Are you going to buy a second-hand iPhone? How to know if it has been wet

Are you going to buy a second-hand iPhone? How to know if it has been wet

When we have to buy an iPhone that is not new we can see several details about its status that are important at the visual level, but there are other details that are equally or more important that cannot be seen with the naked eye and that we should take into account when we want to buy a Second-hand iPhone As the title of this article says, one of the most important details if we have to buy a used iPhone is to make sure if it has been wet and for this we do not need to be experts in the field or open the device to see inside, visually we can find out this important detail in used iPhone before releasing our money.

In this case many users already know that the iPhone and iPod have a humidity sensor that lets you know if it has been wet, a very important detail if we consider that Any repair of liquid damage is not covered by Apple's warranty or any AppleCare Protection Plan (APP). So the best when we are going to buy a second-hand iPhone or iPod and we are not sure if it may have got wet, in addition to looking carefully at your physical state (screen, buttons, bottom screws and others) it will be essential to look at the Moisture sensor also called LCI, these are some indicators that can be seen from the outside and never fail.

For the latest models starting from iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s, iPhone SE, iPhone 6, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, This sneak is right in the slot where we have the SIM card. This indicator will be white if the iPhone has not been wet, in case the indicator is red it is best not to buy the device.

In the case of the iPhone, iPhone 3, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4 or iPhone 4s, This sneak is located right in the charging connector and in the 3.5mm jack connector. As on the previous occasion this sensor is white and if it is red it is a signal that has been wet.

In addition to these external sensors, the iPhone add sensors inside but for these, disassembly is already required. Common sense is the best weapon for the purchase of a second-hand iPhone, especially keep in mind this and other tips on the status of the iPhone as iCloud blocking or the physical state of the device in general, is very important before launching the purchase.

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