Tech / Mar 25 2018

How to save your phone from water damage

Can your phone be saved after you dropped it in water? Sometimes! Here are some first aid tips that might help to save your device from water damage.

So your phone landed in a sink, the toilet or a big glass of beer. We're not going to get into the details why this happened, and we're not judging! The first thing to do (a no-brainer, really) is to get it out of the water/liquid as fast as possible! After that, it's critical to not do certain things. Those are:

So you haven't done anything on the list? Good job so far. Let's see what you should do. Remember – time is of the essence here so do all the steps as soon as possible to avoid extensive damage.

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Once you get your free Koofr account with up to 10GB of storage and install the Koofr mobile app, your media files are automatically backed up in Koofr cloud storage. Pretty cool right? And you can also store any other important files on Koofr – they will be safe and secure no matter where you take your phone. We're not recommending dropping it in a pool again, but if it does happen, it will be much less of a disaster!

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