Question about RIM BlackBerry Curve 8310 Smartphone

1 Answer

Left in the rain , checked battery , the indicator shows red x's; has there been any damage

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 3 Answers

Depending on the rain most likely it has suffered water damage. depending on how long it has been since it was left in the rain will depend on if you can get it back to life. Tr to put the phone in a zip lock bag with some rice. let it sit for 24 hours. If there is any moisture left the rice will draw it out. however if it's been a while the water damage may be fatal. If you do get the red blinking light on the top, there still may be hope. There is a way to attempt to reload the OS.

Posted on Jul 17, 2009

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Left phone in rain for 20 min. Very little moisture in phone and water marks untouched, but touch screen non responsive. Hard reset had no effect.


A phone in the rain for 20 mins is way more than enough time for it to get water inside. There still may be hope, but odds are against it. Turn it off now and take the battery out. Get a hair dryer and blow dry it for about 20 or 30 minutes. Don't over heat it, but keep it consistently hot the whole time. Let it cool and try it again. There is normally a white dot somewhere under the battery. If that dot has turned red, you definitely have water damage that voids any warranty you may have had. Good luck with the dryer.

Sep 03, 2015 | Cell Phones

1 Answer

My friends nephews dsixl was left overnight out in the rain. My friend' s nephews parents gave it to my friend to fix because it would only turn on and play when plugged in to the adapter. At first my...


I would say it's done. With the battery in and the water, most likely it's shorted the device out. Applying AC now could be a fire hazard, you could have a complete melt down.

May 27, 2013 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

Water damaged ride on thomas the tank engine.


first of all check for at least 12 volts from the battery and the charger, you can test this using a multimeter, if the battery doesn't show any volts, lift up one side of the blue plastic housing on the top and verify that both the positive and negative wires are plugged in

Sep 27, 2012 | RC Thomas the Tank Engine

2 Answers

I have a 1980 Suzuki GS750L. I left the brake light on over night and as a result the battery is dead. I jumped the bike with my car battery. (The car wasn't running) The bike started and I rode it...


Yes, yes, and no, and I don't know. You could have blown a fuse, but it seems it would be showing other symptoms if you did. THe age of the battery is a good indication of condition, over one year old, suspect, over 2 years old, definitely could be in need of replacement. Check the water in the battery and fill it to the level with bottled water, or rain water, no minerals, then get one of those floaty ball testers and check the electrolyte fluid weight, One dead cell, the battery is shot. Could have been not enough time to charge it back it up. A battery charger needs to run all night. So, check it out, hope this helps.

Jul 17, 2011 | 1978 Suzuki GS 750 E

1 Answer

The tractor is not working - it has a fully charged battery but nothing happens.. we picked it up from a neighbor who may have left it out in the rain over the months. not sure if that would cause it to...


check the battery and charger with a multimeter and make sure that both are showing at least 12 volt, lots of these batteries have problems with the wires coming disconnected under the blue housing

Jul 02, 2011 | Peg Perego John Deere Gator HPX Ride on...

1 Answer

The charging light remains red and never show green. Even when left for days to charge, it will say 83o/o left every day and i don`t no what the cause is.


Either the charger is damage or the battery is damaged and need replacement of any one of it.

But try to borrow first the charger if you have a friend and check if it is charging?

Mar 05, 2011 | Acer Aspire One PC Notebook

1 Answer

Bought a new samsung wave 3 weeks ago went to charge it would not switch on again left battery out for 1full day it then powered up used it for another day or 2 went to charge it same problem.went back to...


Check the water damage indicators on the phone and battery. They are white stickers, and they will turn red if they have gotten damp or wet. Be aware that some phones can get water damaged from condensation, or being in a moist environment like a bathroom.

If the damage indicators are clear, they cannot prove that it has damage and you should take it back and talk to someone else.

Mar 02, 2011 | Samsung Cell Phones

1 Answer

Verizon Voyager will not chage or work on battery, fine on AC


Sounds like the battery connections may be corroded, try gently cleaning them with a pencil eraser. Clean the connections on the battery and in the phone. Water damage is indicated by a red indicator in the phone. if it is red it indicates water damage which is probably why they will not replace it. If you have insurance on the phone that may be an option for you.

Apr 21, 2009 | LG VOYAGER VX10000 Cellular Phone

1 Answer

Camera Left in Rain


First remove the battery immediately ..... second it depends to what extent the water has damaged the camera ..... take it to the repairman to check .... u r in for a huge estimate

Oct 17, 2008 | Olympus FE-230 Digital Camera

1 Answer

Battery indicator light blinks red


if it show fully battery also when u charge your battery it show from the red indicate only tht is not a problem... u need to charge the battery fully ... untill the msg shown as charge complet .. so need not to worry about the Red blinking battery indicator when you plug in charger.

Apr 28, 2007 | Motorola Mobility RAZR V3

Not finding what you are looking for?
RIM BlackBerry Curve 8310 Smartphone Logo

Related Topics:

184 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top RIM Computers & Internet Experts

Computer Repairing
Computer Repairing

Level 3 Expert

14641 Answers

Andrew Wright

Level 2 Expert

117 Answers

Trisha
Trisha

Level 2 Expert

173 Answers

Are you a RIM Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...