What Makes An IPhone Waterproof?

There’s no such thing as waterproof

There’s no such thing as a waterproof phone.

Don’t do this at home.

Apple recommends you never intentionally submerge an iPhone in water, even if it’s water-resistant.

“With enough pressure, water will travel through; it’s just a matter of how much is needed,” says iFixit’s Havard.

How do I know if my iPhone is waterproof?

Understanding Splash, Water, and Dust Resistance

Most recent iPhone models are water-resistant, but there are conditions attached to that rating, like depth and duration of exposure. Apple has no way to test the water-resistance of every iPhone that comes out of the factory.

What makes phone waterproof?

What makes your phone waterproof is usually glue. Adhesive creates a watertight gasket around the buttons, ports, speakers, and other parts of your phone exposed to water and air. When your phone is brand new and nobody has abused it yet, it actually can survive an immersion in water—maybe up to 8 hours in an aquarium.

Is the iPhone waterproof or water resistant?

With an IP rating of IP68, the iPhone XS is designed to be waterproof when submerged no deeper than 2 meters (roughly 6 feet) in water for 30 minutes or less. However, Apple doesn’t guarantee that the iPhone XS will survive in water, and that’s why AppleCare+ doesn’t cover liquid damage.

Are all iPhones waterproof?

Currently, there is not an iPhone model that is waterproof to the point that you can take the phone with you when swimming, surfing, or taking part in other types of water activities. The Apple Watch (Series 2 and above) is the only iDevice that is waterproof and water resistant for all types of water-based fun!