Apple Will Come to Your Home to Fix Your iPhone

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If you need to take your iPhone into the Apple store for repair but can't find the time (or the will), here's some good news. Apple is now offering a home repair service, as first spotted by MacRumors.

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Through Apple's Support site, you can set up a time for an onsite service—or you can search for an Apple authorized service provider or the closest Genius Bar. From browsing around, it looks like the only device that warrants a home visit is the iPhone, and the only repair that can be done is fixing a cracked front screen.

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The service seems to be provided by Go Tech Services and is currently only available in six cities: San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Houston, and Dallas. Of course, this doesn't help those in areas without Apple Stores, but perhaps the company will eventually expand the service.

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Apple will send over your serial number, service area, and a unique Case ID to the company to make things easier when you schedule a visit. Choosing the onsite visit option, a fee may be charged in addition to the provider's standard repair cost.

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