Can You Replace an iPhone Battery?

Yes, you can replace an iPhone battery. You can either have it done by Apple or by a third-party repair shop.


Apple offers battery replacement services at its retail stores and authorised service providers. The cost of a battery replacement varies depending on the iPhone model. For example, a battery replacement for an iPhone 12 costs £89.

To schedule a battery replacement appointment with Apple, you can visit the Apple website

Third-Party Repair Shops

There are many third-party repair shops that offer battery replacement services. The cost of a battery replacement at a third-party repair shop is typically lower than the cost of a battery replacement at Apple. However, it is important to note that not all third-party repair shops are created equal. Some shops may use low-quality batteries or may not be properly trained to replace iPhone batteries.

If you are considering having your iPhone battery replaced by a third-party repair shop, it is important to do your research and choose a reputable shop.

How Do I Know If My iPhone Battery Needs to Be Replaced?

There are a few signs that your iPhone battery may need to be replaced. These signs include:

  • Your iPhone dies quickly, even when it is not being used.
  • Your iPhone takes a long time to charge.
  • Your iPhone's battery health is below 80%.

If you are experiencing any of these signs, it is a good idea to have your iPhone battery replaced.

How Can I Prolong the Life of My iPhone Battery?

There are a few things you can do to prolong the life of your iPhone battery. These tips include:

  • Avoid letting your battery run down too low. When your iPhone battery reaches 20%, plug it in to charge.
  • Avoid letting your battery heat up too much. Don't leave your iPhone in direct sunlight or in a hot car.
  • Turn off features you don't use. Features like Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and GPS can drain your battery.
  • Update your iPhone software. Apple often releases software updates that improve battery performance.

By following these tips, you can help to extend the life of your iPhone battery.