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Phone Immersed in Sea Water = DEAD!

My phone (and I) went in the sea and after around 30 seconds I realised that it was in there, and since that day it has been dead. I left ot to dry for around 3 days and when trying to turn it on, the screen would go white and the phone would vibrate and thats all...

Since then it has become fully useless. I have been reading forums stating that WD-40 is a good way of fixing a water damaged phone.

I want my phone back :o(

Any help greatly appreciated


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For many years it has been known that Electricity and Water do not go together. Since mobiles work with electricity - although low voltage - it is therefore NOT surprising that your phone no longer works.

Indeed the sea water is not only a very good conducter of electricity so it would have shorted out the delicate componants and that is why it no longer works, it is also very corrosive and therefore would make the phone unrepairable.

I'm afraid the only answer is to get a new one..

Posted on Nov 12, 2008


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