The Apple Watch Series 2 suffers in some cases from batteries that can expand and destroy the clock. In an internal document from Apple, the Macrumors was leaked , it is now said that these watches would be repaired even if the user no longer has a guarantee.
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Not all model series 2 versions are affected. Apple’s letter only applies to the 42 mm models of the Apple Watch Series 2, including the Sport, Edition, Hermès and Nike + variants.
“Apple has detected that some Apple Watch Series 2 devices may not be powered on or have a cracked battery under some conditions” according to Macrumors, which was distributed to Apple stores and Apple Authorized Service Providers. The letter was therefore distributed in the US, Canada, Mexico and Europe.
In the Apple Support Communities, swollen batteries are occasionally discussed on the smartwatch. If you want to have such a smartwatch repaired, you can either call Apple, make an appointment with the Genius Bar at an Apple Store, or with an Apple Authorized Service Provider.