We put together a nice article on saving a water damaged iPhone. It discusses a process that includes how to clean out your iPhone after liquid damage occurs, also ways to remove contaminants if you spilled such things as coffee, tea, soda, etc. on your iPhone. It is a multi step process and should only be used at your own discretion. We do not guarantee this will work and it is more drastic than your typical bag of rice drying method. It builds on the rice method with some other techniques that we have found can work.
Typically the first hardware item that goes in water damaged iPod or iPhones is the battery. After trying this method you can test to see if the iPod works by plugging it in to a wall adapter or by connecting to your PC or Mac as described in the article. If it doesn’t power on without the charger connected this is usually indicative of a iPod or iPhone battery issue.
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