Dropped Your Phone in Water: Now What

Dropping your iPhone in water is a surefire way to make sure that your phone no longer functions properly, in most cases at least.  If you have dropped your iPhone in water then you probably think that it is beyond saving. However, this is not always the case.

If you drop your iPhone in water There are a series of steps that you can take in order to try to make it work properly again.

First, you should check to see if your phone is still covered under warranty! You can do this by calling or doing directly to the nearest Apple store in your location.

If you do not wish for Apple to do the work on your phone, or if you bought your phone from a third party, you may want to consider some other iPhone professionals. You can try iPhone Repairs, they have great services and offer same day repairs. They even do in home visits. Not only are they fairly inexpensive but they are experienced in their line of work.

Now, if you are wanting to try to save your iPhone from home to save on some cash, here are a few tips and tricks that you may want to look into.

There is also the rice in the bag trick. Although most believe it is a myth, it has been known to work if the water damage is at a minimal.

The first thing you want to do is immediately remove the battery. Removing the battery will reduce the risk of accidentally turning it back on.

You now need to think long and hard as to whether or not your phone was on when you dropped it. If it was not on then there is still time to save your phone.

You want to take a cup and place your iPhone in it. Now fill the cup all the way to the top with rice. Leave your phone in the cup overnight.

The rice will absorb the moisture and leave the iPhone in working order.

If you try this and it does not work then you may be out of luck. If your phone is under warranty then you should be able to get it replaced directly by Apple in a timely manner.