Munyaradzi Nigel Muchenje

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Apple is Offering Free Repairs for Apple Watch Series 5 and SE with Power Reserve Issue Not Fixed by watchOS 7.3.1

Today Apple released watchOS 7.3.1 with a fix for the issue to do with Apple Watch Series 5 and SE not charging after entering Power Reserve mode. Apple outlines the issue, in a support document

watchOS 7.3.1 will fix the issue for customers who have not previously experienced it, for those who already had the problem may need to get support from Apple. To check if an Apple Watch is affected by the bug, Apple says users should place the watch on a charger and then wait for at least 30 minutes.

After 30 minutes, if the Apple Watch won't charge, customers should contact Apple support to set up a mail-in-repair which will be done free of charge by Apple.