When a phone falls into water and it stays in there for a long time it can be completely damaged unless it’s a water resistant phone. If you are quick enough to remove it from water, take out the battery, sim card, memory card, and leave it to dry there is a chance your phone would return to working fine.
However, what if its a phone with a non-removable battery, what do you do? You don’t have to panic. This article would be highlighting the things you should do if your phone with a non-removable battery falls in water.
1 Switch it off : The first thing you do when you pick out your phone that mistakenly falls into water is to switch it off. This is because running an electrical charge through a wet electrical circuit would cause more problems to the phone. However, when the phone is off, there might not be any problem.
2 Remove the SIM and memory card :
Take out the removable items from the phone. Items like the SIM Card, the memory Card. However, remember that this is a phone with a non-removable battery, so you shouldn’t try to screw out the battery from the phone. One important thing to bear in mind when removing these items is to try as much as possible not to shake the phone to much. This is because shaking the phone too much may give way for water to enter into more parts of the phone.
3 Dry the phone:
Dry it with a soft cloth material and be gentle about it. All you have to do is clean the parts with water gently. When drying your phone yu should take note of the following:
Never put anything cloth or wool into the charging port
While drying, avoid pressing any button on the phone
Do not shake the phone
Do not put it under fan to dry up
Do not try to charge up the phone
Never use a hair dryer to dry up the phone
4 Put the phone on a dry cloth in a dry place :
You have to drop the phone on the dry cloth and leave it to dry for a while.
After leaving it for about 1 to 2 hours, you can then switch on the phone. If you follow the steps listed above, you would notice that your phone would begin to work very fine.