Apple launches a rear camera replacement plan for some iPhone 6 Plus
The boys of the Californian firm have activated an emergency plan to replace the iSight cameras or rear camera of some iPhone 6 Plus models that have been sold since its launch until the beginning of this year.
According to the news, Apple has determined that, On a small percentage of iPhone 6 Plus devices, the iSight camera has a component that may fail and is the reason why some of your photos look blurry. The affected units fall into a range of serial numbers that have been limited by Cupertino engineers and were mainly sold between the months of September 2014 and January 2015.
How to know if Apple I change the iPhone 6 Plus camera for free
In the event that your iPhone 6 Plus is taking blurry photos and is within the range of serial numbers that Apple has detected as affected by this problem, the change of the rear camera will be done for free.
Among the requirements to be able to carry out the change of the rear camera it is necessary that the device, the iPhone 6 Plus, be in good condition and present the symptom that has been described above, that is, to make the photos blurred.
In this case, to know if Apple Change the camera of your iPhone 6 Plus for free, then you will have to:
- Go to the website dedicated to this program, here.
- Locate the serial number of your device (Settings> General> Information).
- Enter the serial number in the drawer and click on Submit.
It is important to note that this program only applies to the iPhone 6 Plus model, so it is not possible to use it with other models.
Where and when they replace the iPhone 6 Plus iSight camera
Once the program tells us that we are affected by this problem and we want to take our device to change the iSight camera we will have to choose the type of service we want to attend depending on our location. The options are to go to a store Apple Store previously requesting an appointment, going to an authorized technical service or even calling the technical service of Apple.
Remember that it is important to make a backup of the device, the iPhone 6 Plus, before leaving it for the replacement of the camera. These backups can be done both by iTunes and by iCloud.
In the event that the device has any damage, such as: the broken screen, it is important to keep in mind that it will be necessary to solve that problem before Apple I can replace the camera.