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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  • I went to drop my phone in the toilet it was gross haha Anyone else ever do that

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

    Talon TumbackTalon Tumback7 hours ago
  • 10:25 Calli: Forgets How To Talk"

    David BehrensDavid Behrens8 hours ago
  • you should have done a control test too, another wet phone just air dry.

    HobnobHobnob12 hours ago
  • can you try boiling water in the vacuum chamber then take it out and try to boil an egg

    D FroD Fro12 hours ago
  • 9:30 she eats raw rice

    rana juned siddiquirana juned siddiqui15 hours 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.

    Shadowreaper50Shadowreaper50Day 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 CollazoDay ago
  • This might be more inefficient than heat...

    Bradley WhaisBradley WhaisDay ago
  • Thats the phone i watched this on

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

    Random ShenanigansRandom ShenanigansDay ago
  • the phone is waterproof?! ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚ lmao

    #gemeinde4ever#gemeinde4ever2 days ago
  • Super

    Group BoyGroup Boy2 days ago
  • Best way Iโ€™ve thought to save a wet phone is, silica packets. Those little โ€œdo not eatโ€ 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. Iโ€™m sure you can also order the packets if you donโ€™t wanna wait to collect several.

    ComputerNerdInsideComputerNerdInside2 days ago
  • Broken things GET A Hammer

    Rendell SchulthiesRendell Schulthies2 days ago
  • Can you drink the water after you use it in a vacuum

    Rendell SchulthiesRendell Schulthies2 days ago
  • i got both of those kits

    Travis LansingTravis Lansing2 days ago
  • My phone is more awesome than I knew...

    Daniel McLaughlinDaniel McLaughlin2 days ago
  • i have both the spin art thing and the claw hand from kiwi

    demetra zigenisdemetra zigenis2 days ago
  • I'd like to see this again, but put drying salts in the bottom.

    Boyprien GirlpriendBoyprien Girlpriend2 days ago
  • Could you cook food in a vacuum chamber.

    art_ and_leeart_ and_lee2 days 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.

    JonnJonn2 days ago
  • Can you boil ramen noodles with a vacuum

    Wyvrenne MacDanielsWyvrenne MacDaniels2 days ago
  • 3:55 check the backround ๐Ÿ˜ข๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜ข๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜ข๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜ข๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜ข

    ์ •์ง„๋ฐฐ์ •์ง„๋ฐฐ3 days ago
  • Why eat rice?

    Aidan GlendenningAidan Glendenning3 days ago

    Harsh DinaniHarsh Dinani3 days ago
  • Was that Phil Swift on the fridge?๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚

    MedroffMedroff3 days ago
  • If you get your phone wet, absolutely do not start pressing buttons to see if it's okay. Take the battery out, clean off any excess water, and let it dry completely before checking it.

    TheLoneCabbageTheLoneCabbage3 days ago
  • You guys should try making Mac and cheese in the vacuum chamber.

    Bio WolfBio Wolf3 days ago
  • can vacuum chamber make popcorn? and what will happend if you put meat in vacuum chamber??

    Davidtay YTDavidtay YT3 days ago

    sonal patelsonal patel3 days ago
  • What will happen when you freeze dry a wet shirt

    Shaun Van StadenShaun Van Staden3 days ago
  • Tell me why me and Nate literally did the same thing๐Ÿ˜ค itโ€™s so sad to put your hand in a washing machine and find your phone๐Ÿ˜”

    Shreeshree 345Shreeshree 3453 days ago
  • Rice and het work

    Joseph HullJoseph Hull4 days ago
  • Why not just put a wet phone in front of a dehumidifier

    TheFrostDrakeTheFrostDrake4 days ago
  • lol i have tcl phone

    Karl S. KruseKarl S. Kruse4 days ago
  • For some reason Iโ€™m loving their intro diversity. Anyone else notice their intros arenโ€™t always the same or am I not watching them in order? ๐Ÿ˜‚

    Danielle CantrellDanielle Cantrell4 days ago
  • What I learned from this video: Walmart phones arnt that bad in quality

    pepon from spacepepon from space4 days ago
  • You have to fully submerge your phone in the rice in order for your phone to functionally work properly

    Maui IslanderMaui Islander4 days ago

  • So just a heads up, the first step after discovery of a phone or other electronic device falling in water or becoming heavily splashed etc, is to remove the battery!!! I cannot stress enough that power should be removed from the device ASAP. Then you can proceed with efforts to dry out the innards.

    secretagbsecretagb4 days ago
  • Can you make rice in a vacuum chamber?

    clean beatclean beat4 days ago
  • I answer before I even watch the video and say that, No rice is not the best option but it is the fastest, always accessible and cheapest for anyone that doesn't have the tools and know how to save his phone. Thus it is the best first action!

    STRSSTRS4 days ago
  • can you heat up glass

    Rachelle MooreRachelle Moore4 days ago
  • Stick the phone in the microwave for 5 minutes. All dry now...... :(

    SpyerSecol 001SpyerSecol 0014 days ago
  • Me and my dad made that same claw, but with cardboard. An the syringes leaked... but it still worked!

    Cam NelyCam Nely4 days ago
  • If the water is boiling in a vacuum chamber, does that mean its hot?

    Tristin ChurchTristin Church4 days ago
  • How about a wet phone in the freeze dryer?

    BrettBrett4 days ago
  • Try freeze drying makeup plez

    Madison SimsMadison Sims4 days ago
  • Put it on rice by days not minutes

    Zxc cxZZxc cxZ4 days ago
  • Crystal Kittie litter

    Randy DePuyRandy DePuy4 days ago
  • Could you cook pasta inside of a vacuum chamber because it boils water!!

    David OrtizDavid Ortiz4 days ago
  • Calli: HOORAY we broke stuff Techrax: hold my broken iphones

    Steve AlexSteve Alex4 days ago
  • Who saw Calli sneaking rice...?๐Ÿ˜

    Laxmi Prasad MaharjanLaxmi Prasad Maharjan4 days ago
  • Try use tea ๐Ÿต leafs๐Ÿƒ

    Alpha OmegaAlpha Omega4 days ago
  • the point with rice is, it attract some asian and he'll fix your damaged phone.. so you need to left it a whole night, or the asian wont come.

    Stigs stupid cousinStigs stupid cousin4 days ago
  • Rice will always work better, and you know it.

    Mwisha LudackMwisha Ludack4 days ago
  • Can you COOK Pasta in a vacuum chamber? (with water)

    shop10shop105 days ago
  • plz can you do edible fire thxs

    TheGamer 1360TheGamer 13605 days ago
  • If I was trying to save the phone I would use them both as a rice chamber

    ValkyrieValkyrie5 days ago