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Keypad does not work

Hello, uhm, I have a little problem,

My phone got wet and eventually I let it dry for a day, when I placed the battery back it worked just fine, the lcd was a bit messed up but it is working fine, but the problem is that the keypads does not work, I tired everything and still it won't work, i have important files to transfer and I can't even open the phone because I put a security code on it. What should I do?

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Re: Keypad does not work

The only sollution for this is to take the phone apart because when the phone got wet and dry out it would have coroded the board where the buttons are and cleaning this with flux should solve your problem but be warned that their is a certain order to undo the phone and if you do this wrong then you will destroy the phone because it has to be undone in certain order and the same putting it back together and the screws have to be torqued up to a right setting it is best if you take it to phone repair shop and they will do this for you i advise you not to do it your self as it is difficult to do but a shop should do it for you and they shouldnt charge to much this is the only way you solve this prob hope this is some help...............................

Posted on Nov 05, 2007

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The first step is to remove the phone from the water as soon as possible. The less time the phone spends submerged, the greater chance it has of being saved. The plastic covers that come with cell phones do provide some protection, but it takes a mere twenty seconds or less for water to get through these barriers and start causing damage to your phone.

Once you pull the phone from the water, remove the battery immediately. Cutting power is a crucial step when attempting to save a wet cell phone. There are many circuits inside cell phones that can survive getting wet, but only if they are not attached to a power source.

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Drying should take approximately three days at which time you can check to make sure the phone is clean and dry. It is at this time that you can re attach the battery and check if the phone works. If it doesn't, wait a few more days and try again. If the phone still doesn't work, take it to your local dealer, they may be able to repair it. Be prepared; getting a cell phone wet will void your warranty and most cell phones are equipped with a water damage indicator so the dealer will know the phone has been H2O compromised.

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