Announced in an updated support document, users in France, Italy and Spain may be able to purchase additional coverage if they have prepaid for an AppleCare + plan for iPhone, iPad, or Apple. Watch.
The new plan renews itself every month, reports AppleInsider.
Previously, extended coverage options were limited to Australia, Canada, Germany, Japan, United Kingdom, and United States.
Homeowners must purchase new coverage within 30 days of their original plan’s termination date, according to the report.
Apple notes that extensions automatically renew until canceled, with the company saying it may end coverage in certain cases, including cases where replacement parts are no longer available.
Written notice will be provided in such cases.
The extension is the latest change to Apple’s warranty service.
In April, Apple began allowing Mac owners in the United States to keep their AppleCare + plan active beyond three years, and in August introduced an option for new owners to purchase a plan as a subscription. annual.
AppleCare + offers coverage beyond Apple’s standard one-year limited warranty and up to 90 days of technical support.
The service extends hardware repair coverage and adds up to two incidents of accidental damage every 12 months, each subject to a service charge.