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My samsng slider a737 got wet and says download please help

So far i have tried putting it in rice using a fan and blow drying it but nothin seems to help can some please help me!????

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How long did you leave it in the rice? you did remove the battery and cover during this right? You should leave it in minute rice for 24-36 hours up to 3-4 days.

Posted on Jun 23, 2009

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