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Water Damage Well, as a very bad decision making teenager I decided to walk out a little farther then I should on my frozen over lake. Well one step to far and I fell, backpack, clothes, phone and all. I have been letting it dry for the past few hours and am afraid to turn it on. Should I wait longer or try and turn it on?

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Strip ur phone complelty and let ie dry near heat, clean it with a old brush like a toothbrush, put it back 2 getheragain

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ALLAWAY BATTRY LOW AND SHUT DOUN EVEN I BOUGHT NEW ONE INEED TO FORMAT IT BUT IDONT KNOW THE STEPS AND CODE


It may not be as simple as you think.

Usually this happens when a phone suffers water damage. If buying a new battery didn't help, then I assume that the phone either suffered water damage or is having a software problem

I would bring the phone to the nearest store location of your phone carrier and ask them to check if it is due to water damage. If it isn't they should replace the phone free of charge. If it IS due to water damage, you're probably going to have to pay a little to get a new one. I'm sorry about your problem. Hope this helped, though. Please rate my solution!
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My iphone is frozen, cant even shut it off . original 8g phone


go to this site it will walk you through multiple steps to fix your frozen iphone. http://www.apple.com/support/iphone/troubleshooting/phone/

Aug 12, 2008 | Cell Phones

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My mobile is damage by water how can i solve this problem


Get the Phone Out of the water. Do NOT power it on.
This may sound too obvious a step but a few extra seconds that your phone spends in water can reduce whatever chances you had of saving your phone.
If however your phone has spent more than a few minutes in water try removing the battery when the whole gadget is under water itself .
Powering up the phone when it is wet causes the maximum damage to your phone.

2 Remove the battery and SIM card
Water + battery is a bad combination for your phone. Remove the battery as soon as possible. SIM card too must be removed immediately as water on SIM cards may erase all your contacts stored in the SIM.
3 Dry the phone as much as possible
Try and pat dry the phone, the battery and the SIM card. Using a paper towel is advisable for removing water quickly.
4 Metciulously Disassemble the phone completely
This is one of the most important steps on your phone's path to recovery. If possible take your phone to a local mobile phone servicing shop and ask him/her top disassemble the phone completely for you. Make sure the circuits are not powered up by the shopkeeper.
If you are worried that disassembling the phone will make your warranty/guarantee void you need to know that phones come with Water Damage indicators which change colors with the slightest hint of water. No phone warranty covers water damage.
5 Dry all the phone components with a dessicant
After disassembling the phone immerse each component in a bowl of uncooked rice / silica gel packs. These dessicants absorb water effectively and draw out water from all nooks and corners of your phone. Heating / Vaporising the water is a bad idea cause that would leave salts on your phone's circuitry and cause corrosion and eventual death of your phone. Hence drying with uncooked rice/silica gels where water is removed by absorption is the best option. Leave it there for a couple of days.
6 Show patience and let every component lie under a table lamp for a couple of days
Now your phone is almost on its way to complete recovery provided you show Adequate patience. You may keep the bowl of rice under a table lamp for this duration . Changing the rice /silica gels though not a mandatory step, can be pretty effective and useful.
7 Assemble , Pray and Switch on!

Jul 14, 2010 | Nokia 1661 Cell Phone

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My t-mobile G1 phone got water damage....I think


Did you tried to get the phone checked from the service center?
As the water might have got into the mobile motherboard and after that you have charged so it might have burnt some diodes.
Please do contact the nearest authorised service center.

Aug 20, 2009 | HTC G1 Smartphone

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Samsung A737 water damage..??


the little square that you are referring to is a liquid damage indicator, it will change it's color if the phone is exposed to any kind of liquid or moisture.

Jun 27, 2009 | Samsung SGH-a737 Cellular Phone

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Water damage


Hello there. I don't think taking your phone apart is the best decision you want to follow. Rather let a professional repairman near you do it... follow this link to get in contact with one now. http://www.fixya.com/repair

Hope i answered and solved your problem

May 19, 2009 | O2 Samsung SGH-E250 Cellular Phone

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Dropped phone in water


SIM is probably bad or a little wet. but wait and let everything dry out and see if it works. Mine was soaked and the next morning worked fine. at least you probably won't have to buy a new phone.

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Water Damage


replace the battery. it will work then

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