Apple is launching its DIY phone repair service in the US today, making spare parts available for the iPhone 12, iPhone 13, and third-generation iPhone SE. When the company announced its “Self Service Repair” initiative last year, Apple said it planned to sell over 200 “individual parts and tools” to customers. They’re only available in the US for now, but Apple plans to expand the program to other countries, as well as addition devices like Macs equipped with M1 chips, later this year.
Parts are available through Apple’s Self Service Repair Store. Tool rental kits will also be available for $49, the company said in its press release, for customers who don’t want to buy tools outright.
The program marks a significant shift for Apple,...Continue Reading