SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Tuesday is the deadline for iPhone owners to submit claims in a $500 million class action lawsuit settlement with Apple. The settlement was the result of Apple admitting it used software updates to deliberately slow down phones.
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Apple said it took the action in order to protect phones with older lithium-ion batteries.
However, some iPhone owners believe it was a move to encourage them to buy newer, more expensive phones.
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The settlement entitles owners of certain iPhone 6 and 7 models and the SE up to $25 in claims.
To submit a claim, visit this page.
Tuesday is last day to file claims in Apple class action lawsuit over slow iPhones
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