How to Protect Your Phone From Water Damage


Smartphones have become a major part of everyone's lifestyle. During the rainy season, a lot of people damage their smartphones as the raindrops sometimes find its way into smartphones through the open ports. The rain/water can be seen as a threat towards keeping your phone in a perfect condition.

Water and moisture are the killers of electronics. So we must use our smartphone very cautiously during the rainy season. Because, if water gets inside and you continue to use your phone then it will result in permanent damage to its internal circuitry whose repair might burn in a hole in your pocket.

If you are not using a water-resistant smartphone, it is very important to know how to protect your smartphone during the rainy season. Take a look at these important tips that we have compiled to help you protect your smartphone from water damage.

1. Get a Waterproof Case



A waterproof cover provides the ultimate protection so you can use your phone without any worries. While looking for new covers, look for a waterproof cover that encloses the ports as well.

It can be as cheap as $3 and if you’re in Nigeria, you can get it for as low as N1,500, available on Jumia Nigeria and Konga.

2. Use Zip Lock Pouches



If you haven't purchased a waterproof case for your smartphone, and you need to save your phone from the rain, you can use a zip lock pouch or bag. This is an ideal way to save your phone from getting damaged due to water, but ensure to lock the pouch carefully.

3. A Plastic Bag is a Life Saver



I know many slay queens and kings won't agree with me on this one because of shame but it remains the ultimate saviour in a case where you can't find a case or zip lock pouch, you can wrap your phone in a plastic bag that is lying around. It is better to keep a plastic bag handy in your bag all the time.

4. You Can Make a Balloon Case Too



You can buy a balloon from a nearby shop and use it a case to protect your phone from the rainwater. Inflate the balloon and put your smartphone in it with the screen facing down and deflate it. 

That's it!

5. Don’t Use The Phone Unnecessarily


Most smartphone users are in the constant habit of checking their smartphones after every few minutes for no reason at all. This increases the risk of getting your phone wet or even dropping in the flood.

6. Use A Headset


Touching your phone with wet hands is always an issue. If you must use receive a call on your smartphone, use a Bluetooth/Wireless Headsets to keep your smartphone protected from raindrops.

7. Always Carry a Hand Towel with You


If your smartphone gets wet accidentally, you can use the hand towel to wipe the water. 

Alternatively, you can also wrap the phone in the hand towel and put it in your bag to reduce the risk of water damage.

8. Carry a Spare Handset to Avoid Damage


During the rainy season, you can use an old phone or a basic handset to attend calls with the call forwarding option. This will keep your precious smartphone intact without any damage.

And If The Phone Finally Gets Wet?

Maybe, your village people's plan finally scaled through and you got your phone wet.

You don't need to bother yourself because We've written some tips for you on how to save a wet phone.

In case you need special assistance to drop it via comment and we'll get to you as soon as possible.

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