If we have a problem with your Mac and we wish an Apple Genius to take a look, or we wish assistance transferring your information from an aged Mac, iPad or iPhone to a new one, we competence be impatiently watchful for Apple Stores to free following a Coronavirus lockdown.
In some tools of a universe Apple Stores have already reopened, though if we are in a UK we will still be waiting. The doubt is: how most longer will Apple’s stores be sealed for?
What Apple Stores are open
Apple has reopened Apple Stores in a following places:
- Greater China
- South Korea
- Canada: some stores have reopened
- Italy: some stores have reopened
- Japan: some stores have reopened
- Sweden: some stores have reopened
- US: 133 of 271 stores have reopened
The association says that as of 17 May it had reopened 100 stores globally though that series has now upheld 200. There are approximately 500 stores worldwide. 9to5Mac has a accessible Coronoavirus tracker that shows that stores are open here.
When will UK Apple Stores reopen
There are 38 Apple Stores in a UK though to date nothing have reopened.
According to supervision discipline ‘non-essential’ stores competence be means to free from 15 June. This relates to England. Scotland has somewhat opposite guidance.
Stores are being speedy to ask people to emporium alone and put in place measures to safeguard amicable distancing.
What measures does Apple have in place during a stores?
- Before we can enter a store Apple will perform a heat check.
- The series of people authorised to enter a store is singular in sequence to reside by amicable enmity rules.
- Store opening times are limited.
In Germany Apple Stores have been open with restrictions given 11 May, customarily from 10am to 6pm. Even with a stores open Apple still recommends a website and suggests that it is improved to enter a store usually for appointments during a Genius Bar or to collect adult systematic goods. Masks are imperative and Apple does not let many business into a premises during a time – so walk-in business have to be prepared to reserve during a door.
What can we do while Apple Stores are shut?
While a stores are close we can still buy Apple products from Apple’s website and other resellers. We have several deals articles that competence be helpful: revisit a MacBook Pro deals, MacBook Air deals, and iMac deals and Mac mini deals pages.
If we have a inadequate product we can send it to Apple for correct or to a third celebration nonetheless we conclude that some would cite to not let their Apple product leave their hands generally if they are reliant on it. Go to this page to arrange for Apple to correct a product for you.
During a lockdown Apple has constructed an easy to navigate online selling knowledge here (although it does seem to be US only). You’ll find ways to discuss with specialists, ways to sequence new products for delivery, options for trade-in, and a apparatus so we can lane delivery.