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Water Damage on my LG Rumour

My warranty is void because i dropped my phone in the tolet by accident. So I got it mainly working but the center "Okay" button won't work. any way i can get it working without it totally like malfunctioning. and how much would it cost to get a new one. i'm on MTS

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  • i_am_super_i Mar 04, 2009

    I have absolutly no clue how to take it apart. I'm no techno wiz. I have friends that may be able to help tho. should i get them to do it?

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You can always try taking it apart carefully and using Isopropyl Alcohol and a cotton swab to clean the button and connection. Let it completely dry and re-assemble.
It works for game controllers dropped in the toilet and TV Remotes dropped in the bathtub.
Besides, new Rumors™ are running upwards of $175, so you may as well try to fix it before you throw in the towel.

Posted on Mar 03, 2009

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    Thom P. Mar 04, 2009

    Sure, as long as you trust them. Like I said, if you're already planning on paying out of pocket to replace it, attempting to fix it isn't going to hurt anything.

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