Apple issues statement regarding third-party battery replacements for iPhones

Last week, the folks over at iFixit discovered that Apple introduced a software lock in iOS, which will prevent iPhone users from checking the health of the battery if it was replaced by an unauthorized third-party.

Instead of showing them the health of the iPhone battery, a message would pop up that would inform them that such information is not available: “Unable to verify this iPhone has a genuine Apple battery. Health information not available for this battery.”

Moreover, the message would pop up even if the battery would be replaced with a genuine one from another iPhone, and …

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