How to Dry Your Expensive Mobile Phone or iPod in the Rain or You have Dropped into the Water?
How to dry your expensive mobile phones or iPods in the rain or you have dropped it in the wash basin?
If your expensive mobile phone or iPod gets wet in the rain or falls into the wash basin, what will be the next step?
Such accidents are not very unusual. Adam curry once dropped his iPhone into the toilet. Wenadium went for a swim, while the iPod was still in his pocket. Leo Laport did something similar to his cell phone. Virgo soaked her iPod when a bottle of food trousers fell on her trousers.
Since most of the electronics including cell phones do not include water damage in the warranty, then what can you do to revive the wet gadget? The answer is in your kitchen.
Turn off the device (if it is not already closed) and try to cover the iPod or iPhone completely in the rice bowl. Having a natural desiccant will help rice to absorb excess moisture. Allow it to dry for at least 24 hours and do not attempt to charge the device.
This home-remedy is cheaper and worthwhile to give a try before escaping to the Apple Store for a replacement. From WP, Ernesto successfully managed to recover his wet blackberry phone, when he soaked in rice rice overnight.