Backlight is not working

Discussion in 'iPhone Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by DeRaye 312, Sep 15, 2013.

  1. DeRaye 312 macrumors newbie

    Sep 15, 2013
    Hello, I have an iphone 5 that I dropped in water a couple weeks ago its completely dry now but the backlight does not work at all. I've noticed I can see the screen on but only in direct sunlight.any help or advice would be appreshiated
  2. bandofbrothers macrumors 601


    Oct 14, 2007
    Theres not much help that can be given when the phone has had water ingression.

    Typically the phone degrades over time with oxidation.

    If you have any insurances then make a claim if your covered for liquid damage.

    Ask a stand alone cellphone shop to have a look at it.

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