Good news Apple watch fans. The company will fix your Apple Watch with charging issues in Power Reserve Mode. The best thing of all? It’s FREE.
Do you have an Apple Watch Series 5 or SE that doesn’t charge in Power Reserve Mode? If this is the case, you’re in for a treat. Apple published that some of these models are experiencing charging issues in Power Reserve Mode.
Moreover, as the name indicates, Power Reserve mode helps your watch conserve battery power. Activating this mode will display the current time along with a red lightning bolt. Also, when the Apple Watches are in this mode they will stop communicating with your iPhones. Other features are also disabled.
Most of the Apple Watches that are affected by this kind of charging problem is running in watchOS 7.2 and 7.3. The company already released watchOS 7.3.1 in an attempt to prevent other Apple Watches with the same model from experiencing similar issues.
Unfortunately, the update will not fix those that are already experiencing such problems. On the contrary, this will only prevent the same models from going through the same problem. Do you think your Apple Watch is affected? Here’s a simple way to find out:
According to Apple, “If you think your Apple Watch is already going through the problem, you can place your watch on the charger, wait for at least 30 minutes. If your Apple Watch doesn’t charge, you need to contact Apple Support. This will help you set up an email for the free repair.”
Apple will make sure that your Apple Watch is eligible for the free repair.