Soon it will be possible to repair Face ID without having to replace the entire iPhone
According to an internal memo obtained by MacRumors from a trusted source, Apple Authorized Service Providers and Stores will soon be able to use Face ID on Repair iPhone XS and newer models without needing to replace the entire device.
According to Macrumors, Apple said authorized technicians will soon The service section of the new TrueDepth camera will have access to all Face ID modules and the front camera, and this will allow repairs to the same section without involving the entire device. The said company says that with such a method, the number of complete repairs of Apple devices will be reduced. It is said that this action is part of the commitment of the Cupertinos to reduce the carbon footprint of their products. Of course, now the cost of repairing Face ID will be lower than if the whole device had to be replaced; Of course, information about the price is not mentioned in the internal note.
In 2017, Apple introduced Face ID in iPhone X introduced; But it seems that this device does not support the new repair process. The new service section will be available for iPhone XS and newer models.
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Apple Authorized Service Providers and Retailers can use the Apple Service Toolkit to determine when to perform a Face ID repair instead of replacing the entire device or repairing it. They use “iPhone back panel system”. Apple said related documentation and tutorials will be available at a later date.