If you’re uncertain about the warranty status of your Apple device, you can easily check it online. There are several methods available, such as using Apple’s My Support website, their app, making a phone call, or through the app itself. Curious about how to do it? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. In this article, we’ll walk you through the steps to check the warranty status of your Apple device, both online and on iPhone, iPad, and Mac.
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How to check warranty status of an Apple device online
Through Apple’s My Support website
To view the warranty status online, simply enter your device’s serial number on Apple’s My Support website. Here’s how to go about it.
Step 1: Open a browser and go to the Apple My Support page
Step 2: Now enter your Apple device’s serial number in the given field. To check the serial number of your iPhone or iPad, go to Settings > General > About > Serial number. Mac users can follow this guide to find the serial number of their device.
Step 3: Fill in the given captcha and hit ‘Submit‘
Step 4: You’ll be presented with the warranty status of your iPhone, iPad, and Mac
Through Apple Support app
The Apple Support app is only available for iPhones and iPads. Here’s how to use it to check your device’s warranty status:
Step 1: Download the Apple Support app from App Store, if haven’t already
Step 2: Now login with your Apple ID
Step 3: Go to My Device section and select your device
Step 4: Tap the Device Details button
Step 5: On the next screen you’ll be able to know whether you have an ongoing warranty or not
Through contacting Apple’s support team
If you want Apple to guide you through the process of checking the warranty status of your device, that can be done via a phone call or chat.
Contact Apple support via call
Apple users residing in India can call 000800 1009009 and seek help from the customer executive to know the warranty status of their device.
Contact Apple support via chat
Here’s how to begin a chat with Apple support:
Step 1: Head over to the Get Support page on a browser
Step 2: Now select ‘Hardware Coverage‘ option
Step 3: Go ahead and click AppleCare+ or Warranty Coverage Information
Step 4: Now sign in with your Apple ID and select Contact Option
Step 5: Choose Chat and you’ll be shortly connected with an Apple Support executive
Step 6: Ask them about the warranty status of your Apple device and accordingly you’ll be guided
How to check warranty status using Apple device
You can check device-wise warranty status using the following methods on iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Mac, AirPods, and Apple Watch.
Check warranty status of iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch
Follow these steps to view warranty details of an iPhone, iPad, and iPad Touch:
Step 1: Grab your device and open Settings. Then tap General
Step 2: Next, tap on About
Step 3: Depending on the status of your warranty, Limited Warranty or Coverage Expired text will be shown
Limited Warranty indicates that your device is currently in the warranty period while Coverage Expired means that the device’s warranty has expired.
Check warranty status of Mac
Step 1: Click on the Apple logo present at the top right corner of the status bar
Step 2: Select System settings option
Step 3: Now go to General and tap About
Step 4: Here, you’ll be shown the warranty status of your Mac with the text Limited Warranty or Coverage Expired
Check warranty status of AirPods, AirPods Pro, AirPods Max
Before proceeding, make sure that your AirPods are connected to your iPhone or Mac. Once done, here’s how to check the warranty status of AirPods, AirPods Pro, and AirPods Max:
Step 1: Head over to Settings app
Step 2: Now tap the AirPods banner present up top
Step 3: On the next page you’ll be able to view the warranty status through Limited Warranty or Coverage Expired text
Limited Warranty indicates that your device is currently in the warranty period while Coverage Expired means that the device’s warranty has expired. Also, without a paired iPhone or Mac, you’ll not be able to view the warranty details of your AirPods.
Check warranty status of Apple Watch
Step 1: Firstly, open the Watch app on your iPhone
Step 2: Now select General
Step 3: Next, tap About
Step 4: On the About page, Limited Warranty text will indicate that the Apple Watch is still under warranty while Coverage Expired text indicates the warranty is over
Can I extend the warranty of my Apple product?
To extend the warranty of your Apple product, you need to purchase Apple’s device coverage program called AppleCare+. Depending on the device, this coverage service extends the device’s warranty up to three years. For instance, the AppleCare+ plan for iPhones costs Rs 7,900 in India and extends the warranty for two years.
What documents do I need to claim warranty for my Apple device?
In order to claim the warranty for Apple devices such as iPhones, iPads, MacBooks, AirPods, and others, make sure you have the original buying receipt that properly contains the seller’s GSTIN number.