Moisture Detected or “Moisture has been detected” one of the most common error that user encounters while charging their phone. As compared to other smartphones, Samsung’s S7, S8, S9, S10 smartphones users have complained a lot about this issue. Hence here in this article we talked about What exactly this “moisture detected s7” or “moisture detected in other smartphone” issue is? how you can get moisture out of your phone charging port? What are other ways of charging your smartphone if moisture issue didn’t get solve?
What exactly Moisture Detected Issue is ?
These days most of the smartphones are coming with IP certification which claims that the smartphone is water and Dust proof/resistant. And when your mobile phone get exposed with water or any other liquids and you connect your smartphone to charging port you will get “Moisture Detected” error.
Reasons of Moisture Detected in Samsung S7
As we said earlier that nowadays, high-end smartphones are coming with IP certification technology, As a result, Samsung display’s an error message when moisture is detected on the charging port of the device or also moisture detected in charger connector. Basically when your samsung smartphone gets exposed with water or any other liquid, Samsung program indicates sensors to display an “Moisture has been detected. Unplug the charger and wait until both the charger/USB Port is dry” error.
Also it’s turns off charging to prevent damage from the sort circuit. This error message can also be caused by any moisture detection on other components of your samsung phone like: moisture in headphone jack, earpiece or mouthpiece etc or in any other component.
How to get Moisture out from Your Samsung Charging Port?
Here we listed some simple ways that you can use to rid off from “moisture detected” or “moisture has been detected” issue:
Find The Moisture Affected Component
Before we start the Moisture remove process, it’s important to find out which component of your smartphone is affected by moisture. Therefore you have to examine your phone carefully and have to look for affected areas of your smartphone. Check carefully all the component of your smartphone, whether it’s sim slots, charging port, headphone jack or any other component which can get affect by exposed with water and dust. Once you find out the affected component, remove it from your smartphone and wait for it to get dry.
Use Hair Dryer
Don’t blow air into the charging port as the moisture may further go inside the device and can damage your smartphone. In such case use hair dryer to wipe out moisture from your smartphone. While using hair dryer to remove moisture set it’s temperature at a low or moderate level so that the device doesn’t get damaged by heat.
Shake Smartphone & Use Soft Cotton
Use soft cotton cloth to wipe moisture component of your smartphone. Also shake your smartphone with the charging port facing down to remove water from USB port.
You can use vacuum cleaner to suck moisture from all your smartphone components.
Use Air Compressor
Apart from vacuum cleaner, you can use air compressor to blow out water from your smartphone. Just set your air compressor to a low psi (pounds per square inch) setting. After that, blow it’s air across all the surface and ports of your phone.
Use Rice To Remove Moisture From Phone
Since rice is amazing at sucking up water, you can use it to wipe out water from your smartphone. Cover your smartphone properly in with rice. You can use big bowl of rice to cover your smartphone in it properly and leave it for at least for 24 hours.
Switch off Your Smartphone
If your smartphone is completely dry and still if you are getting this error, then might be your sensors are not functioning properly. Therefore, you should try charge the mobile by switching off the device.
Use Smartphone in Safe Mode
If not sure, whether it’s hardware issue or software, then you should try this method. Just restart your smartphone in safe mode and try to charge your smartphone. Because in safe mode none of your smartphone apps load, which help you to find out error is caused by software or hardware of smartphone.
To Start Smartphone In Safe Mode Follow Below Steps:
- Switch Off your smart phone.
- Press and hold the Power key to turn on the phone again.
- Press and Hold the Power Button and Volume Down together at same time. When you see the Samsung logo appear on the screen, you can release the Power button. But your make sure to keep holding the Volume Down button.
- On the Lock screen, Safe Mode is displayed at the lower-left corner of the screen.
How To Charge Smartphone if Moisture Didn’t get out?
There is only one way you can charge your moisture smartphone, which is by wireless charging. And this will be only work if your smartphone supports wireless charging technology. If supports, place your phone on the charging pad.
Will Wireless Charging Cause Any Harm If Smartphone has Moisture?
It should not have to make any impact on phone as wireless charging and wire charging are two different charging technologies. But still since we are talking about electricity and phone we should be safe. And from our point of view, you should dry your smartphone before charging it.
But If you decide to use wireless charging first, then keep an eye on your phone, if the phone gets extremely hot when it’s plugged in. You could be risking permanent damage to yourself and your phone.
So, at last on final words, we just want to say that don’t keep your smartphone at wet areas. Also avoid to keep smartphone accessories from wet places. And if your smartphone got moisture or water get inside your smartphone, then switch off your smartphone first and on it when the smartphone get dry. Also if none of the above methods works to fix moisture issue, then consult with service center of your smartphone.