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Severely autistic toddler unknowingly bought game.
My severely autistic toddler, grandson, was playing on the wrong iPad. He loves to click everything from light switches to google searches. He didn’t realise that he bought an online game for $159.99. My iPad was out of its case and he thought it was his. After online attempts and a phone call explaining the innocent mistake, Apple refused to put it right and reimburse me. I couldn’t believe that they would treat a loyal customer, of many years, in such a heartless fashion.
Update: a week after contacting The department of Fair Trading, Apple issued a full refund. I’m pleased with the outcome and am happy that Apple came good..
Not showing u how
I bought a MS office and student 2019. I installed but I couldn’t find it in my Mac. I went to the shop, the staffs said we can’t help you.
Sound good, mic bad (AirPods Pro)
The product was very good for listening to music and normal YouTube videos, but the mic was so bad that it didn't work sometimes and other times worked nicely. I would want the next pair of AirPods to have a significantly better mic
2019 MacBook very disappointing.
Have been using Apple MacBooks and software for over ten years and always been happy. The current model is a flimsy, unreliable and inadequate. Will be moving away from Apple.
I mc and book
Some time very hard to understand apple products but quality of service after sale ( doesn’t matters how old your product) is fantastic ,apple still help me on my 5 year old I mc , which is great . Love that It
My MacBook Air which is only 13 months old wouldn’t turn on so I took it to one of the only 2 stores in Perth ( 2 million people What!).
I arrived got to find people queued up on the road outside to get in , the attendant said “oh you want a chat with somebody ? That’s a 3/4 hour wait”.
Ok I thought I’ll wander around , I came back at the appointed time only to be told “oh you have to wait another hour! “
So essentially they wanted us to wait on the road for almost two hours ! That’s the worst service I have ever had , Wow! That’s what happens when you give a multinational a virtual monopoly. Don’t buy Apple their service is crap.
Even more expensive for even less!
I have recently purchased the very expensive new iPad Pro 12.9 inch as I require it for my work in using this device for one hour I have discovered they provide nothing with it except a charger no USB cable I cannot connect to my computer without spending more money as they’ve changed the port again! The Apple Pencil 2 that is required for this iPad as you cannot use the 1st gen you do not get extra tips as provided with the first gen and it’s over 100$ more overall I am very disappointed Apple products have become more and more expensive with almost no real worth in return and seems designed to simply get you to spend more money and for a billion dollar company this is disgusting and I’m over it.
Deceived at Apple Castle Tower Store
I visited Apple store at Castle Towers on the 26th July 2020 for a screen protector installation for two apple phones. The lady started placing my screen protector and I trusted she knows what she is doing. She gave me the phones back and I was surprised of how fine this screen protector is to the point that it covers my whole screen, but she smiled and said it’s always nice to have a fresh look. Two weeks later, on the 13th August 2020, my phone fell by accident and the screen broke. It’s not the first time my phone falls, and I had it for alm...ost 2 years now and always had the regular screen protector and it fell before but never for once broke. I thought maybe the damage is on the screen protector as it happened to me before and the screen protector took the hit. When I tried to remove it, it is when I realized that my phone does not has a screen protector. I was shocked and I asked my husband to try pull it out but no, nothing was there. I then went and got my other phone tried to pull the screen protector, but it wasn’t there as well. I was clearly deceived by Apple. At that point I was not concerned at all about the broken screen my frustration and anger was all because I trusted Apple as a worldwide well known company with this effortless job and I never thought for once that their employees could be so incompetent to the extend that they screw up on fitting a screen protector and all this time I was under the impression that I had one fitted! I went back to the store on Thursday 13th August, asked to speak to the store manager, a lady came to me, I explained what happened and mentioned clearly that the other lady did attempt to install my screen protector but it seems like she thought she did or it went wrong! She said they need to investigate the CCTV camera which I 100% supported. She came back saying it shows on the camera the lady was fitting it, which is not what I’m arguing because I mentioned from the minute I walked into the store that I was there and she did attempt to fit it but it seems like when she pulled the upper film she pulled the whole screen protector out with it. She then said she’ll demonstrate to me how a screen protector is placed. While she did it I stopped her at the point where the lady might have gone wrong, and I explained what happened exactly and she should go back to her recordings and check closely if the screen protector is actually on the phone after she was done. She refused claiming they already did, and she is happy to demonstrate it the way the lady did it to show me I’m wrong. When she started fitting it, that’s when the screen protector started to pull out with her, but because she is aware of the situation she stopped, gave it a push and then pulled the upper film. When I pointed this out, she said that could happen but not with two phones. I told her it’s the same lady who did both so it could be that she pulled it hard both times, and asked her how can she be so sure and demanded that I see the recording, she said she can’t show me the recording and she can’t be so sure of what happened because she wasn’t there at the time but because I’m saying it happened with both phones that’s why she knows 100% it’s impossible. In short, she was telling me you are lying indirectly. She then asked how she can help me because she can’t see they hold any responsibility and said they are happy to repair my screen at my own cost. I told her it’s not my mistake that my screen is full of scratches because of their incompetence, she said the scratches don’t matter and she can’t be sorry for that since the screen is broken now. I told her this could have been avoided if I had a screen protector on she said this regular screen protector does not protect the screen from breakage, I told her yes but it could have prevented it or at least prevent the scratches. And I told her I can’t believe I’m actually saying this but I’m happy the screen broke because if it didn’t and I didn’t attempt to remove the screen protector I would have never known that I never had one on both phones. She then said they can’t be held responsible for anything and she is 100% sure the screen protectors were fitted which means I’m making this up to have my phone repaired. I honestly couldn’t care less about the screen or the phone but the fact that this happened at an Apple store and how they are willing to rip-off customers Infront of their faces and not honor their staff incompetency is just disappointing and clearly shows how cheap they are becoming. I’m not sure if it’s only this branch but beware people check your things before you leave, take receipts and even videos if you have to, don’t trust the staff at the Castle Towers branch. They could easily scam you with sweet talk and you walk out not knowing what is awaiting you if you come back or complain of something. Seems like they are masters or rip-off. This is now with the NSW Fair Trading and I'll take it as far as I could because for me it's not the phone or screen it's the concept that I was deceived then made a liar at an Apple Store.
Don’t be fooled by the free Apple TV subscription
Purchased an Apple TV told I also get free Apple
Tv subscription for twelve months can watch all movies and tv content free
Watched three movies and was charged tried to get it sorted by Apple and they kept brushing off
Total rip off BUYER BEWARE
Very Rude Customer Service
The first visit they kept my MacBook and stated they could not find the issue with my trackpad. They did a complete reboot of the computer. When I collected the MacBook I was not shown that the computer was working and was just handed the MacBook. When I reached home and switched on the computer I saw the trackpad was still not working. I returned the next day and handed the computer back. When I went to pick it up they returned the computer without the case. I called and spoke to Jane, who at first stated that Apple doesn't take cases but then...confirmed that the case was in store. When I told her how frustrated I was with the whole experience as I had made 3 trips in three days to the store, her response was - "We cant ship the case back to you. You should be thankful that we did not charge you anything to repair the computer. A train ride to Penrith from Blacktown takes only 20 minutes." I was amazed at her response and will never recommend anyone to this apple store in Penrith. Made me feel as if they were doing me a favour when the work on y MacBook was covered by Consumer Law Warranty. Never go to this store to repair your computer. The only reason I went there was because Castle Towers were booked out. The store Manager, Darren was covering up the bungle his staff made the first time I went there and was not helpful either. This Jane should not be working in customer service!
I bought a macbook and it constantly crashed
It works right up untill warranty experies, apple doesn't actually carea bout customers, they only want your money, once my warranty experied the macbook randomly shut down every hour. After seeing an apple technician they said it was a write-off and I would have to buy another. This is just a complete scam, do NOT buy apple products.
I pad pro 12.9 and magic keyboard purchase
I am extremely happy with my iPad Pro and magic keyboard. Jacob who placed my order over the phone was great. I will definitely shop this way again, great service Well done!!
They consistently lie to you about your phone.
Apple them self are probably the worst and narcissistic company that is out there,Ive spent weeks trying to get data from a phone. As it was important and was told by Apple it isn't possible!, Turns out it is. I went to a 3rd party store and they had it repaired in 2 hrs they completely board swapped the chips and my data was saved.
I was not satisfied by the apple store customer service due to me going there to repair my phone and had booked a day to fix my phone I was not allowed to go in the store nor was allowed time to get my phone checked and they had gave me a limited time to get a new phone which I was not there for and was told that I had a remaining time of 15 minutes to pick a new phone and get out which caused an argument between me and the employee as for the employees there were disrespectful and rude. Would never go back there.
They are just trying to make people fool
One of the worst experience I have ever had. Don’t ever believe in the discount they offer. These people think they are the only smartest people exists. We never asked for any discounts then, I don’t understand why they act like giving discounts and charge more in return. Disgusting.
Good products as always been using Apple’s for the last 20 years for mobiles, computers and laptops and iPads and more. I definitely will recommend to everyone and thank you.
Apple and Support Joke
Tell you a joke with exprienceing Apple.
My Apple phone clock is always behind
Even With Auto set by network!!
On line support couldn't do anything, even connecting remotely about 1:30-2 hours.
The system update shows there is not any available software.
And is funny with apple that, online support said, in fact there is one higher update, but your phone cannot detect it, and no manual possibility. Is not funny.
Local shop even funnier with Corona,
A jam off people in the queue start (10 in a SM), then with 20-30 meter of queue the distance 5-...
Bad customer service.
For months now trying to reset my i phone password. they message me they will contact me in 24 days,
nothing happened, they told they will contact me in 24 hours , they never called,
yesterday i called , after 30min. talking to girl in Philippine, she said some one will contact me , no body called yet, i am so frustrated with apple products and their service that i never buy any apple or american made product , they are all lies and crook business.
- Apple Store Australia
- Verified customer
MacBook Pro 2016 4 TB Ports - Apple refuses warranty repairs - Authorized service provider useless
I own a 2016 MacBoook Pro 4TB ports. Over time it developed a few issues and i contacted Apple for a repair. I got an appointment booked which Apple cancelled because of Covid. No alternative appointment was offered, no mail-in no nothing.
I contacted the customer support again and was told that my options are to either wait until the stores reopen or to take it to an authorized service provider. Even if the computer was ridiculously expensive Apple refuses to take care of it. Sends you to a contractor and washes their hands off.
In my case, ...the display is covered by a service program because there have been hundreds of thousands of complaints and Apple at some point admitted that there was an issue with the flex cable and started a service program. My display has a very small damage to the bottom of it, not on the LCD area itself. A normal person would assume that this would be irrelevant since there is a service program and Apple very well knows that there are issues with it, but no. Not Apple. Despite being well aware of the issues and having basically a recall for it they want to charge me $828 for a display replacement of a display that they know has been manufactured faulty. Due to the small damage to the display the authorized service provider refused to do any other repairs. One of the reasons for that was that he simply didn't have the time to deal with Apple about it. I was literally explained that he won't repair my keyboard or faulty Touch Bar or even faulty TB3 ports because of the display. Fully independent issues but hey, Apple can afford to brush iff customers like that. Imagine you buy a computer at Harvey Norman and they refuse a warranty claim on the keyboard because of damage to the display. Only Apple can afford to crap on customers like that and i for sure will never again spend one cent on their heavily overpriced, low-quality products.
Worst Customer Service I have ever experienced
My 12 year old daughter needed a laptop for high school so I purchased a macbook air. After 5 months, it stopped working completely. Faulty product. It took over a week to get an appointment with Apple Penrith. I arrive and they state if I show them invoice they would replace the faulty product. I went back with my receipt, they went and got new laptop, asked my daughter to pick a colour, put it in bag for us then out of no where said we can't replace your laptop as the computer won't let us. This was beyond ridiculous and I left with my fault...y product. Spoke with about 6 different Snr advisors who were meant to look after my complaint. None of them ever returned my calls or emails and I would ring back and get another snr advisor. Anyway, after 3 weeks, they finally decide to send me a new laptop through TNT which is going through China and I've been told to expect lengthy delays due to TNT's backlog (that's a whole other story). I could not just go to an apple store or get a new one sent to me from online store and pick up replacement as I was desperate as daughter was missing out on school. My daughter has now been 5 weeks without a laptop due to the product being faulty, and I still don't have it. There is no complaints process and Apple do not care one bit about customer service. Just got to accept their disgusting service. There is nothing I can do but wait. Their Snr advisors are a joke, they ignore you so you ring back and get a new Snr advisor, WORST SERVICE EVER. Replacing the faulty product should not have been this difficult. If they had of made just a little effort and showed some sort of service, I'd have a replaced laptop now.
Questions & Answers
Don't get sucked in by Apple's Interest-free option of "Latitude". It costs $4.95 a month in fees. I am so disgusted I'm going to the Ombudsman about it.
Compare new SE wit the more expensive new pone
where can I buy a refurbished iphone in Australia zipp code 3500?When I tried to buy one online my zipp code was declared invalid [email removed] I have all Apple products.
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