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I droped my ipod in water and it wont work - Apple iPod touch

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B00ndock's answer is probably your best bet cause water damage in iPod's is usually a death sentence.

Posted on Nov 22, 2009

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Ok..well you probably don't need to be an expert to know that you might be in a bit of trouble here.

If it doesn't work & you don't have insurance to cover can try a couple of things because your warranty is likely void anyway.

  • If possible open your ipod's case.
    The more open you can make it the better. Remove anything that you feel you can safely put back together afterwards.
  • Next, put your Ipod in a container of rice (dry of course).
    Rice is extremely effective at absorbing water & will often extract water even from under the screen. If you don't have any rice..kitty litter works as well.
  • Leave it for anything up to a couple of days (depending just how wet it got) & try turning it on again.
This method is by no means guaranteed but it's saved my **** on a couple of occasions with mobile phones & yes, an ipod (so i feel your pain).

I've also got a tech friend of mine that dipped his mobile in a cup of rubbing alcohol before laying it on some paper towel for a day. Worked a treat for him but I'd recommend it as a last resort.

Hope this helps!

Posted on Nov 19, 2009


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well renda, when you drop an apple ipod nano 4gb mp3 player in water its bound to stop working even if its new so get a new one would be my solution.

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