This is the situation when your handset dropped in the pool, washing machine or slip out in to the toilet. You will be a state where your heart stop beating. Yes, your valuable handset not just a handset for you, it is a photographer, diary, for instance you didn’t download your contact list then you cannot imagine the situation.
For your information, damage due to water will not be covered by the insurance, if you insured you handset. So it will be a horrible situation, am I right?
The foremost step is act quickly, and remove the handset from wet space. Here are the most popular and successful ways to save your handset from water damage.
Water Damaged Mobile Care in 5 Steps
Step 1: Yes, you will have the curiosity that is your handset is works or not by attempting to switch it ON. But it will make things worse. There is a chance of short-circuit, it will make the handset unrecoverable. So, once you get the handset from water, immediately remove its battery and of course remove your SIM card as well. Even if your phone get lost, you can save something from your SIM card.
Step 2: Next is drying process. It should be more careful, while doing this you should not harm the phone further. You should avoid hairdryer as it will blow more hot, which is not required for this scenario. The better way is a can of compressed air, which will blow low psi air will help drying process
Step 3: If you short of compressed air source, you can use a bag or bowl of uncooked white rice or silicates (you can found this in tiny packet comes with new stuffs like new cloth, shoes, and of course with mobile phone boxes). Submerge your phone inside above set items. This will be the alternate for compressed air. This step is just for drying process.
Step 4: Again you are short of above said items, you can freeze your phone to fix drying. Yes, while doing this step you need to be make sure that you removed the battery well beginning. You have to use two to three paper layers of paper towels to prevent frost damage. The keep the phone inside the freezer for 15 to 20 mins. Then remove the phone from the freezer, insert the battery and try to power up, if this goes good continue. If not remove the battery and put it back in the freezer for another 10 to 15 mins. There are chances in which you may have to do this for couple of time to get your handset power on naturally.
Step 5: Yes you can find a variety of kits in market to dry your handset which has a water damage. You can buy them and keep it in stack if you are hold an expensive phone and you know that you are not sure about your grip.
Hope fully it will help you when you are in such situation. Better avoid your phone near water circumstances.