How to protect your phone from being water damaged?

ByMatthieu Andre 2018-05-29 1111

Has your phone ever suffered from a sudden shut down because of the hurricane or rainy season, or being dropped in water? That's so terrible! We should take some preventive measures to avoid the same tragedy. Here, we provide up to 8 useful advice for you to protect your phone from getting wet or being water damaged.

 

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1. Equip your phone with a waterproof phone case.


The waterproof case is very necessary for your phone, especially in monsoon. It will well protect your phone from water drop. Even if you accidentally drop your phone in any humid places such as shower, toilet, swimming pool, spa, your phone with the waterproof case will be still safe and sound.  


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2. Wrap your phone in a plastic bag.


Do remember to bring something necessary when it's rainy, such as a simple plastic bag or zip pouch, as it can save your phone from water drop or avoid some damages. Besides, these bags are usually lightweight, portable and very convenient for your daily use.   


3. Put your phone in a waterproof bag, jacket or raincoat.


You may cannot help doing some outdoor activities, even on rainy days. But you had better take some measures first to protect your phone from getting wet. For example, you can put your phone in a waterproof bag, jacket or raincoat. And if you are planning to take pictures with your phone when it's rainy, make sure your materials are resistant to the rain and waterproof enough.


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4. Wear a Bluetooth headset.


This is a perfect solution for phone callers or music lovers. With a Bluetooth headset, your phone can be safely tucked away in your bag or pocket, then you can enjoy your favorite music or make a phone call with an easy mind.  

 

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5. Keep your phone in a moist free place before charging.


A simple rain drop or water accident may cause your phone damaged, so the best way is to keep your phone safe in a moist free place. And more importantly, please check and ensure your phone is not wet before charging.


Nevertheless, if you find your phone getting wet, you had better not be in a hurry to charge for it. Just calm down and try the following steps:


Step 1. Remove the moisture on your phone immediately with a dry cloth or paper.     


Remove the moisture on your phone immediately with a dry cloth or paper


Step 2. If your phone gets wet seriously, you need to turn it off and put it in uncooked rice to help absorb the moisture.


put your phone in uncooked rice to help absorb the moisture


6. Take a spare phone.


Natural disasters may happen unfortunately such as typhoon, hurricane, heavy rains, water flooding, and your phone may not resist to those uncontrollable situations. Therefore, we recommend you to have a back up plan in case: get a second phone to have all your data and phone numbers saved. This will make your life easier if you don't want to experience the nightmare of sudden losing contact.

 

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7. Avoid making phone calls.


If it rains heavily, you had better not frequently make phone calls unless you want to experience the bad quality conversation and take a risk of damaging your phone. However, if you get an urgent call, you can try to find a moisture free place, such as under the roof, or at a bus station.    


8. Look after your phone when using it in the rain.


If you have to use your device in the rain, you should pay special attention to keep some key parts away from rain drop, such as earphone jacks, USB port, fingerprint scanner, etc. 


Look after your phone when using it in the rain


Bottom line


There are lots of smartphones dying of water damage every year. And we hope such terrible thing will not happen on your phones, especially after you reading the 8 practical measures above.  


Has this post helped you? If you have any relevant problems about your phone, you can refer to the articles below:


 iPhone or smartphone wet? Here's what you NEED to do FAST
 Better call aquaman | Gearbest's top selling waterproof phones
 Top 5 best waterproof phone cases in summer

 

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