Is RICE The Best Way To Save A Wet Phone?

  • Published on Feb 11, 2020
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  • DudeIgueSs_Lol07
    DudeIgueSs_Lol07 34 minutes ago

    *thats a lot of damage*

  • Jentry D
    Jentry D 5 hours ago

    M and my sister also got a kiwi co subscription for Christmas

  • Erika Alecsandru
    Erika Alecsandru 8 hours ago +1

    Try and put sparkling water in a vacuum chamber and see if you can turn it in to still water

  • Amy Friedman
    Amy Friedman Day ago +2

    I went to drop my phone in the toilet it was gross haha
    Anyone else ever do that

  • Talon Tumback
    Talon Tumback Day ago +1

    What happens if you put water in a vacuum chamber???

  • David Behrens
    David Behrens Day ago +1

    10:25 Calli: Forgets How To Talk"

  • Hobnob
    Hobnob Day ago +1

    you should have done a control test too, another wet phone just air dry.

  • D Fro
    D Fro Day ago +1

    can you try boiling water in the vacuum chamber then take it out and try to boil an egg

  • rana juned siddiqui

    9:30 she eats raw rice

  • Shadowreaper50
    Shadowreaper50 Day ago +1

    It helps if you take the battery out guys. I also put it in the rice and I put it on the dash of my car. The sun will heat up my car and that seems to help take the moisture out. I've saved 3 phones like this. Admittedly none of them were this walmart super phone, but they were saved.

  • Josh Collazo
    Josh Collazo 2 days ago

    If u drop your phone in water turn the oven on at 200 wrap your phone in a towel or shirt and put it on top of the stove for about 20 minutes with the battery out and it will work 100%i have done it before

  • Bradley Whais
    Bradley Whais 2 days ago +1

    This might be more inefficient than heat...

  • Nathan Navarro
    Nathan Navarro 2 days ago +1

    Thats the phone i watched this on

  • Random Shenanigans
    Random Shenanigans 2 days ago

    They should investigate why warm air drys faster than cold

  • #gemeinde4ever
    #gemeinde4ever 2 days ago

    the phone is waterproof?! 😂😂 lmao

  • Group Boy
    Group Boy 2 days ago


  • ComputerNerdInside
    ComputerNerdInside 2 days ago

    Best way I’ve thought to save a wet phone is, silica packets. Those little “do not eat” packets that come with shoes and such, collect them in a zip-lock bag. Seems to work the best, without any residue that rice may leave. I’m sure you can also order the packets if you don’t wanna wait to collect several.

  • Rendell Schulthies
    Rendell Schulthies 3 days ago

    Broken things GET A Hammer

  • Rendell Schulthies
    Rendell Schulthies 3 days ago +1

    Can you drink the water after you use it in a vacuum

  • Travis Lansing
    Travis Lansing 3 days ago

    i got both of those kits

  • Daniel McLaughlin
    Daniel McLaughlin 3 days ago

    My phone is more awesome than I knew...

  • demetra zigenis
    demetra zigenis 3 days ago

    i have both the spin art thing and the claw hand from kiwi

  • Boyprien Girlpriend
    Boyprien Girlpriend 3 days ago

    I'd like to see this again, but put drying salts in the bottom.

  • art_ and_lee
    art_ and_lee 3 days ago

    Could you cook food in a vacuum chamber.

  • Jonn
    Jonn 3 days ago

    It's not the rice, it's the anti-stick coating on the rice. Also, you needed a third phone as a control experiment.

  • Wyvrenne MacDaniels
    Wyvrenne MacDaniels 3 days ago

    Can you boil ramen noodles with a vacuum

  • 정진배
    정진배 3 days ago +1

    3:55 check the backround 😢😭😢😭😢😭😢😭😢

  • Aidan Glendenning
    Aidan Glendenning 3 days ago

    Why eat rice?

  • Harsh Dinani
    Harsh Dinani 3 days ago


  • Medroff
    Medroff 4 days ago

    Was that Phil Swift on the fridge?😂😂😂

  • TheLoneCabbage
    TheLoneCabbage 4 days ago

    If you get your phone wet, absolutely do not start pressing buttons to see if it's okay. Take the battery out, clean off any excess water, and let it dry completely before checking it.

  • Bio Wolf
    Bio Wolf 4 days ago

    You guys should try making Mac and cheese in the vacuum chamber.

  • Davidtay YT
    Davidtay YT 4 days ago +1

    can vacuum chamber make popcorn? and what will happend if you put meat in vacuum chamber??

  • sonal patel
    sonal patel 4 days ago


  • Shaun Van Staden
    Shaun Van Staden 4 days ago

    What will happen when you freeze dry a wet shirt

  • Shreeshree 345
    Shreeshree 345 4 days ago

    Tell me why me and Nate literally did the same thing😤 it’s so sad to put your hand in a washing machine and find your phone😔

  • Joseph Hull
    Joseph Hull 4 days ago

    Rice and het work

  • TheFrostDrake
    TheFrostDrake 5 days ago

    Why not just put a wet phone in front of a dehumidifier

  • Karl S. Kruse
    Karl S. Kruse 5 days ago

    lol i have tcl phone

  • Danielle Cantrell
    Danielle Cantrell 5 days ago

    For some reason I’m loving their intro diversity. Anyone else notice their intros aren’t always the same or am I not watching them in order? 😂

  • pepon from space
    pepon from space 5 days ago +1

    What I learned from this video: Walmart phones arnt that bad in quality

  • Maui Islander
    Maui Islander 5 days ago

    You have to fully submerge your phone in the rice in order for your phone to functionally work properly

    BILLY BOB JOE 5 days ago


  • secretagb
    secretagb 5 days ago

    So just a heads up, the first step after discovery of a phone or other electronic device falling in water or becoming heavily splashed etc, is to remove the battery!!! I cannot stress enough that power should be removed from the device ASAP. Then you can proceed with efforts to dry out the innards.

  • clean beat
    clean beat 5 days ago +1

    Can you make rice in a vacuum chamber?

  • STRS
    STRS 5 days ago

    I answer before I even watch the video and say that, No rice is not the best option but it is the fastest, always accessible and cheapest for anyone that doesn't have the tools and know how to save his phone. Thus it is the best first action!

  • Rachelle Moore
    Rachelle Moore 5 days ago

    can you heat up glass

  • SpyerSecol 001
    SpyerSecol 001 5 days ago

    Stick the phone in the microwave for 5 minutes. All dry now...... :(

  • Cam Nely
    Cam Nely 5 days ago

    Me and my dad made that same claw, but with cardboard. An the syringes leaked... but it still worked!

  • Tristin Church
    Tristin Church 5 days ago

    If the water is boiling in a vacuum chamber, does that mean its hot?

  • Brett
    Brett 5 days ago

    How about a wet phone in the freeze dryer?

  • Madison Sims
    Madison Sims 5 days ago

    Try freeze drying makeup plez

  • Zxc cxZ
    Zxc cxZ 5 days ago

    Put it on rice by days not minutes

  • Randy DePuy
    Randy DePuy 5 days ago

    Crystal Kittie litter

  • David Ortiz
    David Ortiz 5 days ago

    Could you cook pasta inside of a vacuum chamber because it boils water!!

  • Steve Alex
    Steve Alex 5 days ago

    Calli: HOORAY we broke stuff
    Techrax: hold my broken iphones

  • Laxmi Prasad Maharjan

    Who saw Calli sneaking rice...?😁

  • Alpha Omega
    Alpha Omega 5 days ago

    Try use tea 🍵 leafs🍃

  • Stigs stupid cousin
    Stigs stupid cousin 5 days ago

    the point with rice is, it attract some asian and he'll fix your damaged phone.. so you need to left it a whole night, or the asian wont come.

  • Mwisha Ludack
    Mwisha Ludack 5 days ago

    Rice will always work better, and you know it.