We also know that Apple decided to compensate its users with a total amount of up to $ 500 million due to the issue of the intended slowdown of iPhone performance to push users to buy new devices.
Now it is there Official site To submit a claim for up to $ 25 compensation to each affected user who meets the conditions.
The conditions are that you own an iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus or iPhone SE running iOS 10.2.1 or later before December 21, 2017.
It also includes the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus phones running iOS 11.2 before December 21, 2017, and it is not enough that you have owned one of the phones affected by Apple policy, but must have already been slowing your phone.
Via the site you enter the serial code of the phone, whether you have the phone now or keep the serial code on the box or in the purchase invoice.
The total compensation amount is $ 500 million, which will be divided equally among all the affected people who claim compensation, so it will be approximately $ 25 per user, and may be less than that if the number of claimants increases.
You can remove yourself from the affected individuals who are entitled to compensation if you want to sue Apple and get more compensation.
Apple has given users until October 6 to submit their applications, and compensation awards will start on December 4 after obtaining the judge’s agreement to the settlement and unless there are any appeals to the case.
The case dates back to 2017 when Apple admitted that it had intentionally slowed down the performance of older iPhones whose batteries were at the end of its life to push them to update and purchase newer devices.
As a kind of apology, Apple reduced the cost of replacing the damaged iPhone battery from 79 to 29 dollars, and this discount benefited about 11 million users.