Wilmer Becerra, better known on social media as “Wiltech”, is a Colombian technician known for his videos on social media in which he shows how he repairs Apple brand products, which has earned him 5.3 million so far brought in followers on TikTok.
However, the subject of his videos was known to Apple, a company that decided to send him a letter asking him to stop repairing his devices on the grounds that he was not a technician authorized by the company and therefore used unofficial parts If If he didn’t stop, there was a chance he would go to prison.
Against this background, “Wiltech” assured that the parts it used were not patented, so that it was not threatened with legal failure. However, I accept that the company used the popular Apple logo out of ignorance, which is why it changed its emblem in the videos and your company.
Recently, the engineer made a live broadcast about the event and mentioned that the relationship between both parties had improved as a result of these findings, so Apple approached him again to offer him a job.
(Tensions are rising between China and the US in their technological battle).
“We responded that we were doing things the way they were supposed to and that we were servicing customers that they weren’t servicing (due to a lack of warranty),” Becerra said.
And he added: “They replied that there was no problem, that they were satisfied that we do not use their block and that we continue to repair their equipment, they even give us an alternative to become an official repairer, that is us .” included.”
(These are the products of Apple’s new generation of 2023).
In the same broadcast, he also added that since the letter came to light, his business has continued to grow and has now reached 500 repair requests. Therefore, he asked his customers to be patient if his cell phone was not repaired in a day or two.