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Thread: Water Damaged iPod Touch ~Help~
06-26-2009, 04:16 PM #1Water Damaged iPod Touch ~Help~
Ok, so I went swimming at my friends pool and a couple of my friends pushed me into the pool with my iPod still inside. I heard about people putting it in uncooked rice, so I tried that, I left in it for 3 days. I turned it on and the power button worked, the volume button worked, and the home button worked. The thing is, the touch screen WON'T work, does anyone know how to fix it or how to cover up the red sensor bar if i send it in to the apple store?
06-26-2009, 09:48 PM #2
You can fix it by replacing the part. The digitizer is toast.
And nobody's gonna help you screw Apple.
09-03-2009, 06:30 PM #3
my brother wet my ipod, the screen got all dim and i went to the apple store they just gave me a new one,
09-04-2009, 02:08 AM #4
send it to your local apple store. they will fix it or give you a new one.
BE CARFUL- IF THE IPOD IS JAILBROKEN...Apple might do something about it.
My advice- If the screen doesnt work but the functions still do, try to restore it via itunes, then bring it to apple.
If it wont work, then...go to the apple store
09-04-2009, 05:51 PM #5
damn it!! >.< it was jailbroken when i toke it haha, i didnt think of that, god im stupid
09-04-2009, 05:59 PM #6
errr. well look onm the bright side
Maybe they will throw it away without checking the settings. >.>
Or maybe they will sue you.
you never know
09-04-2009, 06:15 PM #7
If it has water damage, Apple will not replace it.
And they're not going to do anything if it's jailbroken, they'll just give it back to you.I always feel sorry for the guy in the iPhone commercials. He always gets a call right in the middle of trying to do something
09-04-2009, 06:28 PM #8
But then what would be the point of giving it to apple? >.>
fix it? how. they wouild need to take the enitire thing apart. afterwards, they will check it see if its working. If it has jailbroken lock screen...
They might do something.
I just read about jailbreaking and how apple can sue you
It is legal, For now. Apple is trying to change the goverments mind on jailbreaking.
Last edited by Cocacolafire; 09-04-2009 at 06:36 PM.
09-04-2009, 06:31 PM #9
i only gave it to apple cause my ipod didnt work (water damage)
09-04-2009, 06:32 PM #10
If it has water damage - there IS no point. Water damage voids your warranty!
First thing they check is for water damage. It is taken much more seriously than jailbreaking/unlocking.I always feel sorry for the guy in the iPhone commercials. He always gets a call right in the middle of trying to do something
09-04-2009, 06:34 PM #11
my ipod has worranty for another 4 weeks,
and it would violate the worranty because it wasnt water, it was actually milkk xD theres a difference
09-04-2009, 06:40 PM #12
i wouldnt bring that ipod in anymore...
It is illeagal because jailbreaking VOIDS your warrenty.
So your in a pickel -_-
Edit- Link- [ame]http://www.ipodtouchfans.com/forums/showthread.php?t=10324[/ame]
Unless you restore it before you bring it in, it will be counted as a VOID warrenty.
Last edited by Cocacolafire; 09-04-2009 at 06:43 PM.
09-04-2009, 06:42 PM #13
i still got a new one tho, all they basicly did was point this light at the bottom of my ipod and then just went to the back and gave me a new one
09-04-2009, 06:45 PM #14
thats bad. they will send it to a apple fixing center.
Where they view the system files....
Dun dun dun.
Last edited by Cocacolafire; 09-04-2009 at 06:46 PM. Reason: i like cake..
09-04-2009, 06:47 PM #15
09-04-2009, 06:57 PM #16
Okay people, get this in your head.
It doesn't matter if it's jailbroken or not.
Once they see the iPhone has been in contact with a liquid (that includes milk) they will just give the iPhone back to you and void your warranty.
No matter how much you restore, your warranty is still voided because of the liquid damage.I always feel sorry for the guy in the iPhone commercials. He always gets a call right in the middle of trying to do something
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09-04-2009, 07:15 PM #17
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09-05-2009, 10:09 AM #19
then why dont people just save up a little more cash and buy a new ipod?
09-05-2009, 12:14 PM #20
I know the iPhone's out-of-warranty repair is $199 for a refurb...
idk about the iPod Touches