California iPhone Class Action Settlement

Class Eligibility

You are a member of the settlement if you fall under one of the following categories:

iPhone 4 and 4s Class: California residents who purchased at least one iPhone 4 and 4s smartphone from Apple or a third-party retailer between June 24, 2010 through October 10, 2011 for iPhone 4, and between October 11, 2011 through September 20, 2012 for the iPhone 4s, whose wake/sleep button stopped functioning properly within one year of the purchase date.

iPhone 5 Class: California residents who purchased one or more iPhone 5 smartphones from Apple or a third-party retailer before April 1, 2013, whose wake/sleep button stopped working within three years of the purchase date.

Estimated Amount

Up to $24 per qualifying device

Proof of Purchase


Case Name

Shamrell, et al. v. Apple Inc.,
Case No. 37-2013-00055830-CU-PL-CTL,

Superior Court of San Diego County, Central Division

Case Summary

Apple is accused of violating various California state laws by selling defective iPhones (versions 4, 4s, and 5) and not disclosing the defect to buyers.

Settlement Pool





Shamrell et al. v. Apple Settlement Administrator
P.O. Box 43409
Providence, RI 02940-3409