How to check the AppleCare  warranty status on your device

How do you make sure your device is still covered under AppleCare?
By checking the status on Apple's Warranty Status website.

Every iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, Apple TV, and Mac comes with a one year warranty against manufacturing defects and hardware failures. If you choose, you can also extend that warranty for additional years with AppleCare. Regardless of which warranty you have, you can easily find out whether or not your Apple products are currently covered. Here's how.

 

 

How to easily find the serial number for all of your devices using your Apple ID

When you sign in to your Apple ID profile page, you can see all of the devices you've got connected to that ID. When you click on a device, you can see its serial number.

  1. Sign into your Apple ID profile page using a web browser
  2. Scroll down to Devices
  3. Click on the device you need the serial number for

You can copy the serial number and paste it into the text field in Apple's device warranty coverage checker.

 

How to find the serial number on your iPhone or iPad

If you don't have access to your Apple ID profile page, you can quickly look up the information, right on your iPhone or iPad.

  1. Open the Settings app.
  2. Scroll down andtap General.
  3. Tap About.
  4. View the Serial Number.

This information will be useful when checking the status of your AppleCare warranty through the Apple website.

 

How to view your warranty status on iOS 12.2

In the newest version of iOS, your iPhone will tell you right in the Settings what your warranty status is meaning you don't have to do it via the Apple warranty status webpage.

  1. Open the Settings app.
  2. Scroll down and tap General.
  3. Tap About.

Here you should be able to see if you have AppleCare+ with the expiry date or
you should see Limited Warranty with an expiry date if you don't have AppleCare.

 

You will be redirected to a summary page for the device you are checking on.

 

Valid Purchase Date -This confirms that the item in question has, indeed, been purchased

Telephone Technical Support: Active or Expired - If your telephone technical support is active, it will include the estimated expiration date. If it is expired, it will include whether or not the device is still eligible forthe extended AppleCare warranty with a link to purchase it when eligible.

Repairs and Service Coverage: Active or Expired - If your repairs and services coverage is active, it will include the estimated expiration date.If it is expired, it will include whether or not the device is still eligible for the extended AppleCare warranty with a link to purchase it when eligible.

Covered by the AppleCare Protection Plan - If you have purchased the extended AppleCare warranty for your device, it will be listed here.

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