Apple Certified Refurbished Products

Frequently Asked Questions:

(1) What are Apple Certified Refurbished Products?

Apple Certified Refurbished Products are pre-owned Apple products that undergo Apple’s stringent refurbishment process prior to being offered for sale. While only some units are returned due to technical issues, all units undergo Apple’s stringent quality refurbishment process.

Each Apple Certified Refurbished Product:

Refurbishment procedures follow the same basic technical guidelines as Apple’s Finished Goods testing procedures.

(2) What should I expect when I purchase an Apple Certified Refurbished Product?


(3) Can I purchase the AppleCare Protection Plan for my Apple Certified Refurbished Product?

All Apple Certified Refurbished Products are covered by a one-year limited warranty. For extended coverage, you have the option of purchasing the AppleCare Protection Plan with your Apple Certified Refurbished Product. The AppleCare Protection Plan extends the complimentary coverage on your Apple Certified Refurbished Product to up to three years of world-class support for Mac and up to two years of world-class support for iPod, iPhone and Apple TV.

*Specific configurations may come with a more current version of Mac OS than was available originally.