Released September 25, 2015. Model A1688/A1633. Repair of this device is similar to previous generations, requiring screwdrivers and prying tools. Available as GSM or CDMA / 16, 64, or 128 GB / Silver, Gold, Space Gray, or Rose Gold options.

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Why is my phone not turning on

well I know it has something to do with water damage.my phone fell in the water but it looked ok and after a few seconds it powered off then I powered it back on and it got really hot and powered off then when I got to the house I plugged it in to the charger and it still was black no sign off life ive done a lot of the tricks like rice and stuff juss today I put it in alcohol and now have it in rice but Idk if its going to work cuz like I plugged it in the charger

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The water is inside the phone, on the logic board and under the shields, even under the IC's. Rice doesn't do anything except allow the water to corrode the logic board. When the water is allowed to evaporate, it leaves deposits of minerals that can cause short circuits or corrosion. Heating or powering the phone accelerates the process. The water needs to be displaced, not heated and evaporated.

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

You should also consider getting a new battery if it has swollen. Resist the temptation to pop it to let the gas out. A compromised Li-ion battery is a fire hazard. If the device appears to power up but behaves erratically, then use a tool like 3uTools to flash the firmware as it may be corrupted.

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. Many shops have a no fix/no fee policy so you don't have to spend money to find out if the phone is fixable or not.

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