Water and your smartphone are one of the very good examples of worst enemies. Except for some high end phones that are designed to be water resistant.\n\nThe effect of water penetration on phones sometimes can be mild, critical or worse destructive. Yes,\u00a0 it has happened to me before and my phone refused to power on for the whole day, it was so critical that I had to replace my LCD Display and Touchpad before the phone became useful again.\n\nNow, let's go over the first safety measures you need to deploy immediately your phone comes in contact with any form of moisture.\nFirst things you must do when water enters your phone.\n1. Remove the battery \ud83d\udd0b if it is removable.\n\nBut,\u00a0 If the battery \ud83d\udd0b is inbuilt, switch off the phone \ud83d\udcf1 immediately.\n\nThe above measures will ensure that the water which may have gotten to the panel of the phone \ud83d\udcf1 does not damage the electronic components that makes the phone functional.\n\n2. Use a dry cloth or tissue paper to wipe any trace of water on the phone \ud83d\udcf1 case and in the battery compartment.\n\nThe above measure will reduce the risk of futher moisture entry and spreading to the entire components of the smartphone.\n\n3. If you have a tool set of screwdrivers and you are very sure that you can Disassemble the smartphone in question without causing any damage, go ahead and unscrew the bolts and open the phone.\n\n4. When you must have carefully removed the back case, dry the panel underneath direct sunlight \u2600.\n\nCaution ! :\nOver heating the phone may result in some unfavorable outcomes. therefore you need to closely monitor the process. Withdraw the phone from sunlight once the water evaporates and assemble it.\n\n\n\nBut if you are not comfortable with taking your gadget apart, try this;\nFollow the same process explained in number 2. Then dry the phone face down under sunlight. Monitor it closely to prevent excessive heat from damaging your display. Don't allow it to become too hot.\n\n5. Above all the aforementioned tips, the safest way of ensuring that the water does not damage you phone is to take the smartphone to a professional technician.\n\nIt is left for the technician to use the appropriate tools and remove all traces of water from the phone promptly to mitigate any risk of damage.\n\n6. The mother of all solutions is prevention.\n\nA.\u00a0 Keep your phone at a safe distance while handling liquid substances.\n\nB.\u00a0 Avoid dropping your phone carelessly where water or other forms of liquid substances spill on it.\n\nC.\u00a0 Use a waterproof bag to enclose your phone kf you must move under rainfall.\n\nThat will be all for the moment, like to encourage us and share to your friends to spread the knowledge.\n\nWe will love to hear from you\nadd your questions, Comments and your own suggestions through the comment section below the post.