Released on September 19, 2014, this 4.7" screen iPhone is the smaller version of the iPhone 6 Plus.

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How to fix water-damaged iPhone 6?

The phone was placed in a glass of water by mistake. It was dried and put in rice bowl for over a day. The phone turns on but all I see is flickering screen with pink/white lines.

I opened the phone and disconnected the LCD screen connectors, removed the cases on the circuits and dried the inside with a piece of cloth. I noticed a few corroded screws (top right), so I opened that case and dried it.

Connected everything back and turned the phone on, I was able to see Apple logo, and then as soon as it turns on, the screen is unresponsive and fades away with white/pink lines.

Have not tested the isopropyl alcohol thing yet and not sure what I need to do next? Please assist.

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Hi Roger,

The biggest mistake was putting it in rice, this does absolutely nothing, I would highly recommend you take it to a repair shop, where they will clean it with an ultrasonic cleaner, this is the most effective way of cleaning liquid damage.

99.9% Isopropyl alcohol will help, but since you don't own an ultrasonic cleaner, you would be using a toothbrush, which is no where near as effective. :-)

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By the way, don't put isopropyl alcohol in an ultrasonic cleaner, what I meant was, a shop that uses an ultrasonic cleaner would clean it using the ultrasonic, then put the board in isopropyl to displace the cleaning fluid they used to clean it. Toothbrush + isopropyl alcohol = better than rice and displaces a bit of corrosion and water, ultrasonic cleaner + isopropyl alcohol bath = way better clean in places a brush can't get, and safer.

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My iPhone 6 wouldn't hold a charge. I replace the battery and still had the same issue... it would go from 100% and gradually drop to 33% percent with in a few hours. So then I replaced the charging port, and now the phone wont even turn on??? Do you have any suggestions?

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Why didn't you take it to Apple adgate? And have you dropped it or water damaged it to cause it not to hold charge?

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