Have I damaged my iPad screen?? I spilled water on my iPad Air 2!!! HELP!!

ShaunAFC3

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I have an iPad Air 2 and have had it for about 10 months now. :D

And yesterday by accident I accidentally spilled water on to my iPad which it was not that much water to be honest.

It was only a little bit like as big as a water bottle top or just a bit bigger then a UK 2 pound coin only in the middle of the iPad Air 2 screen and after I quickly wiped the water off.

But now I am really worried that I might of damaged my iPad Air 2 screen like reduce the screen touch sensitivity of the display and as the iPad Air 2 is not waterproof/water resistance in any way shape or form unfortunately. :(

I think the screen has not been damaged and the screen touch sensitivity has not been reduced because I have been testing it out to see if it is been affected badly and it is working fine.


But I really need some help, Can anyone tell me that I am being very paranoid about this?? And Will water even if it's a little bit on the screen(like a size of a UK 2 pound coin) will damage and reduce the screen touch sensitivity of the screen?? And is the iPad Air 2 waterproof/water resistance in any way or forms?? o_O


Thanks!!!
 
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unibility

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I have an iPad Air 2 and have had it for about 10 months now. :D

And yesterday by accident I accidentally spilled water on to my iPad which it was not that much water to be honest.

It was only a little bit like as big as a water bottle top or just a bit bigger then a UK 2 pound coin only in the middle of the iPad Air 2 screen and after I quickly wiped the water off.

But now I am really worried that I might of damaged my iPad Air 2 screen like reduce the screen touch sensitivity of the display and as the iPad Air 2 is not waterproof/water resistance in any way shape or form unfortunately. :(

I think the screen has not been damaged and the screen touch sensitivity has not been reduced because I have been testing it out to see if it is been affected badly and it is working fine.


But I really need some help, Can anyone tell me that I am being very paranoid about this?? And Will water even if it's a little bit on the screen(like a size of a UK 2 pound coin) will damage and reduce the screen touch sensitivity of the screen?? And is the iPad Air 2 waterproof/water resistance in any way or forms?? o_O


Thanks!!!
Good morning. Your iPad's screen is certainly fine. I have too spilled a little water on my iPad Pro and it's been working well since. So no worries. But your iPad Air 2 is not waterproof/water resistance. Hope this helps.
 

Newtons Apple

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Water on the glass screen will not harm your iPad.

Water in the home button or the side buttons might but it sounds like you just got it on the glass screen.

If it is working now you should be ok.
 

Stefan johansson

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Water on the glass,and you wiped it off. Seems like the normal iPad Air 2 screen cleaning procedure to me.
I spilled everything from water and coffee to soap and oil on mine,no screen problems yet.
 

Relentless Power

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I have an iPad Air 2 and have had it for about 10 months now. :D

And yesterday by accident I accidentally spilled water on to my iPad which it was not that much water to be honest.

It was only a little bit like as big as a water bottle top or just a bit bigger then a UK 2 pound coin only in the middle of the iPad Air 2 screen and after I quickly wiped the water off.

But now I am really worried that I might of damaged my iPad Air 2 screen like reduce the screen touch sensitivity of the display and as the iPad Air 2 is not waterproof/water resistance in any way shape or form unfortunately. :(

I think the screen has not been damaged and the screen touch sensitivity has not been reduced because I have been testing it out to see if it is been affected badly and it is working fine.


But I really need some help, Can anyone tell me that I am being very paranoid about this?? And Will water even if it's a little bit on the screen(like a size of a UK 2 pound coin) will damage and reduce the screen touch sensitivity of the screen?? And is the iPad Air 2 waterproof/water resistance in any way or forms?? o_O


Thanks!!!
As long as the water did not penetrate the charging port, Speakers or Home button, you should not have any issues with your iPad.

Also, to answer your question about the water resistance, there are no water Resistance ratings for any of the iPad models.
 

Royksöpp

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Yes! You and your iPad Air 2 will soon be joining Steve Jobs at the big Apple Store in the sky. Say your prayers, cause your time is up!







JK. As long as it didn't get into any ports you'll be perfectly fine.
 
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