An Apple ID Is Now Required For Online Genius Bar Appointments

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In addition to the Genius Bar for hardware repairs, you have more immediate support options. This machine is pretty important to my work -- and doubly so when I've let the household laptops age to the point where one of them 8 years old can't run a current OS and the other 6 years old has intermittent trackpad issues.

It was ready 5pm on Friday nite.

How to Make an Apple Store Genius Bar Appointment

Fine, these things happen. Current James A. If you don't feel like purchasing One to One, or you just need more general help getting started, most Apple Retail Stores offer free workshops that go over the basics and help you get started. When I interviewed former Genius Aaron Epperson, a two-and-a-half year Apple Store veteran who left the company about a year ago, and asked what he wished customers knew before they came in for help, he had plenty of suggestions.

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As commenter Lukas Thomas points out below, this would also theoretically prevent scalping issues like the ones that were reported sporadically in China. Feels like a hardware problem of a pretty logic-board-ish nature. Get your questions answered by an expert via phone, chat, email, or even Twitter. Hippie-themed iMacs fuel Cupertino flashback. After its release in , iPad appointments also fell under the Family Room Specialists.

Genius Bar Reservation and Apple Support Options - Apple (UK)

The Genius Bar is a tech support station located inside Apple's retail stores , the purpose of which is to provide concierge-style support for customers of Apple products. Wed Sep 06, 9: Christian Science Monitor. The service was great once the process got started, but it shouldn't take that long to start. In some cases, Apple directs you to call, email, or chat with support first, so you might have to do some digging to find the option to set up a Genius Bar appointment.

Last call: I can think of three Apple Stores in the Greater Montreal Area and there's close to zero chance you will be able to book a same day Genius Bar appointment at any of them.

Apple support site issue preventing users from booking Genius Bar visits at Apple stores [u]

Some examples, all now defunct, include:. You can get a business account which allows for same day appointments, but it sounds like it costs too much for the benefit unless you're really in a bad spot. Archived from the original on On the iPhone or iPod Touch , launch the app and tap on the Store icon along the bottom. Today in Apple history: We were given the hoice of a retail packaged power supply Battery issue: In Indianapolis, we only have one store.