FORM 4 [ ] Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).         
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES
                                                                                  
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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person * Maestri Luca 2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol Apple Inc. [ AAPL ] 5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)_____ Director                    _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below)    _____ Other (specify below)
Senior Vice President, CFO
(Last)         (First)         (Middle)
ONE APPLE PARK WAY
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)
4/1/2021
(Street)
CUPERTINO, CA 95014
(City)       (State)       (Zip)
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)
 
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line) _X _ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person

Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Trans. Date 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 3. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock  4/1/2021    M    257348  A  (1) 367849 (2) D   
Common Stock (3) 4/1/2021    F    136276  D $123  231573  D   

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned (e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Trans. Date 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 4. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Restricted Stock Unit   (1) 4/1/2021    M        113348    (4)  (4) Common Stock  113348.0   (1) 0  D   
Restricted Stock Unit   (1) 4/1/2021    M        84932    (5)  (5) Common Stock  84932.0   (1) 84932  D   
Restricted Stock Unit   (1) 4/1/2021    M        59068    (6)  (6) Common Stock  59068.0   (1) 118128  D   

Explanation of Responses:
(1)  Each restricted stock unit represents the right to receive, at settlement, one share of common stock. This transaction represents the settlement of restricted stock units in shares of common stock on their scheduled vesting date.
(2)  The number of securities reported reflects the acquisition on January 29, 2021 of 229 shares of Apple Inc.'s common stock pursuant to the Apple Inc. Amended Employee Stock Purchase Plan ("ESPP") for the ESPP purchase period of August 1, 2020 through January 31, 2021.
(3)  Shares withheld by Apple to satisfy tax withholding requirements on vesting of restricted stock units. No shares were sold.
(4)  This award was granted on October 14, 2016. 113,352 restricted stock units subject to the award vested on each of April 1, 2019 and April 1, 2020 and 113,348 restricted stock units vested on April 1, 2021.
(5)  This award was granted on October 15, 2017. 84,932 restricted stock units subject to the award vested on each of April 1, 2020 and April 1, 2021 and 84,932 restricted stock units are scheduled to vest on April 1, 2022, assuming continued employment through the applicable vesting date.
(6)  This award was granted on September 30, 2018. 59,068 restricted stock units subject to the award vested on April 1, 2021 and 59,064 restricted stock units are scheduled to vest on each of April 1, 2022 and April 1, 2023, assuming continued employment through the applicable vesting date.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Maestri Luca
ONE APPLE PARK WAY
CUPERTINO, CA 95014


Senior Vice President, CFO

Signatures
/s/ Sam Whittington, Attorney-in-Fact for Luca Maestri 4/5/2021
**Signature of Reporting Person Date