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Water Damage My brand new motorola a1200 phone was dropped into a tub of water, how can I fix it?!?

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  • andi1960 Jan 28, 2008

    I had already read similar on other sites prior to your reply, but thank you. FYI, another tip I got was to put the phone into a container of either rice or silicone pellets (available at craft stores) to help draw all the moisture out. We put ours into a container of rice, and voila, the phone works again!

  • reivax May 06, 2008

    I dropped my phone on water, after i got it out it was still working kinda fine but the phone would get really hot. A day after the touch screen stopped responding, but the speaker works fine. The screen is completely black... how can i fix it?

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Take the battery out, disassemble it, take every piece out, and clean them off with Deionized water, don't be afraid to get them wet again. Once you have cleaned them good, let them air dry for several days. Reassemble the phone and hope for the best! You will have about a 50/50 shot at not having any damage to the phone.

Hope this helps!

Posted on Jan 27, 2008

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