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It got wet and won't power up (tried a rice bath-not help). Is there any way to recover my contacts info??

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Log into your gmail account from a PC. Select contacts from the drop down lost in the top left. If your contacts are there, then they have been synced and you can retrieve them from there. As for the phone, batteries short internally and will no longer work after being submerged in water for too long (too long being over 10-15 seconds). To further diagnose your phone you will need a new battery.

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SIM numbers can be recovered but contacts that are save in phone memory cannot be recovered!
remove covering of your mobile phone and place your mobile on direct sunlight (without battery) once its dry if on then ok if not same problem then try spirit (thinner) and clean the whole mobile circuit with thinner using toothbrush !
please rate and comment if this solution works!
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