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My iPhone won't turn on after it fell in water

My iPhone won't turn on after it fell in water

My iPhone fell in the toilet only for about 10 seconds. I took it out immediately and put it in rice overnight. I woke up to see that one of my cousins played on it while I was sleeping because it was out of the rice. I was getting notifications because I could hear it, but the screen was completely black. I left it in rice for another day and the screen still is black and I can here notifications and calls. Can anyone help me fix this

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Guest [Entry]

"Timothy Dumlao do you hate your iPhone? If you don't, why did you use rice? Take it out of the rice. IT DOES NOT WORK This is a myth that really has to disappear. Skip the rice. It is absolutely useless.''' It will not help you fix your phone. All it does is that it provides a false sense of security. It will not clean your phone, it will not prevent corrosion.

Second, stop continuing to try to charge, sync or otherwise use your phone. This potentially can make a bad situation worse.This may further damage your phone.

The next thing to do is to clean it. Disassemble your phone using these guides . You must remove all EMI shields. If you do not remove those, you might as well not do anything. After you removed those, clean the whole board, connectors and all with +90% isopropyl alcohol. Follow this guide , and even so it was written for a 3G all the points are still pertinent to your phone. While you clean your board, check for any obvious damage, like burned or missing components etc. When it is properly cleaned, replace the battery. All these steps are to avoid delayed failure caused by corrosion. Best thing to do would be to clean it with an ultrasonic cleaner, but if you do not have access to one, this will at least help. Once all this is done, reassemble your phone and reevaluate. Until it is cleaned, everything will only be a guess. It is possible that you have a bad LCD and replacing the display assembly may fix it. Even with all this, water damage has only a small chance to be fully repaired, but at least you can give it a try."
Guest [Entry]

"Never put the phone in rice.

Always take it immediately to someone that could remove the battery and then clean the phone/board circuits with a proper solution.

Because you let it dry in rice (which is the worst option) with still water inside, the circuits were slowly ""burning"" some components such as capacitors, maybe ICs, etc... Water keeps and makes new short circuits to electricity to flow. and sometimes things just burn. SO it was a bad thing to do and something got burn or the battery died by itself (due to the short circuit).

In my opinion, take it to someone that knows about these issues.... before it is too late!"
Guest [Entry]

Whatever you do,don’t put it in rice.