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Error message: unapproved battery

My lg chocolate phone accidently had gotten wet. the battery has been out for 24 hours. when i placed the battery back in the phone, i get the message "unapproved battery". all copper battery contacts show no corrosion, and batter is completly dry. any reason why i'm still getting the "unapproved battery" message. Thanks.

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Water is very bad for these devices, obviously. The battery was damaged when it got wet. Take your phone in with you and get a new battery. Fortunately it sounds like your phone will be ok.

Posted on Jan 11, 2009

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2. You can purchase a new lcd and install it.

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It could be either with water damage, and if the phone is still wet inside it will overheat by plugging it in.

Get a bowl of rice, remove the battery and leave the back of the phone open. Put both battery and phone in bowl of rice and leave covered overnight. The rice will soak up any water in the phone or battery.

If this doesn't work the phone has permanent water damage and will need to be replaced.

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