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How to Recover Data from Water Damaged iPhone

It was such a bad luck if you dropped your treasured iPhone in water unintentionally. Although you tried many methods to rescue your iPhone, it was still completely dead and beyond repair. What’s worse, there some important data including photos, SMS, contacts, etc. in it but you couldn’t extract. This is just as the proverb says, “it never rains but it pours.” Thus, what would you do? Here is a solution - never too late to employ iPhone Data Recovery.
So what on earth is iPhone Data Recovery? It is a tailor-made program that helps you to recover dada from your water damaged iPhone. To be more exact, it can restore Camera Roll Photos, Camera Roll Videos, Photo Stream, Contacts, Messages, Call history, Calendar, Notes, Reminder, and even Safari bookmarks from iTunes backups. It also supports other iPhone models and iPad, iPod Touch.
Important: If you don't have a backup on iTunes, it is not a big deal. You can still rely on iPhone Data Recovery to directly scan your iPhone and retrieve data from it, as long as your iPhone can get into the DFU mode. But if you choose this way, it only suits for iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPad1 and iPod Touch 4.

Tutorials 1: How to Recover Data from Water Damaged iPhone 5

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Install iPhone Data Recovery on your PC or Mac computer. Launch it, select your iPhone 5 and “Start Scan”. install-launch-iphone-recovery

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Preview and recover the found items. preview-recover

Tutorials 2: How to Recover Data from Water Damaged iPhone 4/3GS

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Connect your iPhone to the computer and scan

I. For iPhone 5/4S users (iPhone 4/3GS user can skip this to next)
There is only a "Start Scan" button on the main window. After connecting your iPhone, you only need to click the "Start Scan" button to scan your iPhone. You'll see this scanning window immediately after clicking the "Start Scan" button.
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II. For iPhone 4/3GS, iPad 1 & iPod touch 4 user
A. Connect your device to the computer with a digital cable and run the program, then you'll see the window below after connecting your device. You need to download a plug-in by clicking the "Download" button.
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B. Enter DFU mode to scan your device
After downloading the plug-in, you need to get into thed device's scanning mode before scanning. You can follow the steps below:
1) Hold your iPhone and click the "Start" button.
2) Pressing the "Power" and "Home" buttons simultaneously for 10 seconds.
3) After 10 seconds, release the "Power" button, but keep holding "Home" for another 15 seconds.
enter-dfu-mode

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Preview and recover data from water damaged iPhone 4/3GS
After scanning, all of the found data will be listed in categories like Camera Roll, Photo Stream, Contacts, Messages, Call History, Calendar, Notes, Reminders, Voice Memos and Safari Bookmark. You can preview each of them before recovery. Mark those you want back and click "Recover" at the bottom to save them on your computer.
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Note: Data found here includes what you have on your iPhone now and those you deleted before. You can slide the button in the red area on the interface above to only display deleted items.
With only 3 simple steps, you can triumphantly recover your desired files. You can drive your panic and worry away. And it is indeed a relief that you can still get your lost files back though your iPhone has water damage. Please note that try to avoid water damage next time, and back up your iPhone regularly.

More information of iPhone Data Recovery

1) Recover Messages, Contacts, Call History, Calendar, Notes, Reminders, Safari Bookmark directly from iPhone 4S/5.
2) Retrieve Camera Roll Photos, Camera Roll Videos, Photo Stream, Contacts, Messages, Message attachments, Call history, Calendar, Notes, Reminder, Safari bookmark, Voice memos from iPhone 4/3GS, iPad 1, iPod touch 4 without iTunes backup, even if the device is crashed, smashed or broken.
3) Regain lost data from your iTunes backup for any iOS device due to device loss, jailbreak, iOS upgrade or factory settings restore

How to dry out water damaged iPhone/iPad/iPod?

The primary & key thing you need to do is try your best to get water out of your phone rapidly. Here are a couple of simple steps to get that done if your iPhone gets water damaged. Follow these steps to dry out iPhone/iPad/iPod at first. If you are lucky, you may get iPhone/iPad/iPod back in working order soon.
1) Remove it from the water immediately.
2) Turn the iPhone/iPad/iPod off.
3) Dry it off with a towel.
Note: Do not dry it off with a blow dryer as this could melt the circuit board and other parts.
4) Put iPhone/iPad/iPod in a bunch of silica packets, or in the bowl of uncooked rice and cover it up.
5) Leave the device in the rice for at least 24 hours and preferably 48 hours.
Hopefully, after 24 - 48 hours iPhone/iPad/iPod will have dried out, the logic board wasn’t damaged, and hopefully you can turn it on and the device will work. If not, your next option is to see if it can be repaired without much cost.

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