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Can iPhone 12 be used safely in pouring rain?

After some googling, I see many articles on circumstances where an iPhone can be used, but none that say definitely that is perfectly okay to actually do so (or whether it's risky to do so). Also ...
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What can the LCI (liquid contact indicator) tell you?

So the iPhone official website states "An LCI will activate when it contacts water or a liquid containing water. The indicator's color is normally white or silver, but when it contacts water or a ...
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How water-resistant is the iPhone, really? [duplicate]

Some iPhones were advertised as being "water resistant" so I thought that there was no problem with keeping them in the bathroom out of the bathtub so that I could listen to music. Will they be safe? ...
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Water damage on an iPhone 6s - Sound not working (Locked into Headphone mode)

I accidentally dropped my iPhone 6s in some water for probably less than a second. I immediately dried it off with a towel, and left it off for 5 minutes, hovever I didn’t put it in rice. Luckily, my ...
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Does the iPhone 8 have any sort of water resistance or waterproof manufacturing?

I recently got the iPhone 8. After some research, I found that it had the IP67 rating. I'm not sure what this means though especially for a steamy room. Does this rating mean that it is fully ...
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Waterproofing the iPhone 7 Plus for use in sea water

I use an iPhone 7 Plus with an Overboard waterproof bag. I take a lot of photos and the waterproof bag is very cumbersome. I've noticed the only holes in the iPhone are the charging port and the ...
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Can I use an Apple Watch Series 2 in seawater?

I recently got an Apple Watch Series 2 and I know it has water resistance up to 50 meters. I sometimes take it to the pool and it works fine there. In a few days I am going for a swim in the ocean and ...
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Is the iPhone 6 waterproof or water-resistant?

Before the iPhone 6 was officially announced by Apple, several reports claimed that the device will be waterproof. However, the announcement and specifications on Apple's site make no mention of it. ...
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How to thoroughly waterproof a Macbook?

I am just now coming to know the hard limits of water destroying equipment. I don't know if it's realistic to be able to have my Macbook as a floatable rubber ducky in the bath in this day & age, ...
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Fixing Water Damaged iPhone

My iPhone screen started blinking white is now completely white. Can someone tell me if this is fixable?
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Can I use an iPad on the beach safely?

I want to bring my iPad to a beach to do some reading while on vacation. I am concerned about sand getting into its ports and causing damage. Obviously water would also be a concern, but I am not ...