One of the worst things that can happen with so many of us using smartphones is accidentally dropping your phone into water. If we drop it in a sink, a washing machine, or get it wet in the rain, there’s a good chance it won’t start again. Such unforeseeable circumstances cannot be avoided, and many things can go wrong. It can cause internal phone damage, display and touchscreen failure, or even worse.
There are some things you can do right away to prevent this from happening to ensure minimal damage. Let’s take a look at some options for saving your wet smartphone.
1. Turn off the phone right away
Many people panic when their phone falls into water. Remember, the golden rule is to not panic. If you drop your phone in water, immediately remove it and turn it off. This may prevent further damage or assist in detecting any potential internal damage. While many people are hesitant to take this step, it is an important one to take.