Apple announces free repair for devices damaged by Japanese floods

Apple will repair for free any iPhones, Macs, iPads and iPods
damaged as a result of the devastating floods and mudflows that
occurred in southwestern Japan earlier this month, the company
announced in a support
article
, as spotted by
9to5Mac
.

Any resident who has a device that needs repair is instructed
to call Apple Support directly at 0120-27753-5, and not to
submit a request online. Proof of ownership may be required and
Apple is offering the free repairs through the end of September
2018. The complimentary repairs are not being extended to
accessories and Beats items.

Apple cautions that some areas affected by the floods might
have temporarily suspended courier pickup and delivery, leading
to longer wait times for those who need repairs. You can read
the entire statement on Apple’s
Japanese blog
.

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