Can I Charge My Phone After Water Damage?

When can I turn my phone on after water damage?

Leave your phone in the bag for at least 24-48 hours.

After you’ve allowed your phone to fully dry, switch it on.

If it doesn’t turn on right away, try charging it to see if that makes a difference..

What are signs of water damage on a phone?

There will be a white dot on the phone itself, behind the battery. In some instances, the water damage indicator will be on the battery itself, or even on both the phone and battery. If the water damage indicator is WHITE, this means the phone is not water damaged.

How long after water damage does Rice work?

Many folks swear by stuffing your phone in a bag of dry rice, and letting it sit for 24 to 36 hours or more. This is cheap, easy, and can be done in a pinch. But this method could have some negatives: If the rice absorbs the water well, you may be left with a mushy rice mess stuck in its creases and I/O ports.

What happens if you charge a phone with water damage?

A water damaged phone if not properly and completely dried up may actually caused another problem not only to the phone itself but may also damage to the charger if it gets connected to it.. As the water damaged phone may appear to act as a shorted load once it is connected to the charger.

Can a phone be fixed after water damage?

Well here’s the good news. If you backed everything up – you should be okay. But more importantly, phones don’t die upon immediate contact with water, meaning you can fix them even when there’s significant damage. You just have to act fast and take the right steps.