The other day a terrible thing happened — I dropped my iPhone in water. Now, the iPhone 14 rated at IP68, which means the device can go to a maximum depth of six meters for up to 30 minutes, so it’s not a big deal. Well, except I noticed that the speaker cut out badly afterwards. It was clear that some water had seeped in.
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Now, the water won’t damage anything, and I can just leave the iPhone to dry. But while I was waiting, the muffled speaker made it annoying to make a phone call. What I need is a way to get the water out of the speakers.
The Apple Watch has a feature that uses sound pulses to emit water from the speaker. This is a cool and effective feature that prevents the small speaker of the Apple Watch with some beeps.
Unfortunately, there is no such feature built into the iPhone. But I found a way to add it, and you can trigger the feature using Siri.
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Here’s how to add this feature.
If you doubt how powerful this process is, put your face near the speaker outlet and you will feel the strong air vibrations produced by this tone.
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And it worked for me, clearing the water from the speakers restored the audio back to the quality I was hoping for.