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Anyone successfully recovered data from an iPhone that can't power on?

To make a long story short, my child spilled coffee on my iPhone 6s. The ear speaker and silent mode switch seemed to have been affected. I took it in for a cleaning and the shop broke the phone. I took it to Apple who said that they believed the person working on the phone wasn't properly grounded, and the phone received and electro-static discharge. Now the phone won't power on, not even an icon that it's plugged in. To add insult to injury, somehow my iTunes backup is corrupted, and I have seemingly lost everything. Has anyone been able to recover data from an iphone in this condition? Apple mentioned that the issue may be with the logic board. Any help is greatly appreciated.

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Yes, have personally done many data recovery jobs from dead liquid damaged iPhones. Personally I wouldn't listen to the Apple store. They have no motherboard training or liquid damage training and are incorrect most of the time.

In a nutshell this is how liquid damage kills devices. Unless its 100% pure distilled water all water has impurities in it such as salt, dust, etc. Many of these impurities are conductive. When water enters your device it introduces these impurities to the circuit board. When the liquid dries these impurities are left behind on the board itself.

Since many of these impurities are conductive they create new "pathways" that aren't intended to be there. These pathways connect parts of the board to "ground" which shouldn't be connected. This is called shorting components or power rails to ground preventing the device from booting up.

What needs to happen is you'll need to have someone go in and find any shorts in the board, remove them and replace any other components necessary.

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Do you live near Atlanta?

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@citizen42, Beka Sellman, Sorry to here of your problem, iTunes backup is corrupted and motherboard toast, there is no way of recovering unless the phone boots to main screen. To get this to happen(MAYBE) would be great expense by a data recovery specialist. Good luck.

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Data recovery people fix the iPhone that is the only way they recover data off an iPhone.

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Ben, exactly, thanks for the input.

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That's basically what I had been looking for. But apparently no one in Atlanta does that!

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Bring it to a good repair place like iPad rehab in NY and they might be able to fix it. Or just check the connectors and make sure they are connected.

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I had put in a request to them, but I haven't heard back yet. Someone here in Atlanta had also referred me to them. I appreciate it!

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Beka Sellman will be eternally grateful.
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