Help prevent water damage to your Pixel phone

Pixel 3 and Pixel 2 phones are designed to be water-resistant. But normal wear and tear can reduce water-resistance. To help your Pixel phone last longer, avoid actions that could lead to water damage.

For your phone's water protection rating details, see the tech specs.

Help prevent water damage

Tip: When you're near water or steam, use a Bluetooth speaker to listen to your phone from a distance.

Keep your phone intact

  • Avoid chips or cracks in your phone's body or screen. 
  • Be cautious when letting young children use your phone.

Keep your phone dry

  • Don't submerge your phone.
  • Don't take your phone into a sink, shower, sauna, or bathtub.
  • Don't take your phone into a swimming pool or body of water.

If your phone falls in water

  1. Lift it out of the water.
  2. Turn it off.
  3. Dry it with a soft cloth.
  4. Set it on a flat surface to finish drying at room temperature.

If your phone is already water damaged

If you bought your phone:

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