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What To Do When You Drop Your Phone In Water?

Indeed my first love has always been and always will be my edgy and sleek mobile phone. And the idea of anything bad happening to it is aghast to my tender heart. And I am very much aware that this happens with most of us.

Just imagine your phone is slipping out of your pocket and diving into the water (for any possible reason), a scary thought (I feel you). What can you possibly do to save all the money it is going to take to get your phone repaired? Well, I am here to help you out because I have experienced the same thing and I understand what exactly it feels like. Thinking what it is? For that, you will have to follow these amazing phone saver hacks.

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What To Do When You Drop Your Phone In Water?

What To Do When You Drop Your Phone In Water?

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Grab your phone out of the water as soon as possible. 

Grab your phone out of the water as soon as possible. 

Switch off your phone immediately because leaving it on can also cause short circuit. 

Get some paper tissues or a towel and soak the phone. Also, don't forget to remove the battery first. 

Get some paper tissues or a towel and soak the phone. Also, don't forget to remove the battery first. 

Also take out the sim card from the phone. This can save your valuable contacts. 

Also take out the sim card from the phone. This can save your valuable contacts. 

Unplug external devices.

Unplug external devices.

Remove all the plugs and other peripherals such as earphones, memory card, protective covers as well as screen guard so that they can dry fast.

Suck the liquid out of your phone by using a vacuum cleaner, if you have one.

Suck the liquid out of your phone by using a vacuum cleaner, if you have one.

This is the fastest method and can completely dry out your phone in just thirty minutes. However, don't keep the vacuum too close to the phone as this can create static electricity which is also bad for your phone.

Never use a hair dryer to dry your phone. 

Never use a hair dryer to dry your phone. 

I know it is contrary to the common advice that we get when our phone gets wet. But, using a hair dryer could push the moisture inwards towards the crevices and ultimately it could reach to the electrical components which are present deep inside your phone.  

Place your phone in a bag full of uncooked rice or desiccants. 

Place your phone in a bag full of uncooked rice or desiccants. 

It is advicable to use desiccants as they can absorb the moisture better than rice.

Let your phone rest in the sun on an absorbent towel, tissue or a napkin. 

Let your phone rest in the sun on an absorbent towel, tissue or a napkin. 

Follow this step by removing your phone from desiccants. If you still find moisture in your phone repeat the vacuuming and desiccant step.

Cross your finger and check whether your phone is working or not.

Cross your finger and check whether your phone is working or not.

Also, don't forget to check that every part of your phone is clean and dry. Now insert the battery into the phone and switch it on. 

If you see your phone is working properly, you're a lucky person. But if this doesn't happen, take your phone to a service center. 

If you see your phone is working properly, you're a lucky person. But if this doesn't happen, take your phone to a service center. 

They will surely help you out.

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