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Leaked Apple Documents Show How They Decide What To Do With Your Busted iPhone

By Chad Burris

An internal Apple document made the rounds online this week after someone leaked it.

The guide details how Apple decides what's covered under an iPhone's warranty. 

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Dated March 3, the "Visual/Mechanical Inspection Guide" (VMI) showed up recently on Dropbox, and applies to the iPhone 6, 6s, and 7 generations. Business Insider did not publish a direct link, but shared screenshots from the document.

The VMI shows common issues that are covered under the warranty: