How to deal with a mechanical keyboard getting wet

If you haven’t read “5 Essential Maintenance Methods for Mechanical Keyboards” and accidentally spilled water on your mechanical keyboard, PC万岁 (PC enthusiasts) expresses regret. Speaking of which, do you know what to do if your mechanical keyboard gets wet?

If your mechanical keyboard gets wet, follow these four steps:

  1. Don’t just sit there, immediately unplug the keyboard!
  2. Invert the keyboard to let the water drain out as much as possible.
  3. Use a hairdryer on the cool setting to blow air over the surface of the mechanical keyboard. Remember not to use hot air.
  4. After blowing it dry, let it sit for a day or two before powering it on to see if the mechanical keyboard is functioning.

PS: It’s better to prevent than to regret later. So, read up on mechanical keyboard maintenance methods beforehand.

When using a keyboard, many issues are related to details. If you treat it well, it will treat you well. This is crucial for both our health and the keyboard’s health. So, take a few minutes to review and remember these good keyboard maintenance tips, as they are very useful for us.