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It should be. That's how I navigate on all my rides, wet or otherwise (phone on the bars). I've done this for a few years, but not completely without incident. Some tips: Make sure all port covers are tightly closed; I even grease mine very lightly. Consider how you will charge if necessary (I might otherwise plug in to a battery pack or my dynamo while ...


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You’ll be fine assuming you have a recent phone. They’re entirely glued and sealed shut on the inside, and there’s no battery hatch or anything to worry about either. I ride with my iPhone 7 (only IP67!) in the rain, which I’ve had for 4 years now with no issues. Heck, I wash the thing in the sink and it’s still going strong. If you’ve ever had a battery ...


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I'd never trust the ratings - after all if it fails to survive, you're up for a new phone. There's no guarantee it will perform. My phone is a samsung S5 Active, with a similar waterproof "rating" but over time the various seals have taken wear, so its going to leak. I would not expect it to perform at its rating. Just carry your phone inside a ...


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