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  • yale0093 Dec 25, 2008

    water damage cellphone,how do i get the phone to power on and dial?



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Usually soak your phone in rice. That will soak all the water in. Then remove battery, sim card, phone case, charms etc. and place in new a new bowl of rice. After letting sit in the bowl for one hour remove and clean the inside of the phone without the battery in with a baby wipe, soapy towel, hand sanitizer which will kill the germs causing the corrosion. After wiping baby wipe, soapy towel, hand sanitizer off with a little water let sit again in rice.

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That is rare.

prevent your phone from water

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