How do you know if your iPhone is refurbished or new?


You recently bought a new iPhone and want to know if it's new or reconditioned ? In this tutorial, I explain how know the date of commissioning of your iPhone. For this, we will see if your iPhone is still under warranty.

The iPhone, like all Apple products, is covered byone year warranty. This guarantee allows you to obtain the repair or replacement of a malfunctioning smartphone. You still have to know if the warranty is still active on your iPhone.

Fortunately the apple site gives us the possibility to know if an iPhone is still under warranty and to know its expiration date.

By deduction, since the warranty is one year, we can deduce the date of commissioning of your iPhone and know if your iPhone refurbished or new.

So to know the date of commissioning of your iPhone, you will need to check its warranty status.

To do this, you must retrieve the serial number of your phone and then enter it in a form set up by Apple.

Here are the steps to follow to find the iPhone serial number:

  • Go to Settings from the iPhone

  • Then select General then Information

  • Then copy the serial number.

Now that you have your iPhone's serial number, it will be easy for you to know if your warranty is still active.

All you have to do is go to the Apple support page by clicking on this link: Consult the cover.

Then paste the serial number of your iPhone and click on validate.

And There you go ! You will have a page informing you of the various valid covers.

This also allows you to know if the device you have acquired has not been stolen.