According to Plaxo, cell phones have a 20 percent chance of ending up in the toilet.
And that’s not even factoring in high-risk holidays like Monday’s St. Patrick’s Day, where your gadget could end up in a watery grave of green beer.
Don’t worry, Best Buy’s Geek Squad has five quick tips to help put the luck of the Irish on your side and save water-logged devices.
Step 1: If you can access your battery, remove it
If the battery remains in a wet gadget, you run the risk of it shorting out, which might render it unsalvageable.