does jailbreaking cause premature failure of the iphone??

Discussion in 'Jailbreaks and iOS Hacks' started by gsxr370, Jul 18, 2009.

  1. gsxr370 macrumors member

    Dec 10, 2007
    I wasnt going to jailbreak my phone because I dont want to void the warranty if it ever froze. But, after 1 week the water sensor turned pink when I spilled a beer on my pants. I want to make sure that if I unlock my phone, it wont quit working sooner due to the unlock. I unlocked my 1st gen and after 3 days the touch screen quit working. I dont know if it was coincidence but I never wanted to try it again. Any know problems?
  2. jmann macrumors 604


    Dec 8, 2007
    bump on a log in a hole in the bottom of the sea
    Anything that goes wrong with the phone can be fixed with DFU Mode and a restore in iTunes.
  3. jersey macrumors regular

    Jul 9, 2007
    Software degradation doesn't harm hardware. And if it starts to run like crap, dfu and restore.

    I'd be more worried by the byproduct of beer spillage.
  4. dhlizard macrumors G4


    Mar 16, 2009
    The Jailbreak Community
    Sounds like the beer must have flowed thru the iPhone on the way down to your pants !! :rolleyes:

    Now, where exactly was that iPhone ??? :cool:
    Using the vibrate function in a way it was never intended to be used ?? :eek:

    Wait, I think there's an app for that in the App Store !

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