Apple Will Pay $500 Million Settlement After Admitting They 'Throttled' iPhone Batteries

RADIO.COM Staff
July 15, 2020 - 8:02 am

If you owned an iPhone 6 or 7, a check could be heading your way.

Apple admitted they "throttled" iPhone batteries to influence users to purchase newer models, and settled the class-action lawsuit with a $500,000,000 settlement for "batterygate," reports The Verge.

As such, if you submit a claim for the lawsuit, you are entitled to a $25 payout, as long as you have previously owned:

—An iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus, and / or an iPhone SE that ran iOS 10.2.1 or later before December 21st, 2017

—An iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus that ran iOS 11.2 or later before December 21st, 2017

In order to claim your settlement, you need to submit a claim here, and have your device's serial number ready. If you do not have the information, the website also contains a search tool to find it.

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