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My htc rhyme stopped working after i got it wet

It has a few cracks in it then when got it wet i put it in rice as soon as i got home then let it stay in the rice for a few days still wont work at all

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Well, that thing with rice will not help, trust me..First of all you need to go to some Moble service, or if you have right tools (precisius screws), you can open it and then you will see what happen inside...there will be lot of ocsidation because of water...dont touch it hard, some components will fall of if they are destroyed to much...but if they are not you can use Isoprophile or some alcohol and with some easy brush you can gently cross over every peice of component and do that few times...if that dont work then you need do dissasembly all components and put phone board in ultrasonic device..hope thats help you..

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Posted on Apr 14, 2014

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Friend, Base from my experienced as a mobile technician.This is based from my experimentation and i got it very succesful. I've been using for how many years and perfect no failure. It is very Easy.Friend remove the battery.dissasemble your phone.separate the plastics and the metal ones. Those plastics parts you may clean it with cloth.while the metal parts.you need to soke that in a "lacquer thinner"the one being use for enamel paint. Put the thinner on a glass container and then all the metal parts.you soke it for 3 hrs.or more if you want.it will not damage. Thinner will remove all the water and other dirt on the parts of the mainboard. and since it can easily be dry thats why we are using it. After soking you let the part dry.after about 1 hr.or if you hair dryer or electic fan you may use it to dy the parts. After drying you assemble the unit firmly and carefully. And 100% it will work again.but donot use the battery anymore replace it with new one.good luck

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Cell phones do not recover gracefully from getting wet internally. The electronics were not made to get wet.
You would be better served to get a new phone. Getting a cell phone wet is almost alway death to the electronics, even if the phone is dried out completely, The problems caused by the damp electronics will cause strange and intermittent problems.

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you might have a lot of corrosion inside your phone.

try to open it up and clean it very well with alcohol.

the main camera does not work probably because of corrosion on its connector to the main board.

see the picture I took a few days ago:

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Posted on Aug 29, 2009

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Hey Meagan did you ever find an answer to how to do this. I've taken many other phOnes apart but never this one, and I bought a replacement screen for my girlfriend for Christmas but can't find how to do it... I tried to just do it but can only get the bottom part apart. Please email me twrigh5@gmail.com if u have found out how. Thank you!

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