on “Continue”
You’ll now see a screen like this, which gives you details on your hardwares Apple Care warranty status, including time left with phone support, if you’re eligible for repair coverage, and if you’re eligible for extending the warranty:
Pay special attention to the remaining time left on your AppleCare warranty, if this is about to expire soon it’s a good idea to buy an extended AppleCare coverage plan.
You don’t need to pay full price for the extended warranty though, you can get a sizable discount by buying AppleCare Warranties through Amazon. Here’s a few examples:
- AppleCare Protection Plan for iPad – $65 (34% discount)
- AppleCare Protection Plan for Portable Apple Computers 13 Inches and Below – $202 (18% discount)
You can check out other AppleCare deals on Amazon, just remember that for the extended warranty to be eligible you have to buy it within the first year your Apple hardwares ownership.