Apple iPhone 5 Battery Replacement. Is yours eligible?

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  1. denpacs

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    Mine is eligible. Can i have my battery replaced here in the Philippines even though I bought my Iphone in the U.S?
     
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    Mine's eligible too. Got it from Globe during the launch. Hopefully, local resellers can change the battery in-store by August 29.
     
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    Mine too! Got it from Globe as well. Where can we get this done? No wonder my battery life sucks!
     
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    Mine is eligible as well, got it from Smart. I hope the telcos are informed about this.
     
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    My wife's phone is eligible. I wonder if I can have it done here? Though it was bought in hk.
     
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    Hmm... just checked and my wife's IPhone 5 is eligible for both battery replacement AND sleep/wake button.
     
  8. iDarwin

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    my wife's phone is eligible for the sleep/wake button. So how do we avail of this in Manila?
     
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    Read somewhere that this replacement program is available only in US and China, at the moment.
     
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    Quoting from the Link:
    "Replacements are available beginning today in the United States and China, with the program beginning in other countries on August 29."
    Maybe we'll have to wait another week for us to enjoy this program.
     
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    at least free battery replacement for those affected haha, not available in the philippines yet but you can follow up on your local apple reseller, maybe they would know
     
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    my iPhone was bought Dec 2012 but is not eligible, hopefully by Aug 29 it will be hehe (cross fingers)
     
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    The unit I'm using now is eligible for battery replacement. I'm really hoping the program becomes available locally since it's been such a pain dealing with the erratic battery life. I know I should get a power bank soon, but it just sucks having a fully charged phone going to a concert , then having it die on you 10mins into the show after having taken only 2 photos & a short 1 min. Video. Then when I get to charge the phone in my car after the show the battery suddenly is at 55%. LOL. Hopefully the battery replacement will tide me over till the iPhone 6.
     
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    My phone is iPhone 5 is eligible for both battery replacement AND sleep/wake button. Will Smart accept the replacement or we will bring this to local service center?
     
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    @Design.natin powermac will accept the replacement of your unit.
     
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    im eligible for the replacement. ive noticed this especially when the battery is below 20% and suddenly will drop or shut the phone. Once u connect it to the power it would power up at around 15%.

    Once it is replaced am I getting an unlocked iphone even if mine comes from Smart?
     
  17. yammie

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    Mine is eligible. My iPhone shuts down erratically even if it still have 50% charge.
     
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    Entered our serial numbers and both phones are not eligible for replacement. Got them from globe, but the other one is already a replacement unit(hk unit)that came from apple.
     
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    oh my fault its just battery replacement not the whole unit...
     
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    Mine's eligable for replacement too. Will wait for next week.
     

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