Experts from the renowned iFixit repair shop have exposed the efficiency of getting rid of fluid in a smartphone with rice. Of course, there are no contraindications to drying the gadget in rice. But with the same success, you can use millet, buckwheat or any other cereal. The effect will be similar. As experts emphasize, when an electronic device enters water, its corrosion is almost instantaneous. Sometimes, but not always, moisture affects important details. It is enough just not to turn on the gadget until it dries completely and there are chances for its further performance. The motherboard of the Apple iPhone, which was “dried” in rice. Having put the smartphone to dry in rice, we believe that it is the groats that save it. But, as experts have established, this is not true. Even with the successful launch of the smartphone, the soldered joints remain oxidized, which means that they are weakened and fragile. And if it works, the owner is just lucky. For proper drying, first turn off the device and remove all fluid with a toothbrush and alcohol. You need to open the gadget as soon as possible, then remove the battery from it and proceed with cleaning. It is better to completely submerge the motherboard altogether for a second in alcohol. Only then can it be dried. Otherwise, during drying, the contacts will oxidize anyway. However, this technique only works with gadgets with a removable battery. If the device has received a non-separable case, you should remove the gadget from the water as soon as possible, turn it off to prevent a short circuit, and dry it with dry wipes. Specialists do not recommend using a hair dryer or other heating devices. It is better to remove the SIM card and additional memory card from the smartphone and dry it separately. It is desirable for the device itself to be in a horizontal position on a dry surface for 48 hours. Do not press buttons and keys during this period. It is safe to turn on the power and / or charge the mobile device only after two days. If the device does not turn on or does not work correctly, you will have to take it to a repair shop or a service center. The specialist will clean the internal parts, it may still require the replacement of some of them. Such repairs are not warranty and always paid.