OH MY GOD!!! My iPhone was dropped into water!
In the daily use of iPhone, have you ever had the heart paining situation that your iPhone drops into water accidentally? After the accident you must have been rack your brain collecting all kinds of ways trying to bring your iPhone back to life. At the same time, you find that your valuable data like photos, text messages, contacts, etc seems impossible to come back to you. If you have a backup file generated by iTunes before the tragedy, you will not afraid of suffering the pain of lost data and do not consider how to extract these data in iTunes. iFonebox will provide the best solution to make it possible.
iFonebox, the professional iTunes backup extractor, which can help you recover water damaged iPhone data from iTunes backup. Below we will show you how to rescue and save data after iPhone dropped into water from iTunes backup.
Free download the trail version to preview the data in iTunes backup of your water-damaged iPhone in the interface of iFonebox. To extract and restore these data to you computer, you need to get the full version. The latest version of iFonebox can support to recover your iTunes Contacts and Notes directly back to your device.
How to Recover Data from iTunes when your iPhone dropped into Water
Note: When your iPhone dropped into water, if water only damaged the screen of your iPhone, you could use iFonebox to help you recover the data in your iPhone; if you iPhone died completely, the only way to get your lost data is recover from iTunes backup. To judge whether iFonebox can help you recover your data directly from scanning your device, just download the trail version and see if your iPhone can be detected by iFonebox.
We will show you the detailed steps that your iPhone can not be detected by iFonebox and you get your lost data from iTunes backup.
Step One: Choose Recovery Mode
Install and run iFonebox on your computer, the you will see the interface as follows. As your device is out of work, click “Recover from iTunes Backup” to go further.
Step Two: Choose iTunes Backup
Then it will ask you choose the iTumes backup you need, choose the backup file you need and click “Start Scan” to analyze and scan your backup.
Step Three: Recover iTunes Backup file to computer
When the scanning is finished, all the data in your iTunes backup will be displayed in category one by one the interface. Click the category you want to preview. After make sure which data your want to recover to your computer, click the “Recover” button to choose the folder location to store these recovered data. When the recovery is completed, all the data of your water-damaged iPhone has been rescued and saved on your computer safely. You could preview them as you like.
Tips about how to save your iPhone after it dropped into water
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.