Your iPhone dropping in water can be one of the scariest things but the truth is that this is a very manageable problem. The secret to iPhone water damage repair is making sure you act immediately before the damage becomes too much. If you think the problem is too much to handle, visit Denver iPhone Repair for some expert advice. It is important to note that as many people say, a hair dryer will just cause further damage to your iPhone. Always remember not to plug it into a power source as you try to switch it back on.
Steps to take when your iPhone drops in water
Wipe the water
Immediately your remove your phone from water, the first step should be trying to remove as much water as possible. The first few minutes are essential so make sure you remove all the water at this time. To completely remove all the water use silica gel and wipe the phone dry. Make sure you shake off all the water in all the ports of the phone. You can find silica gel in an electronic store or a flower store because it is used in the drying of flowers. Silica gel can also be found in shoes because it is packed together with your shoes.
Package in a polythene bag
After wiping as much water, as possible it is now time to package the phone in a polythene bag to ensure that it completely dries. In the absence of silica gel, you can use cooking rice to dry out your phone. Put the phone in a transparent polythene bag and properly seal it using silica gel or cooking rice. Make sure you give it time to dry without disturbing it. At this time avoid touching it all the time because it needs time to dry. The phone should take about three days before it can fully dry back to working state.
After you are sure that the phone is completely dry, it is now time to restore back the iTunes. You can do that by connecting the phone to your personal computer where you had backed up your iTunes. This is an important activity necessary to bring back the iPhone into working state. If there is no more problem, your iPhone should be working just fine by the time you try restoring the iTunes.
If the phone does not work at this time, the chances are that there is more damage that could not be solved. This is now the time to look for a service provider to look for further damage.