Although the addition of the iPhone 15 lineup and Macs using the M2 family of chips to Self Service Repair is welcome, the release of the remote Apple Diagnostics for Self Service Repair troubleshooting tool is more interesting.
Apple has expanded its Self Service Repair program to include the iPhone 14 lineup, M1-based Mac desktops, and the M2 models of the 13-inch MacBook Air and 13-inch MacBook Pro. But is anyone actually using Self Service Repair?
Apple is adding M1 MacBook Air and MacBook Pro models to its Self Service Repair program, alongside iPhone 12 models.
Apple is now supplying parts and tools to repair recent iPhones, with Macs to be added later. But it’s very oddly presented and has some asking if it goes far enough.
After lobbying against right-to-repair legislation for years, Apple has seemingly done an about-face by announcing the Self Service Repair program, which will provide genuine Apple parts, tools, and repair manuals to individuals who want to repair their Apple devices.