The Apple iPhone 5s was announced on September 10, 2013. Repair of this device is similar to the previous models, and requires screwdrivers and prying tools. Available as GSM or CDMA / 16, 32, or 64 GB / Silver, Gold, and Space Gray.

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iPhone 5s Water Damage

I saw an add on CL with a iphone 5s that had water damage is fixing it from water damage possible? And if so how do you do it?

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It depends if it can be saved ...

  • Did it get dried out ASAP?
  • Was it rain water or sea water?
  • Was it something other than water?
  • Did it get submerged or just splashed?

As to attempting to fix it:

You'll need to open it up and clean out any wetness and depending on what was spilled clean out the corrosion and if needed replace any damaged components.

Follow the IFIXIT guide to open it. Good Luck!

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Don't waste your time with Rice! It doesn't work!


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There are several things you can do to rescue your wet iPhone.

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It can be fix cause i fixed mine you just wipe it off and put it in rice and let it sit for a day or 2 then put it on the charger


Forget the "Silica Gel Packets, Dry Rice or Other Water Absorbing Substance" these only work with humidity in the air not dunked phones!

You need to keep the phone fully off until you can remove the battery. Keep the phone as cool as you can just above freezing to slow down corrosion.

The important thing here is open and dry out the internals ASAP!


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