Apple to replace faulty European iPhone USB adapters

Share

Apple has set up a replacement program for some of its European iPhone USB adapters, which it believes pose a risk as they are prone to overheating.

apple-usb-adapter-exchange.jpg

Apple says it has has determined that, in rare cases, the 5W European USB power adapter may overheat and pose a safety risk.

“This adapter came with iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S models shipped from October 2009 to September 2012 … It was also sold as a standalone accessory,” the company says.

If you have this adapter, then simply take it in to an Apple Store, where it will be replaced for free.

Stuart O’Connor
For latest tech stories go to TechDigest.tv