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How do you get salt water out of your phone?

Woman shoots waves on Lynn Shore Drive

Rick Macomber watched the waves slam into the Lynn seawall - and a person who'd moved in for a closer view today. He reports the road was shut for awhile because of all the water.

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You leave it at home or in your car, put it in a ziploc freezer bag, and you carry one of these around:
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Bonus: if you want to take pictures in a dark place, it really can't be beat. I got some awesome shots in old dark places in Europe with mine. Waterproof to ten meters, too - or if it rains on you mid ride or you want to keep it out while paddling.

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Thanks.

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First and foremost make sure it is off.

Remove battery if possible.

Then thoroughly rinse in fresh water. Ideally distilled.

Then dry thoroughly.

Pat dry with absorbent towels then air dry completely.

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As a bonus from being a gardener and saving my own seeds, I happen to have a couple pints of color indicator silica gel. I've saved a few housemates' phones that way. Make sure the beads are dry, then seal them up with the phone. (This replaces just the "air dry" portion of that procedure, to be clear...)

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I was going to add these options but decided to keep it simple.
I’m in IT. I once told a user over the phone to put the wet phone in a bowl of rice to dry it more. She said ok but was hesitant and hung up.

I thought about it and called her right back.

Dry rice! Not rice pilaf.
That made a lot more sense to her. Good grief.

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Sweet rice.

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is much better than anything on that phone, I am betting. Composition, color, everything is almost ideal. Stillness and chaos in coexistence.

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Rick does great work, and if I had to do it over again, I probably would've gone with a different headline, to put more emphasis on the photo itself, rather than on the person's phone.

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I'm guessing the photo we're looking at was also shot on a phone, based on the odd quality of the patchy blue sky portion of the shot.

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