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How To: Make Your iPhone Waterproof

02/07/2014 15:23 BST | Updated 02/07/2014 15:59 BST

The iPhone can do a lot of things, but sadly fighting off water isn't one of them. Thanks to Apple's infamous moisture detectors it'll actively know when you've been getting it wet, potentially voiding your warranty. If you think the iPhone is likely to get wet though then fear not, here are two of the best waterproof cases out there.

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Otterbox and LifeProof are renowned for making some of the hardiest smartphone cases around. Whilst originally focused on making cases that would survive drops and bangs it became clear that waterproofing was in high demand as well.

With our iPhones becoming our cameras, music players, books and maps it has become vital for them to survive even the worst of weather conditions.

Apple may well release a waterproof iPhone with the iPhone 6 but until then the rest of us will need to look elsewhere to make sure they can survive the rain.

Check out the video above by our friends at Tekzilla who have tried out both and have the definitive answer on which case might be best for your iPhone.