There are few mobile phones in the market that can work quite normally even when they are drenched in rain or dropped in water. Holi is round the corner and it is the time for you to be concerned about your phone.
Of course you can handle the calls with the hands-free or Bluetooth but still with the balloons filled with colored water and others spraying water on you it is very tough to maintain your phone dry. Keeping the phone at home is ideal but you need to be prepared not to contact your friends and you will definitely miss those rare photos.
Here we provide some tips for you to waterproof your mobile and enjoy Holi without compromising anything.
Cheap safeguarding tips
you can use zip-lock pouches and transparent plastic bags to save your mobile phone from water. You can pack the device by wrapping several layers of the plastic shopping bags with rubber bands. You forward the calls to some other number so that the calls don't go unattended and also activate voicemail.
The best idea is to buy waterproof accessories that will save your mobile not only during Holi but also on normal use during Monsoon. Such accessories start from a price range of Rs. 100. Brands like Pelican, iBall, Otterbox and more manufacture these types of accessories.
Do keep in mind that the waterproof cases will safeguard the mobile from rain but not from moisture and you have to clean the handset and the case with dry tissues often.
You can use waterproof and dust resistant devices that are budget friendly. Some of the models are Micromax X50, Motorola Wilder, Motorola Defy, Intel IN 3030 and more. Sonim Technologies manufactures devices for the harshest conditions and they cost as much as the better smartphones.
Now, despite of following these measures, if your devices gets wet, here is a list of the instructions to follow to make it work effectively again.