How to Recover Data from Water Damaged iPhone

Summary

If you unfortunately drop your iPhone into water and you want to recover lost data from iPhone, this tutorial will introduce you 3 simple ways to retrieve data from water damaged iPhone.

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Aug. 22, 2018

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Try to download and install this data recover app on your computer to get back your data after reading this tutorial about how to retrieve data from water damaged iPhone.

Unexpected happens all the time, like people accidentally drops their iPhone into the water every day. Once you dropped your iPhone into the water, don’t panic, you need to take the right methods to save you water damaged iPhone and rescue the data that means a lot to you.

Water Damaged iPhone

Water Damaged iPhone

How to Save Water Damaged iPhone

Unfortunately, drop your iPhone into the water, what will you do first? Absolutely, get it out from water and then dry it off at once. You can place it in a dry place or uncooked rice, dry it with silica gel packets or with a hairdryer. But notice that don't start up your iPhone immediately because once you start it up your PCBA may be destroyed. The last yet maybe the best way is taking it to Apple Store or other professional stores to repair it. If you’re lucky enough, you may get your iPhone back again, otherwise, you will need to buy a new one.

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How to Recover Data from Water Damaged iPhone

How about the data on the water damaged iPhone? Will you lose them forever? Of course not, there is still a great chance for you to get back the data as long as you have made backups in iTunes or iCloud. But, how to extract the data you need from backup? What if didn’t make a backup before? Don’t worry, we are here to help you out.

The follow-up tutorial will introduce you a powerful iOS data recover tool – PhoneRescue to retrieve your data from iTunes or iCloud easily. More than anything, if you have no backups, as long as your iPhone can be recognized by the computer, you can have the chance to recover data from your water damaged iPhone directly.

Method 1. Recover Data from Water Damaged iPhone Directly

Tip: After drying your iPhone, as long as it can still be turned on and recognized by your computer, you can use this method to extract data from it directly. If not, you can go to method 2 or 3.

Step 1. Download and install PhoneRescue for iOS on your computer > Connect your iPhone and select Recover from iOS Device. Click on Right Arrow button > Select all the data types to scan your device.

Recover Data from Water Damaged iPhone Directly - Step 1

Recover Data from Water Damaged iPhone Directly - Step 1

Step 2. Preview and select the items you want to rescue and click the recover button at the right bottom corner. It’s better to save them to the computer for preservation.

Recover Data from Water Damaged iPhone Directly - Step 2

Recover Data from Water Damaged iPhone Directly - Step 2

Method 2. Recover Data from Water Damaged via iTunes Backup

Step 1. Also launch PhoneResuce on your computer and choose "Recover from iTunes Backup".

Recover Data from Water Damaged iPhone via iTunes Backup - Step 1

Recover Data from Water Damaged iPhone via iTunes Backup - Step 1

Step 2. Select an iTunes backup to continue. Tick Select All box and click on OK button.

Recover Data from Water Damaged iPhone via iTunes Backup - Step 2

Recover Data from Water Damaged iPhone via iTunes Backup - Step 2

Step 3. View data in your iTunes backup, and select the content you want to recover.

Step 3. View data in your iTunes backup, and select the content you want to recover.

Step 3. View data in your iTunes backup, and select the content you want to recover.

Method 3. Recover Data from Water Damaged via iCloud Backup

Besides recovering data from iTunes backup, you can also get back data on your water damaged iPhone from iCloud backup, and the steps are almost identical. For detailed steps, please refer to this page: How to Recover Data from iCloud Backup >

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The Bottom Line

As a professional data recover tool, PhoneResuce is always ready to help to get your data back. No matter your iPhone is in a good condition or is destroyed accidentally you always are able to recover the missed or lost data with PhoneRescue. Go to download PhoneRescue now.

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