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Apple Notebooks Apple's notebook computers including MacBook Pro, MacBook, MacBook Air, PowerBook, and iBook.

New Macbook Ebay Purchase and Applecare


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Hey all, I've done some searching on here and haven't been able to find an answer to my question. I apologize if I'm searching incorrectly and this has been covered before.

I'm considering the purchase of a new Macbook Pro from ebay to save a few bucks. I've read that Apple will honor the one year warranty on the laptop regardless, but I was curious whether I would be able to purchase AppleCare and be able to register is properly with a new Macbook Pro purchased on ebay.

Answers I've read on this seem unclear but I'm leaning towards the "It won't work." answer.

Thanks in advance and Happy New Year!
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Sure. You can buy Apple Care as an accessory right on the Apple Store website. The only proviso I see is that Apple Care must be purchased while your computer is still under the one year warranty.
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VG is right. I also buy all my AppleCare from Fleabay. Just be careful and get it from someone with great feedback selling AppleCare. You will save a bunch.
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Awesome, thanks for the responses guys. Rep+
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buy a sealed box and not a code.
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