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Hi,my samsung d500 fell in water and it wont switch on.i opened it up and cleaned with home dry cleaner but tonoavail.any hope?

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Let it sit in some heat for a while to dry it out if it does not work you may be s.o.l because u destroyed your phone internal motherboard

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3) I have also used a toothbrush when soaked with good results.

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4) warm but no oven . set on das incar on a sunny day or a heat lamp for awhile then give it a go.

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