Following several reports that a small percentage of iPhone 8 gets frozen repeatedly or restarts randomly, Apple has announced iPhone 8 logic board replacement program. So, if you are faced with them, you should immediately check if your iPhone 8 has the faulty logic board.
One thing worth noting is that only iPhone 8 (and not the iPhone 8 Plus) has been affected by the logic board issue. Besides, the iPhone 8 units that were sold in India, China, Japan, US, Australia and New Zealand between 2017 and the March 2018 are said to have been plagued by the problem.
How to Find Out If Your iPhone 8 Has Faulty Logic Board
Apple has offered an easy tool to let you find if your iPhone 8 is facing logic board issue and can be part of the repair program.
Step #1. Launch Settings app on your iPhone 8 and tap on General.
Step #2. Now, tap on About.
Step #3. Next, scroll down to the Serial Number and copy it.
Step #4. Next up, go to Apple’s iPhone 8 checker tool. And then paste the serial number and hit the Submit button.
In case your device has a logic board issue, the tool will confirm that. And if this is the case, you need to give your device for the repair.
To do so, directly go to Apple Store, or Authorized Apple Service Provider. You can also contact Apple Support for help. Once you have submitted your problem, you will receive a prepaid shipping box in which you need to send your iPhone for repair.
Apple has taken quick action to resolve the logic board issues. The tech giant had also introduced a similar battery replacement program for iPhone 6s or later a few months ago in the aftermath of several reports of repeated rebooting.
You might want to refer these posts as well:
- How to Fix Wi-Fi issues in iOS
- Tips to Charge iPhone and iPad faster
- How to Speed up iPhone X
- Ways to fix iPhone screen burn-in issue
What’s your take on this issue? Share your thoughts down below in the comments.
Readers like you help support iGeeksBlog. When you make a purchase using links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Read more.
The founder of iGeeksBlog, Dhvanesh, is an Apple aficionado, who cannot stand even a slight innuendo about Apple products. He dons the cap of editor-in-chief to make sure that articles match the quality standard before they are published.