You could be eligible for a piece of Apple’s $35 million iPhone 7 settlement

iPhone 7 Plus rear closeup showing two camera module
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A June 3rd deadline is approaching to either file a claim connected to this class action lawsuit against Apple or opt out. If you purchased an iPhone 7 or 7 Plus that suffered from microphone audio issues, you may be eligible to claim from a settlement pool of $35 million, with amounts ranging from at least $50 to as much as $394.

Customers who have used one of the devices between the dates of September 16th, 2016, and January 3rd, 2023, are potentially eligible to make a claim, but the requirements are pretty strict. Eligible parties fall into one of two groups: people who paid out of pocket for repairs on their iPhone 7 or 7 Plus due to audio issues or customers who are on the books as having reported a problem that didn’t pay for a…

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