RISK ALERT! Your Apple Watch 6 may suffer this massive malfunction

    Apple has admitted that a serious malfunction in some units of the Apple Watch 6 units may cause the display to go blank- PERMANENTLY. However, Apple has promised to provide free service to fix these Apple Watch series 6 smartwatches whose display is not working. Here is what you must do.

    By: SHAURYA TOMER
    | Updated on: Apr 27 2022, 14:18 IST
    Apple Watch Series 6
    A fault known as the Black Screen of Death has been seen affecting the popular Apple Watch 6 smartwatches. The fault has been previously seen in Series 2, Series 3 and Series 5. (REUTERS)
    1/5 A fault known as the Black Screen of Death has been seen affecting the popular Apple Watch 6 smartwatches. The fault has been previously seen in Series 2, Series 3 and Series 5. (REUTERS)
    Apple Watch
    According to MacWorld, the complaints regarding the blank display in Apple Watch Series 6 smartwatches started popping up last year. While Apple has admitted to the fault, the company is also stressing on the fact that a very small number of smartwatches have been affected. (Apple)
    Apple Watch
    2/5 According to MacWorld, the complaints regarding the blank display in Apple Watch Series 6 smartwatches started popping up last year. While Apple has admitted to the fault, the company is also stressing on the fact that a very small number of smartwatches have been affected. (Apple)
    Apple Watch
    The Apple watches are functional in some aspects, such as making sounds when the user taps the screen or clicks the dial, and even can help a paired iPhone to unlock, but they are unable to show anything other than a black screen, MacWorld reported. (Apple)
    Apple Watch
    3/5 The Apple watches are functional in some aspects, such as making sounds when the user taps the screen or clicks the dial, and even can help a paired iPhone to unlock, but they are unable to show anything other than a black screen, MacWorld reported. (Apple)
    Apple Watch
    Apple has started a free repair program for the faulty smartwatches and it only applies to Apple Watch 6 40mm smartwatches which were manufactured between April and September 2021. Apple has asked users to enter their watch’s serial number in a widget on the Apple support pages, to check if they are eligible for a free service. (Apple)
    Apple Watch
    4/5 Apple has started a free repair program for the faulty smartwatches and it only applies to Apple Watch 6 40mm smartwatches which were manufactured between April and September 2021. Apple has asked users to enter their watch’s serial number in a widget on the Apple support pages, to check if they are eligible for a free service. (Apple)
    Apple Watch
    Although Apple hasn’t announced an end date for the free repair program, the company has stated the affected watches are eligible for repair for up to 2 years from the date of purchase. Therefore, it is best advised to send your affected watches for repair immediately. (REUTERS)
    Apple Watch
    5/5 Although Apple hasn’t announced an end date for the free repair program, the company has stated the affected watches are eligible for repair for up to 2 years from the date of purchase. Therefore, it is best advised to send your affected watches for repair immediately. (REUTERS)
    First Published Date: 27 Apr, 14:18 IST
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