The plan has limitations. Family businesses will not be approved, Apple will retain control of all trademarks, and may refuse applications for any reason. Apple also requires commercial documentation at the time of application and reserves the right to inspect these documents at any time. The program was launched after 20 pilot companies in North America, Europe and Asia launched a pilot program that currently provides customers with original Apple repair parts. Apple also pointed out that it has already provided this plan to more than 1,000 Best Buy stores.
This repair program is not capable of chip-level repair services, and the repair shop will still be limited to basic parts replacement, such as replacing the entire motherboard. do not know yetappleHow to charge the repair shop for parts and repairs. The plan seems to be the evolution of the "Apple Genuine Parts Repair" program that was discovered outside the world in March 2018. The program seems to specifically allow repair shops to perform what the Apple Authorization Center has been doing for years.
Currently, although there are countless third-party Apple repair companies around the world, only Apple and its authorized service providers can provide a full service in a way that does not invalidate the warranty. Currently, the company does not provide parts or service manuals outside its official network. This maintenance program is the biggest change in Apple's maintenance policy since the implementation of the authorized repair center rules in 1979.