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Does Apple still offer free replacement of Swelling batteries?

I recently acquired an iPhone 5s. After taking it home and getting a new SIM card for it, I noticed that the display in the top right corner was popping out. After looking around on Google, I believe that this is an effect of the battery swelling. Also, looking at these forums, I noticed many people were able to get a free replacement even if their phone was out of warranty. Will Apple still give a free replacement or will I have to replace the battery myself?

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Your best bet is to take it to the store you got it from and see. If you bought the phone from an apple store or a service provider who deals with Apple then you have a chance but if you bought it from someone unauthorized by Apple you don't.

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