Remove Water From Your Phone’s Speakers With This App

Remove Water From Your Phone’s Speakers With This App

At some point or another, even the most careful of us ends up having a smartphone mishap, specifically one that results in our $1,000+ piece of equipment taking a dunk in a puddle, pool, or more likely, a toilet.

In general, the best move in such a situation is to turn your phone off immediately and then put it in a bag of instant rice for a day or two to let everything dry out.

If you have a phone that’s water resistant, then the threat of annihilation might be a bit lower, in which case you just want to get the water out as quickly as possible.

Fix My Speakers is a web app that works similarly to the Apple’s Watch’s built-in water ejection feature. With it, you press a button and the phone plays a specific tone that helps generate sounds waves that eject all that water from your phone. Here’s it working in action:

The idea here is to get the water out quickly, so it doesn’t stick around in your speakers for a long time and screw up your phone.

If your water exposure is a rainstorm and not a toilet then this may be all you need to be up and running. If your phone did take a dunk, I’d still recommend taking it out of service for at least a few hours (preferably 24) and letting it sit in rice just to make sure everything is dry. In the case of an expensive phone, spending a day without your device is infinitely better than having to replace it.

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