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  1. pa4ul's Avatar
    I use my spen in the shower to change the music track. Other then that ive never dipped the phone in the water.
    10-24-2018 05:42 PM
  2. DirtMcGirt's Avatar
    Don't be pu**y's. I've been using Samsung's under the water, in pools, oceans, gym sinks, etc since the S6 Active. None of them had water issues, not 1 problem.
    10-25-2018 02:57 PM
  3. Rukbat's Avatar
    I use my spen in the shower to change the music track. Other then that ive never dipped the phone in the water.
    IP68 doesn't mean protection against air, humid, full of steam, or not. Fill the inside of the phone with steam from the shower, then let it cool and you have a phone full of water.

    Don't be pu**y's. I've been using Samsung's under the water, in pools, oceans, gym sinks, etc since the S6 Active. None of them had water issues, not 1 problem.
    Some phones are almost waterproof, some will leak under a gentle stream from a sink faucet. You've been lucky. Please don't suggest that others take the same chances, unless you're prepared to pay for their phone repairs.
    mustang7757 likes this.
    10-25-2018 04:01 PM
  4. Itsa_Me_Mario's Avatar
    Don't be pu**y's. I've been using Samsung's under the water, in pools, oceans, gym sinks, etc since the S6 Active. None of them had water issues, not 1 problem.
    Getting lucky is not the same thing as being smart. Also, clean up the language or find another place to hang out.
    10-25-2018 06:31 PM
  5. silverfang77's Avatar
    Would it be OK to use the Note 9 in the rain?
    10-29-2018 12:43 PM
  6. note1note9's Avatar
    Would it be OK to use the Note 9 in the rain?
    If it got caught it the rain while you were out I'm sure it'll be find as mine has been in the rain a few times. Just keep things in moderation and you'll be fine.
    silverfang77 likes this.
    10-29-2018 02:58 PM
  7. JHStewart1023's Avatar
    working in mobile we test the water resistance a lot and Samsung always delivers... despite the iPhones water resistance rating it under performed in that area. thank God for demos
    10-29-2018 03:41 PM
  8. Itsa_Me_Mario's Avatar
    Would it be OK to use the Note 9 in the rain?
    Yes, rainwater, assuming that it's not coming in at excessive speed/force, is one of the few things that these IP ratings protect against.
    silverfang77 likes this.
    10-29-2018 04:33 PM
  9. EMGSM's Avatar
    Awesome. Could be useful for training or something like that.
    10-29-2018 10:13 PM
  10. tarvs's Avatar
    Water Resistant not water proof. Also water damage is not covered under warranty.
    I can confirm it voids the warranty. Do not risk it. Used my phone well within the IP68 rating and it failed. Fought with Samsung for a month to back their claims of and finally received confirmation Samsung would replace my phone. Two weeks after they received my phone it was approved internally for replacement. Three weeks after approval and I still haven't received a phone. Multiple calls and multiple escalations to Executive Relations (case management). Support has been and continues to be a nightmare. Keep your phones out of the water.
    10-30-2018 12:19 PM
  11. sauli suominen's Avatar
    Awesome. Could be useful for training or something like that.
    Thanks. I´m still wondering when I´m going to test how Whitestone dome will stick on Note9 screen... When that happeds I´ll post some more under water pictures.
    10-30-2018 04:42 PM
  12. pa4ul's Avatar
    IP68 doesn't mean protection against air, humid, full of steam, or not. Fill the inside of the phone with steam from the shower, then let it cool and you have a phone full of water.
    so using your though process if I go into fog and use my phone does that mean when I get outta fog the phone will be full of water also??
    01-10-2019 06:05 PM
  13. Itsa_Me_Mario's Avatar
    so using your though process if I go into fog and use my phone does that mean when I get outta fog the phone will be full of water also??
    Non sequitur
    01-10-2019 08:24 PM
  14. Rukbat's Avatar
    Fog is water droplets suspended in air, so if the phone is waterproof you're fine.

    Steam is a gas, so it's not the same thing.
    01-11-2019 01:03 AM
  15. pa4ul's Avatar
    Fog is water droplets suspended in air, so if the phone is waterproof you're fine.

    Steam is a gas, so it's not the same thing.
    By definition steam and wet steam are two different forms of steam. Regardless its water and can get into your phone. Too bad my bathroom is so big steam doesn't have any chance to build up. Carry on.
    01-11-2019 01:12 PM
  16. Morty2264's Avatar
    That's pretty awesome, OP!
    01-11-2019 02:22 PM
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