- Swift action is key to recovering your electronic device
- Be patient and allow the item at least a day to dry out.
- Do not use a hair dryer to speed up the drying process.
If you’ve managed to spill something on your laptop, PC, or find yourself holding a wet iphone, time is of the essence! The majority of liquids are ‘conductive’ and will seriously damage circuit boards and processor chips, completely ruining electronic devices. You must act quickly to overcome permanent damage. Be prepared to follow the advice below:
The whole process may take as much as two days, especially for severe spills on laptops. However, it’s worth giving it a go, if only to try to save an expensive device from the scrapheap. More general surface spills can be wiped gently with a microfibre cloth lightly moistened with distilled water and left to air dry.