Water Damage iPhone 4

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by nygiants242, Oct 29, 2012.

  1. nygiants242 macrumors member

    Oct 11, 2007
    Dropped it in the toilet, but I submerged it in rice since. Anything else I can do? How long should I wait? I don't have high hopes.

  2. AznTakumi macrumors regular

    Apr 4, 2011
    Make sure you can turn it off if you can. Also the iphone back plate is easily removed with the proper tools so do that if you can.
  3. darster Suspended

    Aug 25, 2011
  4. Brettka7 macrumors regular

    Nov 5, 2011
    I dropped my iPhone 4 in the sink a while ago. Had to replace the dock connector but the rest of the phone worked flawlessly until a water ride at Disneyland... dried it out again and the "broken" volume buttons started working again.
  5. LouieSamman macrumors 6502a


    Jul 23, 2008
    Orlando, Florida
    Water damage is the worse. A lot of people say use rice but make sure you are using the tiny rice and not the bigger ones.

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