21 September 2015

HOW TO: Recover Data from Water-Damaged iPhone 6s/6/5s/5/4S

Question:

“Unfortunately dropped my iPhone into water, I left it for a week to dry out still can’t turn it on. I really want to retrieve my photos from it. Does anyone can help me recover data from water-damage iPhone?”
Accidentally dropped your iPhone into the bath and the toilet — and feeling your heart is breaking? After trying various methods to rescue or recovery, but still failed to get it work? What's worse, there  are so many important data like photos, text messages, and contacts stored on your damaged device? Don’t worry! WORRY NO MORE!
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In this article, we will share several tricks to help you fix water-damaged iPhone and how to recover the data from Water-Damaged iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 5s, 5c, 5, 4S.

Part 1: Several Tricks to Fix Water-damaged iPhone 6s/6/5s/5/4S

When you get your iPhone dropped into water, first things first, get the iPhone out of the water and don't be tempted to turn it on and check for damage, it can cause short circuits(it will worsen for sure).

There are following things, you might need to do:
  • Wipe the excess and exterior liquid off on your iPhone where you can reach. 
  • Don't try to dry your water damaged iPhone with a hair dryer or other external drying machine.
  • Put your iPhone in a container of uncooked rice and leave it there for 48 hours or so, or take it to the repair store.
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Part 2: How to Restore Data from Water-Damaged iPhone 6s/6/5s/5/4S

It is not easy to retrieve data from water-damaged iPhone since you can't turn on your device and can’t connect it to your computer. However, there is always a way. You still a great chance to get back the data with Tenorshare iPhone Data Recovery as long as you have made backups in iTunes or iCloud. It can powerfully extract data from your previous backup file without connecting your device.

How to Recover Data of on Water-Damaged iPhone from iTunes Backup
Step 1: Run iPhone Data Recovery and choose "Recover Data from iTunes Backup File". No need to connect your device.
Step 2: Select the backup file you need to restore and click "Start Scan" to precede.
Step 3: Preview your files under different category and click “Recover” to recover your missing iPhone photos.

Recover Data from iTunes Backup File


How to Recover Data of on Water-Damaged iPhone from iCloud Backup

Step 1: Choose "Recover Data from iCloud Backup File" and sign into your iCloud account.
Step 2: You can select the backup and files you want to download to save the downloading time.
Step 3: After downloading, you can see all your data in your iCloud backup. Click “Recover” to get them back.


Recover Data from iCloud Backup File

Within easy 3 steps, you can get back all data on your water-damaged iPhone. You can also get more pieces of advice on How to Fix Water-damaged iPhone.

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