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iPhone 5s dropped in the toilet! RIP?

Dropped my iPhone 5s in toilet this morning and it didn't look good! Put it in rice, but if it looked goosed is there realistically any chance it can be brought back to life? Suggestions?

Most Useful Answer JanSt  Dec. 2, 2014 at 14:48

Take it to a repair shop ASAS. They can take it apart to try and dry it properly!
The rice method is not very successful with those closed-up devices.
DO NOT TURN IT ON! DO NOT DO ANYTHING WITH IT.
IF there is no repair shop nearby, place it in a thin sock, and put the bundle into a bowl of
DRY rice. Place the bowl in a warm place. And leave for at least 24 hours.
Then connect it to your PC, and see if it comes to life. BACK UP!

AND lastly: even if it works: the faults from corrosion can start to occur weeks and months later! So: back up back up back up. And save for a new phone.

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JanSt / MOD  Dec. 2, 2014 at 14:48

Take it to a repair shop ASAS. They can take it apart to try and dry it properly!
The rice method is not very successful with those closed-up devices.
DO NOT TURN IT ON! DO NOT DO ANYTHING WITH IT.
IF there is no repair shop nearby, place it in a thin sock, and put the bundle into a bowl of
DRY rice. Place the bowl in a warm place. And leave for at least 24 hours.
Then connect it to your PC, and see if it comes to life. BACK UP!

AND lastly: even if it works: the faults from corrosion can start to occur weeks and months later! So: back up back up back up. And save for a new phone.

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