I very slightly cracked the top right corner of my s7 edge, is it still water resistant?

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My phone fell out of my pocket (yes I had a case) and the phone hit a tiny rock on the ground a barely cracked the top corner around the edge of the screen, but just barely, is it still water resistant? just so I know how cautious I have to be.
 

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I would handle the phone as though it is no longer water-resistant. As soon as you broke (sorry -- that's the best way to describe this) the integrity of the phone casing, the water-resistance was likely compromised. If the IP68 rating was a critical factor for you in choosing the S7E, I'd get the screen replaced.
 

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Mine is cracked on the bottom left. I would never trust the phone to be water resistant ever again.

I actually replaced mine with a new one because I don't want to risk the glass breaking apart. I've seen people using phones with pieces of the display glass missing.
 

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That's true... The strength of glass, in particular gorilla glass, is in the integrity of the panel. Any tiny crack, scratch or chip reduces the panels strength.
 

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My phone fell out of my pocket (yes I had a case) and the phone hit a tiny rock on the ground a barely cracked the top corner around the edge of the screen, but just barely, is it still water resistant? just so I know how cautious I have to be.
Get a cheap waterproof case off ebay. Even though my phone isn't cracked I never take it into the shower without the waterproof case.
 

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My phone fell out of my pocket (yes I had a case) and the phone hit a tiny rock on the ground a barely cracked the top corner around the edge of the screen, but just barely, is it still water resistant? just so I know how cautious I have to be.

Sorry that happened to you! I would treat the crack as a chink in the water proofing armor.......Water will get through that crack....
 

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My phone fell out of my pocket (yes I had a case) and the phone hit a tiny rock on the ground a barely cracked the top corner around the edge of the screen, but just barely, is it still water resistant? just so I know how cautious I have to be.

I wouldn't trust the phone's ability to be water resistant anymore with a crack in it.
 

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