Can I buy an AppleCare plan for my device?

Most Apple devices come with a limited warranty and up to 90 days of complimentary telephone technical support. If your device is eligible, you can also buy the AppleCare Protection Plan or AppleCare+ for additional coverage. Learn what to do.

Make sure your device is eligible

Before you can buy the AppleCare Protection Plan or AppleCare+, you need to make sure that your device is eligible. Enter the serial number for your device to find out what additional coverage you can buy.

Select the type of coverage that you want listed below, then follow the steps to purchase a plan.

Buy coverage for your Mac, Apple Display, and Apple TV

The AppleCare Protection Plan covers your Mac or Apple Display for three years, or your Apple TV for two years, from the original purchase date of your device. 

You can buy the AppleCare Protection Plan within one year of the purchase of your device. Learn more about the benefits of the AppleCare Protection Plan for your Mac, Apple Display, or your Apple TV.

Before you can buy the AppleCare Protection Plan, make sure that your device is eligible. If you enter the serial number and your device is eligible for the AppleCare Protection Plan, the option to buy coverage is listed under your device.

To buy coverage, click "Learn more and buy now."

Review the plan details, then click Buy. Accept the terms and conditions, then click Buy. Follow the remaining steps to complete your order.

Buy coverage for your iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and iPod

AppleCare+ covers your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Apple Watch, for two years from the original purchase date of your device. AppleCare+ also adds up to two incidents of accidental damage coverage, each subject to a fee plus applicable tax. When you buy AppleCare+ with your Apple Watch Edition or Apple Watch Hermès, you're covered for three years from the original purchase date of your device.

You can buy AppleCare+ within 60 days of the purchase of your device (30 days in Japan). Learn more about the benefits of AppleCare+ for your iPhoneiPadiPod touch, or Apple Watch. Before you can buy AppleCare+, make sure that your device is eligible. If you enter the serial number and your device is eligible for AppleCare+, the option to buy coverage is listed under your device.

To buy coverage, click "Learn more and buy now."

 Review the plan details, then click Buy.

Enter your phone number or email address to confirm that your device is working and eligible for AppleCare+, then click Send. Apple will send you a request to run a diagnostics test on your device. Make sure that you have your device, then follow the steps to complete the diagnostics test.

After you complete the diagnostics test, accept the terms and conditions, then click Buy. Follow the remaining steps to complete your order.

Other ways to buy an AppleCare plan

If your device is eligible for an AppleCare plan, you also have these purchase options:

Apple's Limited Warranty, AppleCare Protection Plan, and AppleCare+ benefits are in addition to your consumer law rights. In countries and regions where AppleCare+ isn't available, you might be able to buy the AppleCare Protection Plan for your iPhone, iPad, and iPod. Not all products and buying options are available in all countries or regions.

 

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