Rain dam­aged my phone

Mac Format - - APPLE TALK -

My iPhone got dam­aged af­ter be­ing left out­side in the gar­den dur­ing an overnight storm. Its screen is to­tally black now. Can I at least re­cover pho­tos? Gary Smith The prog­no­sis de­pends a lot on how badly it got soaked. First to go is usu­ally the bat­tery, short­ing out when its con­tacts are im­mersed in wa­ter. This doesn’t nec­es­sar­ily kill the whole phone. Af­ter a week in an air­ing cup­board, with its back off, con­nect the iPhone to your Mac over USB; OS X’s Im­age Cap­ture app may be able to im­port your pho­tos.

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