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The Unauthorized Guide to iPhone®, iPad®, and iPod® Repair: A DIY Guide to Extending the Life of Your iDevices! by Timothy L. Warner

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14. Addressing Water Damage

Whenever I run, I take either my iPhone or one of my iPods with me so that I can enjoy listening to an audiobook while I exercise. Because I live in the sunny southeastern United States, the weather is typically dry, so I have no worries.

However, what about a wet, rainy day? If a few stray raindrops fall upon my iDevice, could this cause damage? What if you drop your iDevice in a puddle of rainwater? Or the kitchen sink? What if you spill a can of soda directly on top of your iPad?

The ways in which water or other liquids can enter your iDevice case are innumerable. The goal of this chapter is to describe exactly what damage water can cause an iDevice and then present invasive and non-invasive methods for addressing ...

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