Warranty

How to check your Apple device warranty with a special App Clip

An image showing a person sitting at their desk, holding an iPhone in their hand with the Apple Support App Clip displayed on the screen

Apple provides several ways of viewing coverage status and AppleCare+ eligibility for your iPhone, iPad, Mac and other devices, including the dedicated Apple Support app and warranty check webpage. If you don't have the full Support app installed on your device, Apple lets you check the warranty status and AppleCare+ coverage of all your devices with a special App Clip.

Servicing HomePod mini without AppleCare+ is only $20 cheaper vs. buying a new one

If you don't have optional AppleCare+ extended warranty for the HomePod mini, Apple will charge you a fee of $79 per an out-of-warranty repair of the new $99 Siri-powered speaker — which is only $20 cheaper vs. buying a new one. Apple announced the new HomePod mini a month ago in an effort to widen the addressable market for its smart speakers. The full-size HomePod wasn't updated last month and continues to retail for $299.

Should you get AppleCare+ for your MacBook Pro?

AppleCare+ for MacBook Pro

If you recently bought a new MacBook Pro, you might wonder whether you should pay extra for AppleCare+ or not. This guide will help you decide by telling you more about AppleCare Protection Plan and AppleCare+. We will also go over the cost and why you might consider spending extra for AppleCare+ coverage.