AppleCare+ for Apple Watch

Apple Watch and Apple Watch Sport

Every Apple Watch and Apple Watch Nike+ model comes with one year of hardware repair coverage through its limited warranty and up to 90 days of complimentary support.

With AppleCare+

AppleCare+ for Apple Watch extends your coverage to two years from the original purchase date of your Apple Watch1 and adds up to two incidents of accidental damage coverage, each subject to a $69 service fee plus applicable tax.2 In addition, you'll get 24/7 priority access to Apple experts via chat or phone through getsupport.apple.com.

Apple Watch Edition

Every Apple Watch Edition and Apple Watch Hermès model comes with two years of hardware repair coverage through its limited warranty and up to two years of complimentary support.

With AppleCare+

AppleCare+ for Apple Watch Edition and Apple Watch Hermès extends your coverage to three years from the original purchase date of your Apple Watch1 and adds up to two incidents of accidental damage coverage, each subject to a $79 service fee plus applicable tax.2 In addition, you'll get 24/7 priority access to Apple experts via chat or phone through getsupport.apple.com.

Extend your coverage to two years of service and expert telephone technical support.3

Extend your coverage to three years of service and expert telephone technical support.3

One stop for technical support

Because Apple designs Apple Watch, watchOS, and many applications, Apple Watch is a truly integrated system. And only AppleCare+ provides one-stop service and support from Apple experts, so most issues can be resolved in a single call.3

  • Direct access to Apple experts via chat or phone
  • 24/7 priority access through getsupport.apple.com
  • Global repair coverage4
  • Express Replacement Service so you don’t have to wait for a repair
  • Carry-in repair4: Take your Apple Watch to an Apple Store or other Apple Authorized Service Provider
  • Mail-in repair4: Mail in your Apple Watch using a prepaid shipping box provided by Apple

Apple hardware coverage

AppleCare+ provides repair or replacement coverage, both parts and labor, from Apple‑authorized technicians. Service coverage includes the following:

  • Your Apple Watch
  • Battery1
  • For Apple Watch, included magnetic charging cable and power adapter. For Apple Watch Edition, included magnetic charging cable, power adapter, magnetic charging dock, and Lightning cable.
  • Coverage for up to two incidents of accidental damage from handling of your Apple Watch, each subject to a service fee ($69 for Apple Watch; $79 for Apple Watch Hermès and Apple Watch Edition) plus applicable tax.

Software support included

With AppleCare+ for Apple Watch, Apple experts can help troubleshoot issues with your Apple Watch, watchOS, and Apple-branded Apple Watch apps:

  • Using watchOS
  • Connecting to iPhone, including iOS and the Apple Watch app
  • Questions about Apple-branded Apple Watch apps

Important notes

Purchase AppleCare+ with your new Apple Watch. Or buy it within 60 days of your Apple Watch purchase:

  • Online (requires you to verify your serial number and run a remote diagnostic)
  • Visit an Apple Store (inspection of Apple Watch and proof of purchase are required)
  • Or call (800) 275-2273 (requires you to run a remote diagnostic and provide proof of purchase)

See AppleCare+ Terms and Conditions for complete product details.