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Apple authorizes China's first independent repair service

Smartphone fixer Hiweixiu given access to genuine parts and tools

Apple's Independent Repair Provider Program enables Hiweixiu to handle iPhone repairs using Apple and third-party parts. (Photo courtesy of Hiweixiu)

BEIJING -- Hiweixiu, a Chinese provider of smartphone repair services, became Apple's first independent repair provider in China, the International Finance News reported on Dec. 29, 2020.

As an independent service provider, Hiweixiu has access to Apple's genuine parts and tools, allowing Chinese to get iPhones repaired by an Apple-certified provider without visiting the U.S. maker's shops.

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