How many guys dropped their phone in water tank, swimming pool or any other place where is puddle of water and damage their phone. I think this question is irrelevant because many of us dropped our phone in water in hurry or slipping down the device from pocket or hands while go for bath or any other reason. So the easy solution of this problem of loosing phone due to water damage is buy a water resistant phone like Sony Xperia devices which comes with water resistant features But it’s not easy to buy a waterproof phone for everyone because of heavy cost.
No need to worry here we comes with some smart ways which help you to save your wet phone. If you dropped your phone in water and worried about it damaging or fully dead due to filling water in it. Keep your mind calm and take step wisely, firstly without panic try to quick rescue of your phone.
Follow these simple steps to save your wet device :
Turn off and separate all internal part of it
First of all without getting late, remove your phone from water source and turn it off, by doing this power supply will be stopped and the further damage will not happen due to mobile working, until you will not turn on the power supply your phone will not damage anymore even in water too. After turning off the device open it and remove internal part of it like battery, Sim card, memory card and cords. If it is possible you can open entire system of phone for quick dryness of the device.
Now Its time to dry it
After Disassembled the device, now it’s need to dry the all internal machinery of phone like processor, circuit board, wires and buttons. There are many ways for quick and complete dryness of your device that ensure to save your phone from water damage :
1. Submerging the device in uncooked rice – To dry the phone completely or making it totally moisture free, you can also use the uncooked rice. Put your phone in a bowl or bag of the white rice, bury the wet device completely inthe rice so that it covered all side of the phone. Leave the phone in that rice upto 1 or 2 days until all the moisture socked by the rice completely.
2. Use Silica gel packets – Generally we found the small white packets in new products that we buy from market like Shoes, cloths, food and other items called Silica gel packets. these packed have extreme absorbing power. they socked water and keep thing dry, These packed are easily available in the market. You can use these packed to dry your wet phones. put your phone in a bag with many Silica gel packets and leave the device with these packets for 1 or 2 days, these packets will absorb the moisture and achieve quick drying.
3. Use Microwave Oven – The other alternative to keep your wet phone dry is using Microwave oven. Yes, to drop out the moisture from the internal part of the phone you can keep your wet phone in oven tray by setting the Microwave temperature at lowest level like 110-120 degrees because high temperature can damage your phone instead of drying it. So you can use this method also to dry your phone quickly.
4. Alcohol – If all your above ways get failed to achieve the extreme level of dryness than Alcohol is also a solution to keep your wet phone dry. After turning off the wet device Dip it in a bowel of pure Alcohol. Alcohol will take place of water & entire water will drain out, after that taken out the phone from the alcohol, all water will leave the device.
5. Use AC or hair dryer – The air is also a good way to keep the phone dry, hold the phone in your hand in front of AC for few minutes Or can also use the hair dryer at low setting to absorb the moisture from we phone.
All these tricks don not work every time but if you have a better luck and you remove quickly your device from water than these trick can be useful to save your phone from water damage. But yes it is necessary quick removal off phone from water, turn it off and try the above ways to dry it. If all these home tricks do not work, go to the service center immediately and remedies it.