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Dropped my phone in cofee and dont have any rice

How do i dry my phone? i took the batery out as soon as it happened. and dont have any rice

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Bicarbonate of soda draws in moisture. But be very careful as it's a powder. Also, leave in a warm dry place for a few days. Rice works ain about 2 days in my experience.
You could also try an electrical store to ask if they have a few sachets of silica gel crystals that come with smaller electronic items. These are used to soak up possible moisture in the new products. Hth.

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