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Apple Expands AppleCare+ Signup Deadline to One Year

Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman reports that Apple is extending the time after product purchase during which you can add AppleCare+, the company’s extended warranty program that also covers damage. Previously, you had to buy AppleCare+ at the time of purchase or very shortly afterward in an Apple Store. Apple later set the signup interval to 60 days, with no store visit required. Now, due to slowing sales of AppleCare+ in the wake of COVID-19, Apple is extending the signup deadline to a full year after purchase.

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Comments About Apple Expands AppleCare+ Signup Deadline to One Year

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  1. I recall it used to be that you had a full year to sign up to Applecare at some point in the past… what’s old is new again!

  2. That was ‘regular’ AppleCare. Didn’t cover accidental damage, but OTOH it also never required to go have it “inspected”.

  3. Yes, I’ve always waited a few months to buy AppleCare, except for my iPhone and iPad which I bought right away.

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