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Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 falling into the water: what to do?



Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 falling into the water: what to do?


Whether in the bathroom or in a swimming pool, sometimes your Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 falls into the water. However, just because a laptop has fallen into the water doesn’t mean it’s dead. In fact, it is possible to get a Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 that has been dropped in water back on. For this, it is essential to follow certain steps. People often have bad reflexes and this is what can damage the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2. We will first look at the steps to take after the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 has fallen into water. We will see later the classic mistakes that most people make.

Steps to follow when your Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 has fallen into the water

If you want to be able to recover your Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 while it is running, we recommend that you follow the steps below.

Do not try to turn on the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 again after taking it out of the water

The first thing to do if the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 has been dropped in water is to turn off the phone. Indeed, when it has not turned off, just turn it off. If it’s already off, don’t try to turn it back on just yet. In fact, when the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 is turned on and soaked, it can create a short circuit and thus toast the laptop.

Remove removable components.

When the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 is out of the water and turned off, it is 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 good, put all these items to dry and go to the next step.

Vacuum the water that is in your Samsung Galaxy Tab 2

Using a straw, you need to suck the water out of your Samsung Galaxy Tab 2. To do this, simply stick the straw in areas like the buttons and vacuum. When you think you have sucked all the water out of your Samsung Galaxy Tab 2, you can start drying it.

Dry the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2

The fourth step is to dry the laptop. To do this, we recommend putting it in front of a fan for a few hours. Avoid using methods that heat up the laptop as this can damage the laptop. Once this is done, we recommend that you leave the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 in rice for 20 to 40 hours. Therefore, the rice will absorb the moisture left in the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2.

Replace components and turn on the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2

Once you have completed the above steps, your Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 should be dry. So now you will have the opportunity to try to turn on the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2. In case it does not work, we recommend that you wait a few more days or take the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 to a repair shop.

What not to do when the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 falls into the water

There are a number of things to do if your Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 has been dropped in water. The first is to try to turn the laptop back on immediately afterwards. This can destroy the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2. So it is recommended to use a heat source to dry the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2. In fact, solutions such as oven or hair dryer heat the components and can damage them. Finally, to get the water out of the laptop, don’t shake it. In fact, it could also damage the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2.