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Water Damage I dropped my phone in water and it still works good but my battery now has a red dot on it is there any way of getting rid of it

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The dot turns to red to show that the phone's been exposed to moisture. If your phone was still under warranty, this voids the warranty. I've heard reports that sweat or humidity can cause the dot to turn red. The first thing your service provider will do upon receiving a crapped out phone is open it up and look at the dot. If you can find another busted phone that still has a good moisture detection sticker you can carefully swap them with tweezers. This will be hard to find however. What everyone should do upon getting a new phone is to locate the moisture detection sticker and cover it completely with plastic tape. In this way you can protect yourself from your service provider or the phone manufacturers attempt to avoid responsibility for their faulty products.

Posted on Aug 31, 2007

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This is a stick and whens it get wet it change color into red.dont be worry is nothing

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