Is RICE The Best Way To Save A Wet Phone?

Feb 11, 2020
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Today we're taking an old myth, that putting your phone in rice will remove water, and comparing it to another water extraction process- a vacuum chamber. Is one better than the other, and does a vacuum chamber even work?
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  • So Cali just ate a grain of rice and no one is going to say anything?... lol 9:30

    PeachmattPeachmatt3 days ago
  • I love kewe co

    Alena DeerrAlena Deerr7 days ago
  • Thankyou for the video. Can you specify vaccum pressure, which will be helpful

    bharath kumarbharath kumar13 days ago
  • Rice always fixed my phones whenever they got wet.

    UFO SpecialistUFO SpecialistMonth ago
  • 7:25 Are we gonna skip over the ghost that made an appearance in the background with the book?

    Dalton BarrettDalton BarrettMonth ago
  • What happens if you put a sealed bottle of water in a vacume chamber? Or a empty bottle with the cap glued on?

    Unicorn GamerUnicorn GamerMonth ago
  • you should put small holes in batteries and see what happens if you put them in a vacuum chamber

    caseybeans08caseybeans082 months ago
  • 👍👍Rice worked for me before on a old Nokia. The bag or container has to be sealed to draw water into the rice I thought. Other wise u r drying the entire room? I think

    Jason HJason H2 months ago
  • 10:23 Calli.exe has stopped working

    Abhishek AcharyaAbhishek Acharya2 months ago
  • I made a hydrolic arm in school

    Sabrina CookSabrina Cook2 months ago
  • The kiwi co list are also great for spare parts

    Collin McVeighCollin McVeigh2 months ago
  • Can u plz save my phone☹

    Rafael GuzmanRafael Guzman2 months ago
  • With rice I've always left my electronics in it for about 24hrs and it has never failed, Im unsure how long you left it in the rice for this video but I'll assume 15mins as you did with the vacuum chamber

    Garrett BeldersGarrett Belders2 months ago
  • um eating raw rice 🤣🤣

    Gamer BoyGamer Boy2 months ago
  • For the rice bit, aren't you supposed to take the battery out if the phone allows? The idea is that the rice absorbs the residual water. It's not gonna absorb any water that's inside the phone if the rice isn't at least sort of in the phone. I'm sure the vacuum chamber is still gonna be better for obvious reasons but the rice would have worked better if done, ya know. Correctly.

    x\ Dokuujin /xx\ Dokuujin /x2 months ago
  • Most phones are water proof but dont have am ofical rateing to same on cost

    H.J.MH.J.M2 months ago
  • Please never put your phone in a microwave as it sets on fire and blows up! I did this and it blew up

    MC PLAYSMC PLAYS2 months ago
  • 3:53 if you have been here long enough you know what's sad about this image😥

    Hannah RogersHannah Rogers3 months ago
  • Did...did Calli eat raw rice? (9:30) 😂

    Cheyanne WolfCheyanne Wolf3 months ago
  • Rice saved my phone once

    Maajidah ShambeMaajidah Shambe3 months ago
  • i honestly used to love these shows but now, you seem to be throwing in things just to bulk up the content, i mean you tested the rice for 15 mins?Doesnt matter how hygroscopic something is. its not going to draw out water from a tight, compact space in that time and all you've done is make people believe rice doesnt work. where in fact it does work and is probably the best thing most normal people have to hand.

    HannibalVexorHannibalVexor3 months ago
  • Put rice in the vac chamber and place the phone in that.

    Double HelixDouble Helix3 months ago
  • Best way to not put your phone In The washing machine. Watch TKOR while doing it

    JimmyJimmy3 months ago
  • I dropped my phone in the toilet while at school and my teacher went to dollar treee to buy me rice 💀

    eccedxntesiiasteccedxntesiiast3 months ago
  • set off fire works in a vacumm chamber

    antonio sloanantonio sloan3 months ago
  • I could relate to accidentally washing my phone in a washing machine..

    Chicken CranberryChicken Cranberry3 months ago
  • No one: Absolutely no one: Calli: "HOORAY WE BROKE STUFF!"

    Violet VitekViolet Vitek3 months ago
  • at 2:02 in the video Nate said the water was about 5 degrees fahrenheit. me: no that is room temp where I live, in Canada!

    Lance StoneLance Stone3 months ago
  • Can you do a video on the best way to get a wet Calli?

    Doesn’t CareDoesn’t Care3 months ago
  • *Calli* is this waterproof ? *Nate* it did'nt say so. Later... *Calli* yay we broke stuff!

    Wyatt GearhartWyatt Gearhart3 months ago
  • Who else is watching this in 2018

    Gaynugg WtGaynugg Wt4 months ago
  • Cali ate the rice what the heck call TLC😂😂😂

    Gavin CGavin C4 months ago
  • Me expecting a march plus instead gets a commercial I should have expected a sponsor🙄

    Potato popsPotato pops4 months ago
  • Can you guys vacuum seal aerofoam, its suppose to be less dense than air

    NateDog1026NateDog10264 months ago
  • Rice takes a lot longer

    Jack LJack L5 months ago
  • That's funny You washed you water proof phone. I washed my Moto Z 3 play and KILLED it.

    Timothy GroffTimothy Groff5 months ago
  • For the vacuum chamber, can we use a shop vac? Or just a regular vacuum if we have the rest of the top set up correctly?

    Evelyn BrylowEvelyn Brylow5 months ago
  • um....dehydrator?

    RegionalBlurryfaceRegionalBlurryface5 months ago
  • I would like to try this. Can you please tell me to what pressure I should bring the chamber?

    Jason SchotJason Schot5 months ago
  • Callie is just adorable, someone is very lucky

    Raziel TalosRaziel Talos5 months ago
  • We put wet or broken phones in the rice cooker still along time ago we did that d:

    itsDonutdragonlovergirl Lover GirlitsDonutdragonlovergirl Lover Girl5 months ago
  • I think it’s stoped working because it’s not an apple

    The Lightning KingThe Lightning King5 months ago
  • Hey can i have the phone😂

    Efren OreiroEfren Oreiro6 months ago
  • I used to manage a cell phone repair store, rice does absolutely nothing to a wet phone. Any electronics needs to be ultrasonicallly cleaned in order to remove corrosion.

    Jeff GedgaudJeff Gedgaud6 months ago
  • Thanks for letting me know that my phone is relatively waterproof

    Jacob DilleyJacob Dilley6 months ago
  • Isn't he dead?

    Crazy CorbinCrazy Corbin6 months ago
  • Why does it say pre-order I thought it was available.

    Emily AllredEmily Allred6 months ago
  • Would love to see a redo with oxygen absorber! Heard it was better than rice!

    mark collinsmark collins6 months ago
  • I’ve done both of those crates 🤣

    Snowwwmannn YTSnowwwmannn YT6 months ago
  • is it possible to cook noodles in boiling water in a vacume chamber or do the noodles need to also have the heat

    StormcruzerloreStormcruzerlore6 months ago
  • Did you actually get the phones at Walmart for 30 bucks?

    Xander PryceXander Pryce6 months ago
  • Rice takes about 2 days Then let it just sit out a little and it works again

    ScatteredHoloGrapedrin kScatteredHoloGrapedrin k6 months ago
  • “Yayy we broke stuff” that is literally me when i was 5 and still is

    Gia Han PhoGia Han Pho6 months ago
  • Can you cook pasta and veggies in a vaccum chamber with the boiling water?

    Misha StroMisha Stro6 months ago
  • Wow. Just last night I dropped my phone in water messing around with friends. What a coincidence.

    RedWolfAlpha 205RedWolfAlpha 2057 months ago
  • Try tictok hacks

    Mykeal RoseMykeal Rose7 months ago
  • 10 minutes with a hairdryer problem solved Save's you waiting a day or two the phone won't melt it will get a little hot but its not going to melt the screen or the phone the hairdryer doesn't produce enough heat to melt the phone try it you're mind will be blown.👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍

    Mr Frosty2Mr Frosty27 months ago
  • 4:57 my mom comparing my older sisters stuff (Callie’s) with my stuff (Nate’s )

    Toni BrentsonToni Brentson7 months ago
  • At least it’s not Sponsored by Raid shadow ledends

    danielle humedanielle hume7 months ago
  • she looks so sad?.

    Threw The Looking GlassThrew The Looking Glass7 months ago
  • My phone was just in the water because i dropped it by accident and the sound of any video or anything that makes sound and it sounds so bad🤣 but i can still understand it welp yea just wanted you to know ig

    alexdiana24alexdiana247 months ago
  • Can you cook in a vacuum chamber?

    Humans BewareHumans Beware7 months ago
  • Calli looks high as balls in this episode.

    David ChadwellDavid Chadwell7 months ago
  • Can you freeze dry a wet cloth of different types of materials and see what happens

    Jorge VazquezJorge Vazquez7 months ago
  • May you put kinetic sand in a vacuum cleaner?!? Please?

    Haewon ChoiHaewon Choi7 months ago
  • Or just do both

    AnnoyingDogAnnoyingDog7 months ago
  • I have gotten both of those

    Lulu AsianLulu Asian7 months ago
  • I use crystal cat litter to dry out electronics that get wet, it is just silica gel

    Erik HallErik Hall7 months ago
  • 3:03 its boiled its boiled its Boyled aye

  • Soak a shirt in a bucket of water for 5 to 10 minutes.... When it's dripping wet..... Toss it into the freeze dryer..... Maybe it becomes crisp?????

    Varun JoshiVarun Joshi7 months ago
  • If your phone goes in the washing machine, just put it in the tumble dryer as well. Actually works

    oliver 2359oliver 23597 months ago
  • I think rice would be better if you did it over night my phone got wet i put it in rice over night it worked plus not everyone has a vac chamber

    Maximum GamerMaximum Gamer7 months ago
  • Did she eat uncooked riced?

    AllyAlly7 months ago
  • *thats a lot of damage*

    ShmeeganShmeegan7 months ago
  • M and my sister also got a kiwi co subscription for Christmas

    Jentry DJentry D7 months ago
  • Try and put sparkling water in a vacuum chamber and see if you can turn it in to still water

    Erika AlecsandruErika Alecsandru7 months ago
  • I went to drop my phone in the toilet it was gross haha Anyone else ever do that

    Amy FriedmanAmy Friedman7 months ago
  • What happens if you put water in a vacuum chamber???

    Talon TumbackTalon Tumback7 months ago
    • dries up

      joelhoon1707joelhoon17077 months ago
    • dries up

      joelhoon1707joelhoon17077 months ago
  • 10:25 Calli: Forgets How To Talk"

    David BehrensDavid Behrens7 months ago
  • you should have done a control test too, another wet phone just air dry.

    HobnobHobnob7 months ago
  • can you try boiling water in the vacuum chamber then take it out and try to boil an egg

    D FroD Fro7 months ago
  • 9:30 she eats raw rice

    rana juned siddiquirana juned siddiqui7 months ago
    • oof

      joelhoon1707joelhoon17077 months ago
  • It helps if you take the battery out guys. I also put it in the rice and I put it on the dash of my car. The sun will heat up my car and that seems to help take the moisture out. I've saved 3 phones like this. Admittedly none of them were this walmart super phone, but they were saved.

    Shadowreaper50Shadowreaper507 months ago
  • If u drop your phone in water turn the oven on at 200 wrap your phone in a towel or shirt and put it on top of the stove for about 20 minutes with the battery out and it will work 100%i have done it before

    Josh CollazoJosh Collazo7 months ago
  • This might be more inefficient than heat...

    Bradley WhaisBradley Whais7 months ago
  • Thats the phone i watched this on

    Nathan NavarroNathan Navarro7 months ago
  • They should investigate why warm air drys faster than cold

    random shnakinsrandom shnakins7 months ago
  • the phone is waterproof?! 😂😂 lmao

    KampfgulaschKampfgulasch7 months ago
  • Super

    Group BoyGroup Boy7 months ago
  • Best way I’ve thought to save a wet phone is, silica packets. Those little “do not eat” packets that come with shoes and such, collect them in a zip-lock bag. Seems to work the best, without any residue that rice may leave. I’m sure you can also order the packets if you don’t wanna wait to collect several.

    ComputerNerdInsideComputerNerdInside7 months ago
  • Broken things GET A Hammer

    Rendell SchulthiesRendell Schulthies7 months ago
  • Can you drink the water after you use it in a vacuum

    Rendell SchulthiesRendell Schulthies7 months ago
  • i got both of those kits

    Travis LansingTravis Lansing7 months ago
  • My phone is more awesome than I knew...

    Daniel McLaughlinDaniel McLaughlin7 months ago
  • i have both the spin art thing and the claw hand from kiwi

    demetra zigenisdemetra zigenis7 months ago
  • I'd like to see this again, but put drying salts in the bottom.

    Boyprien GirlpriendBoyprien Girlpriend7 months ago
  • Could you cook food in a vacuum chamber.

    creative mecreative me7 months ago
  • It's not the rice, it's the anti-stick coating on the rice. Also, you needed a third phone as a control experiment.

    JonnJonn7 months ago
  • Can you boil ramen noodles with a vacuum

    Wyvrenne MacDanielsWyvrenne MacDaniels7 months ago
  • 3:55 check the backround 😢😭😢😭😢😭😢😭😢

    정진배정진배7 months ago