iPhone Repairs

Paired Warnings

Learn more about the warnings that may appear after a paired component is changed.

Screen Warnings

Applies to: iPhone 13, 12, 11

Starting with iOS 13.1 and iPhone 11 models (the 11, Pro, and Pro Max), your phone will report if it has a third-party screen: “Unable to verify this iPhone has a genuine Apple display.” It starts as a persistent message on your lock screen, lasting for four days. After that, the warning lodges itself in the Settings for 15 days, and then in Settings > General > About after that. It’s also added to your “device information,” so that Apple staff can see it.

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Battery Warnings

Applies to: iPhone 13, 12, 11, XS, XR

Starting with iOS 12 and iPhone XR/S models (the XR, XS, and XS Max), your phone will report if it has a third-party battery: “Unable to verify this iPhone has a genuine Apple battery.” It starts as a persistent message on your lock screen, lasting for four days. After that, the warning lodges itself in the Settings for 15 days, and then in Settings > General > About after that. It’s also added to your “device information,” so that Apple staff can see it.

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Camera Warnings

Applies to: iPhone 13, 12

Starting with iOS 14 and iPhone 12 models (the 12, 12 Pro, and 12 Mini), your phone will report if it has a third-party Camera: “Unable to verify this iPhone has a genuine Apple Camera.” It starts as a persistent message on your lock screen, lasting for four days. After that, the warning lodges itself in the Settings for 15 days, and then in Settings > General > About after that. It’s also added to your “device information,” so that Apple staff can see it.

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