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macrumors member
Original poster
Jan 17, 2005
My iPhone 5 was manufactured in October 2012, I checked the serial and it says.

The serial number you entered is not eligible under this program because either:
- It's not one of the serial numbers in the affected range
- Our records show that your battery has already been replaced. If you paid for a battery replacement service, check with Apple to see if you are eligible for a refund.

Well it is in the range of September 2012 and January 2013, I did have it in for the power button replacement program however they only replaced the power button not the battery. Any ideas?


macrumors 6502a
Jun 24, 2010
Did the replace your power button or replace the whole phone? I forgot mine was a replacement until I checked if mine was eligible.

Brian Y

macrumors 68040
Oct 21, 2012
You probably don't have an affected battery then. Not all units have dodgy batteries.
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