Released on September 19, 2014, this 4.7" screen iPhone is the smaller version of the iPhone 6 Plus. Identifiable by the model numbers A1549, A1586, and A1589.

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iPhone turns on but you the screen is completely dead?

My Iphone had liquid damage but when I charge it the phone turns on because you can hear my notifications coming in. The screen doesn't come on though? Is this repairable?

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Chances are the water damaged your FPC connectors or the LCD/Backlight circuit.

Do the following as soon as possible:

  1. Open your phone and remove the logic board (follow this guide)
  2. Inspect the logic board, especially around the connectors and look for corrosion.
  3. Inspect both sides of the board. Unfortunately, 80% of the board is covered in shields. That's usually where the damage is occurring.
  4. Put your board in a container with >90% isopropyl alcohol and let it sit for a while.
  5. Use a soft brush, like a toothbrush and lightly brush away any corrosion you see.
  6. Rinse in alcohol and repeat.
  7. Let it air dry for a day.
  8. Re-assemble and hope for the best.

A professional repair shop that does water damage repair may be able to recover your phone or the data because they have access to pro-level ultrasonic baths and specialized cleaners as well as the skills to troubleshoot your board.

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Yes, follow this guide and replace the battery with it.

Electronics Water Damage

Also, can you see the screen if you shine a bright light on it? (Sunny day, flashlight, etc.)

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I cant see anything at all but i can hear it


even when i shine a light on it


I recommend you get the phone opened. The sooner the better. Just leaving it closed is letting any liquid still wet or set in there to cause more damage to the point where it may not be repairable.


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