Instead of exchanging the entire Apple Watch if they need a new band, customers will reportedly be able to exchange the strap. This allows customers and retail employees to forego the process of setting up a new watch when all that is needed is a new band, according to MacRumors:
Replacement bands will apparently be required to come from the same collection as the customer's watch. For instance, if you want to replace a sport band for the Apple Watch Sport, don't expect to do so with a Milanese Loop. Band swaps will also reportedly be required to take place inside the watch's 14-day return window.
It's likely that we'll more information on this program following the official launch of the Apple Watch tomorrow, April 24.
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