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From cracked screens to water damage, many of us have a horror story when it comes to handling our smartphones.
Secure Data Recovery surveyed 2,200 Americans on their experiences breaking their devices.
- 76% of Americans have had to replace a phone due to breaking it.
- 38% have had to replace a laptop due to breaking it.
- Bathrooms are a particular issue for 23% of Americans who have dropped their phone in the toilet.
- The most common phone mishaps: 1. Cracking the screen 2. Throwing it by accident 3. Spilling a drink on it
Take a look at the full report which includes a breakdown of the states that break, crack and drop their phones and laptops the most.