As first noted by MacOtakara, employees of Apple Stores in Japan have now received specialized Belkin tools to install screen protectors on iPhones in-store, though it’s unclear if this iPhone screen protector installation service might soon expand to other Apple Stores around the world.
Using Belkin’s TrueClear Pro device, store employees are able to apply a screen protector in a straightforward and easy manner. Prices range from 2,180 yen to 4,280 yen, depending on material and device size, which works out to about $19 to $37.
According to Belkin’s FAQ document for the TrueClear Pro, a screen protector cannot be installed on a cracked or damaged iPhone screen. Should a customer dislike the screen protector application, a store employee will offer to reapply it at no additional charge.
Currently, all iPhone models from the iPhone 4 onward are supported by the TrueClear Pro, with the exception of the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus.
For what it’s worth, Apple did confirm that company-approved screen overlays work with the 3D Touch feature on the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus.