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How to Recover Data from Water Damaged iPhone That Won’t Turn On

By Novak Bozovic / January 24, 2021

Even though today’s iPhones come waterproof, this wasn’t always the case. And of course, not all of us have the latest smartphones, which means that water damage is something to be concerned about. We’re sure you’ve already experienced that, especially since you’re seeking a guide on how to recover data from water damaged iPhone, especially if it won’t turn on. And yes, we’re here to offer a solution. 

As you can already guess, we’ll recommend using a third-party application for this purpose. There are many creative software developers out there who know iPhones from the inside out, providing us with data recovery options. Even though you’ll find plenty of options out there, know that we’ve based this guide on an application that has served us well for a long time now. 

7 Steps to Retrieve Data from Water Damaged iPhone (If It Won’t Turn On)

We’re not going to waste any more time, as we’re sure you’re eager to start recovering lost data from your water damaged iPhone. With that said, here’s what you need to do.

Tip

Keep in mind that a 100%-working solution is never guaranteed, depending on the state of your water damaged iPhone. However, the following explanation should work in many cases where data transfer is still possible. 

Wondershare Dr Fone Home Screen
Dr Fone iPhone Selection Window
Types of Data Recoverable via Dr Fone Wondershare
Recovering Photos from Water Damaged iPhone

Additional Tip – Recover Data from Water Damaged iPhone via Backup Files (iTunes & iCloud)

We hope you understand the importance of backing up your iPhone. In case you’ve backed it up via iTunes or iCloud, there’s another way to recover data from a water-damaged iPhone. And once again, Wondershare’s Dr. Fone will help us out. 

Recovering iCloud Data via Third Party Application

With that said, we conclude our guide on how to recover data from a water-damaged iPhone. If you have any additional questions, make sure to let us know via the comments section below. And finally – thanks for reading!



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