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help! Iphone put in microwave & not working now
hrstewart74
Member

Is there anything I can do about an iphone microwaved for less then a second? It won't turn on and is just showing the apple icon. I've tried holding sleep and power button with no results. Also tried connecting to the computer and its also doing nothing.

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Re: help! Iphone put in microwave & not working now
dirkbonn
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I would guess many of the sensitive electronics (i.e. CPU's, RAM & ROM chips, LTE radios, etc.) don't get along to well with microwaves when being bombarded with same, even for a second, so defn is correct, the phone is probably ruined.

Good luck,

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Re: help! Iphone put in microwave & not working now
hrstewart74
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I finally got my computer to recognize it was connected to it and attempted to restore phone, however it said it was unable to restore. Any advice? My toddler did this BTW

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Re: help! Iphone put in microwave & not working now
Defn
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What exactly are you looking for it to do? The phone is ruined, you would have to buy a new one..

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Re: help! Iphone put in microwave & not working now
dirkbonn
Sr. Member

I would guess many of the sensitive electronics (i.e. CPU's, RAM & ROM chips, LTE radios, etc.) don't get along to well with microwaves when being bombarded with same, even for a second, so defn is correct, the phone is probably ruined.

Good luck,

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vzw_customer_support
Customer Support

hrstewart74, You definitely have a unique issues. If the phone will not restore the only options is to get a new phone. I would love to look further into your account. I have followed you. Please follow me back at and send me a private message. I would like to look into your account and view possible options.


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tikibar1
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- You'll also need to send a Follow request to that they'll have to approve.  Once you both are Following each other, then you can send them a Direct Message.

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Re: help! Iphone put in microwave & not working now
hulla7142
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I'm kinda curious as to why you would put your phone in the microwave?

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