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iPhone Face ID repair could soon be possible; relief for users of iPhone XS, newer iPhones

Apple may soon enable its technicians to repair the Face ID module on iPhone, removing the need of replacing the device, according to The Verge. This will help all those using the iPhone XS and newer models of iPhones.

By: SHAURYA TOMER
Updated on: Feb 26 2022, 14:00 IST
As of now, when an iPhone suffers Face ID issues, the only solution is to replace the device. However, that may soon change and those who will benefit the most from it will be the owners of iPhone XS and newer iPhone models. (Bloomberg)
1/7 As of now, when an iPhone suffers Face ID issues, the only solution is to replace the device. However, that may soon change and those who will benefit the most from it will be the owners of iPhone XS and newer iPhone models. (Bloomberg)
Rumours are that Apple will soon grant Apple Authorized Service Providers access to a new TrueDepth camera part that houses the Face ID as well as the camera modules, enabling same-unit repair. (REUTERS)
2/7 Rumours are that Apple will soon grant Apple Authorized Service Providers access to a new TrueDepth camera part that houses the Face ID as well as the camera modules, enabling same-unit repair. (REUTERS)
Apple is taking this step in a bid to reduce its carbon footprint by eliminating the need for users to upgrade to a new iPhone in case of Face ID failure. (Unsplash)
3/7 Apple is taking this step in a bid to reduce its carbon footprint by eliminating the need for users to upgrade to a new iPhone in case of Face ID failure. (Unsplash)
Although a date for this hasn’t been announced, Apple says it will soon equip its technicians with the proper documentation and training. (Unsplash)
4/7 Although a date for this hasn’t been announced, Apple says it will soon equip its technicians with the proper documentation and training. (Unsplash)

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This report has arrived months after Apple announced its “Self-Repair Program”, an initiative aimed at instructing customers on how to repair their devices at home using appropriate tools and parts. (Unsplash)
5/7 This report has arrived months after Apple announced its “Self-Repair Program”, an initiative aimed at instructing customers on how to repair their devices at home using appropriate tools and parts. (Unsplash)
Apple had also announced that customers who would return the faulty parts would receive recycle credits. This program is scheduled to launch in the US early this year and then expand to other nations. (REUTERS)
6/7 Apple had also announced that customers who would return the faulty parts would receive recycle credits. This program is scheduled to launch in the US early this year and then expand to other nations. (REUTERS)
First Published Date: 26 Feb, 14:00 IST
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