Apple will not have to pay money for the repair of the iPhone with the “error 53”

MacDigger previously wrote about the fact that iPhone owners, faced with “error 53”, in bringing the device into a “brick”. Soon against the manufacturer was filed a class action lawsuit in connection with a failure to irreversibly block iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus.

The “error 53” became widely spoken after the release of iOS updates 9.2.1. Crashing started to occur in downloaded update iPhone owners who previously made a substitution of the broken fingerprint scanner Touch ID in the informal service center. As a result, after installing the update users have an unhealthy smartphone with “error 53”, which is impossible to eliminate.

The report said those who changed the “Home” button in the official service centre where the repair is much more expensive. As it turned out, the “error 53” was introduced on the initiative of the Apple for security purposes.

Apple later apologized and gave the opportunity for the victims to partially restore the iPhone. Released update for locked smartphones smartphones returned to life, but was turned off the fingerprint sensor and all related functions. To return to full health should contact an authorized service center and pay $250.

This week became known the outcome of the trial. The judge rejected the claim, as the injured party could not prove harm.

Note that this lawsuit was filed in California. The second similar case is still pending in the court of Seattle.

Clifton Nichols

Clifton Nichols

Hi! I’m Clifton and I am a full-stack engineer with a passion for building performant and scalable applications that are beautiful and easy to use.

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