Question: Can You Fix An IPhone That Has Water Damage?

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How much does it cost to repair a water damaged iPhone?

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Neither the Apple One-Year Warranty nor the AppleCare Protection Plan cover water damage repair for iPhone. You can decide to replace your iPhone device for $60 to $180, depending on the model. Or, if you have AppleCare +, the repair won’t cost more than $79.

How can you tell an iPhone has water damage?

The best way to look at the indicator is by aiming a flashlight or lighted magnifying glass into the jack. If the iPhone has been submerged in liquid, or has liquid damage, this circular indicator would be triggered and colored red or pink.

Can you retrieve data from a water damaged iPhone?

A. To fix a water damaged iPhone, try to dry it completely while to recover your lost photos and videos you have two options: Recover from Apple iCloud and iTunes backup. If, backup files are not accessible or deleted, recover using third-party software.

Is it worth repairing a water damaged iPhone?

If you don’t have AppleCare+, an out-of-warranty repair for water damage can be very expensive. Apple doesn’t repair individual components on water-damaged iPhones — they replace the entire phone. Just know that replacing any component on your iPhone with a non-Apple part will completely void your warranty.

How much does it cost to repair a water damaged phone?

Water damage repairs, which can be the most difficult, typically start between $35 and $50. While some major cell phone repairs, like a fried motherboard, make a repair economically unfeasible, most phone fixes cost only a fraction of a new cell phone’s price.