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I dropped it in the snow.

It got wet. this is bad, i know. for a while, i just let it dry. Once it was dry, only the front screen would work. NOW -24 hours later - BOTH screens work but it keeps restarting itself. Not even going through a shut down... just restart-restart-restart.

do I have to take it in? Is there something I can do to fix it here?

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Most likely it's shot! But try taking out the battery and making sure it's completely dry inside. The only other suggestion is to take it to a repair shop like Sprints' and see if they can fix it...or replace it.

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