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iPhone, iPad, iPod Insurance: Should You Buy AppleCare or iCareFone

by Jenefey Aaron   Updated on 2020-03-19 / Update for  Optimize iOS

AppleCare is the service and support you can purchase from Apple, when you buy an Apple hardware product like an iPhone. Compared with other kind of iPhone insurance, is AppleCare is the best option for you to protect your new iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus? Or some other insurance is better, like Tenorshare iCareFone, the professional iPhone issue fixing software? If you are still confused, we can help you decide which suits you best, AppleCare or Tenorshare iCareFone.

AppleCare VS AppleCare+

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AppleCare is essentially Apple's own creative name for its warranty service that it provides with its iPhones, iPads and Mac computers. Every new iPhone that is sold receives a free year of AppleCare, which includes 1-year limited warranty against defects and 90 days complimentary phone support.

However, sometimes a year isn't enough for some people who want to keep iPhone longer. This is where AppleCare+ comes in. AppleCare+ costs an additional and must be purchased either at the same time, or within 60 days of purchasing your iPhone. It will extend the standard one year warranty to two years and give you phone support for those full two years.

Tenorshare iCareFone

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Tenorshare iCareFone is the world's No.1 software for iOS system care. It contains 6 small tools, and takes one-click approach to protect, repair, clean, optimize your iPhone, iPad, iPod, and eventually let your device perform the best. It is able to support all iOS devices, including the iOS 9 devices, such as iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus etc.

AppleCare+ and Tenorshare iCareFone Comparison

AppleCare Tenorshare iCareFone (Mac)
What it can do
  • Accidental damage coverage
  • Battery replacement
  • Technical support
  • Manage data on iPhone, iPad, iPod
  • Backup and Restore iOS Data
  • Transfer Dedvice Media to iTunes
  • Transfer iTunes Media to Device
  • Fix Commom iOS System Issues
How long it extends support A total of two years of support Use it as long as you want
Where the repairs happen
  • Carry-in (Apple Store or Authorized Service Providers)
  • Drop-off (UPS stores in the United states)
  • Mail-in
All by yourself, anywhere anytime you want
Price $ 99 $ 59.95

How to Perform Tenorshare iCareFone

DIY iPhone repairs are typically a heck of a lot of cheaper and more convenient than a warranty does. Tenorshare iCareFone is especially designed for those DIY lovers, even those who are novice PC users. The following is the detailed steps.

  • After downloading and installing the program on your computer, launch it, and connect your iPhone with the computer.
  • On the main interface, you will see the 5 functions. Select the one you need and then carry on with the detailed guide on the screen. Here we just take "System Repair" function as an example. On the main interface, click "More Tools" and select "iOS System Repair".

    system repair
  • Download Firmware

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  • Start Repair


How to Decide Whether You should Get AppleCare+ or Tenorshare iCareFone

Now that you've had a clear idea about both programs, what they can do and how to perform. But which one should you get? Which is the most suitable one?

  • Who should buy AppleCare+?
  • AppleCare+ is great for anyone who isn't terribly prone and plans on keeping their iPhone for more than 1 year.

  • Who should buy Tenorshare iCareFone?
  • Tenorshare iCareFone is suitable for resolving all iPhone, iPad, iPod problems all by yourself. When you find your iPhone tool slow, this program will help speed it up anytime. And also, you are enabled to health check your iPhone, iPad, iPod to optimize their performance. if you need a iOS device manager and doctor, Tenorshare iCareFone is your best choice.


AppleCare+ is a safety net if something does happen to your iPhone. Tenorshare iCareFone is a all-in-one tool to fix all iOS problems for iPhone, iPad, iPod, which enables you to DIY fix your device when you need to. If you are careful with your iPhone, and handy with fixing things, DIY repairs with Tenorshare iCareFone are always guaranteed to save you loads of trouble and cash.

  Updated on 2020-03-19 / Update for  Optimize iOS

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