How to Check Your Mac Warranty

Aug 7, 2009 - 3 Comments

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We don’t want it to happen, but there may come a day in all Mac owners lives that their warranty expires, and that date is related to your original date of purchase, give or take the time for any additional AppleCare warranty service you have purchased in addition.

So how do you check your Macs warranty information online? Follow these steps to find your devices serial number, then check for warranty status on the Apple Website.

How to Check Your Mac Warranty

  1. First let’s get at the serial number of the Mac. Do this by opening “System Profiler” and towards the bottom of the first ‘hardware’ screen is your systems Serial Number
  2. Copy the Serial Number and visit the Apple Warranty Service website:
  3. Enter the serial number, and search.

Your Mac warranty status and Apple Warranty Information will be returned to you to review.

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While this article obviously focuses on Mac, you can check any Apple product warranty this way, as long as you have the devices serial number.


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  1. Usalually says:

    Credit you for details. It helped me in my assignment

  2. Latrent Smith says:

    Talk about timing. Mine expires Monday!

  3. Stephen Alairette says:

    Thanks for the tip, this also works for other apple products not just macs. So you can check your iPod and iPhone warranties too as long as you have the serial numbers.

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