How can you tell if your phone has been water damaged?

Many of us have encountered water damaged phones over the years and we’ve all heard stories of people who have sent phones back to the manufacturer saying that it’s stopped working to which the manufacturer has responded that the phone is water damaged and they are not liable.

Have you ever wondered how the manufacturer can tell if a phone is water damaged?

It’s actually remarkably simple, most phones have a little white dot which turns pink or has a pink line through it once it’s been exposed to water. This is generally visible if you take the back cover off, although on the iphone it’s located at the base of the headphone jack.

The picture below shows the water damage indicator on the Sony Experian between the battery and sim.Red Circle around the White water damage Indicator