How to Check Your Apple Watch Warranty

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Are you considerng purchasing an Apple Watch but want to make sure it’s covered by warranty? If so, you’ve come to the right place. In this blog post, we’ll walk you through the steps of checking your Apple Watch warranty so that you can be sure that your purchase is protected.

First things first: You should always check your Apple Watch warranty before making a purchase. This is because if there is a defect in the materials or workmanship of your watch, the warranty will cover the cost of repair or replacement. Additionally, most warranties come with an additional year of coverage for free, so it’s important to make sure you are getting what you paid for!

Now let’s get into how to check your Apple Watch warranty:

1. Locate your serial number: Your Apple Watch serial number can be found on the back of the device (it looks like a string of numbers and letters). Make sure to write down this informatin as you will need it later.

2. Visit Once on this website, enter in your serial number and follow the on-screen instructions to determine if your device is covered under an AppleCare plan or limited warranty.

3. Read up on accidental damage coverage: Your AppleCare+ plan may also provide coverage for accidental damage from handling, such as a cracked screen or water damage (depending on model). Be sure to read up on what type of coverage is included in each plan before making a purchase decision.

We hope this blog post has helped answer any questions you had about checking your Apple Watch warranty! Remember that it’s always important to know what type of coverage you have before making any purchases as it could save you time and money down the road if something goes wrong with your device!

Checking if an Apple Watch Is Under Warranty

If you would like to know if your Apple Watch is uder warranty, you can go to and enter the serial number of your watch. After following the onscreen instructions, you will be able to determine if it is covered by an AppleCare plan or Apple’s Limited Warranty. You can also visit and sign in with your Apple ID to choose your device and check if it is under warranty.

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Length of Apple Warranty

Apple offers a warranty period of one year from the date of purchase of your Apple-branded iPhone, iPad, iPod or Apple TV hardware product and any accompanying Apple-branded accessories. This warranty covers defects in materials and workmanship when used normally in accordance with Apple’s published guidelines. If you experience any problems with your device durng this time, please contact Apple Support to discuss the best course of action.

Does Apple Watch One-Year Warranty Cover Cracked Screen?

No, the Apple 1 year warranty does not cover cracked screens. However, if you have an AppleCare+ plan, you may be eligible for coverage of accidental damage from handling, including cracked screens. Please visit the Apple Support page to learn more about AppleCare+ and its coverage options.

Do I Need a Receipt for an Apple Watch Warranty?

Yes, you need a receipt to claim an Apple Watch warranty. Your proof of purchase is required to validate your warranty coverage. This can include an original sales receipt, payment confirmation email, or a printed copy of the online order confirmation page. If you don’t have the original receipt, you may be able to provide other proof such as a credit card statement. You should also be able to access your purchase history on your Apple ID account if you purchased the product through the Apple Store or iTunes. If you cannot provide any of thee documents, then unfortunately you will not be able to claim your warranty on an Apple Watch.

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Checking Remaining Apple Warranty Coverage

If you have an Apple device, you can find out how much warranty you have left by visiting After signing in with your Apple ID, select your device. The expiry date of your Apple warranty will be listed along with other details about your cover. This will give you an indication of how much warranty you have remaining on your device.

Does Apple Replace Apple Watch Screens?

No, Apple does not replace Apple Watch screens. If your Apple Watch has a cracked screen, Apple will not repair it. Instead, they will send you a new or refurbished unit and reuse parts from the older model on future refurbished watches.


In conclusion, checking the warranty of an Apple Watch is easy. All you need to do is find the serial number of your device and go to and follow the onscreen instructions. The Apple Limited Warranty covers defects in materials and workmanship when used normally in accordance with Apple’s published guidelines for a period of ONE (1) YEAR from the date of original retail purchase by the end-user purchaser. Damaged glass is eligible for coverage under an applicable AppleCare+ plan, but it isn’t covered by the Apple Limited Warranty.

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James Walker

James Walker has a deep passion for technology and is our in-house enthusiastic editor. He graduated from the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, and loves to test the latest gadgets and play with older software (something we’re still trying to figure out about himself). Hailing from Iowa, United States, James loves cats and is an avid hiker in his free time.