Question about Apple iPhone 3G
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Ouch! if the mainboard of the phone has to be replaced. 8GB board costs around 180$
It won't be cheap, you could try taking it apart and drying it yourself. Take it completely apart, put it in a airthight container filled with rise and close it up, leave it in a warm room for 2-3 days. The rise absorbs the moisture, and the heat dries any water remaining.Then put it back together and hopefully it works. You can probably see a guide on how to take yours apart at http://www.powerbookmedic.com/iphone/
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Posted on Oct 14, 2010
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Unfortunately water damage is usually permanent because it results in a short circuit which often fries the boards. However, if your electronics device made contact with water while OFF, fear not. It should still work provided that you wait until the innards are dry and the water evaporated. The water build up probably came from water condensation. If it hasn't fried, dry it out REALLY well and hope that it hasn't already been damaged. If you already turned it on without luck, then it looks like you have a broken iPhone on your hands. Sorry.
Posted on May 06, 2009
In certain situations, an iPhone will automatically go into recovery mode after an update or restore issue. If your device is already in recovery mode, you can attempt to restore using iTunes.
Please follow steps on this link http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1414
Note: Restoring your device will delete all the data from your iPhone or iPod touch, including songs, videos, contacts, photos, calendar information, and any other data. All iPhone or iPod touch settings are restored to their factory condition.
Posted on Jan 12, 2010
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