How to buy. Purchase AppleCare+ with your new iPad. Or buy it within 60 days of your iPad purchase: On your device (go to Settings > General > About and choose AppleCare+ Coverage Available) Online (requires you to verify your serial number and run a remote diagnostic) At an Apple Store (inspection ... AppleCare+ for iPad extends your repair coverage and technical support to two years from the original purchase date of your iPad. And it adds coverage for up to two incidents of accidental damage from handling, each subject to a $49 service fee plus applicable tax. One stop for technical support.