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The policy states that "some Apple Watch Series 2 devices may not power on or they may experience an expanded battery", and that it will service "eligible devices free of charge".

The Apple Watch Series 2 is considerably old and for some users, the wearable's battery expands.

Ever since the Apple Watch was introduced, developers have been asking for the ability to create their own watch faces.

Customers have three years from the original date of purchase to take advantage of the free fix, after which they'll have to pay for the service (£82.44 in the UK).

If you're wondering what models are regarded as eligible devices, you should note it down that the Apple Watch Series 2 in 42mm size which can be the Sports, Nike+, Hermes or even the Apple Watch Edition variant.

Apple advises that customers inquiring about a refund for a previous Apple Watch Series 2 battery replacement should contact its support advisors.

Apple alerted its stores on Friday about this Apple Watch battery issue.

Secretly Apple approved a service policy that will fix 42mm Series 2 models for free when they either won't power on or have a swollen battery, including those whose battery has expanded to the point where the display has popped loose according to MacRumors. The repairs must be scheduled through the Genius Bar and it is recommended that customers ensure that it will be a free fix prior to agreeing to service. Naturally, the device must be inspected by Apple employees to confirm what is causing the issue. Apple Watch Series 1 also suffered from the same issue and Apple has also covered swollen batteries under 1-year warranty date.

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