Users now have up to one year to purchase AppleCare+ for iPhone

AppleCare+ serves as Apple’s extra insurance option that provides users with support from Apple experts. With a single call, most issues can be resolved. Normally, Apple offers 60 days to customers who purchase a new iPhone to add AppleCare+ to cover their device. This is one of the greatest services Apple has ever released, as it allows Apple to take actions on your device if in case it gets dropped or broken.

According to the latest reports, Apple has just made a significant change to its AppleCare+ service. Specifically, users now have up to one year to add AppleCare+ to cover their device with the purchase of a new iPhone, instead of 60 days. Reports also say that if the iPhone remains within its one-year warranty period, users can easily add AppleCare+ to cover their device.

Apple’s move aims to bring AppleCare for the iPhone in line with AppleCare for Mac and Apple TV, which also offers up to one year to add AppleCare+ on every new purchase. However, it remains unknown if one-year AppleCare+ purchase timeframe is applicable to iPad, iPod Touch or Apple Watch.

AppleCare+ now costs $129 for most iPhone models and just $99 for the iPhone SE. If you choose to purchase AppleCare+ for your device, Apple’s insurance service will extend your iPhone’s warranty coverage to two years and protect your device from up to two incidents of accidental damage.

For iPad, iPod Touch and Apple Watch owners, they can add AppleCare+ to cover their devices after 60 days. Every purchase of AppleCare+ requires inspection of your iPhone and proof of purchase. If you purchased your device online, you need to verify your serial number and run a remote diagnostic.

AppleCare+ is a great service for your iPhone, so if your device remains within Apple’s one-year warranty period, we recommend you add AppleCare+ to cover your device.

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