Getting Apple to replace your iPhone's failing battery is a bigger hassle than it should be

​Replacing the battery in an iPhone 6s

Replacing the battery in an iPhone 6s


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OK, so a two-year-old iPhone 6s handset I have here has developed the dreaded iPhone throttling problem because the battery has been whipped. Here are the hoops I’ve had to go through to have the battery replaced.

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Before contacting Apple support I confirmed that the handset was suffering from the throttling issue and that the battery was degraded to the point where Apple considers it past its best. If you’re curious how I diagnosed the problem, I’ve detailed the process here.

OK, call number one to Apple tech…

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