Sweat possibly in lightning port

Aditya_S

macrumors 6502a
Original poster
Jan 25, 2016
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I'm sorry if I seem way to anxious and too worried and I know this situation is stupid, but basically, I have an Otterbox case on my 6s and I opened the little flap to the Lightning port and my hand was sweaty. I usually wipe the sweat off the flap but this time it slipped off from my fingers grip and suddenly went almost to the closing position. I'm worried sweat could've flew into the port. I didn't have a flashlight so I couldn't see inside properly. I know sweat is salty which is highly corrosive, which is why I'm worried. If sweat did get in, what is the worst it could do?
 

C DM

macrumors Sandy Bridge
Oct 17, 2011
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Sounds like it'll be fine, as in the previous cases.
 

lordofthereef

macrumors G5
Nov 29, 2011
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Boston, MA
Of it makes you feel any better I run and bike with my phone and there is never anything covering the Lightning port. I've been running for about six years and haven't had any issues with any device.
 

Pakaku

macrumors 68020
Aug 29, 2009
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I'd question the value of a +$1000 device that couldn't handle a little sweat in the few ports it ships with.
 

Newtons Apple

Suspended
Mar 12, 2014
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The OP has started multiple threads from wood dust to a drop of water, now sweat in the Lightning Port, now this. She/he needs to relax. You already got your phone wrapped in an Otterbox, not much else you can do except to stop using it.

Yes, I know you said you have OCD but unless you can relax a bit you are going to ruin the whole experience in having a nice phone.
 

flyinmac

macrumors 68040
Sep 2, 2006
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United States
It'll be fine. My phones port is always exposed. Sweat, dust, dirt, pocket lint, etc. have all had no effect.

Only issue is sometimes I have to remove the pocket lint because it can block the connectors from making contact with the cable.
 
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