Some Apple iPhone 5 users were haunted by the faulty iPhone 5 power button, which used to stop working suddenly. If you happen to be one of those users, there’s a piece of good news for you.
Apple has announced it will replace the faulty iPhone 5 power button, free of charge. The company mentioned that a small percentage of users were experiencing issues with the power button on their iPhone 5.
The problem was spotted in the models manufactured in March 2013, which were shipped with faulty power buttons. The company has the serial number of the lots to make things easier, and if you purchased your iPhone 5 after March 2013, you may want to hit the Apple link below to check if you’re eligible for the free repair. All you have to do is enter the serial number of your device, and it will notify you about the status of your device.
Apple has determined that the sleep/wake button mechanism on a small percentage of iPhone 5 models may stop working or work intermittently. iPhone 5 models manufactured through March 2013 may be affected by this issue.
Apple will replace the sleep/wake button mechanism, free of charge, on iPhone 5 models that exhibit this issue and have a qualifying serial number.
At the moment, the free repair is only available for US and Canada users, but the program will expand to other countries after May 2nd. Just make sure your iPhone 5 is in working condition before you take it to Apple for repair. There are some other basic requirements which you can check out at the source link below.