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Apple launches do-it-yourself repairs also in Italy

With Self Service Repair you can buy original spare parts and tools to repair the iPhone 12 and 13 families and MacBooks with Apple chips

Apple ‘s self-service repair service or Self Service Repair lands in Europe with Italy being among the first countries to be able to benefit from it, together with Belgium, France, Germany, Poland, Spain, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. It starts with the iPhone 12 and iPhone 13 families as well as the MacBooks with Apple chips , which can be fixed at home by purchasing the spare parts kit and also the original Apple tools , with all the instructions to follow step by step, being able to access to the same materials that are made available in Apple Stores and Apple Authorized Service Centers. Here’s how this new option that debuted works overseas successfully for a few months and which is dedicated to those who have a minimum of experience and knowledge in handling electronic devices.


We therefore start with about 200 spare parts among those most commonly requested by users when they turn to the assistance centers scattered throughout the area. Each component has been specifically designed for the corresponding product and undergoes extensive testing to ensure the highest standards of quality, safety and reliability. The parts are the same as those found in Apple’s authorized service centers and the prices don’t change either. As already seen in the US, those who decide to do it themselves will receive detailed instructions thanks to the guides dedicated to those who want to try the experience of home repairs. In addition, the tools for disassembly and reassembly are also available such astorque screwdrivers, repair trays or presses for displays and batteries with the option of renting the kit at a price of 59.95 euros for one week .  

Self Service Repair Apple ufficiale in Italia

So how does Apple’s DIY repair procedure work? Everything starts from the official website of the programby reading the repair manuals relating to the iPhones or Macs involved in the initiative: if you feel ready to do-it-yourself, then it is necessary to take note of the six-digit identification number at the end of the manual, which will then be necessary enter when ordering components. In the next step, the product to be repaired and the model are selected from the various drop-down menus, therefore the component that needs to be replaced, for example iPhone > iPhone 13 Pro > Battery. For the smartphone, it is also possible to select, for example, also the camera, the display, the sim card tray or the loudspeaker. Subsequently, the order is placed, also entering the imei code of your smartphone or computer and the identification code of the manual. 


There is also the option to get the repair tool kit. Replaced parts may be returned to Apple for refurbishment or recycling, and in many cases, you will receive a return credit for the replaced part. Within 7 days of receiving the defective parts, Apple will check that the part is correct and issue a refund. It should be emphasized that the service is advisable for those with a minimum of repair expertise and knowledge of electronics, given that any damage occurring during the procedure will invalidate the warranty.


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