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Getting a replacement iPhone when battery is dying

TimeTraveler7

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I've heard you can get a brand new (?) iPhone if your battery has reached a certain point of old age and use, by turning the old device in, paying some fee, and waiting a few days/weeks. Does anyone know if you really get a new or just a refurbished one? I heard you only get 3 months of warranty for the new device, so I'm a little wary about this.
 

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Apple replaces batteries, in store, for a fee. They used to swap out your phone if you had Applecare and the battery was starting to fail or if your phone was under warranty with a failing battery. But that was before they gained the ability to change batteries in the Apple Store. If you don't fit in those categories, JA's suggestion may work for you.
 
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And as I also gained the ability to change the battery, I'll probably do this myself. :)
 

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