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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 ...