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iPhones ‘disabled’ if Apple detects third-party repairs – BBC News

iPhones ‘disabled’ if Apple detects third-party repairs – BBC News

The latest software update for iPhone 6 handsets is rendering the devices useless if it detects repairs not carried out by Apple.  The problem is known as “error 53” and has appeared in Apple products before.  The Guardian reports that users’ phones were disabled after the Touch ID home button was repaired by a non-Apple engineer.  Apple has confirmed that…

Source: iPhones ‘disabled’ if Apple detects third-party repairs – BBC News