Question about Apple iPod touch
Most important thing...
DO NOT TRY TO TURN IT ON!!!
This can short circuit the ipod!
Make sure it is off! Your lucky because the iPod hasn't shorted yet Don't switch it on again!
I will teach you what to do...
You must remove the water from the iPod
Firstly Be sure that the iPod is off...
Now your going to have to open the iPod
This video will teach you how to open your iPod touch 2nd Gen
How to open iPod 3rd Gen
Now clean out all the water. You can use a hair dryer to do this... But make sure that the hair dryer is blowing out COLD air
Leave your iPod open for a while to dey out the remaining water Now put the iPod back together
Leave it for an hour or so Switch it on...
There is another way...
This way is easier and has worked for many people
First fill the headphone jack (where you plug in the ear phones) with WhiteOut (yes WhiteOut!!!).
Leave it for an hour or so Use Nail polish remover on a cotton bud to remove all of the WhiteOut. Let it dry before turning the iPod on. Enjoy!!!
Posted on Sep 06, 2010
I would stick it in a bowl of rice for a few weeks then test to see if it's working.
Another thing you could do if you still have your warranty, ring up the place that you bought your iPod touch and see if they can replace it.
You might loose all your music and games, but atleast you'll have a nice new shiny iPod Touch. :)
Also do what kniland said and visit that website and look through and see if you can find the problem. :D
Posted on Aug 08, 2010
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: ipod touch got wet
If you are tech savy you can try to remove the backplate and remove any remaining residue caused by the liquid. There are specialized online tutorials with iPod Repair instructions that will guide you through the steps of taking it otherwise you'll have to send it to any third party iPod repair service and they'll the water damage for you.
Posted on Jul 17, 2009
SOURCE: ipod got wet and isn't working
sorry to say but you have more than likely fried it!!.....and that sad part is that you can't send it back and try an claim it under warranty as they have a speacial tape strip inside that goes pink when the unit has been dropped in water and thats why they wont cover it....sorry to say but thats the end of that unit...it is beyound repair capabillites..
Posted on Jan 09, 2010
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