Question: What Do You Do When Your IPhone 8 Gets Wet?

What happens if your iPhone 8 gets wet?

If your iPhone comes into contact with water or another liquid and gets wet, resist the urge to panic while the liquid saturates the internal components. Allow at least 48 hours for the liquid to evaporate before reinserting the SIM components or turning on the iPhone.

What do I do if my iPhone gets wet?

What to do if your iPhone gets wet

  • Put your iPhone in a tub or bag of uncooked rice and let it sit for several hours (up to 2 days).
  • Place your iPhone in a plastic bag with a few silica packets.
  • Put your iPhone in a hearing aid dryer for several hours.

How do you fix a water damaged iPhone 8?

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Can a wet iPhone be saved?

The simplest and probably safest method to saving a wet iPhone is just to let it dry out naturally. Get a ziplock bag big enough to hold the iPhone or iPod and some rice. Re-insert the SIM card, put the device in the bag and fill most of the bag with uncooked rice. Leave it in the bag for a couple of days.

How long does water damage take to show iPhone?

If your iPhone has any water in it at all when you turn it on, it could cause the phone to short circuit the phone. Wait for at least 48 hours, however, 72 hours is better. And, if you can wait a week, then there’s going to be an even higher chance that all of the water will be gone.

Does putting your phone in rice really work?

Yes it does, especially if you put the phone and the rice into a sealed plastic bag. But while the rice will draw out the moisture, that doesn’t necessarily mean your phone will work properly afterwards. Also, rice may get stuck in the headphone socket. Soaking the phone in pure alcohol may be a better bet.

How much does it cost to fix a water damaged iPhone 8?

You still pay $29 for screen repair and $99 for anything else. Apple Care Plus costs: $129, £129 and AU$189 for the iPhone 8. $149, £149 and AU$229 for the iPhone 8 Plus.

How do I check if my iPhone 8 has water damage?

You can tell if your iPhone has water damage by removing the SIM tray and looking for a red color inside the SIM card slot. If it’s red, that means the Liquid Contact Indicator (LCI) has been activated and there is water damage. It should appear white or silver if there is no damage.

Are all iPhone 8 water resistant?

The iPhone 8 has an IP67 rating, which means it can survive being in three feet of water for up to half an hour. So the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are not waterproof, but water-resistant. Also, water damage is not covered by AppleCare at all, and any water damage actually voids the warranty.

How much does it cost to fix a water damaged iPhone?

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Neither the Apple One-Year Warranty nor the AppleCare Protection Plan cover water damage repair for iPhone. You can decide to replace your iPhone device for $60 to $180, depending on the model. Or, if you have AppleCare +, the repair won’t cost more than $79.

How long do I leave my phone in rice?

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.