Everything you need to know about getting your iPhone 8 plus battery replaced
In the past couple of years there have been few reports of cases of iPhone 8 plus splitting open mainly because of swollen batteries. Though most of these instances happened during transportation or changing processes, this aspect of iPhone 8 plus still warrants the users of this model of iPhone to be a little careful while using their devices. Fortunately, there have been zero reports of the iPhone 8 plus exploding like the Samsung Galaxy Note 7. If ever the iPhone 8 plus explodes, customers always have the liberty of returning their broken models and getting new devices from the company. If the device’s warranty period is over and if it suffers some damage to its battery or LCD screen, then you might want to consider a few options to get the battery and LCD screen replaced. In this article, we will talk about iPhone 8 plus parts and how much might it cost you to get the battery and the LCD screen of the iPhone 8 plus replaced.
Costs of replacing iPhone 8 plus battery
If your iPhone 8 plus device is out of warranty and if you intend to get it repaired it in an authorized Apple store, and then it will cost you around $79 for the iPhone 8 plus parts. You might have to pay around $6.95 as shipping fee on the iPhone 8 plus parts as well. The good news for iPhone users is that a defective battery is covered by the warranty but the warranty doesn’t extend to damage done to the battery through normal use.
Few other things you might need to know
- If your iPhone 8 plus is covered under AppleCare+ then you can expect to get your battery replaced at absolute no costs if the battery has managed to retain around 80% of its original capacity
- If your iPhone is not covered under AppleCare+ and still needs battery replacement, then you might need pay a service fee of $79 or more for the iPhone 8 plus parts.
- Costs of getting the iPhone 8 plus repaired in a repair shop
Some people choose to get their iPhone 8 plus repaired in the nearest repair shop to them instead of getting it repaired in an official Apple Store. When you consider going for the repair shop option you will have to pay for the iPhone 8 plus parts and you will have to pay a service fee on top of it. The battery of the iPhone 8 plus might cost you around $40.
Costs of doing it on your own
If you are tempted by the idea of making some serious savings then you might consider doing the repairs on your own. For this you will still have to spend some money. You will have to pay for the iPhone 8 plus parts and will also have to spend something on shipping, traffic and repair tools. Before doing it on your own, you should know that there’s a risk that you might end up damaging the device, no matter how cautious you are in your approach, because the iPhone 8 plus is a complex device and being a non-professional you might not be well aware of the nuances and different aspects of the iPhone 8 plus.
The Bottom Line
There you go. That was everything you needed to know about getting your iPhone 8 plus battery replaced. Pretty much the same rules apply for getting your iPhone 8 plus LCD screen replaced. If you are covered by AppleCare+ then you might find it very cheap to get the LCD screen of your iPhone 8 plus replaced.