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Water Damage Blocking my iPhone

About a week ago I dropped my iPhone in my dishwasher at work. It landed in a pool of hot water, It must have been in there for 20 seconds as I couldn't get it with my hands because the water was so hot. Eventually we fished it out and I have been drying it out for the past 3 days. I turned it on after 5 days and it gave me the Apple logo to start up and then shut down and kept restarting and failing to get past the Apple logo..

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Done this and now iPhone works fine thanks!

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as richdave mentioned, disassemble it, clean it with ipa ant a soft paintbrush. look out for white/greenish stuff and burnt contacts. after you cleaned it - let it dry. reassemble it and try to start it again

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probably still got moisture in it, you should disassemble and check that no residue is present on boards etc and clean as necessary then dry again before reassembly

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