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Absolutely terrible service. Trying to get rid of the customer for every price
My iPhone XS MAX started playing up. For no obvious reason, the display would freeze and not respond to any touch input. I contacted the Apple support per chat and was offered to take the phone to the Apple store for a check-up. The screen was in good physical condition, the back, however, had a crack in it.
After waiting a bit i was greeted by an Apple employee. She ran the diagnostics and told me that there were no faults found. She offered me a solution to do a software update to the same software i have had on my phone or to get the phone ...repaired. For a ridiculous amount of $880 and i believe that was even before tax. Or i should upgrade my plan with Vodafone and get a new phone from them. Despite the fact that my phone was only about 6 months old. She tried everything besides offering a service through Apple. She insisted that i can't get the phone repaired under warranty because of the damage on the back of the phone. After a few minutes of discussion with her, i asked her nicely that she gives me in writing that Apple refuses to honor the warranty just because the back was cracked. She said no problem and went to the back of the store. A few minutes later she came back but without the paperwork, i asked for. Instead, she asked if she could take my phone with her for a few minutes which i agreed to. Again a few minutes later she came back and said that the display will get repaired under warranty and told me to be back in about 40 minutes. I returned to the store at the time she told me to and my phone was already waiting repaired for me. It is disgusting to see that Apple tries everything possible to send away customers with legit warranty claims. It is disgusting that Apple tries to send customers to their telecom providers just so they don't have to deal with it. I have heard of some may people lately making similar experiences and that Apple tries everything to avoid repairs that are obviously covered by warranty. At such a premium price we should be allowed to hope for half-decent service.
Not so smart
It’s some times difficult to find help, however once you do, things get easy and smooth. Apple warranty is great, no fuss of phone is under warranty you are looked after.
Apple needs to be more proactive, take ownership and actually help.
Apple Store Carindale QLD extremely unhelpful - After 40 mins of troubleshooting online, after 1 hour of troubleshooting instore. I’m told the products (AirPods gen 1 and EarPods) are fake. Complaint case number; 101030630273. Updates to come.
Carindale Store: [name removed] first representative - absolutely fantastic, listened and did what she could. I escalated to [name removed] “manager” - hopeless, no empathy, didn’t take any responsibility, Did not try and assist just pushed back - last words from [name removed] “good luck”
Apple Carindale, QLD, Australia.
Purchased products from:
Excellent and fast service
Always busy but quick to get served. It’s like Disney land when you in. Had a watch out if warranty but Apple helped in getting the issue sorted. Was super fast and very friendly
So 3750 dollars later apple tech today tells me device is not fit for purpose so why sell them if a product is a few months out of warranty how is it not fit for purpose and no i do not want to buy newest gadget just a reliable product obviously something apple can not give
MACS 2019 is scam
Scam alert!! Macs alert!! MAC Display models don't have the same software as the original products. In simple words, they showcase Apples but sell oranges. Really disappointed , my MacBook Pro is overheating but they refused to fix it as they were unable to detect it. Poor Customer service, Please don't get ripped off, Its a BIG BIG SCAM !!
Poor service for a premium product
Apple directs you to perform self diagnostic checks before bringing your device in for check/repairs. Even when you know what is wrong you still need to wait days for a booking to talk about it! What a joke. The arrogance is palpable.
The best Mac ever
On Tuesday 28th January 2020 I got a iMac 21.5" 2012 as a replacement for my MacBook Pro 15" 2012 since they came and took it on Monday night and since I put Windows 10 on it wasn't working so they couldn't fix it.
Apple devices are not reliable and their warranty service is horrible! Buggy Software
I use iPhone XS Max and have updated the phone to IOS13 and since then having continuous battery issue. Apple refused to replace the warranty even though the phone is under warranty. Went to store and spoke to representative, and their false claims.
They have a very bad and rude support service. Phone does not even last half a day and have to keep connecting to charger. It doesn't even charges the phone properly. Apple reps says it's normal.
They used to have a great service but now it is the worst experience. Was a big fan of Apple products ...
Apple devices are not reliable any more and their warranty service is terrible!
They do bad warranty service. They tell it is done and fixed but do not even spend a minute to switch a device on and check if an issue is really fixed. Apple mac books cost as a plane but reliable as a china calculator. Do not buy it!
Half a year ago I bought a new 2019 macbook pro 13inc. During this period there were some issues like screen flickering a few times per day or hangings on. This is the first apple mac book in my life and I did not expect any magic from it to work without any problems and did not pay any real attention on it.
Excellent customer service
Apple store Miranda is a great store with efficient customer service! Staff are very friendly and ensure to provide excellent and honest advice. Highly recommend Apple at Miranda! Well done!
Apple Store - Highpoint Melb. Zero customer after sales customer service
Purchased and installed Screen cover for iPhone. Within 2 weeks the screen snapped in half even though I have a flip phone case and phone wasn’t dropped. Rang store & was advised by I think name Adriana? There’s nothing they can do and as far as she’s concerned... the screen did its job.
I proceeded to contact the manufacturer and was told their screens have 2 yr warranty and they have offered me a replacement.
Thanks for your appalling customer service Apple Highpoint!!!!
Genius bar not honest
I need to replace the ear phone and be rejected. The staff wrote a report of physical dent and there is no dent on it. The right set of ear phone had not been working before any damage but I just did not want to bother if I can hear with the let side and the another party still can hear me. The staff is rude and dishonest without any objectivity. I regret so much brought Iphone pro max. will definitely change to another brand for my next phone.
An Amazing Customer Support Service, before and after purchasing my MacBook Air and iphone
I was given great advice by Customer Support Service before I purchased an iphone and a MacBook Air. I needed to attend the Apple Store for support in navigating through what was a new experience for me, on a quite regular basis for a number of weeks. On every occasion that I needed support I was assisted patiently and respectfully by Staff either by phone or at the store until my confidence was such that I was able to navigate my lap top without assistance. I am extremely delighted both with my purchases and the ongoing support that I have received, since then.
Iv never waited so long for someone to take my money
I was told I needed a phone replacement and then waited for 2 hrs for someone to replace my phone. What was the wait for ? It only took 2 minutes to actually replace the phone
History with Apple macbook, imac & iphone.
Since 2010 I have paid Apple $18,100aud and this has been my experience.
For background I own & operate an IT business that covers office setups, repairs, creative design, marketing...etc. Not a noob, definately annoyed. I'll list these newest to oldest:
- Macbook 2019 16" (max spec): Endless bugs and issues related to the T2 security chip, including restarts, freezes, screen glitching and audio popping. All to do with T2 doing things the intel chip is meant to and Apple haven't developed it properly....yet. These bugs are with all the machin...es. Unsuable in a professional setting and looking online there's waves of returns already. Mine's 3 weeks old and all I've done is debug it and get value out of my AppleCare+. $7000aud - Macbook Pro 2016 13" (no touch bar): 2 keyboard replacements (one in first 2 weeks) with light use and device clean as possible, hardly leaving the house. 2.5 years after owning it, Apple issue a recall for a faulty battery. I visit their website, serial is part of the faulty batch. Book it in for replacement, refused as "it was fine". Battery expands a week later, Apple remove serial number from serviceable devices and tell me they won't touch it. Supplying me with a factory defect then a staff memeber taking it upon themselves to decide my machine is fine cause it looks clean without testing cost me a computer. Thanks Apple. $2500aud - iPhone X 256gb: Touch screen issue on purchase, instant replacement. $1800aud
Poor customer service in regards to issues with iPhone X
Apple removed this message from the forum...
* Ive had this issue with my iPhone X since I purchased it in July 2018. I addressed the issue when I returned from holidays in November. They ran tests, completely reset my phone and even changed the speaker over 2 visits to the Apple store (2 hour drive away). After being assigned to [name removed] from senior Apple support with the software engineers working on the issue, I was promised a fix with the software update in January. It did nothing. I contacted [name removed] in Feb and she never resp...onded to my calls or emails. Ive recently contacted Apple again and they have not helped me. These senior Apple advisors included [names removed]... again, all of who disappear after contact. Ive even tried to return it to Officeworks (where I purchased it) and they dont have a loan phone while they send mine off for diagnostics and repairs. Apple want me to do another diagnostic test, even though they have 2 from November and a video of my phone playing up. Apparently this isnt enough proof. I will upload the video to YouTube at some point over the weekend. * https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gw0FP1kP5eo And here it is! Proof is in the pudding. Latest diagnostic test today showed nothing. But clearly, as shown here, there is a fault in the software. Head to this link if you have the same issues... but be warned Apple remove anything like my message above. https://discussions.apple.com/thread/8601375 And if you buy a phone from Officeworks (Australia) be warned they don't offer loan phones in the case they need to send your phone away for repair, even though it's in warranty.
poor customer service
Today called the customer service line at Chadstone to inquire what interest free options are available to purchase an i phone. Reply was to ask latitude or the bank for the details , was unable to tell what interest free periods are available response was "go and ask the bank" . and the line was abruptly cut off. I called back but unfortunately the same person spoke to me and again terminated the phone line.on the 3rd attempt a different sales person spoke and he was helplessly helpful as he was unable to find a manger to talk to me. But af...ter going to and fro (presumed he spoke to some one) ,i was informed someone will call me back. Since i preferred to speak to some one at apple to call me at a time more suitable to me the sales person again appeared to to hold a number of conversations with another person before i was told to contact at a certain time. Apple products are good but the customer service at the local store is very poor It is good to try out the product at the store but when it comes to purchasing on interest free option i find the service is very poor in the end i didn't purchase the product
4 attempts to get a phone on a plan. Still no luck.
Have been in to the store 4 times to upgrade a phone and plan. 1st time the system was down, second time Telstra system not working, third time there was inadequate time to process the 30 minute application even though the store was open for another 40 minutes and fourth time there was no Telstra contract expert in store.... on a Friday evening. Horrible experience at Highpoint Apple. First ios 13 and now this. For the first time in almost 10 years I am contemplating going over to Samsung.
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