So you’ve got yourself a brand-new Mac, welcome to the club. It’s probably one of the most expensive devices you now own. It would be devastating should something happen to it. This is why you need the extra protection of AppleCare+. The article will give you a quick rundown of why you would purchase AppleCare+for Mac. Read on for more.
Every new Mac comes with 12 month warranty for hardware repair. With Applecare+ you can extend the coverage to also include accidental damage. So if you drop your Mac or damage the screen, AppleCare+ will cover you. And that cover comes with unlimited incident of accidental damage.
Reasons to purchase AppleCare+ for Mac
With AppleCare+ you get more than just cover for your Mac. You will have 24-hour access to Apple agents over the phone or chat online. This puts you at peace knowing there is someone available to talk to if something goes wrong, no matter what time of the day or night it is.
Their global repair coverage means you will be able to get your Mac repaired by Apple or their authorized repair centre in another country.
If you use a desktop Mac such as an iMac at your workplace, you can have it fixed onsite. You can also arrange for someone to collect it when it’s convenient for you.
Apple can also provide you with a shipping box which allows you to send in your portable Mac for service and repair. You can also walk-in at anytime to an Apple Store and get your Mac service and repaired.
You get coverage for both the parts it takes to repair the Mac and also the labour to get it done.
From the Apple website:
Coverage includes the following:
- Your Mac computer
- Included accessories such as the power adapter
- Apple memory (RAM)
- Apple USB SuperDrive
- Unlimited incidents of accidental damage protection, each subject to a service fee of $99 for screen damage or external enclosure damage, or $299 for other accidental damage, plus applicable tax
How to Buy AppleCare+
At the time of purchasing your new Mac, you can also buy AppleCare+. If not, you can purchase it within 60 days of buying your Mac. All you would need to do is on your Mac, go to the Apple menu > Settings >General > About.
Hopefully from the article you get an idea and the reasons why you would purchase AppleCare+ for Mac.