Apple has launched a new program today that reimburses customers who paid for an out-of-warranty iPhone battery replacement at an Apple Store, Apple Repair Center, or an Apple Authorized Service Provider between January 1, 2017 and December 28, 2017.
Customers in the US will be able to claim a $50 credit (£54 for customers in the United Kingdom, with eligible customers due to be contacted by Apple via email from today until July 27, 2018 with instructions on how to obtain their refund.
The news comes after Apple launched a reduced price $29 out-of-warranty iPhone battery replacement service following a mass controversy over the announcement that the company deliberately slows older iPhones with aging batteries to prevent performance issues
The program is available for customers around the world who own an iPhone 6 and later. – Apple notes that in-warranty iPhone battery replacements are not eligible for this credit.
Those who believe they are eligible to claim credit for their iPhone battery repair are told to contact Apple themselves if they don’t receive a claim email by August.