Sixth iteration of Apple iPhone, announced on September 12, 2012. Repair of this device is similar to the previous models, requiring screwdrivers and prying tools. Available as GSM or CDMA / 16, 32, or 64 GB / Black or White.

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iPhone water damanged with signs of rust - what to do

I had the phone in my pocket with low battery a day of heavy rain and when I took it it had no battery. I tried to charge it (bad idea) but it didn't work. It showed the symbol of 'I do not have enough battery to power on' to no response at all if I tried to switch it on a few days later. The phone does not charge. I've just bought a battery replacement and open it and I see some signs of rust. (see photo attached)

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what should I do? put the battery and pray ?



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Clean every connection with a soft toothbrush and isopropyl alcohol . As well clean the logic board; use a 90% or better isopropyl alcohol for all cleaning. Now is the time to start drying out the phone. Set the screen in a desiccant or silica gel leave it in for several days moving it from time to time to get the max effect from the desiccant. Use a blow dryer on a low heat setting to dry the rest of the phone. Only use a hair dryer once you have cleaned the phone completely with the alcohol. Do not attempt to dry the phone if it’s still wet with water with the blow dryer as this only spreads the water. Replace the battery with a new one considers the old ones done. Clean again with isopropyl alcohol let dry and when you think everything is clean and dry reassemble the phone (make sure to clean the contacts on the screen after removing from the desiccant). Once you've reassembled the phone it’s time to power it on. Hold your breath and hope for the best

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