1. tboy72's Avatar
    I just got my S7 and thinking the little hole at the top was the tray for the SD and simple card, I pushed it with the little tool Samsung gives you. Something definitely moved down, but it wasn't for the tray.

    How can I test the top microphone to make sure it still works?
    04-14-2016 08:04 AM
  2. dpham00's Avatar
    Try to make some calls, make some video calls and take some videos. If everything is OK then I wouldn't worry about it
    04-15-2016 01:13 AM
  3. oneformula's Avatar
    Wow.... I'd feel terrible. That is a bad thing to poke.

    I'm guessing there is some sort of water resistance device in there you could have damaged.

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    04-15-2016 02:26 PM
  4. tboy72's Avatar
    Wow.... I'd feel terrible. That is a bad thing to poke.

    I'm guessing there is some sort of water resistance device in there you could have damaged.

    Posted via the Android Central App
    Yeah, I'm not impressed with myself. I have to correct my post though. I poked the bottom little microphone hole. The top is where the sim tray is.

    You're probably right. Since it's guaranteed to be water resistant, I'll have to submerge it and give it a test. If I wrecked the seal, they'll have to replace it right? Clearly the microphone works fine, because people hear me just fine on the phone.
    04-15-2016 09:50 PM
  5. tboy72's Avatar
    That sounds like a good idea. Like someone mentioned to me, I may have broke some type of seal for the water resistance.
    04-15-2016 09:52 PM
  6. vietalogy's Avatar
    I did the same thing when I first got the phone.
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    04-15-2016 10:06 PM
  7. tboy72's Avatar
    Now I feel little better. I mean, I know my way around tech. That's just a really dumb move on my part. Do you notice anything wrong with your mic?
    04-16-2016 01:08 AM
  8. dpham00's Avatar
    Yeah, I'm not impressed with myself. I have to correct my post though. I poked the bottom little microphone hole. The top is where the sim tray is.

    You're probably right. Since it's guaranteed to be water resistant, I'll have to submerge it and give it a test. If I wrecked the seal, they'll have to replace it right? Clearly the microphone works fine, because people hear me just fine on the phone.
    There is no warranty for water damage. I wouldn't test it out if it were my phone.
    04-16-2016 05:14 AM
  9. anon(19981)'s Avatar
    Just take a video and speak while covering up the bottom mic. If the sound is good on the replay then your fine. I read that the top mic is in some sort of L shape so you should be fine.
    04-16-2016 07:54 AM
  10. MartinMPL's Avatar
    I wouldn't test water proofing if I were you. If water ingress is found to be caused by damage to your phone caused by you, you won't be covered.

    Just keep it out of water and be thankful the mic still works.
    04-16-2016 08:47 AM
  11. tboy72's Avatar
    Thanks.
    04-16-2016 08:57 AM
  12. tboy72's Avatar
    So it passed the mic covering test so I should be fine. Thanks again.
    04-16-2016 09:02 AM
  13. Jan Docekal's Avatar
    Hi, have done same stupid think, and couse the S7 has the hole at the top. The water resistance is important for me. Dont any has some knowledge if realy is the mic in L shape. Or some membran isnt there,I could penetrated. The mic works. Thank You
    08-06-2016 09:52 PM
  14. Jan Docekal's Avatar
    And do you know if U didnt penetrate any water resistance membran or so. Thank you
    08-06-2016 09:55 PM
  15. GoAwaySheep's Avatar
    Lol. Well I wasn't going to admit it but I did the same stupid thing. It still works fine. I bet there are a lot more people that did that and aren't admitting it. ๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜
    08-07-2016 05:17 PM
  16. WaryPewds's Avatar
    There is no warranty for water damage. I wouldn't test it out if it were my phone.
    How would i know if i have water warranty
    10-10-2017 01:08 PM

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