iPhone 12 Upgrade Program Now Available in Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland

Reservations for Apple's iPhone 12 Upgrade Program are once again available in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

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The program has been unavailable in the United Kingdom since November 5 due to lockdown restrictions in England. Unfortunately, because of the way Apple's retail system operates, this meant the program was also temporarily unavailable in the UK's other three constituent countries, despite those nations' devolved governments imposing different public protection measures.

Whatever the operational issue was with Apple's retail system, it now appears to have been resolved, and customers in those countries can now book reservations in local Apple stores.

Stores in England remain open only for click-and-collect and returns, and lockdown restrictions are set to remain in place until at least December 2, when they will be reviewed by the UK government.

(Thanks, Antony!)

Top Rated Comments

Morningbell5 Avatar
27 months ago
Is driving to Wales to collect an iPhone 12 Pro Max deemed as “essential travel”? ?
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
profets Avatar
27 months ago

Canadians be like ??‍♂️
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Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Kebabselector Avatar
27 months ago

Is driving to Wales to collect an iPhone 12 Pro Max deemed as “essential travel”? ?
Depends if you're using the eye test defence.
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
jonproject Avatar
27 months ago
Canadians be like ??‍♂️
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
DaveMcM76 Avatar
27 months ago
Now we just need to lose the in store requirement for the Upgrade Program and have it available via mail in to return the old phone like you can in the US - my nearest Apple Store is a 300 mile round trip since I moved to the Scottish Highlands a couple of years ago!

I did hope with Covid they might look at introducing that option here, but sadly no sign of it yet.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Wonderboyf1 Avatar
27 months ago
We can boogie ????????
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