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This Is How You Check Your Smartphone For Water Damage

Having a smartphone is a great thing. After all, it's basically a small computer that allows you to play games, listen to music, check Facebook, read online messages, use the calculator, and take pictures. This is the reason that it feels a great loss when we realize that our phone has gotten wet. But how do you find the solution out in time?

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This Is How You Check Your Smartphone For Water Damage

This Is How You Check Your Smartphone For Water Damage

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Many phones are prone to water damage.

Many phones are prone to water damage.

In fact, it is one of the typical issues of smartphone owners.

If a phone has water damage, many features stop functioning.

If a phone has water damage, many features stop functioning.

Likewise, the value of your smartphone gets drastically lowered.

Thankfully, some smartphones have a feature that indicates water damage.

Thankfully, some smartphones have a feature that indicates water damage.

One of the phones that have this is the iPhone.

Various iPhone models have built-in water damage indicators.

Various iPhone models have built-in water damage indicators.

Even if your iPhone is just a 3G model, it already has indicators located in the headphone jack. Also, another indicator can be found on the housing where the dock is connected. The iPhone 5 has an indicator in the nano SIM card slot.

This is how you check the water damage indicator.

This is how you check the water damage indicator.

First, get a flashlight or even a magnifying glass. Next, use it to shed light into the jack.

If the indicator is pink or red, then there is water damage.

If the indicator is pink or red, then there is water damage.

Once this indicator has been activated and indicates liquid damage, the repair will no longer be covered by warranty.

Likewise, you should also get all the removable parts out of your phone if it gets wet.

Likewise, you should also get all the removable parts out of your phone if it gets wet.

Quickly wipe the smartphone and the battery.

Quickly wipe the smartphone and the battery.

Don't even let the moisture to be wiped into your smartphone.

Get rid of the moisture located on your phone speakers and on the ports.

Get rid of the moisture located on your phone speakers and on the ports.

Of course, never use a blow dryer. Instead, just blow using your mouth.

Don't attempt to charge your smartphone or turn it on.

Don't attempt to charge your smartphone or turn it on.

Always turn off the phone immediately if it gets wet. Don't even think of attaching it to another device.

To check your battery if it got damaged, try it with another phone.

To check your battery if it got damaged, try it with another phone.

If that phone won't turn on, then your battery is damaged. Also, you can try a new battery on your own phone. If that works and the old bat doesn't work, then that has been damaged.

If the indicator indicates water damage, you should act fast.

If the indicator indicates water damage, you should act fast.

Sometimes, you can still save your phone by taking out all the parts and keeping them dry. But there's also a good chance that your phone has been thoroughly damaged.

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