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Samsung Galaxy Tab fell into the water: what to do?



Samsung Galaxy Tab fell into the water: what to do?


Whether it’s in the toilet or in a swimming pool, sometimes your Samsung Galaxy Tab A falls into the water. But, it is not because a smartphone fell into the water that it necessarily died. Indeed, it is possible to restart a Samsung Galaxy Tab A that has been dropped in water. To achieve this, it is essential to follow certain steps. People often have bad reflections and this is what can damage the Samsung Galaxy Tab A. We will first see the steps to take after the Samsung Galaxy Tab A has fallen into water. Later we will see the common mistakes that most people make.

Steps to follow if your Samsung Galaxy Tab A has ever fallen into the water

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

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

The first thing to do when the Samsung Galaxy Tab A has fallen into the water is to turn off the smartphone. In fact, if it’s never been turned off, just turn it off. If it’s already off, don’t try to turn it back on for now. In fact, if the Samsung Galaxy Tab A is ever turned on and gets soaked, it is possible that it will short circuit and thus roast the smartphone.

Remove removable components

When the Samsung Galaxy Tab A comes out of the water and turns off, you are going to have 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 Samsung Galaxy Tab A

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

Dry the Samsung Galaxy Tab A

The fourth step is to dry the smartphone. To do this, we advise you to put 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 advise you to leave the Samsung Galaxy Tab A in rice for 20 or 40 hours. Therefore, the rice will absorb the moisture left in the Samsung Galaxy Tab A.

Replace components and turn on the Samsung Galaxy Tab A

When you have completed the steps above, your Samsung Galaxy Tab A should be dry. Therefore, you can now try to turn on the Samsung Galaxy Tab A. In case that does not work, we recommend that you wait a few more days or take the Samsung Galaxy Tab A to a repair shop.

What not to do if the Samsung Galaxy Tab A has ever fallen into water

There are several things to do when your Samsung Galaxy Tab A falls into water. The first is to try to turn on the smartphone again right after. It can destroy the Samsung Galaxy Tab A. Secondly, it is highly inappropriate to use a heat source to dry the Samsung Galaxy Tab A. In fact, solutions such as oven or hair dryer heat the components and can damage them. Finally, to remove water from the smartphone, do not shake it. In fact, it could also damage the Samsung Galaxy Tab A.