Dropping your phone in the toilet is admittedly embarrassing, but you’re not alone. In fact, 1 out of 10 people have made the blunder at some point. When you have to fix a phone that fell in water, it’s important to do it right or you could do more damage. Of course, if it fell in the toilet after you used the toilet, you might want to risk a quick soap or spray it with Lysol before you worry about fixing it.

This fantastic infographic is a great guide on how to fix a phone that fell in water. The biggest key is to dry it in rice, which will pull all the moisture from it. Don’t turn it back on or charge it until it is dry and don’t use a heat source like a blow drier to fix a phone that fell in water because you might damage the electronic components.

how-to-fix-a phone that fell in water

 

It was Dr. Anthony P. Witham who once said “children spell love…T-I-M-E.” He was definitely onto something. Unfortunately, if you are like most parents, time is a precious commodity that often eludes us 5 Ways to Spend Time with Your Kids When You Have No Time

Love this article?