Unfortunately, as you always have your iPhone with you; it is not impossible to drop some water on your valuable device. Do not panic, just act quickly, since it is a damage that has to be urgently addressed.
What exactly is the danger?
In a case of a wet device the main danger is the oxidation of the motherboard, a situation that is almost irreparable. This is why the time that will pass once your iPhone 3GS gets wet until the moment it arrives at one of our workshops, is really crucial.
There are some actions you should definitely take to facilitate the rescue.
- Turn off the iPhone 3GS, to slow down the oxidation of the logic board
- Drain moisture avoiding extreme heat (e.g. hair dryer, microwave, etc.) that can overheat the device
- Wrap it up with absorbent paper (e.g. paper towels)
- In case the accident was by salt water you will have to rinse you device with tap water immediately
If you get your iPhone 3GS wet, bring it directly to us as quickly as possible in any of our stores, that will increase the chances of a successful repair.
Water damaged iPhone 3GS repair requires specialized tools, such as the high power ultrasonic cleaner, which is available only in specialized laboratories like ours. Do not try to repair your device by yourself! You can cause more damage!
Water damaged iPhone 3GS repair cost:
The cost of the water damaged iPhone 3GS repair depends on whether the device can be repaired as well as from the spare parts that will be needed in case that it has suffered some further damage.
We will carry out the necessary initial check to see if the device is repairable then we will inform you about any parts that require replacement and the total cost of the repair.
Come to our closest store:
We are waiting you in our stores; if you come in time and receive immediate support you can increase the chances of a successful repair!