Apple today expanded its self-service repair program to include Mac desktops with Apple silicon, as reported by Jason Snell. six colors. Parts, tools and repair manuals are now available for iMac, Mac mini and Mac Studio with M1 series chips and Studio Display, allowing users to complete repairs themselves.
Availability of parts for the Mac desktop and Studio Display is currently limited in the US, although the program expanded to Belgium, France, Italy, Germany, Poland, Spain, Sweden and the UK earlier this month. Mac desktop repair guides with Apple Silicone and Studio Screen can be found on the Apple website.
The tool kit for the Mac desktop and Studio display can be rented from Apple’s Self-Service Repair Store for $49 each and must be returned after seven days.
The program first launched in the US in April, giving users access to genuine Apple parts, tools and manuals to complete DIY repairs on iPhone 12, iPhone 13 and third-generation iPhone SE models. The program was expanded in August to include MacBook Air and MacBook Pro models with M1 series chips.
Apple says the program is intended for people who have “difficulties repairing electronic devices.” For the “vast majority” of users, Apple says visiting a “professional repair provider” like an Apple Store is a better choice.
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