Apple is certainly no stranger when it comes to battery-related issues concerning its products, ranging from battery shortages impacting the company's ability to fix older MacBooks to an iPhone battery overheating and smoking in an Apple Store, forcing its evacuation.
"A swollen battery can prevent an Apple Watch from powering on or cause the display to burst open".
Customers looking for a refund on a previously paid Apple Watch Series 2 battery replacement should contact support. Only 42mm-sized Apple Watch Series 2 models are eligible for free repairs which include the Sport, Edition, Hermes, and Nike+ variants.
"Apple will service eligible devices free of charge", it added.More news: Canaccord Genuity Cuts Cenovus Energy (CVE) Price Target to C$14.50
Coverage for eligible devices will be authorized for three years after the original date of purchase.
Apple hasn't formally announced the new policy and you might not want to depend on free repairs right away when some staffers might not be aware of the change.
The updated policy does not apply to the Apple Watch Series 1 or Series 3.
Don't worry if your Apple Watch Series 2 suddenly won't turn on because you might be eligible for a free fix by Apple.