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.

3811 Questions View all

iPhone gets hot while charging, but won't turn on

So my iPhone 5s fell into my cup of dr. Pepper when coming to a quick stop while driving. Since then it hasn't worked. I opened it up and gave it a bath in alcohol and cleaned it up with a toothbrush. Put everything back together and now it just sits there getting hot while plugged in to power, but it won't turn on. Also it is not detected by the computer at all. Can't get any charging indicator to come up on the display. Any ideas? I tried the power button/home button reset method, no dice. I'm afraid my logic board is fried, but the fact that it is heating up seems to me to indicate some signs of life. Could it still be a dead logic board? What are the likely culprits for this?

Answer this question I have this problem too

Is this a good question?

Score 0
Add a comment

Free shipping on all orders over $100 or containing a Pro Tech Toolkit!

Browse Our Store

1 Answer

Most Helpful Answer

Its can be dock connector flex cable. You saw what side its jump to the water. The other reason may be you didnt clean logic board good. Anyway dont keep phone on charger if it became hot. Try disconnect dock connector and try power up the phone just with battery connected.

Was this answer helpful?

Score 1


It was actually the power button side that fell in the liquid first, would this make a difference? Thanks for the reply.


You meed to open phone and careful look motherboard for any water damage and i pretty sure will see where the problem is


How long did you wait before trying to turn the phone back on?


Add a comment

Add your answer

mc will be eternally grateful.
View Statistics:

Past 24 Hours: 0

Past 7 Days: 3

Past 30 Days: 14

All Time: 486