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Apple has finally acknowledged iPhone biggest Disease: Find out is your phone has issue?

iPhone 6Plus
Apple has finally acknowledged iPhone biggest Disease
Back in August a design defect inside of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus devices started becoming widespread, leaving countless users with malfunctioning devices. The handsets would lose their touch functionality and display a grey bar or a flickering screen thanks to this flaw.

After many users reported touchscreen issues with their iPhone 6 Plus. Apple finally acknowledged a major iPhone 6 issue, one that’s been affecting plenty of users. The two-year-old phone, and especially the Plus version, is prone to develop what’s called a Touch Disease affliction. What happens is that a phone could experience display flickering, multi-touch issues, and even Touch ID problems.

The issue was first brought to light by established DIY repair and teardown website iFixit in August, and it termed the issue as ‘Touch Disease’. Users have thronged Apple’s support forums with complaints of several iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus units facing a display issue where a grey flickering band can sporadically be seen on top, accompanied by touch responsiveness issues. Over time, the grey bit takes over the entire screen rendering it useless. There were "pages and pages" of complaints on Cupertino giant's support forums, but Apple refused to acknowledge the issue then, leaving many users disgruntled. At that time, iFixit had clearly reported that the issue stemmed through a faulty controller chip soldered to the logic board.

While taking on the issue, Apple said, “Apple has determined that some iPhone 6 Plus devices may exhibit display flickering or Multi-Touch issues after being dropped multiple times on a hard surface and then be incurring further stress on the device.”

“The repair program covers affected iPhone 6 Plus devices for 5 years after the first retail sale of the unit,” Apple notes. The iPhone 6 isn’t included.

To qualify for the $149 service program, your iPhone 6 Plus needs to be in working order, and the screen has to be intact.

If you already had your Touch Diseased iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus repaired but paid more than $149, then you qualify for reimbursement. You still owe Apple $!49, so you’ll only get the difference back.

Bottom line is that if you currently own a misbehaving iPhone 6 Plus, you can get it repaired at an Apple center for about as much a third-party shop would charge.

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