First thing first, Apple won't repair a damaged screen that has been damaged accidentally for free. Even if you have a warranty, accidental damage will not suffice to save your money.
That being said, repairing a damaged Apple watch screen will cost you from around $160 to as high as $800 without the AppleCare+ service. If you have an AppleCare+ service, repairing the damaged screen of your apple watch will cost you around $70 to as high as $80.
Anyway, if the screen of your apple watch is damaged through a technical fault of Apple, and you have still some warranty left, you can do the repairing for free.
But you have to prove your claims before you ask for the repair. With that being said, let’s jump a little deeper into the discussion.
Repairing Apple watch with a warranty
Accidental screen damage is not covered under Apple’s limited warranty. Therefore, even if you have some warranty left on your repertoire, accidental screen damage will not allow you to benefit from the service.
Anyway, if the damage occurs due to some faults with the watch, you will be able to repair the screen for free from Apple service.
Repairing apple watch without a warranty
If you have never repaired a damaged apple watch screen, the high-end repairing price range will keep you baffled for a moment for sure for the first time.
In most cases, the repairing cost of a damaged apple watch screen is almost near (sometimes more) to the price of an Apple 12 display.
The price range to repair an Apple watch screen will be anywhere between $160 to as high as $800, depending on the series and screen type you are using.
Apple Watch series
Damaged screen repair cost/Out of warranty
Series 1 and 2 (2nd generation)
Apple Watch SE
For more information, you may check https://support.apple.com/watch/repair/service/pricing
Repairing damaged Apple watch screen with AppleCare+ service
Having an AppleCare+ subscription can actually save a pretty good amount of bucks when it is about repairing a damaged screen of your apple watch.
Under the AppleCare+ service, you will be able to repair the accidentally damaged screen of your Apple Watch and Apple Nike+ for about $69, whereas it will cost around $79 for Apple Watch Hermès, Apple Watch Edition.
AppleCare+ service fee
Apple Watch and Apple Nike+
Apple Watch Hermès, Apple Watch Edition
If you do not care about Apple’s policy and servicing, you might want to repair the damaged screen of your Apple watch from a professional service provider.
If you give a better look, you will find many of them locally who can actually repair a damaged apple watch screen at a far cheaper rate compared to the original apple service.
On average, professional apples watch screen repair will cost you from $250 to as high as $399, depending on the series and model of your Apple Watch.
Apple watches series 1 and 2 screen repair
If you think that repairing the damaged screen of your series 1 and series 2 will be cheap, you probably are not thinking about it in the correct way.
The service charge for repairing the damaged screen of your Apple watch series 1 (Aluminum) is around $199, whereas series 2 will charge around $229.
The service charge for the premium Apple watch edition (White Ceramic) will be around $800, which may require a major thought before the repair.
Apple watch series 3 screen repair
While the basic repair cost for the series 3 is $159, the GPS+Cellular version will cost around $229.
On the flip side of the coin, the premium Apple watch series 3 edition will cost the same $800 dollars for the damaged screen repair.
Apple watches series 4 screen repair
The basic Apple watch series 4 damaged screen service charge is $299, whereas the price can jump as high as $399 for the series 4 Hermès.
Apple watch series 5 screen repair
The apple watch series 5 servicing in the United States starts at the price of $299 for the most basic Series 5 apple watch.
For the apple watch edition Titanium and Ceramic, you will have to spend $499 and $800 respectively.
Apple watch series 6 screen repair
The damage screen repair cost for the series 6 Apple Watch starts at the price of $299 dollars and can reach up to $499.
The Hermès Series 6 (GPS + Cellular) and Apple Watch Edition Series 6 (GPS + Cellular, Titanium) will cost $399 and $499 respectively.
Apple watch series 7 screen repair
Like the previous one, the service charge for repairing the damaged screen of your Apple watch series starts at $299.
The Apple Watch Edition Series 7 (GPS + Cellular, Titanium) tends to ask here the most expensive price, which is around $499.
Let's get to point one last time.....
There is no doubt about the fact that repairing the damaged screen of your apple watch is more than expensive.
Having apple's warranty can take the repair cost to a minimum, but what happens if the warranty doesn't apply to the damage? In such circumstances, you can still go to an Apple service center or a professional.
However, a professional can charge you $250 depending on the severity of the screen damage.
It is indeed true that you can go for a professional repair to save your bucks, but doing so may prevent you to lose the warranty service provided by Apple.
Last Updated on July 28, 2022 by j.chuton