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After launching the same service in the US, European Apple Stores have started offering on-site iPhone 5S screen replacements.

An Apple Store confirmed to TechRadar that the new service has now begun, meaning that instead of replacing the phone or shipping it off for repair, Apple will quickly replace the screen right on the spot.

We were told that the cost will depend on the extent of the damage, but that an on-site repair should come to £119. Of course, the cost will be significantly higher should the phone have to be shipped off or replaced.

German site Apfelpage first reported that Apple had started the service in Germany (spotted by 9to5mac) - now we can confirm the same for the UK.

Hugh Langley is the ex-News Editor of TechRadar. He had written for many magazines and websites including Business Insider, The Telegraph, IGN, Gizmodo, Entrepreneur Magazine, WIRED (UK), TrustedReviews, Business Insider Australia, Business Insider India, Business Insider Singapore, Wareable, The Ambient and more.


Hugh is now a correspondent at Business Insider covering Google and Alphabet, and has the unfortunate distinction of accidentally linking the TechRadar homepage to a rival publication.