It can happen anytime! It can happen with anyone. Even with you. There is possibility that you may drop your smartphone in tub, sink or pool while talking, washing dishes, having food or while swimming. Then, it’s just a matter of micro seconds for water to get inside the smartphone, causing serious damage.
It becomes really devastating for anyone to witness the slow death of their smartphone due to water damage. But, you have nothing to fear about. There is still a possibility that you may be able to protect your smartphone from the brink of the death caused due to water damage.
You just have to follow below mentioned steps to deal with water damage, just after your device sinks in water:
Remove the Battery
The first thing that you have to do is to remove the battery of your smartphone as soon as it sinks. We all do this, but do you know why we remove battery immediately after phone is sunk in water? The reason being, battery sends power through the circuits and phone fries when it hits excess patch of moisture. However, in case if your smartphone doesn’t have a removable battery, then you are advised to follow the second step.
Shut Down the Phone
Make sure you have turned off your smartphone immediately because the longer the phone stays switched on, the greater the risk will be of your device getting more damaged.
Blast with compressed Air
Use a can full of compressed air and blow it to clean out every nook and corner for ensuring it’s prolonged life. In case your phone is off, blast air in every tiny hole including microphone port, charging dock, speaker ports.
If still in doubt, you can switch on your hair dryer for drying your smartphone. However, before using it on smartphone, make sure that it’s not on hot air mode instead; just use cool air for drying up all the water from your mobile device.