Apple Support app now provides more coverage details and reminders

Apple Support App Clip
Apple Support App Clip (Image credit: MacRumors)

What you need to know

  • Apple has updated the Apple Support app today.
  • Version 4.2 includes more coverage details and reservation reminders.
  • There is also now an App Clip when using the Check Coverage website.

The Apple Support app just got better.

Apple has officially released version 4.2 of the Apple Support app for iPhone and iPad today. The new version includes a number of handy updates to make using the app a better experience for anyone needing help with their devices.

As listed by Apple, version 4.2 of the app includes more information about your benefits and service options It also lets users sign up to get reminders of upcoming appointments by text message or phone call.

The full list of updates are below:

  • Updated coverage details now displays more information about your benefits and service options
  • Get reminders about your upcoming reservations sent to you by text message or phone
  • Performance enhancements and bug fixes

As noted by MacRumors, the update also now lets users check for their coverage with an App Clip rather than needing to download the entire app. The report says that users who go to Apple's Check Coverage website on iPhone will now see the App Clip pop up if they do not have the Apple Support app installed.

Though not mentioned in the release notes, the update introduces a new Check Coverage App Clip for those who do not have the Apple Support app installed. If you go to Apple's Check Coverage website on an iPhone without the app, you will be able to use the App Clip to see device information without needing to download the full Apple Support app.

You can download the Apple Support app from the App Store for free.

Joe Wituschek

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.