Insurance for your phone is through Asurion. This insurance does cover the phone being lost, stolen, or damaged. This includes water damage. When you file claim, deductible has to be met, (which can be $149-$199), and a replacement will be sent to you.
Likewise, what do you do when your phone has water damage?
Here’s what to do if your drop your smartphone in water.
- Grab it! Whether you drop your phone in a pool or it goes for a swim in the porcelain throne, the most important thing to do is grab it.
- Turn it off.
- Dry it off.
- Don’t blow dry it.
- Rice and Silica.
- Turn on and test.
- Rinse it (maybe)
- Get phone insurance.
what does the phone insurance cover? Cell Phone Insurance The purpose of buying insurance is to protect against the things that a manufacturer’s warranty does not. Additional insurance will usually cover: Accidental damage including a cracked screen and water damage. Mechanical and electronic failures, if your manufacturer’s warranty has expired.
Correspondingly, what are signs of water damage on a phone?
Android’s water damage indicators are typically found on the back of the battery. Look for a small white patch with a reddish pattern on it, or look for a pink patch. If your phone’s patch is still white with a reddish pattern, there is no water damage.
Will Verizon replace my phone if it has water damage?
It doesn’t include physical damage caused by outside forces (e.g., water damage, cracked screen, etc.). Your replacement options are based on how long it’s been since you purchased the device and if you have device protection. The device will be replaced at no cost.