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Phone dropped plus water damage. Any ideas?

Hi everyone. First post here. Hope someone can help. OK so I have iPhone 4 and unfortunately didn't have it synced recently before problems.

The phone had been accidentally dropped a couple of times. Then after a while it would only power up whilst connected to a power source. On one such occasion a glass of water had been accidentally knocked over onto phone. After that it stopped working. I opened it up after viewing a few DIY videos and noticed corrosion on logic board and tried using 90-99% isopropyl alcohol as well as changing battery and charging connector. No success.

If someone can guide me as to retrieving data from the NAND I would be very grateful. I am considering buying another logic board and moving NAND to it if helps. I NEED to retrieve data.

PLEASE do not ignore. Someone must have some advice.

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Terence, there is pretty much no way for the normal DIY'er to retrieve from the memory. You will have to build a NAND memory reader as well as write some assembly program to even access it. You could try fixing your phone, or try a commercial service that is specialized in the recovery of NAND memory files.

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Thanks oldturkey03. Probably best not try to make a reader in case of further damage. Guess i'll have to search for suggested companies.

Usmanhcbf, may i suggest opening your own question for your problem? You may get a faster response that way.


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