Verify Water Damage on Galaxy S6 Edge

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Are you worried that your Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge has been damaged by water? You don’t need us to tell you that this is a serious problem. Water damage could cause your device to overheat or it could end up preventing the battery from charging properly. In fact, there are various problems with your device which may come from water damage and that’s why you need to know how to react in such a situation.

First of all, if you notice that your Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge smartphone has come into contact with water, you must immediately turn it off! Press the Power On/ Off button and let it shutdown in order to avoid any potential short-circuiting which can occur through the water and then damage the unit. Carefully dry the handset by using a cloth and then open the Sim card tray. Lay the smartphone to an airy place with indirect sunlight or on a heater on low power to dry it. Let the phone dry until you think that no moisture is inside it any longer. Only then you can switch on the device again.

However, if the contact with water or any other liquid is nothing more than a guess or fear, here we are to show you how check your phone for water damage.

How to Verify Water Damage on Galaxy S6 Edge:

  1. Open the SIM tray of your Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge smartphone;
  2. Then, you have to look on the inside;
  3. Find the indicator, which is by default in white color. White means that your smartphone isn’t affected by water damage, so you have no reason to be worried about;
  4. If your device was exposed to moisture or water, then you are going to see a completelly different color – we are talking about solid pink or even dark red.

We know that it happens every now and then for even a powerful smartphone like the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge that we have here to end up in contact with water and discover that when it is simply too late for you to take action. In such a case, you will have to take your handset to get repaired. And we must tell you from the start that things are not quite as you might plan them now; in fact, we want to warn you of the fact that that this type of repairs is not covered by Samsung’s Limited Warranty.

Are you the onwer of another Samsung Galaxy handset? Then, be sure that we have several other guides for you as well. For example, from here you can learn How to check Water Damage on your regular Samsung Galaxy S6 version, but we also have a tutorial on Disable Water Damage Pop-ups on Galaxy S5 (you can read it from here). And we bet that you are also curious to find out How is LG G3 acting to a Water Test? (here we have more details on this topic, so don’t hesitate to access the link).

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Mike Blass