Quick And Easy Way To Make Any Cell Phone Waterproof
Although fishing is often a great way to get a break from civilization, it still is important to have a cell phone with you while out on the water in case there’s an emergency.
Also, the fact that most cell phones these days can serve as high quality cameras and video recorders too is an added bonus.
The only problem with bring your cell phone out on the water is that cell phones can get damaged by if exposed to water… even by just a single drop.
And I unfortunately know this fact first-hand on multiple occasions.
Worst of all, my latest cell phone demise due to water happened when it was in an $80+ “waterproof” case that I bought due to my prior history of losing phones due to water damage.
So if the expensive cases can’t be fully trusted, what should we do?
How To Make A Cell Phone Waterproof
Fortunately, there is a simple and easy way to make a cell phone waterproof (or a “waterproof” case even more waterproof)…
And best of all, it’s one of the least expensive options out there… watch the video below to see details:
Losing a phone to the water is awful… especially when contacts and photos are not fully backed up.
So make sure that you are extra cautious when taking your phone out on the water. Fortunately, this simple plastic bag can be a huge money saver… I certainly wish that I had my most recent phone bagged up on its last trip on the water.
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Throw a couple wine corks into the baggie, or some foam etc. Now you’ve got a floating waterproof phone bag.
Great idea about the corks or foam! That would certainly ensure it didn’t sink. Plus, the foam would help protect the phone from cracking if dropped on the deck. Fish On!
I don’t seem to be able to get sound on your videos unless I go through my actual YouTube app to view them. Any reason why. ?
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To get as much air out as possible, before sealing insert a straw suck out as much air as possible and quickly seal as you remove it. Poor mans shrink wrap.
Hey Dave, great suggestion about using the straw to essentially shrink wrap the phone. I’m sure the tight fit would help make sure a phone conversation is as clear as possible.
iv heard you can get a actual water tight thicker bag at these boat shows ,and they do actually work better than a normal bag ,,,,hmmm
I use the smaller size bags that are only a bit bigger than the phone, I put the phone in one then put that into another. It gives me that extra layer of protection if I want to take it out to make a call when Kayaking etc. Also a tip is to make sure you buy a good brand not the very cheap ones, but either way make sure that you test it before you use the bag. Just put some air in it and seal it, then gently try to squeeze the air out, if it comes out then the water can get in….get another bag.
Great addition to the post, Simon! Very much appreciated.
Use the bike tire trick – fill the baggie with air, put it into a bowl of water and squeeze – look for bubbles.
Another great add Carlos! Yes, that’ll certainly ensure that there are no leaks.
Great tip, that’s what I have been doing for some time now. Just make sure you change your bag for each trip. Especially if you wade fish.
Yes, it’s smart to use fresh bags each trip to make sure that no holes were worn through the bag… better safe than sorry when it comes to an expensive smart phone!
its better to be SMART than dumb