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I have the same problem, though it did go in the open sea.

I dipped my phone in sea water and that sort of killed it. Now when I start it up, the backlight and keypad lights are not switched on.

When I start it up with a SIM card, it just goes blank and the LCD is on with a battery symbol on the top left.

When I start it up without a SIM, I am asked if I want to continue with Accept or Reject as the options. I tried pressing the keypad on both options, but nothing happens ... probably a broken keypad as well.

I opened up the phone and tested the LEDs for the keypad and they do light up when a voltage is applied to them.

I dried all the other components on the phone printed circuit board and even cleaned it with a brush and a bit of alcohol, but can't get access to the phone memory.

I don't mind losing the phone, but I really want to get access to my calendar, contacts, msgs and notes if possible.

Any help is greatly appreciated ...

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  • poontuckweng Jul 29, 2009

    I have placed the phone in a lab oven with the temperature controlled at 50 deg C in an attempt to dry it out. I left it there for more than 24 hrs ... but still no luck

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Please dry up the phone with your hairdryer without putting the heat on. There may be some traces of water playing dirty tricks. And dont be in a hurry. And you should have removed the battery immediately to avoid any short circuits. Hope there are none so far.

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