If you’ve a Series 2 or Series 3 Apple Watch, then there’s a chance that Apple may replace the display of the device for free. According to an updated support page on Apple’s website, the Cupertino-based tech giant has announced that certain Watch displays will be changed for free. The support page notes, “ Apple has determined that, under very rare circumstances, a crack may form along the rounded edge of the screen in aluminum models of an Apple Watch Series 2 or Series 3. The crack may begin on one side and then may continue around the screen.”

The company has said that any Apple Authorised Service Provider will replace the screen on eligible Apple Watch units with this issue, completely free of charge.

The Apple Watch series models that are eligible for this free display replacement programme are as follows:

Series and Model Case Sizes Color and Material Sold Dates
Apple Watch Series 2 38mm and 42mm Space gray, gold, rose gold, and silver aluminum September 2016 – September 2017
Apple Watch Nike+ Series 2 38mm and 42mm Space gray and silver aluminum October 2016 – October 2017
Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS)

Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS+ Cellular)

38mm and 42mm Space gray, gold, and silver aluminum September 2017 – September 2019
Apple Watch Nike+ Series 3 (GPS)

Apple Watch Nike+ Series 3 (GPS+ Cellular)

38mm and 42mm Space gray and silver aluminum October 2017 – September 2019

Do note that Apple has clarified that no other Apple Watch models are part of this program.

Meanwhile, Apple is getting ready to launch a new variant of the Apple Watch. Apple has officially sent out media invites for a special event which will be held on September 10 in Cupertino. At the event, it is expected that a new Apple Watch will be unveiled alongside three new iPhones.

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