AppleCare+ now covers two incidents of accidental damage every 12 months
What you need to know
- Apple has updated its AppleCare+ protection service.
- The service now covers two incidents of accidental damage every year.
- The changes apply to iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Mac.
Reported by MacRumors, Apple has updated its AppleCare+ protection plan to now cover two incidents of accidental damage every twelve months. Previously, AppleCare+ had only covered two incidents of accidental damage every twenty-four months.
According to the report, the change in coverage applies to all Apple products eligible for AppleCare+ coverage, including the iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple Watch.
Apple has also lowered the cost of its deductible for replacing a lost or stolen iPhone.
Last month, Apple started giving customers an entire year to buy AppleCare+. The latest updates to the service serve as another way to make it even more compelling to those buying a new Apple device.
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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.