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I fell in a river and the phone was fully submerged in water for some time, I put it in rice for several days and then when out it worked quite well the screen was pure white at first but now its back

I also put the phone on the charger for sometime it didn't help. Its been 3 days so what does anyone suggest?

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So to be clear, the phone works now but does not charge?

Likely corroded the charging connector. Happened to mine when my son dropped my phone in a glass of soda. There is nothing that can really be done short of replacing the phone. My earphone jack went first and then the charging connect finally killed it.

You have voided any warranty you had by getting it wet unless you have Best Buy's protection plan so open it up and see if you can clean the connection. You can try using a Qtip and some rubbing alcohol. The next step is to take it into the store and have them try but they will just open it up and see that its been wet and come to the same conclusion.

Prepare to purchase another phone.

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