How to Remove Water From a Cellphone's Display Screen

By Charlotte Mission

Liquid can get in a cellphone display screen if the phone is dropped into water, such as a swimming pool, toilet or puddle. Moisture can also condense in the display screen if the cell phone is exposed to high humidity, such as in a sauna or a greenhouse. There is less chance of irreparable damage to the phone if you remove the water from the display screen as soon as possible.

Things You'll Need

  • Bowl
  • Uncooked rice

Step 1

Fill half a bowl with uncooked rice.

Step 2

Place the cellphone in the bowl with the display screen facing down.

Step 3

Place enough uncooked rice in the bowl to cover the phone.

Step 4

Leave the phone in the rice overnight. The rice will draw the moisture out of the display screen.