Run, donít walk, to replace your iPhone battery for $29

Apple has been involved in a controversy lately concerning old iPhones. Following reports that it was intentionally slowing down old iPhones, Apple confirmed that it does slow down old iPhones that have degraded batteries. This caused backlash from customers who didn’t like that Apple was slowing down their phones without telling them first. Some say that Apple does this on purpose to get people to upgrade. Apple has since reduced the price of out-of-warranty iPhone battery replacements from $79 to $29. The company has also confirmed that it will replace the batteries of these handsets regardless of the results of a diagnostic test. Apple said that this battery replacement policy applied to all customers with an iPhone 6 or later who need a battery replacement. It didn’t specify whether the eligibility criteria depended on the device failing the official Genius Bar diagnostic test.There was some confusion over the weekend as some customers claimed that they were denied a battery swap because the

Run, donít walk, to replace your iPhone battery for $29

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