Tip & How-To about Cell Phones

Save you Phone When it Takes a Swim.

You know the old saying Opposites attract well its true. Take cellphones for example, they love to take a dip in the pool, the toilet, or anything el's that can hold water. So what do you do when this happens? First, don't panic and try to keep you eyes on the phone. Second, don't pull it out of the water. Yes you read that right don't pull it out, yet. First remove the battery while in the water, if you can. Water conducts electricity. The phone shorts out in most cases after its out of the pool while water is running out of it. The water shorts across one or 2 of the components and fries the phone. While the phone is in the water the electricity goes everywhere which keeps it from shorting out as bad. So take the battery out while in the water. Third dry it with a towel go home and throw it in a bole of rice, yes the kind you eat. we all know rice absorbs water so leave it in the bole of dry rice for as long as it takes to dry it out, good way to tell is shake the phone and listen and look for water. Once the phone is dry put the battery back in and try it out. Not always a guaranteed fix, but when you pay $200 to $800 for a phone you will try anything.

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