Revamped version of the iPhone 3G with faster processing speeds. Repair of this device is similar to the 3G, and requires simple screwdrivers and prying tools. Model A1303 / 16 or 32 GB capacity / black or white plastic back.

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After Water, Backlight K O and software stay on the APPLE


I have an iPhone 3GS and he take water......;(

I let him drying few time (3 or 4 days)

I try to power on but nothing happend.

I plug it on my computer and let charge....

result: no Backlight and it Stay on the Apple Logo. In spite of that, I can restore It fully but he always stay on the apple logo.( Geohot's head appears when jailbreak...)

I Think that i must change the display assembly for the backlight but If i change it i'm afraid to change another parts( the iPhone motherboard or logic board)

I just want to know how to fix it pleaseee Help I've lost my precious!!

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Seems that there is still water inside that shorts a circuit. Put it in a bag with uncooked rice for a couple of days. After that try to power it up again. If it still stuck at the Apple logo there seems to be more damaged than just the display backlight.

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I could restore it completly with the normal logo ( with the status bar) after the loading apple it return to the apple (without status) and lock on it. thks for your answer........

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