In Australia, Canada, Germany, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States
In these countries and regions, when you purchase AppleCare+ coverage for your iPhone, iPad, or Apple Watch, you can choose to pay monthly or pay upfront for 24 months of coverage. For Apple Watch Edition and Hermes, you can pay upfront for 36 months.
If you paid in full upfront
If you paid upfront, you can purchase coverage on a monthly basis after the 24 or 36 months is over. To purchase the new coverage, go to mysupport.apple.com. Or on your iPhone or iPad, go to Settings > General > About, then tap AppleCare+ Coverage Available and follow the onscreen instructions. This monthly plan automatically renews until canceled. You can't pay upfront for an additional 24 or 36 months.
In Australia, Canada, Germany, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States, you can purchase the new coverage within 30 days of the end date of your original coverage.
If you choose to continue coverage, your coverage will be subject to the then-current monthly AppleCare+ Terms and Conditions.
If you pay monthly
If you pay monthly, you can't switch to a plan that is paid upfront. But your plan coverage may continue beyond 24 or 36 months, on a monthly basis, until canceled.
In China mainland
If you paid upfront for 24 months of coverage, you can continue coverage on an annual basis when the 24 month period is over. If you pay annually, your annual plan will renew each year until canceled.
Within 30 days of the end date of your coverage, go to Settings > General > About. Then tap AppleCare+ Coverage Available and follow the onscreen instructions.
If you choose to continue coverage, your coverage will be subject to the then-current AppleCare+ Terms and Conditions.
How to check when your coverage expires
- On your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, go to Settings > General > About, then tap the name of your AppleCare plan.
- Or go to mysupport.apple.com and sign in with your Apple ID. Then choose your device from the list.
- Change or cancel your AppleCare+ plan.
- You won't receive notifications that your plan is about to expire, unless local law provides otherwise. You can find your plan's expiration date online or in Settings. You can also find the expiration date in the Proof of Coverage or Plan Confirmation message that is sent to you when you purchase the AppleCare+ plan.
AppleCare+ with Theft and Loss is available only for iPhone and only in the United States and Japan. See details about AppleCare+ with Theft and Loss. In New York State, if you purchased AppleCare+ with Theft and Loss coverage prior to September 15, 2020 and you pay monthly, your coverage is a 24-month installment plan, which may renew upon prior notice to you. If you purchased AppleCare+ with Theft and Loss coverage on or after September 15, 2020 and you pay monthly, the theft and loss insurance coverage portion of your coverage is a 12-month installment plan, which may renew upon notice to you.