Your iPhone 4S gone for a swim? Flushed to the toilet or took a bath with you? There's a little iPhone hack how to fix water damaged iPhone 4S! Of course, there's no guarantees, but you won't lose anything.

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It's better not to  get in such situations, but it already happened so it's too late for such advice. The water damaged iPhone 4S procedure works also for iPhone 4 and for iPod (earlier models). The best possible liquid to drop iPhone into is water. It's the best option for repair. Dropping your device into beer, soda, chlorinated water (like in swimming pool). They can cause more corrosion and sugar, for instance, makes it difficult to remove all the residue. Salt water or sea water can cause massive corrosion in a short period of time, that's why they are even scarier. If your device was attacked by anything that simple water, it's better to use professional repair service.

Fixing a Water Damaged iPhone 4S:

Step One: Take out your iPhone out of water as quickly as possible. Step Two: Turn it off right away. Step Three: Dry the outside of the handset. Eject SIM tray with the SIM card and dry them. Step Four: Take off the rear glass panel if possible (you can watch how to do that in the video below). Be careful about stripping the heads of the screws. Step Five: Find a bag with ziplock and fill it with silica gel or rice. Put the iPhone inside. Trying to be smart and drying your phone with heat will most likely kill or at least damage your iPhone 4S instead of fixing water damaged device. Step Six: Leave water damaged iPhone 4S inside the bag for a day or two. It's hard to live without Siri voice assistant but what can you do? Step Seven: After a few days take off the iPhone, reassemble it if you took it apart, turn it on. If the device works - your luck. Other problem about water damaged iPhone is low battery performance after the issue. In that case you probably need to replace it with the new one. Here's how-to: