your iPhone Have Water Damage? Here Are The Signs To Look For!
you are among one of those users who recently dropped their iPhone in a liquid
(say water or tea) accidentally but immediately picked up the device thinking
nothing occurred, and later realized that your iPhone is malfunctioning, then
the chances are that your iPhone has gone through liquid spill
water damage. You need to know that spill and splash of water, and
resistance from dust might go down from normal wear and iPhone repair will
be needed shortly.
will you confirm that your iPhone has gone through water damage?
clear your doubts regarding whether or not your iPhone has water damage or not,
you need to go through a few simple steps.
- Beginning with removing your
iPhone cases and finding the sim card tray, place it on the right side under
the side button. The tray has a tiny hole in it.
- Make use of tray removal
equipment, press on that hole under your sim tray, and remove the tray. Now get
a litmus paper and tuck it in the same hole. Flash any light into the slot and
see for a red colour.
- If you notice a red colour, it means a negative sign.
This signifies that the Liquid Contact Indicator (LCI) of your iPhone has been
activated and that liquid (water or tea) got into the device. You should have
seen a white colour, but if that is not the case with your iPhone, then the
sign is of damage. This is when you will know that you need an iPhone repair service.
will you do if your iPhone caught water?
you have by mistake spilled other liquid and not water on your iPhone, the
first thing to keep in mind is to not plug the charger on your iPhone device.
Next, you need to clean your iPhone with the help of a clean and soft cloth,
say the cloth that you use for cleaning your spectacles.
- Check and see that
there must be no liquid or water when you are opening the tray of the sim. The
sim tray and the earpiece are the two most common areas where the liquids mostly
enter your iPhones.
- If you have spilled some liquid beside the charging
connector, you need to gently press or
tap the iPhone on your hand but make sure that the Lightning connector faces
downwards so that the excess liquid can be removed. Keep your iPhone in front
of a fan and then directly blow air in the Lightning connector to fasten the
process of drying.
- Do not try drying your iPhone with the help of any heat
source or by insertion of a foreign object, say a cotton swab in your Lightning
connector. If a portion of the cotton swab or a piece of paper is left in the
connector the charging of your iPhone might be affected.
must come across a lot of suggestions that are shown online, that as keeping
your iPhone in a bag of rice or using a dryer in the iPhone or a heating
source. Never try or believe in them. You will end up thinking your iPhone is
restored but the water inside will destroy components causing bigger damage.
is recommended to turn off your iPhone and go to a trustworthy service center
to get your mobile cleaned inside. Here at Buzzmeeh, when you contact us for
your iPhone repair, we use the IPA (isopropyl alcohol) and also a good quality
ultrasonic cleaner to remove the deposition of water, salt, liquids, and other
minerals from the components of your iPhone motherboard.
will you prevent intense liquid damage?
not use your iPhone in the following situations:
taking a shower or doing any water sports where your iPhone will be exposed to
water for a long.
- Near a steamer, or a sauna room. If your iPhone is kept in
humid conditions, the chances of water particles entering your iPhone increase
and it activates the Liquid Indicator.
types of iPhone water damage repair are taken care of at Buzzmeeh, iPhone water
damage repair depends on the damage level too. If the iPhone has been brought
for repair almost immediately within a few days after the liquid spill, our
certified technicians at Buzzmeeh will thoroughly examine the level of damage
and will follow the necessary steps in handling a water-damaged iPhone.