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Dropped my phone in sink of water

I dropped my phone in sink of water i got it out stright away ive taken it apart and dried it out in airing cupboard 4 a week it now turns on but the screen does not light up and i cant do anything with it does this mean it is completly broke?

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You may have caused a short in the device. Basically once your cellphone is exposed to water, the best solution would be to IMMEDIATELY remove the battery, and place the device in a bowl of rice. The rice serves to absorb the moisture, and within a day, should restore your phone :D.

It doesn't hurt to take it apart and dry it by hand though, but by trying to use a non-dry phone you may have to get a new one.

Posted on May 21, 2009

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