She wanted me to pay for the battery replacement, in fact she wanted the customer to pay for their mistake. Use of these names, logos, and brands does not imply endorsement. Here you will find serial number of you iPhone as show below in screenshots. Hope it has no issues for you though. If you have a tech question, please check out! I ordered like 2 and a half months after debut for just that reason; to avoid the early units.
So the iPhone manufacture date is 46th week of year 2008. Information is based on serial number, results are approximate and may be incorrect. I read that Apple changes the serial number on their refurbs for identification purposes. How can I find the serial number? The string of letters and numbers listed in the right column is your serial number. All product names, logos, and brands are property of their respective owners. Summary: If the serial number begins with 5, it's a refurbished phone. I was losing my mind how she was pretending that nothing was wrong with having your phone battery shuts off in the middle of the cycle.
Lets see how to check iphone serial number first and then how the serial numbers tells you the manufacturing date of iPhone. Because I was positive that there was an issue with the phone, and the Genius! Yeah, I just don't understand how you can order in late November and end up with a last week of September unit. Update 2, Dec 2, 2016: A full statement from Apple after the original story below. You are currently viewing our boards as a guest which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. A small number of iPhone 6s models manufactured between September and October of 2015 have a faulty battery, which can cause the iPhone 6s to unexpectedly shut down. We encourage any customer who experiences an issue with an Apple product to visit an Apple Store or an Apple Authorized Service Provider, or to contact Apple Support.
In the case of iPhone 6, you will get them at the back of the device. On the last one, phone's battery died at about %30 in front of the Genius! So if you have one do let us know. The obvious answer is this is merely a spreadsheet somewhere in Cupertino and we're all trying to read tea leaves from limited data. Here are the six ways to find that iPhone serial number. Foxconn Shenzhen, Guangdong, China Foxconn Guan Lan Technology Parkway Da Shui Keng Village, Guan Lan Town, Baoan Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. Guess they really do just give you a new device! So, by following any of the above methods, you can easily find the phone number in case you forget it. But that timeframe was shortened considerably to Dec 09, so I'm really happy about that.
Interesting question - a quick search didn't turn up much, but there's a site you can do lookups on: and a where a few people have posted their info. In case you are not aware, the serial number provides some interesting information about your iPhone, including the week it was manufactured and the factory id. However I've also read that this is not really an issue at all. Hey All; Recently November 24 I placed an order with Apple for an iPhone 6 Plus, 128 gb model. This fundamental difference in audience is why we support two communities, and. Your iPhone will be examined prior to any service to verify that it is eligible for this program and in working order. To check iPhone manufacturing date you just need to know the serial number of iPhone.
Next, just hover your mouse or trackpad cursor over the backup name in the Device Backups list. When Apple announced an last week, identifying select models that might be eligible for a free repair due to unexpected shutdowns, it only specified manufacturing dates for potentially affected devices. Any reboot issues and it'll go back. Lets see how to check the serial number of iPhone first and then how this serial number helps in finding out the manufacture date of the handset. We're now in December so I would want a phone manufactured sometime in November. All company, product and service names used on this website are for informational purposes only.
My first iPhone 4s was awesome; I am not enjoying my 6s. The serial number is unique for each device from one manufacturer. The color is correct, at least gold. However, Apple refurbs are so good that you really can't tell them apart from the new ones. I expected that this program was an acknowledgement that the issue exists, but I was simply told the issue only affects the 6S and not the 6S Plus. Apple store staff will, however, only offer the repair to those that specifically report unexpected shutdown issues.
I don't know of a public tool for looking this up. Plug it in and it's back to normal. Mine is coming up as week 38 as well. And I had to use my device with this issue almost a year now. Sent from my iPhone 5 using Tapatalk 2. Well what I decided to do is give the phone a chance when it comes in tomorrow.
There are two different ways for that. Could this be the iPhone manufacturing date? Then why did not they allow me to use my Warranty in the first place. Feel free to explain more how a user of Apple products will find this useful. . Should I be concerned it is a major purchase, so I want it to be right.
Service allows you to get all information about all Apple devices. It's possible that you did not get one of their refurbs. So the iPhone manufacture date is 21th week of year 2010. Checking the manufacturing date of your device is not a big deal. Devices that fall into the eligible manufacturing date will be able to receive a new battery from Apple at no charge should they exhibit the unexpected shutdown issue. And for that reason I chose not to pay.