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I've seen this done a couple of times... by my brother in law, and my cousin. Take the battery out. Then, take a hair dryer and hold it pretty close to the phone and dry it out from every angle. Make the air flow into every crevice ( the microphone, the battery compartment, speaker, key pad, the sides, everywhere!) Keep doing it for 15 or even 20 minutes solid. With my cousin, you could actually see the water drying up inside the LCD display area. When we turned it back on it worked.

Posted on Sep 29, 2008

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If you would have accidently dropped your cell phone in water or it fell in water you can try fixing it be these below tips
1. Remove the battery of the mobile and try drying it with a hair dryer
2. Put the cell phone in a raw rice container for a day, the rice will soak the moisture and the mobile will become dry from inside
3. After that put the battery back on and try switching, there are more chances now that it will work
4. Never try to instantly switch on the cell phone after taking it out from water you should follow the above steps, switching it on instantly can lead to short circuit in mobile and the cell software can get damaged
5. You can also put the phone in light sunlight (not in very hot direct sunlight) after removing the battery do not put the battery in sunlight though
6. Also make sure you keep the SIM card out of the mobile

By taking these steps you can make a fair attempt to save your mobile from dying.

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2. shake an excess water from the phone.
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