Back in 2017, it came out that Apple intentionally slowed down older iPhone models. The practice led to a class-action lawsuit. The result was a $500 million settlement. If your iPhone was slowed down, you could be eligible for a $25 settlement.
Am I Eligible?
To check your eligibility, check out the official settlement website. Eligible parties include:
You may be entitled to settlement benefits if you are (1) a United States owner of an iPhone 6, 6 Plus, 6s, 6s Plus, 7, 7 Plus, and/or SE device (2) that ran iOS 10.2.1 or later or, in the case of iPhone 7 and 7 Plus devices, that ran iOS 11.2 or later before December 21, 2017, and (3) you experienced diminished performance on your device(s).
If this applies to you, head over to the settlement website to submit a claim. You can make your claim online or vial mail. In order to submit the claim, you will need to know the serial number of the affected device. Claim submissions are open until October 6, 2020.
Be aware; there is no guarantee you will get a settlement. With these types of settlements, the paying company will pay up to a certain amount. In addition to the fixed payout, Apple denied any wrongdoing.
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