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Apple says no to rice for wet iPhones, here’s why

Apple says no to rice for wet iPhones, here’s why

We all feel panic when our precious iPhones accidentally get wet. Water can wreak havoc on our devices, whether from a spilled drink, a splash in the pool, or a rainy day. For a long time, we have relied on a common kitchen item to rescue our phones from a watery grave: a bag of rice.

The myth

The logic behind this method is simple: rice is supposed to absorb the moisture inside the phone and prevent permanent damage to the internal components. Many people swear by this technique and claim it has saved their phones from becoming expensive paperweights. Even a lot of anecdotal evidence on the internet supports this claim.

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