1. Inders99's Avatar
    Yup...I did it. Didn't realize my S7 was in my pocket (heavy construction pants with many pockets) and ran them through the wash cycle. My wife heard a banging in the machine (front loader) and I couldn't imagine what it was, stopped the machine after about 5 minutes and sure enough there was my S7 nice and soapy and clean!!

    I dried it off and checked it out and it worked fine. The speaker was not working well so I sucked some of the water out with a vacuum cleaner (yeah...I'm rough on my phones) and let it dry for a few hours and it works fine now.

    So if you're wondering if the water resistance actually works I think this is proof. Tough too, it was really being tossed around pretty good. I have a slim fit case and have proven many times those Otterbox/Lifeproof cases are not necessary...more marketing hype than what you actually need.
    dbollman423 likes this.
    07-12-2017 09:35 PM
  2. Tim1954's Avatar
    Well that certainly tested out the water resistance! Probably in general these devices are good, but being mass produced, you only need a bit of glue missing and your expensive device is dead. Warranty doesn't cover that kind of damage.
    You certainly road tested yours :-)
    Thanks for sharing that, we do get a lot of posters asking about that, so I'll refer them to your post!
    07-12-2017 11:03 PM
  3. Ca_lvn's Avatar
    This would be a good commercial
    Tim1954 likes this.
    07-13-2017 10:44 AM
  4. dbollman423's Avatar
    Enjoyed this. I just upgraded to an S7 recently and I try to take care of my phones, but you can't plan for life's simple errors or life in general.
    07-15-2017 05:25 PM
  5. L0n3N1nja's Avatar
    Bet it would have died of it was in the whole cycle, or the water was hot enough.

    But yeah these work well for water resistance, I had mine under water in a river yesterday.
    07-15-2017 05:29 PM

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