Here's How To Get Up To $349 In Apple's iPhone 7 'Loop Disease' Class Action Lawsuit Settlement

Zinger Key Points
  • Apple is sending out notices to users affected by the iPhone 7 “Loop Disease” issue.
  • The $35 million lawsuit settlement entitles affected users to receive a payment of up to $349.
  • Here’s how eligible Apple iPhone 7 buyers can file a claim in the $35 million settlement.

Apple Inc. AAPL agreed to settle the iPhone 7 "Loop Disease" class action lawsuit in 2023, with the total payout fixed at $35 million. Now, the company has started issuing notices to eligible users who might be entitled to make a claim in the settlement.

What Happened: Apple has set up a website to detail how its $35 million iPhone 7 settlement will be carried out. This includes the details about how the eligible users will be paid out in this case and more.

Apple agreed to settle the class-action lawsuit in 2023. The suit alleged that the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus were prone to an audio issue because of a defective chip used by Apple.

Even though Apple has agreed to settle, it denied any wrongdoing on its part.

Nonetheless, eligible users can get up to $349 from Apple.

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Eligibility Criteria

Here are the eligibility requirements to be entitled to proceeds from this Apple settlement:

  • You should be a U.S. resident.
  • You should have owned an iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus between Sept. 16, 2016, and Jan. 3, 2023.
  • You should have reported audio issues covered in the case or,
  • Because of these covered audio issues, you should have paid out of pocket to replace or repair your iPhone.

Last Date To File A Claim

According to the terms of settlement on the official website, the last date to file a claim is Jun. 3, 2024.

However, you should have received a notice from either Apple or the Settlement Administrator.

If you have not received a notice yet, or if you are confused about your eligibility, you can send an email to

How Much Money Will I Receive?

Eligible users can get anywhere between $50 and $349 as a part of the settlement process in this case.

If you reported the issue to Apple but did not pay for replacement or repairs, you will receive $125.

How To File A Claim?

Only those users who have received a notice from Apple or the Settlement Administrator can file a payment claim right now.

  • Head over to the official claim settlement website.
  • Enter the notice ID and confirmation code.
  • Now, provide your payment information, including how you want to receive the payment.

The Settlement Administrator will review all the claims and process accordingly.

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