This brief blog post will tell you everything you need to know about iPhone battery replacement.
Here Are Some Common iPhone Battery Questions?
- Can iPhone batteries be replaced?
- Is it worth replacing an iPhone battery?
- How many years does an iPhone battery last?
- At what percentage should I replace my iPhone battery?
Can iPhone Batteries Be Replaced?
Yes, iPhone batteries can be replaced, if your iPhone is still under warranty, consumer law, or AppleCare+, Apple will replace your battery at no charge.
If you’re unsure whether or not you have coverage you can check here to find out if you have AppleCare+, all you have to do is enter your iPhone serial number.
If your iPhone has any damage that may prevent the replacement of its battery, such as a broken display screen.
This issue must be resolved before the replacement of the battery, if this is the case, there may be additional charges.
Is It Worth Replacing An iPhone Battery?
Yes, if your iPhone is still under warranty, you should replace the battery because it may be free or extremely economical.
However, if the warranty has recently expired and you’re happy with the way the iPhone is working, I would still recommend that you replace the battery.
How Many Years Does An iPhone Battery Last?
An iPhone battery will last between 2 to 4 years depending on your usage habits. If you’re an avid iPhone user then the battery will last about 2 years.
However, if you’re a light iPhone user, the battery may last for as much as 4 years before it has to be replaced.
At What Percentage Should I Replace My iPhone Battery?
Apple has stated that an iPhone’s battery is designed to maintain up to 80 percent of its original capacity at 500 complete charge cycles.
So if the battery’s full charge capacity is under 80 percent of its original capacity, and the recharge cycles have exceeded 500, then you should consider replacing your battery.
How To Check Your iPhone’s Battery Health:
Apple has made it extremely easy for you to check the health of your iPhone’s battery in iOS 11. Follow the steps below to check the battery health of your iPhone:
- On your iPhone, tap Settings.
- Then scroll down to Battery, and select it.
- Tap Battery Health.
Upon following the steps above you will see the maximum battery capacity, it will be listed as a percentage. If your battery needs to be replaced, it will let you know.
How To Sign Up For A Battery Replacement:
- Go to the Apple online support page.
- Click on the iPhone box.
- Click on Battery & Charging.
- Click on Battery Replacement.
- Click either Send in for Repair or Bring in for Repair.
iPhone Battery Replacement Cost:
The chart below shows how much it will cost to replace the battery for all iPhone models. Please take a look at it to find out how much it will cost to replace the battery in your iPhone.
|iPhone model||In-warranty or with AppleCare+||Out of warranty|
|iPhone X, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max,
iPhone XR, iPhone 11 Pro Max, iPhone 11 Pro,
iPhone 11, iPhone 12 Pro Max, iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 mini
|$ 0||$ 69|
|iPhone SE (2nd generation), iPhone SE,
iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus,
iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus,
iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus,
iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus,
and all other eligible models
|$ 0||$ 49|
The prices above only apply to battery repairs done by Apple. The prices offered by various Apple Authorized Service Providers may be different.
iPhone Battery Repair Options:
Bring In For Repair:
Make an appointment at an Apple Store or with an Apple authorized service provider. The technician will try to fix your iPhone during your visit.
However, if your issue is a bit more complex, the technician may need to send your iPhone to an Apple Repair Center.
If this is the case, it will take between 3 to 5 business days to fix the problem. You should backup the data on your iPhone before having it repaired.
Contact Your Carrier:
Get support, service, and information from your wireless carrier.
iPhone Power Issues:
There are some iPhone power issues that are caused by factors other than the battery. Please follow these steps if you can’t turn on your iPhone, hopefully, this will resolve your issue.
If you have any comments or questions about any of this information, please feel free to share them in the comment section below.