Why wait days for a appointment at the Apple Store. We under stand how important your Mac is to you, and if something was to go wrong, you want to be back up and running again as soon as possible. We aim to get you back up and running again the very same day. No appointment necessary! Our walk-in retail repair workshop is open 6 days a week, and we have our own Apple certified Technicians.
MAC SOFTWARE UPGRADES
open the Mac App Store you will find the latest version of the MacOS.
Launch the Mac App Store (see the Mac App Store icon above)
Search for MacOS
Click on macOS High Sierra (or the version of Mac OS X you require)
Click on Download
Fill out your Apple ID information if prompted
The Installer will start to download, you can see how long it will take if you look at the bar under Downloading
Once the installer file has downloaded a window will pop up on your Mac telling you and asking you to Continue… The Installer file can be found in Applications (but it will open automatically)
Luckily the download happens in the background, so you can continue to work or surf the web.
UPGRADE FAILS OR GETTING STUCK
Should your MAC get stuck while upgrading don’t fret, that is why we are here. We can help you getting the upgrade done. We offer a 1 day service to reload and re-install the update to the next version of MAC OSx – Currently High Sierra, most MAC’s post 2010 can upgrade to the latest mac OSx
Make sure you have a time machine backup handy, if not we will try our best as not to loose your data in the process but sometime is inevitable, allways make sure you have a Time Machine backup, if unsure how to do a Time Machine backup follow this easy step by step tutorial
CERTIFIED MAC TECHNICIANS
With over 20 years in the Apple repair sector, we are your No1 alternative Mac, iPad, iPhone, and iPod repair workshop. Open 5 days a week. Our engineers are long term Macintosh Certified Technicians, and because we are now freelance we can offer repairs at up to 50% cheaper than Apple stores direct. We make it our priority to get you back up and running again asap.
HOW TO FIND YOUR MAC SERIAL NUMBER
If your Mac is starting up you do the following
Click on the Apple icon in the top upper left corner
Click About this Mac
On the Next Screen it will display the serial number and some other information regarding your Mac
If you can get to that screen the serial number is printed on the bottom of your MacBook or on the bottom of the stand for iMAC
GETTING IN TOUCH
Mac Repair – Compufreak provides low cost, but high quality solutions to the local Apple community. We are recognised throughout the city as offering some of the most competitive prices for support, repair solutions. For a fast response to your query just you can call us on 082 901 1889. You can also email us via our contact page.
MAC HARDWARE UPGRADES
We do upgrades / repairs on most models of the MacBook, Macbook Pro, MacBook Air and iMAC
We do LCD / Glass Replacements, Hard Disk Upgrades, RAM (Memory) upgrades,battery replacements, keyboard/keypad replacements and logic board replacements on most Mac Models.
We will need the following to make sure that we get the correct hardware upgrades for your Mac Model
Go to finder
Click on the Apple icon in the top left hand top corner
Click on About this Mac it will give you the serial number, make and Model of your Mac, send this to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will get back to as soon as possible with a quotation.
Up to 50% less on repairs than Apple direct!
iPhone / iPad Screen Replacements
All work carried out comes with our 90 days or 12 months warranty (please ask about warrant in store). Any repairs that are carried out are done so by our in house certified Technician. We repair all Apple devises, including the Macbook Pro, Air, Retina, iMac, Mac Mini, and Mac Pro. Repairing screens fast in Manchester city-centre – iPhone 4, 4S, 5, 5S, 5C, and iPhone 6 Plus. Component level repairs to logic boards, and graphic card re-balling with warranty also offered.
PICK UP & DROP OFF SERVICE
Let us take the hassle out of bringing your Mac, iPhone, or iPad to Us. We’ll pick it up, have it repaired and then drop it off when it has been fixed. This service is available Monday to Friday. This service is offered within a 20 kilometer radius of our workshop in Pretoria. Example: iPhone, iPad 2, 3, Air, iPad Mini, screen replacements. To book please call us on 082 901 1889