Your iPhone 6s Shutting Down On Its Own? Apple Will Change The Batteries For Free

The replacement is applicable globally.

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Apple has revealed plans over the weekend to replace faulty batteries that plague a number of iPhone 6s smartphones

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On Sunday, 20 November, the tech giant launched a support program worldwide after reports that some iPhone 6s handsets would spontaneously shut down, even when the battery is charged, and only turn back on when plugged in.

According to Apple, this only affects a selected batch of iPhone 6s that are manufactured between September and October 2015

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Apple has determined that a very small number of iPhone 6s devices may unexpectedly shut down. This is not a safety issue and only affects devices within a limited serial number range that were manufactured between September and October 2015.

At the moment, there's no way to check if your iPhone 6s is eligible online so you’ll need to bring your device to an authorised Apple service provider to find out

Machines, one of the many local official Apple retailers.

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You can head to Apple's website to check out the list of official Apple retailers in Malaysia.

Reports of iPhone 6s devices unexpectedly shutting down date back to October 2015, weeks after Apple launched the smartphone, along with the larger iPhone 6s Plus

The safety of phones is likely on the mind of many consumers after Samsung recalled the faulty Galaxy Note 7 twice:

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