What To Do If You Drop Your Phone in Water

What To Do If You Drop Your Phone in Water

So you just dropped your phone that you’ve probably spent hundred of dollars on in water! Here are the first steps you should take to try and save your phone, quickly follow these instructions to save you and your phone from a painless death that according to osxdaily.com and Yahoo.

1. Turn It Off Immediately
You might want to see if your phone still works, but you can do that later. A couple seconds can matter and make a difference between whether your phone works or not so move quick!

2. Remove Everything
Take off any covers since they can trap in moisture stays locked in, SD Cards and SIM Cards and any other areas, so the phone can dry faster, and the screen protector isn’t needed unless there’s an obvious water bubble.

3. Clean Out Everything
Get a Q-tip and try and get extra water with from the audio output jack and in small crevices. If you have an iPhone, you’re going to want to focus on the earphone port, the earpiece, the microphone port, and the charger area.

4. Let it Relax
Now you’re ready to drop your drenched phone into a bowl or bag of rice and let it stay there for about 48 hours. After that time has passed, dry your phone out with a towel, reassemble it, and try and turn it back on.