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Apple is opening up its products for home repairs. The company plans to sell parts and tools and give instructions on how to repair Apple products at home, without having to go to a store or a third-party repair shop. The first Macs with M1 chips will be the iPhone 12 and 13 You will be able to replace the display, battery, and camera at first, but other options will come later.
Apple has historically been resistant to the right-to-repair movement and from any repairs happening outside of its own stores. This week, Apple walked back software that prevented Face ID from working if customers replaced their own screens.
The program will launch in the US early next year and then expand to other countries. Most customers should still go to a professional if they need to repair their electronic devices, according to the company. Apple is now offering an option for customers who don't mind doing the repair on their own. It is important to note that making these repairs yourself won't void a device's warrant, although damaging your device in the process still might.