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iPhone Water Damage Repair: What to Know

Splish splash, your iPhone took a bath. What now? When your iPhone gets exposed to liquid, wine, water, beer or the swimming pool, somethings needs to be done right away. Failure to do so will result in an iPhone that is no better than a paper weight. Sooner or later, you will want to know as much as possible about iPhone water damage repair. The first thing you want to do is get it down to an iPhone repair shop as soon as possible. But, this isn’t always possible right away. To prevent further damage to your cell phone, these are some things to do in the mean time:

First Things First For iPhone Water Damage Repair

  1. Press the power button to turn the phone off. Do not attempt to charge the phone.
  2. Remove the SIM card. Use a paper clip to remove the SIM card tray. Do not reinsert the tray.
  3. Use a dry towel to remove as much moisture as possible. If there is a protective case, remove it first.
  4. Refrain from pushing any buttons on the iPhone. Doing so will cause more moisture to seep into the phone

Effective Measures to Take Until the Phone Can Be Brought to a Shop

  1. Store the phone in a dry place. Avoid exposing it to direct sunlight. Make sure the place your store it has very low humidity.
  2. Place it in a sealable vacuum bag. Sucking out as much air as possible is the goal here. This will also suck liquid out of the internal components.
  3. Use a hair dryer on the lowest heat setting and blow every inch of the phone. Make sure to keep the blow dryer at a safe distance to avoid damaging the phone.
  4. Store your phone in a bag of uncooked rice. It is best to leave in the iPhone in the bag for a day or more to ensure that all of the moisture will be drawn out.

Bring Water Damaged iPhone to a Shop For Best Results

At our iPhone repair shop, we have the tools and expertise to dismantle the phone and use compressed air to remove every trace of moisture from the phone. This will guarantee that all moisture will be prevented from corroding any of the internal components. If any of the components have become damage, we also have a stock of replacement parts to restore your iPhone to working condition again.

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