How to Dry a Submerged Mobile Phone

You don’t feel much like talking now that your fancy new phone is at the bottom of the hot tub, ocean, or–shudder–toilet. But if you retrieve your handset quickly, you might be able to get it working again–if you take action right away.Remove the battery immediately. If the phone is still on, don’t bother turning it off first (or saying “goodbye;” whoever you were talking to has probably hung up anyway). If the battery doesn’t pop out easily–I’m looking at you, iPhone–at least power it off as soon as possible. Pop out the SIM card, too, if it has one.To read this PC World article in full, see:

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