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Camera flash stays on...

After I dropped my phone in the bathroom sink; water was running...the flash was intermittent and now it is on all the time...draining my battery and the phone is hot. I have taken out the battery to dry, although it does not appear to be wet.

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  • PWW in CA Mar 02, 2008

    Thank you Trifect7, I will try that.

  • Clicker44 Sep 03, 2008

    I have the same problem... my phone landed in the washing machine! When I took it to the store they claimed they had never seen such a thing and couldn't fix it, so I had to get a different phone...which I don't like as well. Thanks so much for the info, but is there anyway a normal person could fix the "Fused contact point?" There would be no loss as it's unusable now.


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You probably have a short somewhere in the phone. Open any access points, take out battery, mop up any visible liquid with a q-tip. Keep it in warm very dry area for 3-4 days (lots of air movement will help) and it will probably dry out inside. Connect battery again briefly, if flash still burns, leave for another few days. Fan heater on very low may help here, put the phone about where you would put a baby. Still not right, you probably have a fused contact point and need a repair.

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