How long does it take to have the battery replaced?

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by flur, Apr 28, 2015.

  1. flur macrumors 68020


    Nov 12, 2012
    The battery on my 5s isn't lasting as long as it used to - I usually have to plug it in when I get home from work, when it used to go all day without a problem. I'd love to have the battery replaced, but I don't want to be without it for days. Is this something that the Apple store can do in an afternoon, or do they have to send it out?
  2. whatos macrumors 6502a

    Apr 15, 2015
    Maranello Italy / California USA
    I had a local independent iPhone Service Center replace my battery while I waited. It took just a bit over ten minutes. The charge was $38.00.
  3. Newtons Apple Suspended

    Newtons Apple

    Mar 12, 2014
    Jacksonville, Florida
    Our local Apple Store replaced my better half's 5S battery in less than an hour with a battery you know is Apple's own.
  4. rgarjr macrumors 603


    Apr 2, 2009
    Southern California
    Had the battery from the iPhone 5 replaced at the store, took about an hour.
  5. TheLondonFella Suspended


    Oct 6, 2014
    I had a 4S battery change in literally 10 minutes.

    The girl came back and was "buffing" the phone with an antistatic cloth.

    The problem was still present, though (phone would turn off with about 20% of battery life remaining).

    It was a hardware issue.

    It was actually one of many issues, and after liaising with customer relations they upgraded it to an iPhone 5 which was a touch ...
  6. Breaking Good macrumors 65816

    Sep 28, 2012
    This was my experience as well. Dropped it off and came back an hour later.

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