Water damage in iPhones and iPads can occur when liquid like water makes its way into your device. It can happen if the device gets dropped into a pool, toilet, or water tank for that matter. However, unknown to many people, your device can incur water damage when at the gym, hiking, biking, and playing golf. When you’re dealing with water damage, it is essential to act fast. You should call our water damage repair Vancouver right away and send your device for immediate repair.
The iPhone 7 was the first one in a generation of iPhones to be advertised as having water-resistance. That same year the iPad also came with water resistance. Every iPhone and iPad in subsequent generations have come with some form of water resistance with an IP rating. The higher the score, the less affected it is by water. However, there is a difference between waterproofing and water resistance.
Even with high water resistance, our iPhones are susceptible to damage by liquids if it gets passed the protective barrier meant to keep water out. Over the years, that barrier degrades and leaves the iPhone or iPad less protected.
The other thing to bear in mind is that iPhones and iPads aren’t designed to resist different types of liquids like lotions, soaps, and even wine etc. That’s why you never want to take your phone into the shower.
If your iPhone or iPad has made contact with another liquid and it is causing your device to act up, you need to send it immediately for repairs. The sooner our technicians start water damage repair Vancouver, the higher the chances are of fixing the device.
The damage can be both invisible and apparent. You might see small bubbles directly under the screen, discoloration around the charging port, or corrosion. However, in most cases, water damage isn’t instantly apparent from the outside via a physical inspection.
One way to check for water damage in an iPhone, especially the later models takes at the LCI or Liquid Contact Indicator. You’ll find the LCI near the SIM card slot. In older iPhones like 4s and earlier, it (LCI) will be around the headphone jack or the charging port.
Well, you’ll want to call us when any of the apparent symptoms of water damaged surfaces. Some common symptoms include:
There are several reasons why we are known to offer leading water damage repair in Vancouver. Here are a couple of reasons why clients choose us: