Apple working on a software update to enable Face ID after third party iPhone 13 screen repairs

10 November 2021
The workaround will help keep FaceID working after screen swaps.

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Anonymous, 10 Nov 2021Apple will go bankrupt because you will never buy their pro... moreYes they'll be bankrupt because of me and 900k plus customers like me XD sh#t! It's customers like you who perpetuate their tyranny. No chargers, no rd party screen repairs, planned obsolescence, no usb type-c you cheer them

So... it's all on the software? And they decided to rid of the restrictions when they know they might not be able to get away with the backlashes this time? Big brain move.

To be fair, though, I often recommend Apple products to people who asks about high-end stuff to me (because some of their products are indeed quite refined, like it or not) but their practices like these puts me off from investing in their ecosystem myself. Sorry, but I'd rather have at least some control over the devices I'm using, thank you.

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nanagdad, 10 Nov 2021Yes that's 1 person less from Apple's millions of... moreBut not like LG apple is growing even more yearly and they're not in the falling

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Anonymous, 10 Nov 2021Apple will go bankrupt because you will never buy their pro... moreYeah you guys are telling this since 2007
But sadly 😭😭😭😭 :
https://m.gsmarena.com/canalys_apple_retakes_second_spot_in_q3_global_smartphone_shipments_-news-51635.php

https://m.gsmarena.com/counterpoint_samsung_remains_on_top_in_europe_for_q3_2021_but_the_lead_is_shrinking-news-51697.php

Apple is growing even more

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nanagdad, 10 Nov 2021I will never buy any product from such a company with bad m... moreApple will go bankrupt because you will never buy their products again. Apple now is in great danger. LMAO xD

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nanagdad, 10 Nov 2021It is such bad practices by Apple that slowly erodes trust ... moreIs it? Everyone keep saying how bad it is. Sure, from perspective of user fixing their own phone for themselves, maybe. But iPhones are a huge second hand thing no other phones have. Parts being "locked in" preventing creation of frankenphones put together with bunch of questionable parts and then sold as "mint condition", I'd be pretty upset if I paid I don't know 800€ for used iPhone 13 Pro and have a mishmash of components used to fix it and sold under pretense it's new in mint condition. This kinda ensures that doesn't happen.

It's why I was apparently one of rare people who said warnings of unauthorized replacements of camera optics or battery showing in the menu is a good thing for second hand buyers. So they know if phone is pristine or not.

But people here don't care about that, they just need to take a daily dump on Apple because it's hip and trendy to do that and not even consider other possibilities and I also understand why Apple silently encourages second hand market. It keeps people within their ecosystem and every phone sold second hand may not create a direct purchase from them, but the person who sold it will probably buy a new one from Apple. So it encourages upgrading too and keeps value of devices up. And that's exactly what's happening.

It is such bad practices by Apple that slowly erodes trust & eventually customers. Apple locking it's software I understand to keep the integrity of user software experience but locking hardware as simple as a screen once I crack my screen hell no. It's my phone for God's sake which I spent $1000 plus no longer Apple's property sh#t

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Apple FaceID is a joke

[deleted post]Yes that's 1 person less from Apple's millions of customers. And that's $1000 less from Apple's $Billions. Even LG Smartphones had billions of Dollars at one point XD

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rizki1, 10 Nov 2021SUPER STRICT OS AND PHONES in the world what is the point? ... moreAnd by the way, Google has the same security measure implemented with FRP (Factory Reset Protection) and Google Account instead of iCloud Account, it's to prevent stolen phones from being reset and sold.

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rizki1, 10 Nov 2021SUPER STRICT OS AND PHONES in the world what is the point? ... moreif you have the receipt where you bought it, Apple (for example at the Genius Bar) will help you

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why are they even doing this sh*t. It's just bad PR. Do they really think they can get away with it and people like Hugh Jeffreys won't notice it and make a big deal out of it (rightfully so)? Didn't they do something similar with the iPhone 12 where you could not replace the screen or camera or what?

SUPER STRICT OS AND PHONES in the world what is the point? If you forget iCloud and you are over with the phone that cost $1000.

I highly doubt that it will actually make things better as Apple invested heavily to get to a stage where independent repairs aren't an option so I doubt the "solution" will be feasible for independent shops

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Apple took a step too far and now they have to back down. Everyone will praise Apple for a good move, but that shouldn't be an issue in the first place. Apple is not doing it for the sake of repair shops and customers, they are doing it to avoid further backlash.

I will never buy any product from such a company with bad manners. Never Again Apple! Good luck guys you've forever lost a customer.

  • Anonymous

Good news