Apple will make free repairs to iPhone 7 handsets “No Service” bug, including refunding owners who already paid for a fix. Apple has confirmed that a “ small percentage” of iPhone 7 devices are affected.
Apple says, is down to a component on the iPhone 7 main logic board. If that fails, then the device will claim that there’s “No Service” functioning in the status bar, even if cellular coverage is available.
iPhone 7 Model A1660. The same device was sold in Hong Kong and Macao, as well as in China. The A1780 was also sold in China, and is eligible for this repair program. Finally, the iPhone 7 Model A1779 was sold in Japan.
iPhone 7 has existing damage not covered in this repair program, and that will impact the ability of the company to repair the logic board issue.