10 Ways to Protect Your Phone While Traveling
Here are 10 tips to ensure your cell phone survives any trip.
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Invest in a Good Case
Many experts recommend LifeProof as the best method to physically protect a phone, and options exist for both Apple and Android phones.
Besides protecting it from snow and dirt, LifeProof has also shown to waterproof phones six feet below water, and protect them from a six-foot drop. Dave Dean, Founder of tech site Too Many Adapters, also likes Taktik for iPhones. “You can throw it down a mountain and it will still work.”
Use a Screen Protector
Avoid Bringing Your Phone to the Beach
For sun protection, Baker advises using a light-covered case and keeping it out of direct sunlight to prevent your phone from overheating. Additionally, Salt Cases claims to protect smartphones from extreme heat and cold by using a thermal technology employed by NASA.
Protect Your Phone From the Cold
Bring a Portable Battery Charger
Turn Your Phone Off
Prevent Your Phone From Getting Stolen
In the event your phone is stolen, the password protection feature, available on both iPhones and Androids, is a strong deterrent against thieves accessing your personal information.