How do I protect my phone from water...

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Aug 17, 2011 4:29:15 PM

So I'm thinking about getting a Galaxy S but I'm a bit paranoid. My last phone was a crappy sony ericsson and it died when I got caught out in the rain. It was in my jacket pocket and got a little damp when my coat soaked through but not directly wet. In any case I couldn't start the thing up the next morning and they told me at the store it was because I had gotten the thing wet. Now that I have to drop so much money on a good phone I worried it might happen again. Whats the best way to protect my phone from something similar?

Sep 27, 2011 10:30:13 AM

I'd def. go for some kind of case out of an artifical material. Silicon would be good or even leather should over decent protection. Really its just about getting a couple mm of extra protection on your Android device and that should be the different between a working phone and a brick.

Oct 5, 2011 9:54:55 AM

Haha that might help solve inner-house water damage but I have to admit I've had the same problem with a couple old phones of mine and I didn't talke them to the bathroom with me. But after losing my 3rd Nokia in a lake while boating I discovered something kinda funny. When number 3 fell out of my pocket ( I was in a paddle boat at the time) I grabed my girlfriends cell and gave mine a call. And you know what? I'll be damed if I couldn't see the faint glow of the screen shining up from the bottem of the lake. Apparently, Nokia's can still function in 10 meters of water. Who knew?

Nov 16, 2011 8:25:37 PM

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Feb 11, 2012 2:30:50 PM

bad day for me, my xperia mini's dead!! :'( I flipped her into my pool today morning. :-(
I should have left her in my backpack. I'm sorry,but You've helped me a lot for the past two years with my work and studies.thank-you mini.ill miss you.

Feb 15, 2012 2:48:51 PM

some devices can dry - take out the battery and leave on a heater or in the sun--- You might get luck and it may work again. this has worked for me fo my HTC Magic a couple of years ago

Feb 15, 2012 3:06:44 PM

Christopher Silva
some devices can dry - take out the battery and leave on a heater or in the sun--- You might get luck and it may work again. this has worked for me fo my HTC Magic a couple of years ago

True. If your quick enough you have like a 5 minute window to save it. Unfortunately that didnt work for mine, as I was too drunk and not quick enough when it happened to me a few years ago. :(