1. timocrates's Avatar
    Do not test your iPhone waterproofing.

    I dropped mine in the bathtub. Seemed to be all right. In the morning the device went into the auto reboot dance. A banner came across the screen, "Your home button may need service" and I was provided with an on-screen virtual sub. Some other spastic happenings, and I have an appointment with a genius this day.

    I note that there was an automatic response built in for this failure, so wonder how prevalent the trouble might be.

    Sign me disgruntled long-time customer.
    05-24-2018 01:16 PM
  2. Tartarus's Avatar
    Do not test your iPhone waterproofing.

    I dropped mine in the bathtub. Seemed to be all right. In the morning the device went into the auto reboot dance. A banner came across the screen, "Your home button may need service" and I was provided with an on-screen virtual sub. Some other spastic happenings, and I have an appointment with a genius this day.

    I note that there was an automatic response built in for this failure, so wonder how prevalent the trouble might be.

    Sign me disgruntled long-time customer.
    If there was soap in the bathtub, that would explain the water resistance failing.
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    05-24-2018 01:34 PM
  3. pkcable's Avatar
    It's its resistance, NOT proof! ALWAYS we a phone gets wet like that TURN IT OFF, let it dry out before using it again.
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    05-24-2018 01:37 PM
  4. Tartarus's Avatar
    It's its resistance, NOT proof! ALWAYS we a phone gets wet like that TURN IT OFF, let it dry out before using it again.
    Exactly, the latest Watch is waterproof. Maybe Series 2 too. The iPhones are water resistant.
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    05-24-2018 03:04 PM
  5. Sherry_B's Avatar
    EDIT: See below.
    Last edited by Sherry_B; 05-25-2018 at 06:34 PM. Reason: Wrong information
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    05-25-2018 12:10 AM
  6. SwitchBeach's Avatar
    Actually, the iPhone 8 is IP67 certified which means that it is "protected from immersion in water with a depth of up to 1 meter (or 3.3 feet) for up to 30 mins." It should be able to withstand accidental submersion (although water damage is not covered by the standard Apple warranty).
    05-25-2018 05:23 PM
  7. Honey Beagle's Avatar
    Do not test your iPhone waterproofing.

    I dropped mine in the bathtub. Seemed to be all right. In the morning the device went into the auto reboot dance. A banner came across the screen, "Your home button may need service" and I was provided with an on-screen virtual sub. Some other spastic happenings, and I have an appointment with a genius this day.

    I note that there was an automatic response built in for this failure, so wonder how prevalent the trouble might be.

    Sign me disgruntled long-time customer.
    Why did you test yours that way?
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    05-27-2018 12:21 PM
  8. BreakingKayfabe's Avatar
    Do not test your iPhone waterproofing.
    I hadn't planned on it since I already know it's not waterproof.
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    05-27-2018 05:16 PM
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