Error 53 question

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by tl01, Feb 8, 2016.

  1. tl01 macrumors 68020

    Jun 20, 2010
    If someone had had their Touch ID replaced by a 3rd party is there any way a phone owner can prove to Apple that their phone is their phone if it has Error 53?
  2. scaredpoet macrumors 604


    Apr 6, 2007
    Yes, with a sales receipt, which shows the Serial number of the phone. But when it comes to getting it repaired by Apple after a third party's been in there, they don't seem to really care if the phone is really yours or not. The warranty is void.
  3. tl01 thread starter macrumors 68020

    Jun 20, 2010
    Got I'm guessing that Apple is not allowing people to show their receipts in an instance like this? I wonder if apple will be able to access the serial numbers of the phone if someone provides the receipt at some point in the future.
  4. eyoungren macrumors Core


    Aug 31, 2011
    ten-zero-eleven-zero-zero by zero-two
    Apple is allowing proof.

    The problem is they don't care.

    You can prove you are the owner in a gazillion ways, but if Apple doesn't care how does that help you?

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