Apple’s now offering a $50 credit to any customer who paid for an out-of-warranty battery replacement for an iPhone 6 or later between Jan. 1, 2017 and Dec. 28, 2017. The credit is an extension of the company’s previously announced $29 battery replacement program, which launched last December.
If you haven’t yet taken advantage of Apple’s discounted battery pricing due to availability issues, you’ll be pleased to know that service inventory of all iPhone replacement batteries is now available without delay.
Service coverage for the 42mm Apple Watch Series 2 models experiencing battery problems such as swollen or expanded batteries causing the display to burst open has been extended for three years after the original date of purchase.
iOS 11.3 brings new user-facing features for assessing your iPhone battery’s health and chemical age, including manually disabling Apple’s controversial CPU throttling that kicks in as soon as you experience your first unexpected shutdown over a worn-out battery.