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I dropped my samsung in sandy ocean water about a week ago. I took out the battery wiped it out and put it back in. Now the phone doesnt turn on and when i try to put the battery back in the phone the screen flashes white and it vibrates. how do i take the phone apart? and is there anything else to do to try and fix the phone.

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Any water or liquid exposure on the phone will damage it's mother board. It needs to be fixed and needs a replacement on other parts on it, there is no assurance that it can still be fixed.

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Remove the battery and wash the phone out with distilled water. Saltwater is very conductive and you need to get the residue off of the internal parts of the phone. Now place the phone in a warm dry place for a few days. If you have a forced air heating system, place the phone in front of a vent. Do not place it on a radiator. If this doesn't work, you might need a new phone.

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