Announced in March 2015 and released April 10, 2015, the Galaxy S6 Edge is the curved-screen version of Samsung's newest flagship smartphone.

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Water Damaged, IC Power Chip

Long story short, Got my father the S6 edge for his birthday, the next day he left it in the washing machine ^_^

so i was able to dial down the problem to the IC power chip on the motherboard, but buying a new motherboard is ridiciusoly expensive, I'd rather pay an extra $50 and get him a new phone :)

However, B4 i do that i need to make sure i have tried everything possible to fix that phone, even if i had to ship it to someone else to repair it, so any suggestions?

Thanks in advance

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i didn't wanna bore everyone with the details, but since peeps asked :P

well, with my limited experience, i immediately submerged the phone in a large dry bowl of rice for four hours, took out the plastic cover, made sure there are no residues or corrosion done to the motherboard ( that includes the cleaning part)

took off the battery and tested it with a simple breadboard LED bulb, it lit up.

used the same technique around the motherboard (where applicable) and the only irregularity was around the power IC chip. hence my diagnosis.

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What steps have you taken to repair the phone so far?

and please don't use the "R" word

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hahah :) , i have edited the original post, it now includes the steps i have taken.

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What if you can't open the back ...please help me my phone is the Samsung Galaxy s6 edge and I can't open the back so how am I supposed to clean it

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You need to remove the back by heating it. If you can't, take it to someone who can

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drakan4839 not sure how you determined it is the power IC that has failed. You did not tell us how you diagnosed it and how you treated the water damage. It is imperative that you clean the board as well as anything that connects to it. You can use some high grade isopropyl alcohol and a brush to do so. Second most important thing is to change the battery. Once you do all that, then you start the actual trouble shooting

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@drakanhps "sumberged the phone in a large dry bowl of rice for four hours," big no-no. Rice does not work. It is the equivalent of doing nothing. Check on here as well as on here. It is a myth and here on ifixit it is pretty much frowned upon. Definitely clean the device properly . Use something like this guide for the cleaning. It was written for an iPhone but all the points still apply to your phone as well. Your battery may have enough power for an LED but may fail with a higher power demand. Anyhow, once you do that let us know what you find when you power it up. Do not do it unless the phone is properly cleaned. It will eventually fail. Post some images of your board and what irregularities you found around the IC. For that use this guide

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i didn't wanna bore everyone with the details, but since u asked :P

well, with my limited experience, i immediately submerged the phone in a large dry bowl of rice for four hours, took out the plastic cover, made sure there are no residues or corrosion done to the motherboard ( that includes the cleaning part)

took off the battery and tested it with a simple breadboard LED bulb, it lit up.

used the same technique around the motherboard (where applicable) and the only irregularity was around the power IC chip. hence my diagnosis.

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