We are going to teach you how to check if the iPhone you are holding has water damage from an accidental fall into a puddle or pool.
Despite the fact that most of the iPhone Current ones have water resistance, the truth is that this does not mean that they cannot suffer from water damage. In fact, there are a huge number of computers that have this problem and that many users are unaware of because they have not been able to decipher the signs that their iPhone has this damage.
We are going to see the different signs that indicate that the iPhone you are holding has water damage, even if it works perfectly. And, it is precisely that many of the signs are small and indicate that the equipment has suffered some accidental dip that, although it has damaged it, has not completely spoiled it.
Face ID or Touch ID isn’t working as it should. This may be one of the most complex to detect since it can be attributed to certain moments, but it should be worrying when the device has too many continuous errors when it comes to recognizing the face or fingerprint.
Cloudy front or rear camera. Yes, this is an easy way to tell if the iPhone has water damage as you can tell by looking at the photos that are taken. In this case, when taking a photo, if it comes out with a kind of fog, what happens is that the water has managed to get inside the device and, in the best of cases, only on the lenses.
We are going to show you the signs with which to check if your iPhone has water damage
Buttons that do not respond or that respond badly. In the event that the buttons ignore you when pressed or perform an action different from the one you have requested, this may be due to the particles that have been introduced when the water has reached the interior of the device and that, unfortunately , they are obstructing the buttons.
The screen shows areas with different tones. Water affects the screen in a very striking way, causing the areas that have been in contact with this liquid to offer a different hue that is normally greenish or yellowish in color and is very annoying to the eye.
Loud or clogged speakers. The speakers are another fairly reliable indicator when it comes to knowing if the device has suffered water damage. If the sound is muffled or louder than expected, this means that there is something blocking the sound waves from coming out, and it is usually water.
Rust or corrosion. If the device has reached the point of showing external signs of rust or corrosion, the water has seriously affected the device. Of course, if it is perfect on the outside and when you open it there is a trace of rust or corrosion, it is most likely that the device has water damage.
The charging port is not working or malfunctioning. Being an external port, what happens is that it is more normal for it to break when the device suffers water damage. Weird smells coming from inside your iPhone. Suffering water damage, corrosion can cause strange odors to come from your device.