How to Download Apple’s Self-Service Repair Manuals for iPhone 12, iPhone 13 and iPhone SE Models
For those who want to repair their iPhone themselves without having to visit an Apple store or service provider, Apple now offers a dedicated self-service repair program that provides repair manuals, parts, and the necessary tools. to repair the screen, battery, lower speaker, camera, screen, SIM tray and Taptic Engine.
Repairs are currently available for iPhone SE 2022, iPhone 12 models, and iPhone 13 models, and are limited to the iPhone components listed above. Apple plans to expand additional repairs and additional devices in the future, but for now, you can only perform a limited number of fixes on the latest iPhones.
Before you can perform a repair, you must read the manual to see what it entails, and manuals are also available if you want to attempt a repair on your own without the Apple components.
To access a repair manual, simply visit Apple’s self-service repair website. From there, click on the “Apple Repair Manuals” link under “Support”. You can also click below to go directly to the manual you are looking for. Note that all links are PDFs on Apple’s site.
Each repair manual explains how the repair process works and describes the parts available for purchase. Repair manuals contain details on setting up a repair, the steps required, and what to do if something goes wrong.
Many Apple repairs require a toolkit that costs $49 and weighs 70 pounds. Therefore, major fixes like replacing a battery or replacing a screen are more involved than visiting an Apple store.
After downloading and reviewing a repair manual, those interested in using Apple’s tools and equipment can place an order on Apple’s self-service repair website.