Spilled liquid on a device, what to do. (2022)

If you spilled water or any other liquid on a laptop, phone, or any other electronic device the steps you need to follow are below.

Steps

Step 0 – DO NOT TRY TO TURN THE DEVICE ON! This can harm your device.

Step 1 – Let the device drip all the remaining liquid.

Step 2 – Put the device in a bag with rice to remove all the remaining liquid.

Step 3 – Open the device – remove any screws and covers and reveal the electronics.

Step 4 – Carefully put alcohol on the edges of the core device components and the connections between cables and the components.

Step 5 – Let the alcohol dry.

Step 6 – Turn on the device.

If the device cannot turn on, chances are that probably your device has been harmed. Please consult an electronics fix store.