What you need to know
- Apple is launching AppleCare+ for the Apple TV for the first time.
- The service will extend the warranty up to 3 three years as well as add accidental damage protection.
In addition to announcing the new Apple TV 4K with a completely redesigned Siri Remote, Apple also made another change regarding its streaming device: customers can actually purchase AppleCare+ for their Apple TV now.
Spotted by MacRumors, Apple has made AppleCare+ available to the Apple TV for the first time. The company has created a new section of its AppleCare website dedicated to the product.
Purchasing AppleCare+ for your Apple TV 4K will extend Apple's warranty coverage to three years as well as two incidents of accidental damage coverage every 12 months. If you do happen to damage your Apple TV or Siri Remote, you will have to pay $15 to get them serviced.
Apple says that you must purchase AppleCare+ within 60 days of the purchase of your Apple TV 4K.
AppleCare+ for the Apple TV 4K or Apple TV HD costs $30 or can be financed for $4.83 for 6 months.
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Joe Wituschek is a Contributor at iMore. With over ten years in the technology industry, one of them being at Apple, Joe now covers the company for the website. In addition to covering breaking news, Joe also writes editorials and reviews for a range of products. He fell in love with Apple products when he got an iPod nano for Christmas almost twenty years ago. Despite being considered a "heavy" user, he has always preferred the consumer-focused products like the MacBook Air, iPad mini, and iPhone 13 mini. He will fight to the death to keep a mini iPhone in the lineup. In his free time, Joe enjoys video games, movies, photography, running, and basically everything outdoors.