Shopping on apple.com lets you take advantage of exclusive features such as iPad engraving, Mac customization, and Certified Refurbished Products.
Engrave Your iPad or iPod touch
Make it your own — or a gift they’ll never forget — with free laser engraving. You can add a message to any new iPad or iPod touch. This service is only available online and is not offered on refurbished products.
After you select your iPad or iPod touch on apple.com, you can enter up to two lines of text. As you type, you’ll see an image that shows what your text will look like. The text will be engraved on the back of the product, near the top, just as it appears in the image. Please check spelling carefully.
You may be able to make changes to the engraved text or cancel your item if online Order Status indicates that it has “Not yet shipped.” See the Viewing & Changing Orders section of Shopping Help for details or go directly to online Order Status. You may wish to review our Sales and Refunds Policy.
Customize Your Mac
Because everyone’s needs are different, apple.com makes it easy to build the Mac that’s right for you.
Models That Can Be Customized
- MacBook Air
- MacBook Pro
- Mac mini (hardware only)
- Mac Pro
Please note that we are unable to customize refurbished Mac computers.
You have several options to build the system that is right for you. After you choose the model you want, you can configure, for example:
- Graphics card
- Storage type and capacity
- Keyboard and mouse
Why stop there? You can add any of these:
- AppleCare Protection Plan
- Cables, adapters, and other accessories
When you receive your Mac, you’ll find your preinstalled software on the second page of Launchpad and in your Applications folder.
Please note that a CD or DVD for your preinstalled software is not included. For support with your preinstalled Apple apps, visit support.apple.com/apps.
How to Customize
- Select the Mac notebook or desktop computer you want.
- On the Customize page, select the configuration options you’d like.
- When you are finished building your Mac, click the Add to Bag button.
The dollar amount that will be added to or subtracted from your subtotal is listed next to each option. The subtotal, shipping time frame, and specifications summary at the top right of the screen will update as you choose options.
You can also call our Specialists at 800-908-988, and we’ll be glad to help you build the Mac that’s right for you.
Buy a Certified Refurbished Product
Apple is the exclusive provider of Apple Certified Refurbished Products and Clearance Items.
Apple Certified Refurbished Products are preowned Apple products that have undergone a rigorous refurbishment process before being offered for sale. We back these products with our standard one-year limited warranty. For extended coverage, you have the option of purchasing the AppleCare Protection Plan with any Apple Certified Refurbished Mac, iPhone, Watch, iPad, or iPod touch.
Each Apple Certified Refurbished Product:
- undergoes full functionality testing and any defective modules identified in testing are replaced.
- Apple Watch and Apple Pencil devices that require replacement parts are not included in the Apple Certified Refurbished Program.
- is put through a thorough cleaning process and inspection.
- is repackaged (including appropriate manuals, cables, new boxes).
- includes either the Operating System originally shipped with the unit or, in some cases, a more recent version.
- is placed into a Final QA inspection prior to being added to sellable refurbished stock.
Refurbishment procedures follow the same basic technical guidelines as Apple’s Finished Goods testing procedures.
Clearance Items are new, unopened products from Apple and other manufacturers offered with special pricing.
Policies for Refurbished and Clearance Items:
Sales to End Users OnlyRefurbished products available on apple.com are sold and shipped to end-user customers only.
Sales and Refunds PolicyApple’s standard applies to all Certified Refurbished Products and Clearance Items. If you are not satisfied with your purchase, please call Apple Support to request a return within 14 calendar days of when you receive the item.
Defective ItemsIf you discover what you believe is a defect for an Apple-branded product, please contact an AppleCare Advisor at (852) 2112-0099. If you discover what you believe is a defect for any third-party product, please contact the manufacturer directly for information regarding the manufacturer’s warranty.
No Engraving or Gift WrappingEngraving and gift wrapping are not offered on refurbished products.