How to eject water from a wet iPhone with a simple shortcut
If you’ve dropped your iPhone in water, don’t panic. You have options.
Quick Answer: The iOS Water Eject shortcut can help rid your device of unwanted moisture. Alternatively, other methods exist to get water out of the iPhone if you prefer an iOS shortcut alternative.
While most modern iPhones are water-resistant, that doesn’t mean they automatically repel all liquid.
If you drop your phone in a pond, you may have to deal with some wet holes, including the speaker grill and charging port.
So, how do you eject water from your iPhone? There’s an app for everything because the iOS Water Eject shortcut can help rid your device of unwanted moisture.
We live in amazing times. Let’s discuss how you can download the Water Ejection shortcut and use it to eject water from your iPhone.
How to use an iOS shortcut to eject water from iPhone
Before we start, first, you’ll need to make sure you have the Shortcuts app downloaded.
Once you’ve done that, here’s how to get water out from your iPhone speaker with the shortcut:
How to eject water from iPhone with iOS Eject Water shortcut
Go to the Water Eject page and tap Get Shortcut
Tap Add Shortcut
Then, go to My Shortcuts in the app and tap Water Eject
Tap on Start
Choose an intensity level to begin ejection
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When the process completes, your phone will stop vibrating, and you’ll hear a confirmation sound accompanied by a notification.
If, after inspection, some holes are still wet, you can run Water Eject again and repeat until satisfied.
Alternatively, there are other methods to get water out of iPhone if you don’t want to use an iOS shortcut.
For example, you could use a third-party water remover app, dry your iPhone with silica gel, or drop it in raw uncooked rice.
How to add a Water Eject iPhone shortcut to your home screen
In emergency moisture situations, having Water Eject easily accessible is handy.
Here’s how to add the shortcut to your iOS home screen:
- Locate Water Eject in the Shortcuts app and tap More options (…)
- Press the Share icon on the bottom menu bar
- Choose Add to Home Screen and tap Add
Water Eject will now appear on your home screen for easy access.
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If you inadvertently submerge your iPhone in liquid a lot, placing the shortcut in an easy-to-reach location is wise.
The Water Ejection shortcut is impressive
The days of burying wet iPhones in bags of rice are over because you can now eject water from your phone’s speakers with an app. Brilliant.
Next, someone should test the shortcut on a fully-submerged iPhone to see if there’s any propulsion potential there.
If so, the next logical step is to start racing iOS devices underwater.
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