Slight water damage, where to start?
Good morning all,
Working on my wife's iPhone 6. She was running back in April of this year and got caught out in a pretty good rainstorm. The phone itself was secure in the front pocket of a rain jacket but she had her earbuds in. It seems as the water tracked down the cord from the earbuds and got into the phone.
When she got home, the screen was acting funny and not responding well. We let the phone dry out for several hours and tried a hair dryer several times. Later that evening it started working properly so we decided to back it up to iTunes on our PC. That was were the fatal error occurred. About half way though the back up , the phone died. Phone went black and won't power up. It also felt warm to the touch. I took the phone apart and the water indicator next to the sim card was only slightly pink around the lower edge but there were signs of moisture in the phone. She went and bought a 7 and the 6 has been receiving the silica treatment since.
I'm still operating on an iPhone 5 and would like to revive this 6. I've made several iPhone and iPad repairs (screens, batteries, start buttons, etc) so I feel comfortable diving into this. However, I'd love some guidance on where to start. I would assume the battery, but was curious if there is a way to check the voltage on this. Any guidance is much appreciated, this phone is in mint shape and I'd love to save it.
Is this a good question?