Getting your phone soaked in water, drinks, or other types of liquid can cause permanent damage to the device.
Situations of this nature are not uncommon. We take our phones with us wherever we go, including to the shower, so it's likely we'll get water in the charging port or the speakers.
Acting on time, however, can prevent our devices from suffering permanent damage.
So, if you have found yourself in a situation where your charging port has gotten wet, this guide will show what you can do to dry it out and possibly get it back to functioning properly.
iPhone users of the latest versions of the device receive messages that say Liquid detected in Lightning Connector and Charging not available.
If you charge your iPhone while its Lightning port is wet, the pins corrode and can cause permanent damage in the Lightning port or the cable, which will prevent your iPhone or accessory from working.
According to Apple’s official website, there are few things users can do to dry off their iPhones.
If you have a wireless charger, you can still use it to charge your phone.
Note: The following steps are for Samsung phones or tablets.
According to Samsung’s website, Samsung’s devices won't charge if moisture is present in the charging port. However, the devices will still charge with a wireless charger.
The technology aims to bring phones' water resistance to a higher level; however, our phones are still not completely waterproof.
The water damage, in some cases can be fatal for our phones and disable them from functioning completely.
Therefore, users are required to take safety precautions to protect their phones from damage.
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If we don't take care of our devices and put them near water sources, they may become permanently damaged.
Follow the steps given in the articles to dry your phone.
If the steps are not working, take your phone to the closest authorized mobile shop.