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They recover the iPhone 12 after 3 months underwater, will it still work?

They recover the iPhone 12 after 3 months underwater, will it still work?

In theory, the iPhone 12 has water resistance up to a depth of 6 meters for 30 minutes.

iPhone submerged in water

Some stories about him iPhone's water resistance They look like something out of a Hollywood movie. Like that time my iPhone 11 survived in a 7-meter deep lake for a week. Today we bring another one of those stories, this time A diver found an iPhone covered in algae after 3 months underwater…

While diving in Stanislaus River From Northern California, a submarine called is reading He found an iPhone 12 that had spent 3 months at the bottom of the river.

She called me Apple insider To tell the story. Apparently, after 3 months underwater, it was still working normally.

My iPhone survives 3 months underwater

The iPhone 12 has water resistance IP68 certifiedWhich indicates that he is able to continue doing his job At a depth of 6 meters for 30 minutes. Apple iPhone products are not manufactured to be submerged in water, and in fact the company warns that water damage is not covered by the warranty.

However, this iPhone 12 doesn't need it because after spending 3 months in water, it apparently continues to function normally.

On November 12, he found me iPhone 12 covered in moss between some rocks From the bottom of the Estanislao River in Northern California.

Clean it and leave it to dry for a few days. On November 16, he was able to turn it on by connecting it to electricity via the charger.

Surprisingly, the iPhone 12 I didn't have an unlock code. So Lee was able to access the phone's photos and contacts. The last file on the device was Video filmed in the river on September 4Which indicates that the iPhone 12 has been submerged in the river since that day.

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At the moment, Lee is unable to find out who owns the iPhone 12. But he plans to investigate by asking some of the contacts stored on the device.

As we mentioned previously, Apple does not cover the cost of repairing damage caused by submerging your iPhone in water. So, if your iPhone has been underwater for a long time, we recommend following these steps. The fact that this iPhone spent up to 3 months at the bottom of a river suggests that the iPhone 12 is very worthwhile. He is a survivor!