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  1. jaguar11's Avatar
    my iphone was in my soccer bag and yesterday it rained like crazy while my iphone was in my bag. it had a hard leather case on it and it didn't seem like it was wet and everything worked well until i tried connecting to my home wifi and it didn't work. I'm 100% sure that my wifi works and that the problem is from my iphone. does anyone know what i can do to fix it or will the apple store give me a new iphone? btw, its a 8GB 3G 3.01 Jailbreak if that makes any difference.
    08-21-2009 07:11 PM
  2. rsandlas's Avatar
    Restore it...
    08-21-2009 07:27 PM
  3. jaguar11's Avatar
    How can I backup my jailbreak stuff before I restore?
    08-21-2009 07:34 PM
  4. shutter's Avatar
    If there is a possibility that there is water damage...turn the phone off, put it in a bag of uncooked rice for several days. After the phone has been powered off and in the bag for several days you may then attempt to turn it back on and see how it works.
    08-21-2009 07:59 PM
  5. chobbs1's Avatar
    If it got wet Apple will not replace it.
    08-21-2009 08:49 PM
  6. jaguar11's Avatar
    im not sure that it got wet because i checked my bag like 3 hours after the rain was done because i was scared to take it out. so i don't know if it got wet or not.
    08-21-2009 09:05 PM
  7. rsandlas's Avatar
    There's an app in cydia u can use to back up jailbroken apps but u have to pay for it I think
    08-21-2009 09:07 PM
  8. Exergy's Avatar
    Let it dry out for a while and retry it.
    08-21-2009 09:14 PM
  9. jaguar11's Avatar
    right now it seems like it can connect to my home wifi but a very weak signal. seems like its drying or something
    08-21-2009 09:15 PM
  10. jaguar11's Avatar
    tried putting my iphone in rice didn't work, and restored too. any other solutions?
    Last edited by jaguar11; 08-22-2009 at 11:17 AM.
    08-22-2009 11:15 AM
  11. mksolana's Avatar
    We had an Iphone in the otterbox and got wet well actually fell in the pool. What do you think the chances of it surviving are? Right now it's sitting in rice.. I don't know but I will let you guys know. I will be shocked if it doesn't come back to life. It was only in the water for 30 secs. max

    09-01-2009 09:48 PM
  12. whmurray's Avatar
    If it got wet Apple will not replace it.
    True. According to Apple, getting it wet voids the warranty. They have a test for this. They look into the jack for the headset. If, at the bottom, they see red, warranty is void. In the NYC store they even have a special scope, lens and light, for looking into it.

    I like the idea of putting it in the uncooked rice. Silica gel might serve the same purpose if you can find enough of it. Drug store? Hardware store?
    09-02-2009 09:36 AM