Huawei MediaPad T1 fell into the water: what to do?
Whether in the bathroom or in a swimming pool, from time to time your Huawei MediaPad T1 may fall into the water. Still, it’s not because a smartphone fell into the water that it inevitably died. Indeed, it is possible to restart a Huawei MediaPad T1 that has been dropped in water. To do this, you need to follow certain steps. People often have bad reflexes and this is what can damage the Huawei MediaPad T1. We will first discover the steps to follow after the Huawei MediaPad T1 has fallen into the water. Later we will discover the classic mistakes that most people make.
Steps to follow in case your Huawei MediaPad T1 has fallen into the water
If you want to be able to recover your Huawei MediaPad T1 while it is running, we recommend that you follow the steps below.
Do not try to turn on the Huawei MediaPad T1 again after taking it out of the water
The first thing to do in case the Huawei MediaPad T1 has fallen into the water is to turn off the smartphone. Indeed, in the event that it has not turned off, turn it off without further ado. If it’s already off, don’t try to turn it back on for now. In practice, in the event that the Huawei MediaPad T1 is turned on and wet, it is possible that it short-circuits and therefore renders the smartphone.
Remove removable components
Once the Huawei MediaPad T1 is out of the water and turned off, it will be necessary to disassemble it as much as possible. This means that, if possible, the case, SIM card, SD card and battery will need to be removed. When you’re done, dry all of these items and move on to the next step.
Vacuum the water that is in your Huawei MediaPad T1
Using a straw, you will have to suck up the water that is on your Huawei MediaPad T1. All you have to do is stick the straw in areas like the buttons and vacuum. Once you think that you have sucked all the water out of your Huawei MediaPad T1, you should start drying it.
Dry the Huawei MediaPad T1
The fourth step is to dry the smartphone. To do this, we recommend putting it in front of a fan for a few hours. Avoid using methods that heat the smartphone as this can damage it. Once this is done, we recommend that you leave the Huawei MediaPad T1 in rice for 24 to 48 hours. Therefore, the rice will absorb the moisture left on the Huawei MediaPad T1.
Replace the components and turn on the Huawei MediaPad T1
When you have completed the above steps, your Huawei MediaPad T1 should be dry. So now you can try to turn on the Huawei MediaPad T1. In case it does not work, we recommend that you wait a few more days or take the Huawei MediaPad T1 to a repair shop.
What not to do in case the Huawei MediaPad T1 falls into the water
There are several things to do in case your Huawei MediaPad T1 has been dropped in water. The first is to try to turn on the smartphone again right after. It can break the Huawei MediaPad T1. Second, it is strongly discouraged to use a heat source to dry the Huawei MediaPad T1. In fact, solutions such as the oven or the hair dryer heat the components and can damage them. Finally, to remove the water from the smartphone it is not necessary to shake it. In fact, it could also damage the Huawei MediaPad T1.