Apple Is Facing iPhone 6 Plus Battery Shortage Problem, Users Won't Able To Replace Battery Until March/April

According an internal document distributed to Apple Stores and Apple Authorized Service Providers this week, seen by MacRumors, says that the iPhone 6 Plus batteries are in short supply and won't be available until late March to early April in the United States and other regions.

The doc quotes a shorter wait of "approximately two weeks" for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s Plus battery replacements. But the batteries for all other models like iPhone 6s, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, and iPhone SE are expected to be available without extended delays in most countries.

The company wrote in the internal documentation that lead times may vary in some of the regions, including the Middle East, Africa, Latin America, Russia and Turkey. US users are claiming that a late March to early April timeframe for iPhone 6 Plus replacement service to be completed at Apple Stores in New York and North Carolina.

The Cupertino firm recently confirms they are slowing iPhone to prevent from unexpected shutdown. As part of its apology, Apple have lowered battery replacement fee to $29 last month for any customer with an iPhone 6 or newer devices. It noted that initial supplies of some batteries may be limited.

Because availability of iPhone batteries varies by location, so the best solution for this is to call your local Apple store before bringing in your device for a appointment. There’s another option available right now is to check with your favorite Authorized Service Provider to see if they have spare batteries in stock.

Via MacRumors And iDownloadBlog, Image Credit YouTube

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