01/28/2013 11:14 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

A Home Remedy For A Water-Damaged Smartphone, From Katie Linendoll (VIDEO)

If you've doused your smartphone in water or some other liquid, you may not be completely out of luck. Tech expert Katie Linendoll suggested a number of remedies for helping your phone recover when she joined me on Mondays With Marlo. Her first piece of advice? Don't lie. Anyone can tell that your smartphone has gotten wet -- there is a red dot inside the phone gives it away. As soon as the incident happens, take the battery out and try to put your phone in a bag of Rice Krispies, or rice. This will help soak up the moisture.

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