The programme affords repair providers access to real elements, instruments, restore manuals, and diagnostics for out-of-warranty repairs, the corporate stated in a press release late on Monday.
Launched initially within the US in 2019 and expanded to Europe and Canada final yr, the programme permits restore suppliers of all sizes entry to real Apple elements, instruments, restore manuals, and diagnostics to supply protected and dependable repairs for its merchandise.
There are actually greater than 1,500 unbiased restore supplier areas serving clients throughout the US, Canada and Europe.
All taking part restore suppliers within the programme can have entry to free coaching from Apple and the identical real elements, instruments, restore manuals, and diagnostics as Apple Authorised Service Providers (AASPs) and Apple Store areas.
“Apple continues to offer convenient repair options for customers through its global network of over 5,000 AASPs that help millions of people with both in- and out-of-warranty service for all Apple products,” the corporate stated.
There is not any price to affix the Apple restore programme.
To qualify, restore suppliers must decide to have an Apple-certified technician to carry out the repairs.
“Qualifying repair providers can purchase genuine Apple parts and tools at the same price as AASPs and receive free access to training, repair manuals, and diagnostics,” Apple defined.
Across its restore choices and companions, Apple is working to make sure clients’ well being and security in addition to entry to restore companies throughout Covid-19.
This has included providing further choices for mail-in restore for purchasers and supporting its present community of suppliers servicing clients in ways in which meet well being and security tips.