It is a hard occasion, but can happen to anyone. We are talking about the unfortunate event when water gets onto your expensive iPhone 4S. No need to panic, but it is a fault that needs to be urgently addressed.
What exactly is the harm?
If the iPhone gets wet, the danger that lurks is essentially the oxidation of the mother board, if this happens the situation is almost irreversible. This is why the amount of time that will pass by the time the iPhone 4S gets wet until you have the problem addressed in one of our professional labs, is really crucial. Nevertheless there are some steps you must follow before you contact technical support and which can facilitate the rescue.
● Turn off the iPhone 4S, to slow down the oxidation of the motherboard
● Drain moisture without using extreme heat (e.g. hair dryer, microwave, etc.) that can overheat the device and cause further damage
● Wrap it up with absorbent paper (e.g. paper towels)
● If the damage is cause by sea water don hesitate to rinse your iPhone 4s immediately with tap water
If your iPhone 4S gets water damaged you should definitely bring it to one of our stores as soon as possible. The speed of your action is important if you want to increase the chances for a successful repair.
You should know that to repair a water damaged iPhone 4S special professional tools are required, such as high power ultrasonic cleaner that only specialized laboratories as ours can have. As you can see, it is futile to try to perform a water damaged iPhone 4S repair by yourself.
The cost of this repair primarily depends on whether the device will be judged repairable or no. After that, a major role plays the cost of the spare parts that might be needed in case there has been some further damage.
We will initially perform the necessary tests to ensure the feasibility of repairing your water damaged iPhone 4S. If so, you will subsequently get informed about the total cost required to repair the damage, along with any extra spare parts.
Come to our closest store:
We are ready to serve you in any of our stores. Please take not note that a direct treatment of the damage increases the chances of rehabilitation, which can reach up to 70%.