rice isn't the best way to save a drowned phone! testers discover that cat litter will miraculously recover your device after dropping it in water - absorbent gel crystals
There's nothing worse than sliding your phone into the toilet from the back pocket.
While it has always been thought that putting a soggy device in a bowl of rice would miraculously revive it, experts have found ways they claim to be more effective.
Gazzelle, who conducted some rigorous tests, said that the use of cat litter was the best way to recycle phones submerged in the water.
Experts especially recommend Crystal cat litter as the preferred savior for wet mobile phones.
On Amazon, the description of the product is: "These super
Compared to ordinary clay cat sand, the absorbent Crystal captures moisture in contact and contact.
Once you restore your phone, experts say, you should do your best to shake off the water.
Next, you should air.
Dry it as long as possible before putting it in a bag of cat litter.
Three days is the ideal time to leave it there, they say, and while you might miss Snapchat, it's much better (and cheaper)
The option to have to buy a new phone.
Rice is another option if you can't get cat litter.
If possible, simply remove the battery and SIM card and leave it in the rice for the night.
You can also use a silicone bag that usually comes with new shoes and handbags.
Put the phone and bag together in a closed container for at least 24 hours.
Contrary to what is widely believed, experts say you should not dry your phone with a hair dryer because it will force moisture inside.