Apple Watch Express Replacement Service

Replace your Apple Watch quickly with AppleCare+

How do I get Express Replacement Service?

Express Replacement Service is a benefit of AppleCare+ for Apple Watch. Follow the steps below to take advantage of this service.

  1. Confirm your coverage.
  2. Contact us to request Express Replacement Service.
  3. We’ll place a temporary authorization on your credit card for the full replacement value until we receive and assess your original Apple Watch. If your device has accidental damage, you’ll pay the AppleCare+ service fee for an incident of accidental damage. Find more information about coverage and fees in the AppleCare+ for Apple Watch Terms and Conditions.
  4. Unpair your Apple Watch from your iPhone. When you unpair, your Apple Watch is backed up completely to your iPhone to make sure that the latest data is saved.
  5. Return your original Apple Watch to us within 10 days. Use the packaging that we include with your replacement, and follow these steps before you send it in.
  6. After you receive your replacement Apple Watch, use your backup to restore it.

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How much does Express Replacement Service cost?

If you order Express Replacement Service through your AppleCare+ plan, there’s no fee for the express delivery. If your device has accidental damage, you’ll need to pay an AppleCare+ service fee listed below. Read the AppleCare+ for Apple Watch Terms and Conditions for more details.

If you've already used your AppleCare+ accidental damage incidents, you'll pay an out-of-warranty fee

Model AppleCare+ service fee
Apple Watch and Apple Nike+ $ 69
Apple Watch Hermès,
Apple Watch Edition
$ 79

All fees are in US dollars.

What are the charges on my credit card?

When you request Express Replacement Service, we put a temporary authorization on your credit card to cover the full replacement value of your product. This authorization will expire if both of these conditions are met:

Replacement values / temporary authorizations - United States

We’ll place a temporary authorization on your credit card until we receive and assess your original Apple Watch.

If we receive your original product within 10 business days and we confirm that the product is eligible for service coverage, the temporary authorization will expire. If you will be charged the full replacement value of your Apple Watch, we will send you an email.

Apple Watch SE replacement value fees

Apple Watch SE Replacement value
  40mm 44mm
Aluminum (GPS) $ 279 $ 309
Nike (GPS) $ 279 $ 309
Aluminum (GPS + Cellular) $ 329 $ 359
Nike (GPS + Cellular) $ 329 $ 359

Apple Watch Series 6 replacement value fees

Apple Watch Series 6 Replacement value
  40mm 44mm
Aluminum (GPS) $ 399
$ 429
Nike (GPS) $ 399
$ 429
Aluminum (GPS + Cellular) $ 499
$ 529
Nike (GPS + Cellular) $ 499
$ 529
Stainless Steel (GPS + Cellular)
$ 699
$ 749
Hermès $ 1,249
$ 1,299
Edition (titanium) $ 799
$ 849

Apple Watch Series 5 replacement value fees

Apple Watch Series 5 Replacement value
  40mm 44mm
Aluminum (GPS) $ 349

$ 379

Nike (GPS) $ 349

$ 379

Aluminum (GPS+Cellular) $ 449
$ 479
Nike (GPS+Cellular) $ 449
$ 479

Stainless Steel (GPS+Cellular) $ 649
$ 699

Hermès  $ 1,199

$ 1,249
Edition (Titanium)  $ 749

$ 799
Edition (Ceramic)  $ 1,249

$ 1,299

Apple Watch Series 4 replacement value fees

Apple Watch Series 4 Replacement value
  40mm 44mm
Aluminum (GPS) $ 349 $ 379
Nike (GPS) $ 349 $ 379
Aluminum (GPS+Cellular) $ 449 $ 479
Nike (GPS+Cellular) $ 449 $ 479
Stainless Steel (GPS+Cellular) $ 649 $ 699
Hermès  $ 1,199 $ 1,249

Apple Watch Series 3 replacement value fees

Apple Watch Series 3 Replacement value
  38mm 42mm
Aluminum (GPS) $ 199 $ 229
Nike+ (GPS) $ 199 $ 229
Aluminum (GPS+Cellular) $ 259 $ 289
Nike+ (GPS+Cellular) $ 259 $ 289
Stainless Steel (GPS+Cellular) $ 549 $ 599
Hermès  $ 1,149 $ 1,199
Edition (Ceramic)  $ 1,249 $ 1,299

Apple Watch Series 1 & 2 replacement value fees (2nd generation)

Apple Watch Series 1 & 2 (2nd generation) Replacement value
  38mm 42mm
Aluminum (Series 1) $ 199
 $ 229
Aluminum (Series 2) $ 299
$ 329
Nike+ (Series 2) $ 299 $ 329
Stainless Steel (Series 2) $ 499 $ 549
Hermès  $ 1,149 $ 1,199
Edition (White Ceramic)  $ 1,199 $ 1,249

Apple Watch replacement value fees (1st generation)

Apple Watch (1st generation) Replacement value
  38mm 42mm
Sport $ 199 $ 249
Apple Watch $ 449 $ 499
Hermès  $ 1,100 $ 1,150
Edition  $ 8,000 $ 10,000

Fees are in US dollars and are subject to tax. Apple reserves the right to change the replacement value on this web page from time to time.

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