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Phone wet and won’t turn on? Here’s how to deal with water damage (hint: soaking it in rice won’t work) – The Conversation AU

Avoid using a hot blow dryer too, as these can wreck the rubber seals and damage the screen.



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If youve ever gotten your phone wet in the rain, dropped it in water or spilt liquid over it, youre not alone. One study suggests 25% of smartphone users have damaged their smartphone with water or some other kind of liquid.
Liquid penetrating a smartphone can affect the device in several ways. It could lead to:

  • blurry photos, if moisture gets trapped in the camera lens
  • ruffled audio, or no audio
  • liquid droplets under the screen
  • an inability to charge
  • the rusting of internal parts, or
  • a total end to…

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