Smartphone dropped in Water?
Don’t delay, quickly remove it from the water.
Take out all external accessories like charger, cable and headphone.
Don’t try to switch it on.
Don’t press any buttons.
Just remove the Smartphone cover, if you have one on it.
Take some tissues and wipe it out as much as possible.
If the phone comes with a non-removable battery, power off as normal and take it to the service center.
If it is a phone that can be dismantled by the user, then open it and remove the battery, SIM Card and the SD Memory card.
Get a good polythene bag and put the wet mobile phone in side.
Then fill the bag with white raw rice.
Make it airtight and keep it in a dry place.
After 48 hours take out the phone.
Place it on a refrigerator for around 10 minutes on the place that is hot
Always place a waterproof cover for your Smartphone.
Buy Smartphones which are marked as water proof.
Here are the recommended ones in Sri Lanka.
1. Samsung Galaxy S7 / S7 Edge
2. Sony Xperia Z5 / Z5 Compact (Most of the Xperia models can withstand water exposure.)
3. iPhone 7 / 7 Plus
Always backup your contact list against such disaster.
Time to time backup your photos, videos, files and documents.
Keep all your passwords in a paper and keep it in a safe place.
Where your Smartphone can exposed to the water or get wet?
1. Bath room.
2. Rain days.
3. Putting it in washing machines with the clothes.
5. Beach side.