Apple will repair some Apple Watch 2 models that have swollen batteries or won’t power on for free

Apple will fix some Apple Watch Series 2 devices if they have a swollen battery or do not turn on, according to a new service policy seen by MacRumors .

The policy states that "it is possible that some Apple Watch Series 2 devices will not turn on or experience an expanded battery," and that it will serve "eligible devices at no charge." Only 42 mm models are eligible for free repairs. , which includes the variants Sport, Edition, Hermès and Nike +. MacRumors says that this does not apply to Series 1 or three models, nor to the 38 mm model.

In 2017, Apple extended its service policy twice for the first-generation Apple Watch models: in cases where the back cover was separated from the watch and for swollen batteries.