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Motorola Phone My phone got a little wet. I got the battery out and tried drying it and putting it at the light to dry out the water for some hours and the buttons kind of work weird (The number 7 calls Voicemail and down button works as an off button). The on and off works fine though. Is there a way to fix it? Thank you so much.

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When you put it next to the light it might have melted part of the circuts in your phone. i have a Mororola RAZR and it got wet, i just put it under a phone for a few days and it dryed out and worked fine. you should try that and if it dosent work you will probally have to buy a new one.

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