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Current version by: jayeff ,

Text:

Hi,
 
When you say it was in water, did it fall in, did water flow over it, how did it get it get wet?
 
If it did drop or fall, then perhaps the water did not cause the problem.
''Either way, due to water ingress or a fall the phone has to be opened to allow the problem to be correctly diagnosed so that it can be repaired.''
 
Logic dictates that if it was working properly before it got wet and if it did not drop or fall into the water, causing the case to crack or perhaps some internal components to be jarred loose, then since it is not functioning correctly now, water must have entered somehow.
''Either way, due to water ingress or a fall the phone has to be opened to allow the problem to be correctly diagnosed so that it can be repaired.''
''Either way, due to water ingress or a fall the phone has to be opened to allow the problem to be correctly diagnosed so that it can be repaired.''
As you know water and electronics and electricity are not a good mix.
 
''The water causes corrosion and provides circuit paths for the electricity which were not in the phone's operating design and could damage the components.''
 
''First '''do not turn on your phone''' and then you need to with the phone turned off, '''remove the battery as soon as possible''' from the phone'' to minimize further damage.''
 
Then you need to dis-assemble the rest of the phone and clean ''all the affected parts'' using '''Isopropyl Alcohol 90%+''' to remove all traces of corrosion and water. Do not use "rubbing alcohol" as in some cases this is only 70% and is not as effective. If you do check the label to verify the amount
 
Here is a link that describes the process.
 
[guide|5825]
 
You may have to replace the battery as it is very hard to recover a battery from water damage.
 
As always with electronics, especially surface mounted PCBs be gentle when handling and especially when brushing away the corrosion. You do not want to remove any components from the board.
 
Hopefully after you have done all this the phone ''might'' possibly work correctly again.
 
Here is a link to the ifixit guide(s) for repairing your phone.
 
[[Topic:iPhone 7]]
 
If this process seems too daunting, take your phone to a reputable, professional phone repair service and ask for a quote for a repair. If you decide to do this,'' do it sooner than later''.

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Edit by: jayeff ,

Text:

Hi,
 
When you say it was in water, did it fall in, did water flow over it, how did it get it get wet?
 
If it did drop or fall, then perhaps the water did not cause the problem.
''Either way, due to water ingress or a fall the phone has to be opened to allow
the problem to be correctly diagnosed so that it can be repaired.''
If it did drop or fall, then perhaps the water did not cause the problem.
''Either way, due to water ingress or a fall the phone has to be opened to allow
the problem to be correctly diagnosed so that it can be repaired.''
 
Logic dictates that if it was working properly before it got wet and if it did not drop or fall into the water, causing the case to crack or perhaps some internal components to be jarred loose, then since it is not functioning correctly now, water must have entered somehow.
 
As you know water and electronics and electricity are not a good mix.
 
''The water causes corrosion and provides circuit paths for the electricity which were not in the phone's operating design and could damage the components.''
 
''First '''do not turn on your phone''' and then you need to with the phone turned off, '''remove the battery as soon as possible''' from the phone'' to minimize further damage.''
 
Then you need to dis-assemble the rest of the phone and clean ''all the affected parts'' using '''Isopropyl Alcohol 90%+''' to remove all traces of corrosion and water. Do not use "rubbing alcohol" as in some cases this is only 70% and is not as effective. If you do check the label to verify the amount
 
Here is a link that describes the process.
 
[guide|5825]
 
You may have to replace the battery as it is very hard to recover a battery from water damage.
 
As always with electronics, especially surface mounted PCBs be gentle when handling and especially when brushing away the corrosion. You do not want to remove any components from the board.
 
Hopefully after you have done all this the phone ''might'' possibly work correctly again.
 
Here is a link to the ifixit guide(s) for repairing your phone.
 
[[Topic:iPhone 7]]
 
''Either way the phone has to be opened to allow the problem to be correctly diagnosed so that it can be repaired.''
 
If this process seems too daunting, take your phone to a reputable, professional phone repair service and ask for a quote for a repair. If you decide to do this,'' do it sooner than later''.

Status:

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Edit by: jayeff ,

Text:

Hi,
 
When you say it was in water, did it fall in, did water flow over it, how did it get it get wet?
 
If it did drop or fall, then perhaps the water did not cause the problem
 
Logic dictates that if it was working properly before it got wet and if it did not drop or fall into the water, causing the case to crack or perhaps some internal components to be jarred loose, then since it is not functioning correctly now, water must have entered somehow.
 
As you know water and electronics and electricity are not a good mix.
 
''The water causes corrosion and provides circuit paths for the electricity which were not in the phone's operating design and could damage the components.''
 
''First '''do not turn on your phone''' and then you need to with the phone turned off, '''remove the battery as soon as possible''' from the phone'' to minimize further damage.''
 
Then you need to dis-assemble the rest of the phone and clean ''all the affected parts'' using '''Isopropyl Alcohol 90%+''' to remove all traces of corrosion and water. Do not use "rubbing alcohol" as in some cases this is only 70% and is not as effective. If you do check the label to verify the amount
 
Here is a link that describes the process.
 
[guide|5825]
 
You may have to replace the battery as it is very hard to recover a battery from water damage.
 
As always with electronics, especially surface mounted PCBs be gentle when handling and especially when brushing away the corrosion. You do not want to remove any components from the board.
 
Hopefully after you have done all this the phone ''might'' possibly work correctly again.
 
Here is a link to the ifixit guide(s) for repairing your phone.
 
[[Topic:iPhone 7]]
 
''Either way the phone has to be opened to allow the problem to be correctly diagnosed so that it can be repaired.''
''Either way the phone has to be opened to allow the problem to be correctly diagnosed so that it can be repaired.''
 
If this process seems too daunting, take your phone to a reputable, professional phone repair service and ask for a quote for a repair. If you decide to do this,'' do it sooner than later''.

Status:

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Edit by: jayeff ,

Text:

Hi,
 
When you say it was in water, did it fall in, did water flow over it, how did it get it get wet?
 
If it did drop or fall, then perhaps the water did not cause the problem
 
Logic dictates that if it was working properly before it got wet and if it did not drop or fall into the water, causing the case to crack or perhaps some internal components to be jarred loose, then since it is not functioning correctly now, water must have entered somehow.
 
As you know water and electronics and electricity are not a good mix.
 
''The water causes corrosion and provides circuit paths for the electricity which were not in the phone's operating design and could damage the components.''
 
''First '''do not turn on your phone''' and then you need to with the phone turned off, '''remove the battery as soon as possible''' from the phone'' to minimize further damage.''
 
Then you need to dis-assemble the rest of the phone and clean ''all the affected parts'' using '''Isopropyl Alcohol 90%+''' to remove all traces of corrosion and water. Do not use "rubbing alcohol" as in some cases this is only 70% and is not as effective. If you do check the label to verify the amount
 
Here is a link that describes the process.
 
[guide|5825]
 
You may have to replace the battery as it is very hard to recover a battery from water damage.
 
As always with electronics, especially surface mounted PCBs be gentle when handling and especially when brushing away the corrosion. You do not want to remove any components from the board.
 
Hopefully after you have done all this the phone ''might'' possibly work correctly again.
 
Here is a link to the ifixit guide(s) for repairing your phone.
 
[[Topic:iPhone 7]]
Either
''Either
way the phone has to be opened to allow the problem to be diagnosed so that it can be repaired.repaired.''
Either
''Either
way the phone has to be opened to allow the problem to be diagnosed so that it can be repaired.repaired.''
 
If this process seems too daunting, take your phone to a reputable, professional phone repair service and ask for a quote for a repair. If you decide to do this,'' do it sooner than later''.

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Edit by: jayeff ,

Text:

Hi,
 
When you say it was in water, did it fall in, did water flow over it, how did it get it get wet?
 
If it did drop or fall, then perhaps the water did not cause the problem
Logic dictates that if it was working properly before it got wet and if it did not drop or fall into the water, causing the case to crack or perhaps some internal components to be jarred loose, then since it is not functioning correctly now, water must have entered somehow.
 
Logic dictates that if it was working properly before it got wet and if it did not drop or fall into the water, causing the case to crack or perhaps some internal components to be jarred loose, then since it is not functioning correctly now, water must have entered somehow.
 
As you know water and electronics and electricity are not a good mix.
 
''The water causes corrosion and provides circuit paths for the electricity which were not in the phone's operating design and could damage the components.''
 
''First '''do not turn on your phone''' and then you need to with the phone turned off, '''remove the battery as soon as possible''' from the phone'' to minimize further damage.''
 
Then you need to dis-assemble the rest of the phone and clean ''all the affected parts'' using '''Isopropyl Alcohol 90%+''' to remove all traces of corrosion and water. Do not use "rubbing alcohol" as in some cases this is only 70% and is not as effective. If you do check the label to verify the amount
 
Here is a link that describes the process.
 
[guide|5825]
 
You may have to replace the battery as it is very hard to recover a battery from water damage.
 
As always with electronics, especially surface mounted PCBs be gentle when handling and especially when brushing away the corrosion. You do not want to remove any components from the board.
 
Hopefully after you have done all this the phone ''might'' possibly work correctly again.
 
Here is a link to the ifixit guide(s) for repairing your phone.
 
[[Topic:iPhone 7]]
Either way the phone has to be opened to allow the problem to be diagnosed so that it can be repaired.
 
If this process seems too daunting, take your phone to a reputable, professional phone repair service and ask for a quote for a repair. If you decide to do this,'' do it sooner than later''.

Status:

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Edit by: jayeff ,

Text:

Hi,
 
When you say it was in water, did it fall in, did water flow over it, how did it get it get wet?
If it did drop or fall, then perhaps the water did not cause the problem
Logic dictates that if it was working properly before it got wet and if it did not drop or fall into the water, causing the case to crack or perhaps some internal components to be jarred loose, then since it is not functioning correctly now, water must have entered somehow.
 
Logic dictates that if it was working properly before it got wet and if it did not drop or fall into the water, causing the case to crack or perhaps some internal components to be jarred loose, then since it is not functioning correctly now, water must have entered somehow.
 
As you know water and electronics and electricity are not a good mix.
 
''The water causes corrosion and provides circuit paths for the electricity which were not in the phone's operating design and could damage the components.''
 
''First '''do not turn on your phone''' and then you need to with the phone turned off, '''remove the battery as soon as possible''' from the phone'' to minimize further damage.''
 
Then you need to dis-assemble the rest of the phone and clean ''all the affected parts'' using '''Isopropyl Alcohol 90%+''' to remove all traces of corrosion and water. Do not use "rubbing alcohol" as in some cases this is only 70% and is not as effective. If you do check the label to verify the amount
 
Here is a link that describes the process.
 
[guide|5825]
 
You may have to replace the battery as it is very hard to recover a battery from water damage.
 
As always with electronics, especially surface mounted PCBs be gentle when handling and especially when brushing away the corrosion. You do not want to remove any components from the board.
 
Hopefully after you have done all this the phone ''might'' possibly work correctly again.
 
Here is a link to the ifixit guide(s) for repairing your phone.
 
[[Topic:iPhone 7]]
 
If this process seems too daunting, take your phone to a reputable, professional phone repair service and ask for a quote for a repair. If you decide to do this,'' do it sooner than later''.

Status:

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Original post by: jayeff ,

Text:

Hi,

When you say it was in water, did it fall in, did water flow over it, how did it get it get wet?

Logic dictates that if it was working properly before it got wet and if it did not drop or fall into the water, causing the case to crack or perhaps some internal components to be jarred loose, then since it is not functioning correctly now, water must have entered somehow.

As you know water and electronics and electricity are not a good mix.

''The water causes corrosion and provides circuit paths for the electricity which were not in the phone's operating design and could damage the components.''

''First '''do not turn on your phone''' and then you need to with the phone turned off, '''remove the battery as soon as possible''' from the phone'' to minimize further damage.''

Then you need to dis-assemble the rest of the phone and  clean ''all the affected parts'' using '''Isopropyl Alcohol 90%+''' to remove all traces of corrosion and water. Do not use "rubbing alcohol" as in some cases this is only 70% and is not as effective. If you do check the label to verify the  amount

Here is a link that describes the process.

[guide|5825]

You may have to replace the battery as it is very hard to recover a battery from water damage.

As always with electronics, especially surface mounted PCBs be gentle when handling and especially when brushing away the corrosion. You do not want to remove any components from the board.

Hopefully after you have done all this the phone ''might'' possibly work correctly again.

Here is a link to the ifixit guide(s) for repairing your phone.

[[Topic:iPhone 7]]

If this process seems too daunting, take your phone to a reputable, professional phone repair service and ask for a quote for a repair. If you decide to do this,'' do it sooner than later''.

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